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Gambling watchdog considers credit card ban

Image copyright PA The Gambling Commission is considering banning the use of credit cards in online betting. The regulator’s report into how to make online gambling safer said consumers “should not gamble with money that they do not have”. Betting operators have suggested credit cards are used for between 10% …

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Superdry co-founder gives £1m to charity

Image copyright Reuters One of the co-founders of sports fashion business Superdry is leaving the company, partly to spend more time on charity work. Julian Dunkerton has also pledged to give more than £1m of Superdry shares to conservation charity, Blue Marine. Mr Dunkerton founded the business with Ian Hibbs …

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Brexit: UK firms 'fearful' for future migration system

Image copyright Getty Images UK employers are “fearful” about what a future migration system will be like after Britain leaves the European Union, according to a new report. The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) said businesses are concerned about their ability to recruit workers from the EU after Britain leaves the …

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Data row: Facebook's Zuckerberg will not appear before MPs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mark Zuckerberg apologised for a “breach of trust” Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to appear before MPs is “astonishing”, said the committee chairman who invited him to attend. Damian Collins, the head a parliamentary inquiry into fake news, urged Mr Zuckerberg to “think …

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Government wades into GKN takeover battle

Image copyright GKN Image caption GKN employs about 59,000 people globally, with 6,000 in the UK Business Secretary Greg Clark has written to Melrose demanding “binding” commitments from the turnaround specialist over its £8.1bn bid for GKN. He sought “extensive and clear” measures over GKN’s workforce, research and development, and …

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Huawei P20 Pro smartphone 'can see in the dark'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Huawei’s P20 Pro has three rear cameras Huawei’s latest smartphone can take photos in near-dark conditions without using its flash or a tripod. The P20 Pro takes exposures lasting up to six seconds to get enough light. It then uses artificial …

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Ex-BHS boss Dominic Chappell faces directorship ban

Image copyright Getty Images The Insolvency Service says it will take steps to have former BHS owner Dominic Chappell banned from holding directorships for up to 15 years. Three other former Bhs directors also face a ban, but the Insolvency Service added it would not seek to have Sir Philip …

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Uber barred from resuming Arizona self-drive trial

Image copyright Reuters Image caption National Transportation Safety Board investigators have examined the vehicle involved in the crash Uber has been forbidden from resuming self-driving tests in the US state of Arizona. The car-hailing company had already halted its trial after one of the vehicles involved struck and killed a …

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H&M sees discounting as sales drop

Image copyright Reuters Swedish fashion giant H&M – the world’s second-biggest clothing chain – has posted a 61% profit fall for the three months to February amid weak sales. Its outlets, which include mid-market chains & Other Stories and Cos, made 1.26bn Swedish crowns (£108m). Stock levels were 8% higher …

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