Red tape nightmare that stops millions selling their homes
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 2:01 PM
James Gilham, his partner and one-year-old daughter have been unable to move to their dream home because they cannot get documents to show that the flat they were selling is not a fire risk.
Rolls-Royce discovers cracks inside another set of engines
The engineer discovered the problems with a small number of its Trent XWB-84s, which power the Airbus A350 planes (pictured), during routine inspections carried out last month.
New row threatens to engulf Antonio's last days as Lloyds boss
Lloyds Bank boss Antonio Horta-Osorio, pictured with his wife Ana, has admitted he knew of an alleged fraud in the HBOS Bristol branch which may have affected hundreds of small business customers.
ALEX BRUMMER: Averting a jobs tragedy
Disentangling the latest jobless figures is a nightmare. But as furlough is phased out and firms wake up to the realisation that they can operate with fewer workers, the numbers will zip up.
ASK TONY: Van crashed into my wall but insurer wants its money back
A van crashed in to my front garden wall, damaging it and my gate railings. I contacted my house insurer, Churchill, to ask it to claim on the driver's car insurance.
Prudential slashes dividend as it retreats from the US
The FTSE 100 firm plans to float a minority stake in Michigan-based Jackson National Life. Bosses said the shake-up will allow the Pru to focus on fast-growing markets in Asia and Africa.
Holidaymakers struggle to find travel money
Debenhams has not reinstated a single travel money desk in its 124 remaining stores. Barclays is not exchanging cash in its branches but is asking customers to order foreign currency to their homes.
MARKET REPORT: Intercontinental Hotels enjoys a staycation boost
Trading for IHG was pretty rough during the first six months of this year, with revenues diving by 45 per cent to £960m and the FTSE 100-listed group swinging from a £290m profit to a £210m loss.
It's never too late to start a new career: How you can make the leap
The pandemic has turned the jobs market upside down. Previously stable industries are on the brink of mass layoffs, while some smaller sectors are now struggling to keep up with a surge in demand.
Customers forced to wait THREE HOURS to talk to their bank
Banking customers unable to visit a branch are being forced to wait hours on the phone, our probe has revealed. It is the latest blow for people struggling to get a basic banking service in the pandemic.
Covid loans hit £52bn: Fears taxpayer will be left to foot the bill
As of August 9, the total lent to 1.2m firms was £51.8bn. The Bounce Back loan scheme accounted for the biggest chunk, with 1.16m applications worth £35bn approved for small firms.
Child savers missing out on £3m a year as Junior Isa rates are axed
Families poured around £555m into cash Junior Isas last year. But the average rate is now down at 1.91 per cent from 2.46 per cent at the start of the year, according to data firm Moneyfacts.
Post Office cash deposits return to pre-coronavirus levels
The amount of money paid into Post Office branches rose 27 per cent to £1.8bn, while withdrawals totalled £607m - up 13 per cent. Many shops stopped accepting cash for fear it could spread the virus.
Debenhams axes 2,500 jobs: A third of staff made redundant since April
The department store, which traces its history back to a 1778 London drapers store, has taken drastic action to survive after going into administration in April.
Cruises held in port amid Covid storm: P&O and Carnival cancel voyages
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 2:00 PM
P&O Cruises, the UK's largest cruise line, said it would have to scrap any trips until mid-November because the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is still advising people to avoid cruise holidays.
Fancy being your own boss? Your guide to striking out on your own
Last week we launched a jobs crisis survival guide, taking you through your basic redundancy rights and how to navigate a competitive labour market. But the harsh reality is that work could be scarce.
VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Banks must stop using the pandemic as an excuse
Nearly five months on, there are queues lining the streets because branch hours have been slashed, customers being refused help at the door if staff don't deem their needs essential.
Sparkling rewards for gold buyers: Covid sparks rush on precious metal
The price of gold hit an all-time high last week, breaking the $2,000 (£1,500) an ounce barrier and meaning its value has risen by more than 35 per cent since the start of the year.
Priti Patel: Home Secretary takes on Ben and Jerry's over migrant boats
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 1:13 PM
A Home Office source brands the ice cream "overpriced junk food" after comments on Channel crossings.
Are we heading for a second lockdown, and what are the current UK rules?
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 1:00 PM
Cash transactions increase by a quarter at Post Office
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 12:00 PM
Bentley revamps Bentayga to rival Aston Martin's DBX SUV
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 11:11 AM
As the big beasts of the luxury automotive world fight it out for domination of the asphalt jungle, Britain's Bentley has been on a lockdown work-out to muscle its way to the fore with a toned-up Bentayga.
