November 4, 2020

Ant Group: Jack Ma’s biggest market debut suspended amid fears over regulation

Last minute decision suspends world's biggest IPO. But it exposes debates still ongoing about how to regulate fintech companies.
November 4, 2020

Tesco and Sainsbury’s strict second lockdown rules – supermarkets ban couples and families

TESCO and Sainsbury's have banned couples and families in strict new rules introduced along with the second lockdown. The lockdown will be in place for at least four weeks.
November 4, 2020

First arrests made over alleged fraud linked to Eat Out to Help Out scheme

The first arrests have been made over alleged fraud linked to the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, as well as coronavirus bounceback loans.
November 4, 2020

Lloyds banks on 1,070 job losses to simplify back office structure

Lloyds Banking Group is to cut 1,070 jobs under a plan to simplify structures in some back office operations.
November 4, 2020

Martin Lewis shares Green Homes Grant update – homeowners must be quick

MARTIN LEWIS has shared an update in his MoneySavingExpert newsletter on the Green Homes Grant scheme which is a government scheme offering homeowners help make their home more energy efficient.
November 4, 2020

Endless bakes oven-ready deal for Hovis after bidding war

A leading turnaround investor is close to clinching a takeover of Hovis that will return the bread-maker to British ownership.
November 4, 2020

John Lewis Partnership cuts another 1,500 jobs in coronavirus crisis shake-up

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is cutting a further 1,500 jobs through a shake-up of its head office functions to save cash as the coronavirus crisis continues to take a toll on sales.
November 4, 2020

Pandemic pushes M&S to first loss in its 94-year history

Marks & Spencer has recorded a financial loss for the first time in its 94 years as a public company after the coronavirus pandemic forced it to shutter stores.
November 4, 2020

Google Home warning – Assistant devices are losing a helpful feature next month

GOOGLE HOME users have been put on alert, as Assistant-powered devices such as the Google Home Mini smart speaker will be losing a helpful feature next month.