Companies should face punitive fines for falsely classifying workers as self-employed and denying them benefits such as holiday pay, a guaranteed minimum wage and pensions, under proposals by MPs to crack down on abuses of the gig economy.
John Collison does not seem entirely comfortable with his somewhat impressive claim to fame - he is the world's youngest self-made billionaire.
Many items discounted over the Black Friday weekend can be bought for the same price or even cheaper at other times of the year, an investigation by consumer group Which?
High street sales are forecast to fall in 2.1% this Christmas. Photograph: Murdo Macleod/the Guardian. Retail industry. UK shoppers expected to cut back this Christmas.
The institution is among 24 in the Russell Group who reportedly paid 'wealth screening firms' to find rich alumni to target for donations.