UK retail sales dipped for the fourth consecutive month in August by 0.9%
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 September 2021 3:25 AM
The Office for National Statistics said retail sales volumes dropped last month, following a 2.8 per cent fall in July. It came as a surprise to analysts, who had forecast a 0.7 per cent increase for August.
When will you retire? The average age is 59 but many will work longer
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 September 2021 3:15 AM
The retirement wishlist of over-50s is taking holidays, gardening, spending time with friends and family, enjoying hobbies and playing sport. new research shows.
Companies reliant on international travel see shares take off ahead of rules shake up
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 September 2021 3:13 AM
British Airways owner IAG and the UK´s biggest tour operator TUI were among the biggest risers on the FTSE 100, climbing 4 per cent in early trade.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 13 winners - in pictures
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 September 2021 2:44 AM
Carbon emitters 'failing to disclose climate risks'
bbc.co.uk - 17 September 2021 2:39 AM
In a study of more than 100 company accounts, 80% of audits didn't assess climate risk.
Holidays have meant playing Covid test roulette, it's time it stops
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 September 2021 2:30 AM
A mooted shake-up will be too late for families who paid hundreds for tests to go on summer holidays, but it wasn't just the cost, it was working out what you needed and who to trust.
MARKET REPORT: Drax boosted by UK energy emergency
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 September 2021 2:20 AM
hares in Drax Group, which runs the Drax power station near Selby in Yorkshire (pictured), soared 8.8per cent after gas prices across Europe hit record highs earlier this week.
UK travel update: Overhaul of 'traffic light' rules expected
bbc.co.uk - 17 September 2021 2:08 AM
Ministers are expected to announce changes to the travel traffic light system in England on Friday.
Teletext Holidays customers say they've STILL not had refunds
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 September 2021 2:07 AM
Hundreds of customers are still waiting for their refund from Teletext Holidays - despite the travel firm being threatened with legal action by the regulator for its lack of action.
Currys PC World customers complain after failing to have faulty items fixed
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 September 2021 2:06 AM
Currys PC World customers are still complaining about the customer service from the firm with many saying their products have been delivered faulty and are waiting months for refunds.
Progeny: Could this advice firm pave the way for a more sustainable industry?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 September 2021 1:46 AM
Advice firm and wealth manager Progeny has applied for B Corp certification. Boss Neil Moles (pictured) offers lessons on the process and how it will push others to follow suit.
Shop sales fall for fourth month as more dine out
bbc.co.uk - 17 September 2021 1:24 AM
Sales at food stores fell last month as more people spent their money in restaurants and bars.
M25 protests: Eco-activists block junction on motorway for third time in a week
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 September 2021 1:17 AM
Monzo unveils new buy now, pay later product called Flex
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 11:55 PM
The online banking service will be offering its customers credit limits of up to £3,000 and will allow them to spread the cost of purchases over three, six or 12 months.
Friday morning UK news briefing: Police filmed assisting M25 protest
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 11:34 PM
Driving takes its toll: 'Pay-by-the mile' schemes back on the agenda
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 11:29 PM
Pay-by-the-mile road tolls, or 'road pricing', is an idea that was killed off by public opposition around 15 years ago. But it is now set to make a comeback. And this time it's most likely set to stay.
Petrol jumps to new eight-year high despite falling wholesale costs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 11:12 PM
The latest AA Fuel Price Report shows that on Sunday, motorists paid on average 135.51p a litre. The last time petrol was above 135.5p a litre was in late September 2013.
Andrew Neil suggests he quit GB News because it was 'not my kind of journalism'
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 10:46 PM
China applies to join key Asia-Pacific trade pact
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 9:08 PM
It comes the day after a regional security agreement between the US, UK and Australia was unveiled.
Lyra McKee: Two men charged with journalist’s murder
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 4:24 PM
'I’m constantly worried about being evicted'
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 3:59 PM
Debt charity StepChange is calling for emergency support for renters who have fallen behind on payments.
'Looking back, it was an amazing thing I did'
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 3:55 PM
Meet the founder on a 10-year mission to disrupt Japan's rigid work culture.
MAGGIE PAGANO: Subs deal powers up UK
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 2:02 PM
Forget the reshuffle. The bigger announcement made by Boris Johnson over the last few days is the security and cooperation agreement he has signed with the United States and Australia.
Watch: Police facilitate Insulate Britain's M25 protest
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 2:00 PM
John Lewis narrows losses to £29m as sales rebound
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 1:56 PM
Dame Sharon White (pictured), the John Lewis Partnership's chairman who is leading its turnaround, said she remained 'cautiously optimistic' about the retailer's recovery.
