October 15, 2020

Five-person team gets £25k a day to work on Test and Trace system

Amid claims that England's crucial COVID-19 contact tracing scheme has failed, Sky News can reveal that the government is paying a five-person team of management consultants £25,000 a day to work on the system.
October 15, 2020

Government tables £1bn Transport for London bailout plan

The government is demanding the extension of London’s congestion charge zone and further fare hikes as part of a £1bn proposal to rescue the capital’s transport authority for the second time this year.
October 15, 2020

Heineken-owned UK pub chain fined £2m by regulator

A UK pub chain owned by Heineken has been fined £2m over its treatment of landlords.
October 15, 2020

Aviva faces FCA rebuke over £450m preference share debacle

Aviva, one of Britain’s biggest insurance companies, is facing an embarrassing rebuke from the City watchdog over its handling of a controversial plot to cancel high-yielding preference shares that sparked outrage among thousands of ordinary inve...
October 15, 2020

UK is not doing enough to get Irish-facing ports ready for Brexit

While the English Channel and Irish land border have received most of the Brexit attention, the Irish Sea ports are a major concern.
October 15, 2020

#Manifestation – some businesses use this new age spirituality to hold employees accountable

This new age spirituality has entered many workplaces under the guise of self-help.
October 15, 2020

The clear warning signs of a tough winter ahead for borrowers

It is the dog that has not barked so far during this pandemic.
October 15, 2020

In defence of jargon – it might be infuriating but it also has its uses

Differentiating between bad jargon and good jargon.
October 15, 2020

250,000 London hospitality jobs on brink, Khan warned

A quarter of a million hospitality jobs are at risk from additional coronavirus restrictions imposed on London from this weekend, the mayor of London has been warned by an industry chief.
October 15, 2020

Markets drop as new restrictions dampen recovery hopes

Global stock markets have dropped as tightening restrictions to battle a second wave of coronavirus cases dampened hopes of economic recovery.
October 15, 2020

Lookers lenders brace for impact of refinancing talks

Lenders to Lookers, the stricken car dealership network, are to appoint financial advisers in the coming days amid an ongoing delay to its full-year and subsequent half-year results.
October 15, 2020

Gym fined for breaking COVID closure rules gets £38,000 in donations

More than £38,000 has been donated to a Merseyside gym that was fined by police for staying open and breaking coronavirus restrictions.