UK weather: Flood warnings for north west England and Scotland as temperatures set to soar above 30C again
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 10:25 AM
Used car sales halved as lockdown put the brakes on 1m motor transactions
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 10:16 AM
Just 1,039,303 second-hand cars changed hands in the second quarter of the year, says the SMMT. That's down from 2,034,236 in the same three months of 2019.
'Bullying' Apple fights couple over pear logo
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 10:08 AM
The owners of the Prepear recipe app are speaking out after Apple tried to block their pear logo.
Video game maker Codemasters records strong start to the year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 9:24 AM
The Warwickshire-based game developer, which specialises in motorsport computer games, said sales of its back catalogue and best-selling F1 2020 game had been strong.
Tuesday evening news briefing: World's 'first Covid-19 vaccine'
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 9:11 AM
Boris Johnson warns 'long, long way to go' for UK economy
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 8:53 AM
The number of people employed between April and June fell by the most since the financial crisis.
Cases and hospitalisations rise in France as UK considers quarantine
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 8:34 AM
Debenhams to cut 2,500 more jobs amid pandemic
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 8:09 AM
This is on top of the 4,000 announced since May, meaning the retailer will have cut a third of its staff.
Stilton drives wedge between UK-Japan Brexit deal
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 8:00 AM
Stil-tons to do as talks over blue cheese become an unlikely obstacle to a post-Brexit trade agreement.
Cuts to stamp duty sparks 45% rise in first-time buyers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 7:56 AM
Rishi Sunak's stamp duty cuts have sparked a surge in the number of home buyers and prompted an all-out bidding war as people across the UK fight to get on the property ladder.
The City of London's glory days recalled as streets stay empty
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 7:35 AM
City veteran David Buik remembers what working in London's financial heart was like from the 1960s when he began work and laments the quiet that has descended in lockdown
Scotland Yard shelves Stephen Lawrence murder investigation after 27 years
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 6:54 AM
Porsche 911 Targa 4S first drive in the UK
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 6:54 AM
Just as Ray Massey was about to set off on his first drive of Porsche's all-new Targa 4S, singer and sports car fan Jay Kay couldn't resist coming over for a chat about the open-top 911.
Coronavirus: Lockdown cash deposited in post offices
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 6:36 AM
Businesses and individuals have returned to post offices to deposit money saved during lockdown.
Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, says US judge
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 6:12 AM
The California court gives the two ride-hailing firms 10 days to challenge the ruling.
MARKET REPORT: Bus firms pick up speed on £218m Covid lifeline
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 5:59 AM
The Department for Transport will hand out £218.4m in Covid-19 aid over the next eight weeks to help keep regional bus services - those outside London - running in England.
Debenhams will slash 2,500 store and warehouse jobs to cut costs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 5:36 AM
The department store is scrapping the roles of sales manager, visual merchandise manager and selling support manager as part of a management restructuring process.
Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases and deaths have been detected?
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 5:22 AM
How many coronavirus cases are in your area? Use our tool to find out
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 5:19 AM
The countries exempt from England's travel quarantine - full list
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 5:15 AM
What are the local lockdown rules in Manchester, Preston, Aberdeen, Kirklees and Bradford?
Leicester lockdown map: What are the rules, and when will it end?
Russia approves world’s first Covid vaccine, with Putin saying one of his daughters has had it
Telegraph.co.uk - 11 August 2020 5:12 AM
Missing Cryptoqueen: Why did the FCA drop its warning about the OneCoin scam?
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 4:56 AM
A decision to delete an online alert was exploited by those promoting the multi-billion-pound crime.
Lizz Truss 'sought to make Stilton a key part in post-Brexit trade negotiations between the UK and Japan'
www.standard.co.uk - 11 August 2020 4:52 AM
Securing trade deals was never going to be easy and current talks taking place between Tokyo and London show just how difficult the process can be.
How these small businesses have bounced back thanks to Britain's bike boom
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 4:41 AM
A fear of catching the coronavirus on public transport has seen an increase in people using - and buying - bikes. We speak to two small businesses that have benefitted from the boom.
New short-term best buy fixed-rate savings deals and cash Isas
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 4:26 AM
Challenger banks have continued to increase their rates on short-term fixed-rate deals while best buy tax-free Isas have also been launched.
Debenhams to slash 2500 jobs as retailer struggles to survive coronavirus
www.standard.co.uk - 11 August 2020 3:48 AM
Department store chain Debenhams is axing 2500 jobs in the latest body blow to Britain's beleaguered high streets.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: The Dogs of the Footsie 2020
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 3:18 AM
In the past six months, half of the FTSE 100 index of Britain's biggest listed companies have cut their dividends on a whim. Even so, there are still plenty of high-yielding stocks in the FTSE 100.
