LONDON (Reuters) -Global education group Pearson said enrolments at community colleges in the United States had been hit by a recent surge in COVID-19 cases and a tight labour market, limiting growth and sending its shares to their lowest level since January.
DRIFFIELD, England Two sisters running a pig farm in northeast England have a message for Prime Minister Boris Johnson: lift strict immigration rules for butchers or risk seeing the pork sector collapse under the weight of overly fattened animals. | Video
LONDON Customers and investors want supermarkets to improve their environmental credentials but are not prepared to accept higher prices or lower returns as a trade-off, the head of Britain's biggest retailer Tesco told the Reuters Impact conference. | Video
LONDON (Reuters) -British pay-TV company Sky is in talks about investing in Virgin Media O2's plan to extend its network to 80% of the country, including the possibility of spinning out the cable company's entire network into a joint venture, a source said.
LONDON Britain's pig farmers on Friday warned of a pork crisis unless the government urgently eased an acute shortage of abattoir workers and butchers that has left up to 150,000 pigs backed up on farms and facing a costly cull.
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain said it would seize control of Go-Ahead Group's Southeastern rail contract after the transport company admitted financial errors and repaid 25 million pounds ($34 million) to the government, the latest failure of the UK's franchise system.
LONDON Warehouses in Britain are having to pay up to 30% more to recruit staff after a chronic shortage of workers exacerbated pressure on already buckling supply chains and threatened to derail the run up to Black Friday and Christmas.
LONDON (Reuters) -Oil giant BP said on Thursday it was having to temporarily close some petrol filling stations in Britain because of a lack of truck drivers, hours after a junior minister cautioned the public not to panic buy amid fears of food shortages.