Housebuilder Galliford Try hits £11m profit return
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 1:51 PM
The housebuilder posted better-than-expected pre-tax profits of £11.4m for the year to June 30, against underlying losses of £59.7m the previous year. It is continuing to trade well.
Sky high gas prices force two fertilizer plants to shutdown
American group CF Industries Holdings has halted production at the sites in Teesside and Cheshire after weeks of spiralling prices which have repeatedly hit record highs.
Upmarket clothing brand Reiss looks to kidswear - and Andy Murray
Reiss executive Christos Angelides announced a collaboration with men's sportswear brand Castore, which backed by British tennis great Andy Murray (pictured).
Oxford Nanopore float secures £150m backing from US Oracle billionaire
Larry Ellison (pictured) has committed to invest £150m in the company when it floats in London next month. The investment will be made through Ellison's cloud computing business Oracle Corporation.
Co-op faces union heat over Amazon tie-up
The supermarket chain said the service, which will allow Amazon Prime customers to do a full Co-op shop on Amazon.co.uk, will be trialled in Glasgow before being rolled out to other parts of the UK.
Hut Group plans to spin-off booming beauty arm next year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 1:50 PM
The move could prove lucrative for the company's shareholders which include founder Matt Moulding (pictured with his wife Jodie), who has a 14.2 per cent stake worth £1.1bn.
Marlboro man seals Vectura takeover: Critics slam swoop on health firm
Almost 75 per cent of Vectura's shareholders backed the Marlboro Man's takeover - throwing into question the City's repeated commitments to ethical investing.
CBI urges Government to reform business rates and invest in green tech
The business organisation said it was no time for a 'play-it-safe Budget' and urged Chancellor Rishi Sunak to introduce sweeping policies to tempt private companies to invest in the UK.
Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 1:19 PM
The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness.
British Museum could return sacred Ethiopian artefacts by exploiting decolonisation loophole
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 1:00 PM
E.On boss: Remove green levies to cut energy bills
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 10:47 AM
Cut soaring energy costs by paying energy levies through taxes, E.On UK boss Michael Lewis says.
Pictures of the Day: Space X's first fully commercial spaceflight lifts off from Kennedy Space Center
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 10:00 AM
Thursday evening UK news briefing: Nadine Dorries plans war on 'crackpot' TV shows
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 9:45 AM
John Lewis charters ships to ensure Christmas stock arrives
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 9:06 AM
The department store chain says it is trying everything to get goods to the UK for the holiday season.
Southwest Airlines pays staff extra to get jabbed
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 8:53 AM
It is the latest big carrier to offer incentives for getting vaccinated as US infections surge.
John Lewis looks to lure Christmas workers with free bacon and eggs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 8:43 AM
The John Lewis Partnership said that it would take on 2,000 more temporary staff than last year for a bumper festive season.
Scottish health secretary fails to see the funny side after he takes a tumble off his scooter
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 6:58 AM
Wickes shrugs off supply chain woes as sales rise a third
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 5:58 AM
Wikes Group saw revenues grow by 33.1 per cent in the first half of 2021, beating market expectations, as the home improvement retailer raised its profit forecasts for the year.
How investors can combat rising inflation
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 5:56 AM
The UK's inflation rate jumped to 3.2 per cent in August, the biggest monthly increase since records began.
Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes 11 French stores
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 5:45 AM
Brexit has made it "near impossible" for it to supply fresh and chilled products to France, the retailer says.
First coronavirus booster vaccines given in England
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 5:00 AM
Former Woodford favourite Oxford Nanopore targets £300m listing
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 4:59 AM
The biotech innovator was held by fallen star fund manager Neil Woodford and ditched in his fund's fire sale, but could now list for £4bn.
Most workers do not expect full-time office return, survey says
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 4:56 AM
Most people do not believe workers will return to the office full-time, according to YouGov research.
Funding tips for female start-up founders
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 4:56 AM
Female business founders get only 1p in every £1 of venture capital funding - and they say they are often not taken seriously in pitches. Five entrepreneurs share how they deal with gender bias.
Fashion retailer Superdry says its 'turning a corner' as it reveals shrinking losses-
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 4:10 AM
The high street fashion brand told investors that sales are 'recovering well' despite subdued high street footfall as it continues with its transformation plan.
Co-op reveals losses of £15m and warns supply chain issues will dent profits
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 4:09 AM
The retail company, which is owned by its members and also provides funeral and other services, said it made an underlying operating loss before tax of £15 million for the 26 weeks to July 3.
Co-op to start selling groceries on Amazon Prime
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 4:06 AM
Shoppers will be able to order Co-op's full range of groceries via Amazon across the UK by Christmas.
Pimlico Plumbers tycoon Charlie Mullins to sell chunk of his empire
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 3:25 AM
The London-born businessman (pictured) wants to retain some of his 90 per cent stake in Pimlico Plumbers, the Mail understands. His oldest son Scott, who is chief executive, owns the rest.