Heathrow: Coronavirus quarantine 'strangling UK economy'
bbc.co.uk - 11 August 2020 3:16 AM
Britain is being cut off from critical markets, says the airport, which saw traffic plunge in July.
JOANNE HART: Why smaller firms could be a lifeline for profit seekers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 3:12 AM
Among the FTSE 250 index, companies such as Direct Line and Sabre Insurance are both offering chunky yields, backed up by earnings.
Bayer moves to boost women's healthcare business with purchase of UK firm KaNDy Therapeutics
www.standard.co.uk - 11 August 2020 3:10 AM
Germany's Bayer, the drugs and pesticides maker, has inked a deal to buy a British biotech firm to boost its women's healthcare business, with an initial $425 million payment agreed.
FTSE-100 hits August highs with Ladbrokes owner GVC on the rise
www.standard.co.uk - 11 August 2020 2:33 AM
Market report: Petrofac lifts despite oil price hit, Domino's shares off
More than 100 UK churches are renting out their parking spaces to drivers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 11 August 2020 2:30 AM
Parishes that are already utilising the opportunity suggest the move not only helps bring in a little extra cash but also reduces crime levels at places of worship, which - according to figures - are very high.
Wealth manager Quilter should have seen the British Steel pensions scandal a mile off
www.standard.co.uk - 11 August 2020 2:19 AM
Financial advice group Quilter says it had no idea when it bought the Lighthouse group last year that it was letting itself in for a flood of mis-selling claims.
Landlord Derwent London's boss says the office is "far from dead"
www.standard.co.uk - 11 August 2020 2:17 AM
The chief executive of property developer Derwent London has said the office "is far from dead", as he outlined expectations for when more people will return to headquarters.
Softbank stems historic losses and posts a profit
www.standard.co.uk - 11 August 2020 1:54 AM
Japanese technology giant SoftBank has returned to profit after posting record losses earlier this year.
Prudential to sell all of US giant Jackson Life in potential $5 billion deal. Commits to keep HQ in London
www.standard.co.uk - 11 August 2020 12:26 AM
Dividend will be reduced to enable investment into fast-growing China
My flat has got a leak, is mouldy and the shower doesn't work. How can I fix this?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:56 PM
I've been renting my flat since February 2020. The shower doesn't work, there has been a leak and there is also mould. I have had to withhold rent for the landlady to fix it. What can I do going forward?
Does RateSetter's takeover by Metro Bank mean the end of casual P2P investing?
Just eight months after RateSetter chief executive Rhydian Lewis (right) said the peer-to-peer industry would be 'stronger', the platform announced it had been sold to one of the banks it hoped to take on.
Britain's smallest retailers lay off more than 53,000 staff
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:52 PM
A string of big names including WH Smith, Boots and Marks & Spencer have announced brutal job cuts as the coronavirus crisis has wreaked havoc on the High Street.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's net worth surges as he joins the billionaire's club
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:44 PM
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has become the latest tech bro to reach billionaire status.
Tuesday morning news briefing: Contact tracers 'paid to watch Netflix'
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:41 PM
Royal Mint launches commemorative £5 coin to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:28 PM
The words "war" and "peace" appear on a new commemorative £5 coin which marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
Unemployment in the pandemic: 'It's hard to stay positive'
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:26 PM
The government's furlough scheme has stopped unemployment surging, but that may be changing.
Pensions adviser Quilter doubles hit for badly advising British Steelworkers to switch from generous company pension scheme
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:15 PM
Wealth management group Quilter today more than doubled to £29 million the amount of money it has set aside to cover compensation for British Steel workers badly advised to switch out of their company pension schemes.
UK employment falls by biggest amount in over a decade
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:10 PM
Around 730,000 people have become unemployed since March this year, official statistics showed today, in the largest quarterly decrease in employment since 2009.
Left-Handers Day 2020: the history behind the celebration and 13 facts about the wonderful left
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 10:51 PM
Saudi Aramco's results are the biggest economic shock this year
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 10:29 PM
We've had plenty of economic shocks since coronavirus struck.
Hotels giant IHG sees signs of confidence returning as revenues plunge
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 10:20 PM
IHG was among accommodation firms that suffered from coronavirus crisis-induced travel restrictions hitting guest numbers.
Heathrow bosses accuse government Covid travel rules of "strangling the economy"
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 10:05 PM
Domino's sees pizza sales surge in lockdown and moves to quell franchisee row
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 9:55 PM
Takeaways specialist Domino's has seen sales surge as Britons treated themselves to pizzas in lockdown.
Housebuilder Bellway returns to land buying
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 9:47 PM
Bellway has "cautiously" resumed land buying, encouraged by the improved sales market, the housebuilder said on Tuesday.
