Luxury fashion brand Burberry has guaranteed all employees around the world at least 18 weeks of leave when they have a baby or adopt a child.
With the leaders of the main political parties outlining their plans for British businesses at the CBI conference on Monday, you would be forgiven for thinking that the stock exchange might have veered wildly as each new proposal was put forward.
London’s top flight joined markets worldwide in dropping into the red as worrying Chinese economic data and fears over the US-China trade war dented investor sentiment.
Burberry said it is renegotiating leases with landlords in Hong Kong after ongoing protests led to a massive drop in sales in the city.
Burberry investors are holding out hopes the luxury retailer has followed its “encouraging” start to the year with strong first half figures, despite fears political turmoil in Hong Kong could hit revenues.
An £80 million investment has been announced aiming to boost productivity and jobs in the UK’s creative industries.
A skateboarder was left injured after an assault in a local park.
Burberry destroyed more than £28 million worth of its fashion and cosmetic products over the past year in a practice now common across the retail industry to guard against counterfeiting.
Idris Elba and Kate Moss were among the celebrities at Burberry’s London Fashion Week show as outgoing president Christopher Bailey presented his final collection for the fashion house.
Burberry’s new rainbow check has won the support of celebrities Cara Delevingne and Professor Green.