Redrow offers bumper dividend after 124% surge in profits
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 3:20 AM
The mid-size specialist reported that it had grown revenues from £1.34billion to £1.94billion in the financial year, thereby narrowing the gap between pre-Covid income to 8 per cent.
John Lewis cuts losses to £29m despite store closures and staff cuts
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 3:03 AM
The retail giant, which operates the John Lewis department store and the Waitrose supermarket chain, unveiled a £29 million pre-tax loss for the half-year to July 31.
Sir Elton John postpones retirement tour due to hip injury
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 2:59 AM
'It's great to be home', says Emma Raducanu as she returns to UK
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 2:33 AM
Vectura: Marlboro giant seals takeover of UK inhaler firm
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 2:03 AM
Philip Morris International clinches its £1.1bn bid for the UK inhaler firm Vectura.
Homes you can let in the top 10 UK rental hotspots revealed
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 1:30 AM
Rental shortages are so acute that in some towns and villages in these areas, there is only one property available to rent on Rightmove.
Asos and Primark set out new green pledges
bbc.co.uk - 16 September 2021 1:26 AM
The chains says their clothes will stay reasonably priced but will be more sustainably produced.
Should you sell Lloyds shares or keep waiting for better days?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 1:24 AM
What should you do if you've held a share for more than a decade and it's gone pretty much nowhere?
How to get the Warm Home Discount and why you should act fast
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 12:47 AM
Thousands of households are eligible to receive £140 off their energy bill this winter through the Warm Home Discount - which could be beneficial for those also affected by the new price cap level.
Inside the tiny 'smart home' that will be sold in London for less than £300k
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 12:46 AM
Barratt wants to cater to renters who saved during the pandemic by developing dinky flats at a £200,000 discount to the average London house price.
GRACE ON THE CASE: Barclays charged me £3,500 after saying it wouldn't
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 September 2021 12:45 AM
I contacted Barclays to see what the early redemption charge would be if I redeemed the mortgage a few weeks short of the penalty date. It said it would be reduced but then charged the full amount.
Who are the M25 protesters blocking the motorway?
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 September 2021 12:08 AM
Thursday morning UK news briefing: After the reshuffle, election preparations
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 11:45 PM
ALEX BRUMMER: Sky high cost of labour means higher prices
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 11:26 PM
British inflation is surging and the Government, employers and consumers should be worried. It is too easy to explain away rocketing prices, up 3.2 per cent in August, as a one-off.
What pension questions should I ask my new employer?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 11:25 PM
The minimum contribution may be 8 per cent of salary, but at some workplaces it can hit more than 20 per cent of salary, explains Becky O'Connor of Interactive Investor.
Plants used by South American tribes could provide malaria cure, say Kew scientists
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 10:00 PM
Why taking up an instrument has struck a chord for so many
bbc.co.uk - 15 September 2021 4:03 PM
The pandemic led to around 1m UK adults learning an instrument and many taking music lessons.
Five ways we think office work will change
bbc.co.uk - 15 September 2021 4:01 PM
How people think the coronavirus pandemic has affected the future of office work in five charts.
Australia leapfrogs China to become top gold producer for first time
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:51 PM
Having played second fiddle to China for the last decade, Australia has become the world's biggest producer of gold for the first time. It unearthed 157 tons in the first half of the year.
Zara owner trumps H&M in battle of world's top fashion retailers
Inditex surged ahead in the battle between the world's two biggest fashion retailers as sales hit £6bn in the three months to July. This was 7 per cent above the same period of 2019.
Tech star Darktrace soars despite losses ballooning to more than £100m
Darktrace, led by Poppy Gustafsson (pictured), listed in April with a value of £1.7bn, or 250p per share. But yesterday the stock closed up 14.5 per cent, at 731p - valuing the business at £4.5bn.
Inflation rises at fastest rate since 1997
Inflation rose from 2 per cent in July to 3.2 per cent in August, according to the Office for National Statistics. The Bank cut rates to a record low of 0.1 per cent last year to encourage spending.
MARKET REPORT: Wagamama owner hit as staff shortages bite
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:50 PM
The Restaurant Group was the biggest faller on the FTSE 250. shares were down 10.6 per cent, or 12.8p, to 108.4p. Wagamama sales were 21 per cent up on pre-pandemic levels.
Microsoft announces biggest ever share buyback scheme worth over £43bn
The software giant's move comes after another buyback worth £29bn just two years ago. It is already worth £1.65trillion, making it the world's second most valuable company after tech firm Apple.
Energy bills to soar after fire shuts down France-UK power cable
Energy prices have surged lately amid a toxic cocktail of lower supplies from Russia, a lack of gas in storage in Europe and spiralling prices for liquefied gas shipped in ocean tankers.
