Hot Off The Wires - 14th May 2021
Boris Johnson vowed on Thursday to push ahead with Monday's lockdown easing despite a spike in Indian variant cases, amid hopes that a local surge in vaccinations can contain the threat.
BT is to accelerate the expansion of its full-fibre broadband infrastructure and explore a joint venture to help fund the investment after securing a big tax break, clarity from its regulator and a deal on its pension deficit.
Burberry has predicted it will take several years for long-haul travel to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, with the absence of wealthy tourists a severe blow to its UK shops.
McDonald’s is raising hourly wages for more than 36,500 of its employees in the US in a sign of growing pressure on restaurants and other businesses to increase pay.
Disney has revealed a slowdown in people signing up for its internet TV service in a sign that households are shifting their attention away from streaming as the pandemic eases.
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