Staff who work from home frequently “foot the bill” for equipping their own workspace, according to research from office space provider Regus. A survey of more than 4,000 senior business people in the UK revealed that the majority (almost two thirds) of home workers said their employers failed to contribute financially to equipping and maintaining their workspace.

Russia will address Internet firms' concerns about meeting a deadline to comply with a law forcing them to move the personal data of Russian citizens onto servers inside the country, a Kremlin spokesman said on Monday.

Chancellor George Osborne has been criticised for skimming over the UK’s skills shortage issue in his recently released productivity plan, ‘Fixing the Foundations’.