Pictures of the Day: Lake Buttermere captured in all its beauty in a perfect reflection
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:25 PM
Watch - Why Boris Johnson’s widespread reshuffle represents a big reset moment
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 11:32 AM
Wednesday evening UK news briefing: Dominic Raab demoted amid flurry of sackings in Cabinet reshuffle
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 9:35 AM
Met Police will not launch investigation into Martin Bashir’s Princess Diana interview
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 8:41 AM
Durham fire: Crews tackle large blaze in city centre
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 7:56 AM
Keywords Studios almost doubles its profits for the first half to £33.9m
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 7:50 AM
The Irish technical services provider, which boasts Nintendo and Google on its client roster, reported a surge in half-year profits.
Steve Webb answers your pension questions here
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 7:06 AM
Former Pensions Minister Steve is This is Money's Agony Uncle. Here's where you can check out all his previous columns to see if any involve issues affecting you.
ONS: House price inflation slowed to 8% as stamp duty break ended
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 6:47 AM
The typical home was worth £255,535 in July, according to the Land Registry-based index - around £19,000 higher than a year earlier.
Lightyear app: Can this Wise-backed trading app battle its rivals?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 6:20 AM
Former Wise employees Martin Sokk and Mikhel Aamer (pictured) will today launch their DIY trading app Lightyear, which does not charge users account, trading or FX fees.
M25 crash blamed on Insulate Britain activists as woman is airlifted to hospital
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 5:12 AM
Inside Britain's best garages: The ultimate petrolhead hideaways
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 4:14 AM
The Halfords Garage of the Year competition was launched in June, attracting hundreds of entries. These are six of the entries shortlisted for the award.
Chancellor rolls out the red carpet for Arm to return to London
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 3:43 AM
Chancellor Rishi Sunak (pictured) said he wanted to make the City 'an incredibly attractive place' for companies to list 'whether it is Arm or anyone else'.
Wagamama-owner Restaurant Group hails 'good progress' with £11.2m profits
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 3:41 AM
TRG says since Wagamama re-opened for dine-in, it has seen 'consistently strong trading', with like-for-like sales growth of 21 per cent.
Tullow Oil doubles profits in H1 2021 to £232m and starts hunt for new CFO
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 2:54 AM
The London'-listed company made a gross profit of £232 million ($321 million) in the six months to June 30, compared to £118 million ($164 million) during the same period in 2020.
Watchdog launches £11m campaign to help Britons invest better
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 2:51 AM
The FCA has pledged to slash the number of savers with nest-eggs wasting away and halve the number of investors ploughing vital savings into high risk investments.
BEN WILKINSON: The DWP's performance on pensions has been shameful
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:50 AM
The Department for Work and Pensions has hardly covered itself in glory after it emerged last May, that potentially thousands of wives and widows were not receiving the pension they were entitled to.
Women's pensions crisis as triple-lock promise is broken
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:40 AM
Shambolic service at the DWP means thousands of new retirees are having to wait months for their state pension. Former NHS worker Alison Maynard (pictured) first applied for her pension in February.
Investing in water: How to create a splash with liquid assets?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:35 AM
The world will always need water, so surely it's a sensible investment? Yet H20 is a precious commodity and becoming increasingly scarce.
Gilbert's AssetCo hires ex-Standard Life Aberdeen colleague as CEO
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:32 AM
Fleming is currently chairman of The Big Exchange and a non-executive director of a number of private firms, having held senior roles across the asset management industry.
Banks offering new customers up to £130 to switch accounts
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:30 AM
Experts believe banks are trying to lure back customers from new banks such as Starling Bank and Triodos. Starling recorded the highest gain of customers in the first four months of the year.
Is your child sitting on a share of £600m in missing trust fund cash?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:25 AM
Sarah Dowzell wants to step up for her ten-year-old son Zac who currently has £2,500 in an HSBC stakeholder child trust fund which currently charges a 0.45 per cent annual fee.
Power of Attorney abuse fears as applications process is moved online
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:24 AM
The Office of Public Guardian and Ministry of Justice want to simplify and speed up the process by eliminating paper applications and the need for an independent party to witness signatures.
Home improvement boom sparks building supplies and trades shortage
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:21 AM
Emma Jones and partner Kayvan Khanmorady-Gargary found themselves in a perfect storm when renovating their home in Cheshire.
The employees so sick of working from home they're paying for offices
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:16 AM
Magazine writer Emily Webber (pictured) pays about £90 a month out of her own pocket for a co-working space after her employer unexpectedly shut her office.