FTSE-100 leaps again as positive mood spreads from US shares.
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 9:38 PM
Shares surged higher today after a decent end to trading in the US last night boosted confidence.
Maths developed by Alan Turing used to understand bird behaviour
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 9:26 PM
Trump: Tech giants challenge US foreign worker crackdown
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 9:17 PM
Amazon, Apple and Facebook are among the firms backing the legal case against the temporary visa ban.
Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 7:57 PM
The company's share price has soared, helping to boost the personal wealth of its chief executive.
Unemployment and coronavirus: Older workers feel 'forgotten'
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 4:02 PM
Julie Morris explains what it is like to be job hunting in your late fifties during coronavirus.
Retail sales rise despite fewer High Street visits
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 4:01 PM
Sales grew again in July, but some retailers are 'hanging by a thread', the industry body says.
The coronavirus gold rush: London's top precious metals miners soar
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 2:09 PM
Gold groups Polymetal, Petropavlovsk and Centamin, and joint silver and gold miners Fresnillo and Hochschild Mining, have all cashed in on the boom in prices driven by the coronavirus crisis.
Eat out to help out: More than 10.5m meals claimed in first week
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 2:05 PM
The Treasury has set aside £500m to cover the cost of 'eat out to help out' for restaurants, bars and cafes.
Dutch 'exit tax' plan would force Unilever to abandon bid to base itself in the UK only
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 1:51 PM
Unilever, which is consolidating its Anglo-Dutch dual structure into one London-based company, yesterday warned that the suggested law would cost it £10bn if enacted.
FCA launches crackdown on rogue advisers
The Financial Conduct Authority launched a two-year campaign to stop unsuitable advice, investment scams and excessive fees with a warning to firms earlier this year.
Amazon faces the music over unlicensed streaming
Artists say hits by stars such as Ariana Grande (pictured) have been used without permission, in breach of copyright laws. The Amazon founder said he did not know about the issue.
Hospitals provider Health probed for issuing 'fake' invoices
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 1:50 PM
The hospitals provider, which was forced into administration by lenders in April, reportedly funneled the fake sales through a drugs company controlled by NMC founder BR Shetty (pictured).
ALEX BRUMMER: Alert over pledge to keep smart chip pioneer Arm in UK
Business Secretary Alok Sharma and the City referee the Takeover Panel need to keep an eagle eye on Softbank's efforts to offload Cambridge-based smart chip pioneer Arm Holdings to Nvidia.
Anti-mask activists storm London supermarket demanding shoppers resist 'new world order'
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 12:23 PM
Britain's first 'Dutch-style' roundabout closes after car ploughs into beacon
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 11:38 AM
Monday evening news briefing: Failing test and trace system to be scaled back
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 9:02 AM
'Fake background office chatter helps me work from home'
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 8:56 AM
People are turning to artificial office noise to help them while working from home during lockdown.
McDonald's sues ex-boss Easterbrook over alleged sexual relationships
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 8:54 AM
The fast food giant is suing Steve Easterbrook, claiming he had relationships with four staff.
BUSINESS CLOSE: One in three firms expects to cut jobs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 8:52 AM
It was a subdued day for London markets, with the FTSE 100 closing up 18 points at 6,050 and the FTSE 250 rising 102 points to 17,724.
At least five people trapped after 'major explosion' rips through Baltimore neighborhood
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 8:49 AM
Royal London slumps to a £181m loss
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 7:41 AM
The insurer also said it paid out £8.5million to the families of more than 1,200 customers who lost their lives as a result of Covid-19 and set aside another £10million for potential future claims.
Home cinemas and hot tubs: Park resorts entice buyers with posh lodges
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 7:36 AM
Holiday-home manufacturers are giving their high-end lodges exotic names and packing them with the latest tech to entice buyers. Pictured is the Retallack Resort and Spa in Cornwall.
Business focus: Why turnover-based rents are in demand
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 7:24 AM
Ever since the Covid-19 lockdown started, numerous retail and restaurant landlords and their tenants have been seriously hurting. For the occupiers, having to shut sites in March meant no or little trade, making rent payments hard for many. For site owners, they faced the prospect of no or less income from these businesses.
Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong media tycoon held amid sweep of arrests
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 7:21 AM
The arrests of Jimmy Lai and other prominent pro-democracy activists raise fears of a broad crackdown.
SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Rosslyn Data Technologies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 7:14 AM
A company's share price is supposed to be a forward indicator of what is likely to occur in the coming months and years, not the proxy for historic performance - as it has become for Rosslyn.
