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A spinning roulette wheel

Betting companies to monitor high-spending ‘VIP’ gamblers under new rules

Alok Sharma

Ministers were warned in May that Covid loans could go to organised crime

Ikea

Ikea to end sale of all non-rechargeable alkaline batteries globally by 2021

Coronavirus

Jump in average pub spend in hour before 10pm curfew, research shows

Money

Further support for overdraft, personal loan and credit card customers confirmed

A high street

UK worst hit major economy despite less severe second-quarter contraction

Economy

None of the conditions met for negative rates, says Bank’s chief economist

Overdrafts survey

Third of people ‘have relied on their overdraft during coronavirus crisis’

Gambling stock

Bookmaker 888 to surpass profit targets after online growth and return of sport

Morrisons

Morrisons creates 1,000 new jobs to expand Amazon Prime service

William Hill

William Hill agrees £2.9bn takeover deal with casino giant Caesars

Honda cars

UK car makers ‘to face higher export tariffs as EC rejects components request’

For sale house signs

Average UK house price hits new record high in September

Shell is cutting 9,000 jobs worldwide

Shell to cut 9,000 jobs as Covid crisis hits demand for oil

Research suggests choosing a partner is an easier choice to make than major financial decisions

People find financial decisions more difficult than choosing a partner – study

Shop prices have fallen in September, new figures from the BRC show

Shop prices continue to fall as retailers try to woo back shoppers

A person using a laptop

Stop the scams campaign warns of insurance fraud dangers

London skyline

Failure to extend emergency measures ‘risks wave of insolvencies’