Best UK primary schools near me: Find an undersubscribed, outstanding school in your area
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 1:12 AM
ABI slams 'complicated' plans to raise pension access age to 57
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 12:55 AM
The Association of British Insurers says the proposals set out in a consultation will cause 'enormous confusion for pension savers.
Britons could cut 8.7m tonnes of CO2 if they swap SUVs for EVs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 12:54 AM
EDF found carbon emissions from traditionally bulkier SUVs are nearly 10 per cent higher than the average car.
Warehouse fire sparked by out-of-control robots to cost Ocado £10m
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 12:41 AM
The online grocer said the blaze in July at its Erith site, in south-east London, came when a malfunction caused three of its machines to collide. Hundreds of staff had to be evacuated.
Britain's dream home is a detached house on the coast... near a Tesco
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 September 2021 12:21 AM
Research by Rightmove found that after putting all the most popular elements together a British dream home has four-bedrooms, two living rooms, a garden, and a utility room
Shamima Begum tells UK: ‘I could help you fight terrorism because you clearly don’t know what you’re doing’
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 September 2021 12:19 AM
Wednesday morning UK news briefing: The data behind lockdown threat
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 11:45 PM
Broker Peel Hunt to make bosses and staff millionaires in London IPO
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:28 PM
Peel Hunt's initial IPO would make chief exec Steven Fine (pictured), and several staff, into multi-millionaires on paper. Around half of the broker's 250 staff and directors own 68 per cent of the firm.
MARKET REPORT: Bunzl buys McCue Corp and MedShop as spree continues
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:24 PM
One of the arrivals is McCue Corp, a Boston-based firm that sells safety bollards as well as the queuing barriers and corner guards found in supermarkets.
UK Music mogul Sir Lucian Grainge set for a £100m in Universal float
Sir Lucian Grainge (pictured with singer Taylor Swift) will rake in around £104m if he pulls off the listing in Amsterdam this month. This is on top of a pay package worth up to £30.4m.
ALEX BRUMMER: Record label changes tune for Universal and EMI
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:09 PM
One of the most shameful private equity episodes was the £3bn-plus purchase of Britain's emblematic music producer and distributor EMI by Guy Hands' Terra Firma in 2007.
Morrisons bidder strikes deal over grocer's pension scheme
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:01 PM
Clayton Dubilier & Rice has pledged to put down further properties as collateral for the scheme if it wins the bid battle for Morrisons and to support plans for a member buyout within a decade.
JD Sports chief defends his £4.3m bonus as shares hit a record high
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:00 PM
Peter Cowgill said the 'numbers speak for themselves' and claimed the row over his payout had been 'exaggerated'. Cowgill (pictured) received £5m last year, including £4.3m in bonuses.
Activist investor Elliott Management demands the break-up of SSE
The hedge fund is leaning on SSE's management to split its renewable energy arm from its electricity business. Elliott has been the driving force behind several shake-ups at blue-chip firms.
Sales down at supermarkets as shoppers revert to old habits
Data analytics firm Kantar said supermarket sales dipped 1.9 per cent during the 12 weeks to September 5 compared with a year ago, but they are 8.7 per cent higher than pre-Covid levels.
CEO Secrets: 'You can run a business and have a baby'
bbc.co.uk - 14 September 2021 3:57 PM
Planning for a maternity leave when you're the boss of a fast-growing company.
ASK TONY: My £18,000 nest egg has vanished into thin air
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 2:22 PM
At the start of the year, I initiated an £18,000 investment Isa transfer from Barclays Smart Investor to Fundsmith. It is now August and the transfer has not been completed.
Royal Mail leads FTSE stalwarts outperforming US stock market stars
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 2:21 PM
Royal Mail and some other FTSE stocks have outperformed US large caps but remain unloved by everyday investors. Is it time to reassess?
Watch - Covid restrictions: How much has really changed compared to autumn 2020?
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 11:23 AM
Pictures of the Day: Dramatic lighting strike on One World Trade Center New York during thunderstorm
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 10:00 AM
Tuesday evening UK news briefing: Boris Johnson reveals his winter 'Plan B' to protect the NHS
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 9:41 AM
Switch banks and get paid: Santander, HSBC and Lloyds offer up to £130
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 9:18 AM
The current account switching war has ramped up with three major high street banks introducing cash incentives within days of one another.
Utility Point and People's Energy goes bust: Customers told to sit tight
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 8:34 AM
Two energy suppliers, Utility Point and People's Energy, have announced today that they are ceasing to trade, affecting over half a million customers.
Tower Bridge flooded as month's worth of rain falls on England
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 8:19 AM
Bank loyalty costs savers £1.6bn a year in missed interest
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 8:05 AM
Investment platform Hargreaves Lansdown says that there's £246.5 billion languishing in accounts paying no interest at all.