McDonald's sues former chief Stephen Easterbrook over sexual relationships with staff
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 7:09 AM
McDonald's has filed a lawsuit against former chief executive officer Stephen Easterbrook to recover his exit package after an internal investigation showed that he had sexual relationships with multiple employees, violating company policy.
High Court throws out Volkswagen's appeal over emissions scandal
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 6:44 AM
Had VWl been successful, a retrial would have been likely to have denied owners of affected vehicles compensation for longer.
The full list of Pret A Manger stores closing in the UK
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 6:22 AM
Earlier today Pret A Manger announced it will close 30 shops and cut jobs after a steep fall in sales.
Every UK recession to have taken place in modern history: From the three-day week to the 2008 crash and the coronavirus crisis
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 5:52 AM
As the UK's recession is confirmed this week, we look back at previous downturns
New study finds 80% of older borrowers are turned away when they apply for a mortgage
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 5:36 AM
A study by retirement mortgage specialist Responsible Life found that 82.8% of over-55s who needed a mortgage or remortgage didn't qualify for any product of any kind.
Toshiba shuts the lid on laptops after 35 years
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 4:33 AM
Toshiba has sold its remaining shares in its former personal computing division.
Cows on a wet tin roof: South Korea floods leave animals stranded
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 4:16 AM
Buy-to-let landlords 'cheating taxman out of £1.7bn a year'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 3:47 AM
A study by Tax Watch discovered tax evasion by residential landlords could be three times higher than the £540million reported for 2010.
Lok'nStore lifted as firms look to store office furniture
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 3:30 AM
Businesses have been on the hunt for storage space for office furniture, as they look to make workspaces better suited for social distancing, Lok'nStore said on Monday.
Shipbroking firm Clarkson boosted by demand for oil storage
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 3:18 AM
Demand for oil storage when prices tumbled in April saw a rush to secure tanker space, global shipping broker Clarkson has said.
HAMISH MCRAE: Why assets are booming in a bust
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 3:09 AM
The Bank of England says on Thursday that this will be the deepest dip in the economy for a hundred years. Then on Friday, the Halifax reports that house prices hit an all-time record in July.
TONY HETHERINGTON: Stay safe and ignore £208 bill for this booklet
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 2:57 AM
My business was sent a booklet called 'Stay Safe' by the Children's Information Centre, with a letter thanking us for our involvement. We were then harassed for payment of £208.
Rushing Brexit trade deals risks the high quality brand of "Made in Britain"
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 2:49 AM
Londoners heading out to the great British countryside for their staycations may be shocked on country walks by how desolate much of it currently looks.
One in three UK firms 'expect to make redundancies'
bbc.co.uk - 10 August 2020 2:46 AM
Research suggests a third of UK organisations plan job cuts, a 50% increase on three months ago.
Redundancies to affect 'one in three firms' as figures this week to show UK is in recession
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 2:46 AM
GDP data on Wednesday will show the UK has entered recession.
Spending data reveals pub and restaurant spending recovered in July
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 1:42 AM
Figures from Barclaycard said spending in pubs in the last week of July was down 9.4 per cent on the same week in 2019, and down 16.4 per cent in restaurants.
First drive of Aston Martin's £158,000 DBX SUV
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 1:17 AM
So much is riding on this sporty 181mph all-wheel-drive vehicle - reputations, jobs, livelihoods, and the very future of Aston Martin itself - that even supercool agent James Bond might break into a cold sweat.
Unilever London headquarters to be ready by November
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 1:04 AM
Unilever expects to complete the switch to one corporate and legal HQ over the weekend of November 21 and 22.
The best cars made in Britain - from supercars to runarounds
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 1:00 AM
With new cars imported from EU countries set to increase in price on average by £1,500 in 2021, home-made motors are likely to be in higher demand than ever before. These are the best ones.
The City is dead, long live the City: the future of the Square Mile
www.standard.co.uk - 10 August 2020 12:56 AM
THREE old City muckers are sitting outside a bar on Cannon Street on Thursday afternoon watching the world go by.
Murdoch Jr ploughs into green farming company AppHarvest
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 12:35 AM
James Murdoch - youngest son of tycoon Rupert - is among a group of investors who have ploughed almost £22million into sustainable American agriculture firm AppHarvest.
INVESTMENT EXTRA: Put your trust in tech and back the American dream
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 12:33 AM
The US economy is cratered, but markets are reaching for the skies and the victor may be the man who seemed, just a few months ago, to have little chance of occupying the Oval Office.
Will I break lifetime allowance rules if I start a new pension?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 12:29 AM
Now work pensions are mandatory, could taking a low-paid or part-time job lead to me breaching the terms of my lifetime allowance protection and incurring a tax bill?
