Sadiq Khan is calling for the government to extend the business rates holiday for another year as companies say reintroducing the rates would be the "final blow" for those already struggling during the pandemic.
Retailers continued their slow recovery during August, as sales volumes increased by 0.
Britain's economy is "less weak" than previously expected but a recent rise in COVID-19 cases could take its toll on activity, the Bank of England has said.
The number of people working from home is expected to double following the coronavirus pandemic, new research suggests.
Former cabinet minister Chris Grayling - who once gave a multimillion-pound contract to a ferry firm with no ships - has landed a new £275 per hour role with a major ports company.