State pension chaos: Desperate savers rage at bungling DWP
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 7:28 AM
After we exclusively revealed a service meltdown at the DWP, despairing elderly people trying to get payments started or end deferments have inundated us with stories and pleas for help.
Briton mistaken for Mafia godfather hooded and arrested ... but he was just an F1 fan out for lunch
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:55 AM
MPs jeer Sajid Javid as he suggests compulsory mask wearing could return
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:52 AM
Garaged in 1974 and not used since: Rare Iso Grifo may sell for £250k
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:46 AM
Having used the Italian GT car for three years, covering fewer than 21k miles, it was put into dry storage in 1974. And that's where it has remained since ahead of going to auction on Saturday.
TV Gladiator Hunter: 'I'm not sure property is still a good investment'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 5:33 AM
The best decision strongman James Crossley ever made was investing in buy-to-let property in the 1990s.
Booster vaccine offered to over-50s within days
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 4:07 AM
MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Great pedigree - but it's time to sell Dechra
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 3:46 AM
Since Midas first tipped the shares at £3.97 in 2008, they've soared to £49.74 - rising £15.44 since we last looked at the stock in February.
Ocado warns of driver shortage and says sales fell 10.6% after fire
Ocado Retail, the joint venture between Ocado Group and M&S,also revealed a 10.6% dip in revenue after a London warehouse fire dented sales.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Dunelm profits from digital push
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 3:45 AM
It would be fair to say Dunelm has had a good pandemic. Not only had it launched an e-commerce strategy before the pandemic, but it moved to offer click & collect when stores could not open.
MOBIUS INVESTMENT TRUST: The emerging market fund that's up 49%
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 3:44 AM
Emerging markets trust Mobius will celebrate its third anniversary at the start of next month. Since launch, the trust's share price has risen from £1 to £1.49.
The Seed Stage: Event puts startups in front of top investors
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 3:33 AM
The Seed Stage is an opportunity for small start-ups to pitch to some of Europe's top venture capital funds in just five minutes.
Army veteran, 86, died after being punched in the face when confronting youths near his home
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 2:48 AM
A 1993 Jaguar XJ220 with just 380 miles on the clock set to sell for £500k
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 2:48 AM
The XJ220 is one of just 275 examples of the 213mph supercar. And if that doesn't make it desirable enough, it is showing as covering just 613km - that's just 381 miles from new.
Oil prices hit a six-week high over fears Storm Nicholas could cause more damage to the supply chain
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 2:02 AM
More than 40 per cent of the US Gulf's oil and gas output is still shut from Hurricane Ida and Storm Nicholas is now set to wreak more havoc as it moves along the coast of Texas.
Watch: The Myanmar medics on the military's hitlist
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 2:00 AM
Removal firm boss reveals seven tips to cut stress levels on moving day
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 1:32 AM
Moving home is stressful - particularly at the moment when the market is so busy and there is a lot of competition for removals firms - so it helps if you plan well in advance.
Wind or solar? Choose your home's energy source depending on what's cheapest
We also reveal the smart tech that could soon be in every home - from holographic TVs costing £143 a year to run, to 'smart toilets' at £36 and robot lawn mowers at £8.
Three dead after car crashes into Notting Hill sheltered accommodation block
Telegraph.co.uk - 14 September 2021 1:28 AM
Cash remains the payment method most drivers want to park
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 1:28 AM
Cash is still the number one option to pay for parking amongst drivers, but young drivers prefer to use cards and technology, new research has revealed.
Morrisons' potential buyer CD&R reaches pension agreement
www.dailymail.co.uk - 14 September 2021 12:59 AM
CD&R has reached an agreement for a 'comprehensive mitigation package to provide additional security and covenant support'.
Tuesday morning UK news briefing: What to expect from Covid winter plan
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 September 2021 11:47 PM
'Whiff of stagflation' hangs over the global economy as prices rise
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 11:27 PM
In a gloomy report entitled Now For The Hard Part, Capital Economics said data from the US to China suggests that the rapid rebound from the pandemic is beginning to tail off.
Viewers give BBC a dressing down over Vigil continuity error
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 September 2021 10:00 PM
Emma Raducanu at the Met Gala: Briton underlines her new superstar status in New York
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 September 2021 9:37 PM
Britain set for record hiring spree in the final quarter
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 6:11 PM
In a boost to Britain's recovery from the pandemic, half of employers plan to increase their workforce in the final quarter, according to a survey from employment firm Manpower Group.
Advent International targets Unilever's black tea business
Advent International is already attempting a controversial £2.6bn purchase of Ultra Electronics, a provider of submarine-hunting technology to the Royal Navy.
Primark sales hit by pingdemic: Chain to launch click and collect service
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 6:10 PM
The fashion retailer hailed a record-breaking return of shoppers over the spring as lockdowns were eased. But yesterday it said the Delta variant slammed the brakes on the rebound in June, July and August.
