It comes as US and China’s tech war hit new lows after president Donald Trump banned US companies from doing any transactions with the owners of TikTok and WeChat.
The result for Q2 reflects the biggest shock for global energy markets, which saw oil demand fall to 25-year lows and market prices plunge by three-quarters.
Economic data this week will play a critical role in helping the UK and the Eurozone asses the impact of COVID-19 on their economies.
Since leaving the EU in January, the UK has been negotiating its own trade agreements with global economic powerhouses, including the US.
The new orders targeting Bytedance and Tencent, where signed late on Thursday and will come into place in 45 days.
Anyone visiting a participating restaurant, café or pub on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in August is eligible to receive 50% off.
The CBI said its study suggested that three out of four firms are worried about the impact of a non-negotiated exit from the EU.
Previously, Boris Johnson pledged that both primary and secondary schools will return in September “with full attendance.”
From Saturday, employers will have to pay national insurance and pension contributions for furloughed staff.
Figures suggest that the rise in this type of fraud is due to online shopping and card-less transactions becoming increasingly common in society.
This means that from Sunday anyone arriving back to the UK from Spain and the islands will need to self-isolate for 14 days.
Earlier in the week BA pilots were asked to accept a package including pay cuts and job losses in a bid to avoid more redundancies.