The number of people in payrolled employment remains 553,000 down on its pre-pandemic level despite a widespread easing in coronavirus restrictions, according to official figures.
The UK and Australia have agreed a free trade deal, the first agreement negotiated from scratch after Brexit.
The French subsidiary of Ikea has been fined €1m (£861,000) and a former executive handed a suspended jail term over accusations that employees were illegally spied on for many years.
The Irish government is set to announce an increase to the self-isolation period for British travellers, going up from five days to 10.
Coronavirus restrictions saw Premier League clubs report a fall in revenue for the first time, according to a report covering the 2019-20 season.
Businesses forced to remain closed will have to start contributing to furlough payments from 1 July despite pleas from industry for further government support as the end of lockdown is delayed.
Outsourcing giant Serco has upgraded its profit guidance as it sees more demand than it previously expected from its contract to run some of the government's Test and Trace services.
The owner of the sushi restaurant chain YO! is changing its name to reflect the rapid growth of its US operations as it weighs plans for a stock market listing.
Life moves fast at Royal Dutch Shell these days.
The struggling parent company of Stobart Air, which collapsed at the weekend, is in advanced talks to raise £120m from the sale of a stake in London Southend Airport.