Brexit and Covid-19 cause many aspiring expats to rethink plans
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 12:20 AM
Around one in three would-be expats are having a rethink because of the Covid-19 crisis, as the pandemic looks to be worsening again in many countries, according to the survey by Canada Life.
We reveal the cheapest and most expensive motors to keep on the road
www.dailymail.co.uk - 10 August 2020 12:17 AM
Although production of Skoda's vehicle has been discontinued, those who own a Yeti will pay an average annual premium of just £282, according to MoneySuperMarket.
Clashes after Belarusian strongman president claims 80 per cent of election vote
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 August 2020 12:16 AM
Monday morning news briefing: Week on, week off schools plan
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 11:41 PM
Capita scoops £355 million contracts for Congestion Charge and ULEZ from Transport for London
www.standard.co.uk - 09 August 2020 10:46 PM
Company says it will hire 900 new staff to run the contracts
First Group and Go-Ahead welcome government's extension to Covid-19 bus bailout from Grant Shapps
www.standard.co.uk - 09 August 2020 10:08 PM
Firms admit bus use is still only 40%-50% of pre-Covid levels
Superdry sales tumble as retailer secures new bank loan financing
www.standard.co.uk - 09 August 2020 10:03 PM
Superdry sales fell sharply in May, June and July this year the high street retailer has warned.
Pret A Manger cuts staff working hours as London remains empty
www.standard.co.uk - 09 August 2020 9:52 PM
Staff in stores have been asked to work about 20% fewer hours than before.
FTSE-100 rises as mega takeover trend sees Twitter enter bidding for TikTok
www.standard.co.uk - 09 August 2020 9:50 PM
Shares started with a jump today, building on last week's positive momentum as hopes grow for the US economy, which continues to defy the doommongers.
Twitter 'looking' at a possible TikTok tie-up
bbc.co.uk - 09 August 2020 9:00 PM
The messaging platform has approached under-fire TikTok about a possible deal, according to reports.
Cod and monkfish could disappear from British menus due to climate change, warns study
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 9:00 PM
Simon Cowell breaks back after falling off bicycle
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 7:41 PM
Boris Johnson plans to set new targets for police in a bid to improve record-low rape prosecutions
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 6:08 PM
Metal detectorist unearths a Bronze Age sword and horse harness in the Scottish borders
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 5:04 PM
Hotels and High Street to suffer more coronavirus job losses
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 4:06 PM
The companies will report financial results after months of being battered by lockdown restrictions. Both have warned of potential redundancies.
'It will break my heart to have to walk away'
bbc.co.uk - 09 August 2020 4:01 PM
Why has the number of self-employed people started to fall?
'People told me my plans for a skincare firm were crazy'
When Tata Harper was setting up her US cosmetics brand, she was told it would never work.
Business lending by banks to reach 13-year high
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 1:59 PM
Because of the strain put on company finances by the pandemic, the EY Item Club said business lending was set to grow by 14.4 per cent this year.
RUTH SUNDERLAND: Working from home warriors must wise up
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 1:57 PM
We may come to look back on the sunny days of lockdown, of high-class problems like plotting the best work-life balance, as the phoney war before the real economic bombs drop.
Economy to be declared in recession due to coronavirus
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 1:50 PM
When second-quarter GDP figures are published, it is expected to mark the first time since the financial crisis that they will show two successive quarters of decline - the definition of a technical recession.
Aerospace bosses in £1bn fund to prop up suppliers
The fund would help small companies that have been left crippled by collapsing demand for aircraft and parts, amid restrictions on flying, which has left many planes unused.
Body cameras should be worn by firefighters nationwide after surge in attacks, fire chiefs say
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 12:00 PM
Britain's most popular beaches swamped amid heatwave
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 9:47 AM
BBC director-general Tony Hall apologises for news report's use of racist slur
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 9:02 AM
Can you get £10k to double-glaze your home in Green Homes Grant?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 6:13 AM
With up to £10,000 available for energy efficient home improvements, many people started thinking about how to spend a large cheque from the Chancellor.
Dentist secretly stalked by crossbow-carrying patient out for revenge
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 4:56 AM
Chinese surveillance firm SenseTime ditches its UK plans
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 3:41 AM
SenseTime, worth nearly £6billion, is the world's most valuable artificial intelligence start-up. Its technology is used in facial recognition and driverless cars.
Union baron prepares for bitter BA strike battle
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 3:36 AM
More than 6,000 BA employees have applied for voluntary redundancy so far, with thousands more braced for enforced job losses.
Power firm pays £237m divi to Hong Kong tycoon
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 3:34 AM
UK Power Networks, which operates the cables and lines that connect the National Grid to millions of homes, paid out £237million to three separate companies, all of which are linked to Li.
