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2021-10-23 01:01:24| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Funding will be used to help level up regions including Greater Manchester and West MidlandsAlmost 7bn will be allocated in next weeks budget to level up urban transport in cities around England, the government has said.City regions will receive a total of about 5.7bn in sustainable transport cash, while another 1.2bn will go towards improving bus services. Continue reading...


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2021-10-22 22:46:04| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Company reveals figures, including 1,800 reports in 2019, as ride-hailing companies face growing safety scrutinyThe ride-hailing app Lyft received more than 4,000 reports of sexual assaults during rides from 2017 to 2019, the company revealed in a new report, including 1,800 reports in 2019 alone.Lyft revealed the numbers on Thursday, after having pledged in 2019 to do so. In its report, the company said the number of sexual assault reports collected through its app had risen from 1,096 in 2017 to 1,255 in 2018 and 1,807 in 2019.Information and support for anyone affected by rape or sexual abuse issues is available from the following organisations. In the US, Rainn offers support on 800-656-4673. In the UK, Rape Crisis offers support on 0808 802 9999. In Australia, support is available at 1800Respect (1800 737 732). Other international helplines can be found at ibiblio.org/rcip/internl.html Continue reading...


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2021-10-22 20:42:26| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Firms offering lateral flow tests for people arriving in England are gaming official website, says expertCoronavirus latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe government has been accused of promoting companies offering Covid lateral flow tests for holidaymakers at misleading prices.From Sunday, fully vaccinated people arriving in England from countries not on the governments red list can take a lateral flow test instead of the more expensive PCR version. Continue reading...


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2021-10-22 20:05:07| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Exclusive: chancellor to boost green credentials by hitting environmentally damaging long-haul flightsTravellers to destinations including Australia, South Africa and Japan can expect to pay more to fly, as Rishi Sunak prepares to overhaul air passenger duty in next weeks budget to reflect the environmental damage wrought by long-haul flights.The chancellor is keen to burnish his green credentials after a week in which he was accused of failing to back Boris Johnsons net-zero pledges with sufficient resources. Continue reading...


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2021-10-22 18:53:01| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Public mockery as problems with deliveries and a move to fewer product lines result in empty shelvesSupermarkets are using cardboard cutouts of fruit, vegetables and other groceries to fill gaps on shelves because supply problems combined with a shift towards smaller product ranges mean many stores are now too big.Tesco has begun using pictures of asparagus, carrots, oranges and grapes in its fresh produce aisles, prompting ridicule on social media. Continue reading...


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