City grandee Paul Manduca to steer £1.7bn eastern European truck float
Manduca, 69, chaired Prudential between 2012 and 2020 and is a former member of the Takeover Panel. He is now chairman of Eurowag - a company that has been dubbed the 'Uber of trucking'.
City veteran sounds alarm over exodus of mining firms from the London stock market
BHP - one of the largest companies in the UK with a value of £109bn - last month unveiled plans to shift its primary listing to Australia in a move that will see it leave the FTSE 100.
Workers to strike after GKN plans to shut last UK car parts factory
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 5:58 PM
The engineer, which was bought by corporate raider Melrose in 2018, claims the Erdington plant is loss-making and shedding business due to the switch towards electric vehicles.
BrewDog appoints former Asda boss Allan Leighton as chairman
Leighton (pictured), who serves as chairman of the Co-Op and Pizza Express, will take up the position immediately. Brewdog's planned IPO has been pushed back by the coronavirus pandemic.
MARKET REPORT: First Group's £500m to boost to investors
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 5:48 PM
The Aberdeen-based firm, which runs four rail franchises, said it plans to return as much of the cash as possible by buying back shares, with any remaining to be paid by a special dividend.
ALEX BRUMMER: Natural disaster brewing in Britain's mining sector
London has proven a magnet for tech related floats in 2021. In the first half of the year there were 49 listings on AIM and the main market and they are still coming fast.
Amazon's Cape Town base: The battle to save South African culture
bbc.co.uk - 13 September 2021 5:02 PM
Some indigenous groups say the planned office in Cape Town is on culturally important land.
It's 13th time lucky as Apple offers a new iPhone
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 5:00 PM
Chief exec Tim Cook (pictured with Jennifer Aniston, left, and Reese Witherspoon) and other bosses are expected to unveil the 13th generation of the handset, with models varying in price.
M&S blasts French red tape as deliveries are held up at the border
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 4:59 PM
M&S says it is sometimes seeing one third of its deliveries to France getting held up. Chairman Archie Norman (pictured) said this has prompted the retailer to re-examine its entire presence in the country.
Why even giant ships can't solve the shipping crisis
bbc.co.uk - 13 September 2021 4:01 PM
A shortage of vessels is hampering global trade and may lead to empty shelves before Christmas.
Potty training cows to use a ‘MooLoo’ could save the planet
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 September 2021 10:22 AM
888's £2.2bn William Hill deal may drive shares up 50%, says Peel Hunt
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 10:05 AM
Analysts at Peel Hunt upped their expectations for the firm on Monday by increasing its target price from 500p to 750p.
Monday evening UK news briefing: Medical officers approve vaccines for teenagers
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 September 2021 9:51 AM
Time to put your money back into equity income funds, experts say
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 9:46 AM
The UK equity income investment sector has clocked up 14 consecutive months of outflows as investors have looked for better value elsewhere.
SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Renaissance in British mining driven by lithium
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 9:21 AM
Lithium is set to become one of the most crucial and strategic of commodities as the 21st century rolls on.
BUSINESS LIVE: Pingdemic shrinks Primark sales | Lloyds climbs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 9:20 AM
The FTSE 100 climbed today, with housebuilders, oil majors and financial stocks leading the charge. The leading UK stock market index closed up 0.56 per cent, or 39.23 points, at 7068.43
How to boost your pension pot and retire on time
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 6:58 AM
Nearly a third said they were delaying retirement to save more towards their pensions, while 18 per cent were making up for lost savings caused by the pandemic.
I'm thrilled Emma Raducanu ended my reign as last British winner of US Open, says Virginia Wade
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 September 2021 6:48 AM
New cards offer FINGERPRINT payment to make shopping more secure
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 5:54 AM
'Biometric' debit cards won't allow money to be taken without a fingerprint, which could stop card thieves in their tracks - but giving up personal data to a card company may be a worry for some.
Government ends Valneva vaccine deal amid claims French firm breached contract
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 September 2021 5:28 AM
BAT accused of paying up to bribes to Zimbabwe's Mugabe in BBC Panorama documentary
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 5:20 AM
In a joint investigation with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and the University of Bath, documentary makers say they managed to obtain thousands of leaked documents.
Banking competition boss facing allegations of bullying
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 4:39 AM
Imran Gulamhuseinwala and other managers are said to have swore and shouted at colleagues, The Sunday Telegraph reported.
Protesters block several M25 junctions as police arrests at least 74 activists
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 September 2021 4:19 AM
Selfridges boss: Charity shops can help save high streets
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:40 AM
Luxury department stores and charity shops might seem unlikely bedfellows. But Selfridges chief executive Anne Pitcher says it's time to think again.