Netflix faces new probe into how it escapes UK tax bills
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 3:32 AM
HM Revenue & Customs is investigating the American firm's UK business for 2018 when its main subsidiary here received a £52,000 tax credit, following a £180,000 tax credit the year before.
Oxford Street 'will be boarded up in a year if nothing is done'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 3:12 AM
New figures show that the number of visitors to the West End - which includes Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street -was down a scary 72 per cent last month compared with July 2019.
New Look shocks landlords with rent revolt
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 3:02 AM
Fashion giant New Look is poised to trigger a massive restructuring in an attempt to reboot the chain's finances and tear up leases weighing the business down.
STOCK WATCH: Gates snaps up jet shares before they head for skies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 3:00 AM
Last week, the Microsoft founder ploughed more of his fortune into London-listed Signature Aviation , which offers refuelling and other services for private air travel.
Restaurant group Qoot receives 700 applications for three jobs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 2:58 AM
Qoot said it had been inundated by applications from hospitality employees recently made redundant as it plans to open three new London sites.
Jobless total is heading for 3m in worst slump since the 1980s
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 2:57 AM
Key figures due on Tuesday are expected to show employment levels heading for depths unseen since the 1980s.
Franco Manca chief claims there are too many places to eat
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 2:51 AM
Former Pizza Express boss David Page has built his career on the boom in people eating out - but now he says Britain has too many restaurants.
How to hedge your bets all over the world as UK returns fall
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 2:43 AM
Investors seeking new ways to boost their income following the collapse in UK dividend payouts should consider exploring overseas funds, experts say.
Will these trusts ever bounce back or are they dead ducks?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 2:38 AM
Some of the most popular income investment trusts have failed to bounce back from the coronavirus crash - and experts reckon it could be time to sell them.
Insurer launches pay as you go policy for young drivers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 2:00 AM
The fully comprehensive policy by LV= aims to cut out the paperwork by asking customers to answer 14 questions online and then to send in a photo of their driving licence.
Rare 50p coins featuring Olympic swimmers sell for £10,000
www.dailymail.co.uk - 09 August 2020 1:56 AM
Some 29 sports featured on the commemorative coins produced for the London 2012 Olympics. But the original accidentally incorporated wavy lines obscuring the swimmer's face (pictured).
Europe stunned by American coronavirus response as US approaches five million infections
Telegraph.co.uk - 09 August 2020 12:48 AM
Kim Jong-un sends aid to North Korean border city in lockdown
Telegraph.co.uk - 08 August 2020 7:15 PM
Black Lives Matter: Campaign for black businesses has been 'extraordinary'
bbc.co.uk - 08 August 2020 4:09 PM
A campaign to support businesses run by black people has had an "extraordinary effect" on sales.
Need to check out a house price? Land Registry can't help
www.dailymail.co.uk - 08 August 2020 2:32 PM
Due to staffing issues during the lockdown, the Land Registry stopped publishing data and now has a backlog - even though far fewer property sales were completed during those months.
Liam Plunkett: I gave £50,000 to a financial adviser and he vanished
The cricketer Liam Plunkett has already started saving up for his children's education - even though he and his wife haven't had any kids yet.
How some train routes are already sold out until September
www.dailymail.co.uk - 08 August 2020 2:31 PM
Advance tickets are supposed to be released up to 12 weeks ahead of a journey - but our research discovered in many cases train operators are releasing tickets for only the next four weeks.
Are you footing the bill for cash others save by switching energy suppliers?
A University of Leeds study has discovered that energy suppliers typically hand over at least £25 in commission to comparison websites each time a customer switches to a new deal.
Mike Ashley eyes up 30 Debenhams stores
City sources said House of Fraser owner Mike Ashley has discussed the matter with senior staff and could make a public statement to clarify the situation as soon as this week.
Lebanese cash could flood to Britain as test court case looms
Evidence has been filed in the High Court on behalf of Bilal Khalifeh, a British resident with Lebanese nationality, demanding that the $1.5million he has in Blom Bank of Beirut be transferred to the UK.
Britons flock to Portugal as FCO makes 'progress' in dropping quarantine
Telegraph.co.uk - 08 August 2020 9:04 AM
Questions over police handling of incident involving black NHS nurse
Telegraph.co.uk - 08 August 2020 7:45 AM
UK weather: Homes, businesses and lives at risk as severe thunderstorms set to hit
Telegraph.co.uk - 08 August 2020 3:51 AM
10,000 to lose their jobs at British Airways in scramble to cut costs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 08 August 2020 1:27 AM
In a sign of the brutal cuts workers were facing at Britain's flag carrier, more than 6,000 employees applied for voluntary redundancy with 4,000 more due to be told that they were laid off.
