October 27, 2020

£7.65trn investors press resources giants after Rio crisis

A group of powerful investors managing assets worth more than $10trn (£7.65trn) will this week pile pressure on the world’s largest mining companies to justify their “social licence” in the wake of the crisis sparked by Rio Tinto...
October 27, 2020

The reality of life for seafarers like those crewing the ‘hijacked’ tanker Nave Andromeda

Little public attention has been paid to the seafarers working onboard the tanker who were caught up in the incident.
October 27, 2020

Aston Martin steers Mercedes partnership to boost recovery

Aston Martin Lagonda says Mercedes is to own up to fifth of its shares under plans to turn around its fortunes.
October 27, 2020

Kids Company: why the insolvency watchdog wants former children’s charity directors disqualified

Not only can directors be disqualified for 15 years, they can be made to pay for any costs they can even be made to compensate for failures out of their own pockets.
October 27, 2020

Music scouting platform Instrumental hits right note with Tencent deal

A British-based music scouting platform which uses artificial intelligence to assess artists’ commercial potential has struck a landmark deal that will see one of China’s biggest technology companies take a stake in it.
October 27, 2020

Rolls-Royce secures funding surge to weather pandemic turbulence

Rolls-Royce has secured support to tap investors for £2bn and guarantee a hefty war chest to ride out the coronavirus crisis.
October 27, 2020

Social media frenzy falls flat after news of Woolworths return is denied

It is a gloomy time in the UK with the COVID pandemic refusing to weaken and the days getting shorter as we head into winter.
October 27, 2020

Online retailer Notonthehighstreet in talks about £200m sale

Notonthehighstreet, one of Britain’s best-known online retailers, is exploring a sale after seeing revenues surge during the coronavirus pandemic.
October 27, 2020

‘Nicola Sturgeon must apologise’ SNP condemned for leaving £30bn ‘black hole’ in economy

NICOLA STURGEON was warned that she must apologise after the SNP left an "economic black hole" in its independence prospectus of nearly £30billion.
October 27, 2020

Revolution Bars to close sites after losing a third of its revenue due to COVID curfew

Revolution Bars has announced plans to close some sites after the government's 10pm curfew cost it around a third of its revenue.
October 27, 2020

HSBC reports 35% fall in profits and vows to speed up restructuring

HSBC has vowed to speed up its restructuring plans after reporting a 35% fall in pre-tax profits for the three months to the end of September.
October 27, 2020

Stronger oil prices help BP profit to beat forecasts

BP has reported a profit of $100m (£77m) for the third financial quarter, helped by stronger oil prices.