Part 4 of MR MONEY MAKER's guide to building a long-term savings portfolio
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:36 AM
For most people building a portfolio is probably perceived as buying a selection of shares and bonds. However there is much more to it than this. You can also buy a fund.
Hot property stocks could help you cash in on Britain's building boom
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:35 AM
Since mortgage rates are falling to record lows - and tipped to become even cheaper in 2022 - are the Halifax figures, supported by data from Nationwide, a signal to buy shares in housebuilders?
HAMISH MCRAE: Will wages keep on going up?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:34 AM
Wages are shooting up as employers scramble for staff - and not just in Britain, and not just because of Brexit. And it is lower and medium-skilled workers that are most in demand.
The social care tax hike and the triple lock pick: This is Money podcast
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:33 AM
Is the tax rise fair, will it fix social care, should the triple lock have been broken and what should you do if an investment plummets, on this week's podcast.
RAY MASSEY: Great Wall to sell cars from its Ora brand in UK
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:29 AM
First to arrive will be the Ora Cat, which seems to be a blend of styling cues that pay homage to everything from Porsches to Minis. Expect prices of about £25,000 to £30,000 when order books open.
Ten ways to be sure your 'green' fund really does help save the planet
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:25 AM
Green investing is more popular than ever with inflows into ethical, sustainable or responsible-badged investment funds running at record levels.
Heathrow calls for travel rule changes as it slips down global ranks
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:13 AM
The airport has plummeted from first to 10th place in the list of Europe's busiest airports, and it blames the complicated, expensive and constantly shifting rules for UK arrivals.
Vodafone Pay As You Go customers wrongly told they are in arrears
Despite most having never held a monthly contract with the firm, which means they cannot be in debt, some Vodafone customers' accounts are telling them otherwise.
Rolls-Royce sells AirTanker stake for £189m to make a dent in debts
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 3:03 AM
Rolls-Royce, which will continue to hold a 23.5% stake in AirTanker Services, wants to raise £2billion to fix its balance sheet.
Total rent paid in UK falls £5bn in three years as millennials buy and gen Z stay with Mum and Dad
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 2:46 AM
The total amount of rent paid across Great Britain fell 8% from a peak of £62.4billion in 2018 down to £57.3billion in 2021, according to new research by Hamptons International.
Renault wants ban on new hybrid cars pushed back five years to 2040
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 2:15 AM
Renault, which also owns budget-friendly brand Dacia, says a 2040 ban would be a more practical target for manufacturers producing models towards the more affordable end of the market.
Primark sales down 17% on normal as pingdemic keeps shoppers at bay
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 2:01 AM
Before summer, sales were 3 per cent up in the third quarter on two years ago, reflecting strong trading in the UK and European regions where stores had reopened.
Fresh backing for our demands after more shops refuse cash
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 1:27 AM
The consumer group Which? is the latest to back our demands for cash to always be available on the high street, with a bank and free cash machine in every town.
How the Government's £36bn raid will hit YOUR pocket
Taxes are being raised to grab an extra £12billion a year the Government claims it needs to help tackle the health and social care crisis.
JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Oh Boris, you turned into Jeremy Corbyn!
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 1:26 AM
In a lacerating cri de coeur, the MoS Personal Finance Editor warns the PM's un-Tory tax grab may be just the start of a VERY costly lurch to the Left.
Working from home for a London firm? Then expect a pay cut
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 1:11 AM
Nearly one in ten of the capital's employers has dropped - or has plans to remove - the London weighting allowance on salaries for remote workers.
Will my husband's state pension stop now he is moving to a care home?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 1:08 AM
We have been married for 53 years and I paid the reduced National Insurance married woman's contributions so therefore my own pension is very minimal. I would appreciate your advice.
ALEX BRUMMER: Big takeover bids will test PM Boris Johnson
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 12:56 AM
The current view among City takeover advisers is that the coming months could see larger eye-catching takeover deals which will test all those involved. Top target is telecoms giant BT.
MPs demand action to stop another London Capital & Finance
www.dailymail.co.uk - 13 September 2021 12:54 AM
LCF - an unregulated seller of 'mini-bonds' - left investors facing losses of more than £200m when it collapsed. Many were drawn into the scheme by online ads which LCF paid Google £20m to display.
Monday morning UK news briefing: PM's winter Covid plan
Telegraph.co.uk - 12 September 2021 11:43 PM
Pull up your paving slabs and plant trees to save the planet, says RHS
Telegraph.co.uk - 12 September 2021 10:00 PM
The epicentre of Britain's pandemic house price boom
bbc.co.uk - 12 September 2021 4:05 PM
House prices have surged in many parts of the UK - and in one district they have risen by 29% in a year.