What the Government's housing revolution might mean for you
www.dailymail.co.uk - 07 August 2020 11:52 PM
The Government wants to rip up red tape to build hundreds of thousands of new homes to get young people on the property ladder. But there are concerns about a sprawl of unlovely, developments.
Air India Express flight from Dubai crashes at Calicut airport, killing 18
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 10:59 PM
Former US soldiers sentenced to 20 years for bungled Venezuelan coup plot
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 10:53 PM
US sanctions are 'clowning actions', says Beijing's top Hong Kong office
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 10:29 PM
Donald Trump says he will extend unemployment benefits and coronavirus aid until the end of the year
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 6:51 PM
Lottery win for machinist who scoops £1 million the day after being made redundant
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 3:17 PM
House prices rally to hit their highest ever levels - but how long will the recovery last?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 07 August 2020 2:58 PM
Prices saw an uptick for the first time since the lockdown began, according to the latest Halifax house price index, growing on average 1.6 per cent after months of decline and stagnation.
CEO Secrets: ‘What I learned from leaders’ behaviour off-camera’
bbc.co.uk - 07 August 2020 2:28 PM
A look at what business leaders' behaviour off-camera reveals about their real personalities.
Asos asks brands to reveal supply chains in wake of sweatshop scandal
www.dailymail.co.uk - 07 August 2020 1:51 PM
Asos is urging brands to sign the Transparency Pledge - launched in 2016 by nine charities, including Human Rights Watch - which will require them to reveal their manufacturing supply chains.
MAGGIE PAGANO: Dishi Rishi's furlough dilemma
Rishi Sunak has that rare quality among politicians of sounding as though he means what he says. Using the jargon, he comes across as authentic and his enthusiasm makes him immensely likable.
Betting giants Flutter, Bet 365 and William Hill in tax haven row
Paddypower's owner Flutter, Bet 365 and William Hill all list subsidiaries offshore in locations such as Guernsey, Gibraltar and the Isle of Man in their annual accounts.
Lockdown savers pile £8bn into Hargreaves Lansdown
The Bristol-based broker saw savers pile £7.7bn more than they withdrew into stocks and funds through its platform in the 12 months to June 30, and its profit before tax shot up by 24 per cent to £378.3m.
MARKET REPORT: Rightmove shares leap as housing revival starts
Rightmove's turnover and profit sank between January and June when compared with 2019. Revenues fell by more than a third to £95m, while profits dived from £108m to £62m.
TRUST WATCH: Baillie Gifford Japan Trust
The trust's largest holding is in Softbank, but lesser-known firms such as GMO Internet, Netflix rival and online retailer Rakuten, financial services group SBI Holdings and medical firm Sysmex also feature.
DIRECTOR DEALS: Easyjet deputy chairman Charles Gurassa spends almost £500,000 on company shares
www.dailymail.co.uk - 07 August 2020 1:50 PM
The 64-year-old, who steps down from the board later this year, bought them at 554p each on the same day the firm said it would be adding flights to its schedule after bumper demand.
PwC in £60m lawsuit after 'leaking secrets' over a 'quiet coffee'
The Big Four auditor was supposed to be acting as an adviser to Quindell when the scandal-hit insurer was selling its professional services arm to legal business Slater & Gordon.
PUNT OF THE WEEK: Mining investor Metal Tiger shares up 66% this year
The AIM-listed firm is preparing for Pan Asia Metals - a privately owned lithium and tungsten mining group in which it owns a 7.3 per cent stake - to float on the Australian Securities Exchange.
River Wharfe: First official UK bathing water spot set to be declared
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 12:29 PM
Ammonium nitrate: what is it and why did it cause the blast in Beirut?
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 10:26 AM
This is Money podcast: Are negative interest rates off the table?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 07 August 2020 9:40 AM
We discuss negative rates: what's the point, do they have any positives and beyond costing savers' interest how would they prove harmful?
Friday evening news briefing: Quarantine conundrum for UK tourists
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 9:15 AM
Travel news: European countries tighten measures as cases spike
Telegraph.co.uk - 07 August 2020 9:14 AM
Best energy deals: How to switch supplier and find cheap deals
www.dailymail.co.uk - 07 August 2020 8:16 AM
We explain how to review your energy tariff, lock in to a best-buy fixed-rate deal, or help the planet by switching to green energy.
Best energy tariffs: Ofgem price cap limit drops by £95
www.dailymail.co.uk - 07 August 2020 8:10 AM
Ofgem has dropped the price cap limit by £84 for standard variable tariff customers and £95 for prepayment customers, it was revealed today.