November 19, 2020

‘It’s ridiculous. No one will pay double for Stilton at Christmas’: Warning of Brexit impact on NI foods

Many UK food manufacturers are planning to stop supplying Northern Ireland once the Brexit transition period ends on 1 January, industry experts warn.
November 19, 2020

Household spending on course to be £6,600 down in 2020 – but tea and booze sales up

UK households are expected to have spent £6,600 less this year after the pandemic slashed demand for holidays, eating out and transport, according to new research.
November 19, 2020

China auction buys it membership of an elite financial club

During the last decade, the world has had to get used to central banks such as the Bank of Japan, the Swiss National Bank and the European Central Bank imposing negative interest rates.
November 19, 2020

Peacocks closing: Which Peacocks and Jaeger shops are closing down? Is your shop affected?

PEACOCKS and Jaeger have fallen into administration putting almost 5,000 staff and 500 shops at risk. Which Peacocks shops are closing down? Is your store affected?
November 19, 2020

COVID UK update: Supermarkets found to be biggest hotspot for catching virus in England

SUPERMARKETS have been found to be the biggest hotspot for catching the COVID-19 in England, data from Public Health England has revealed.
November 19, 2020

4,700 jobs at risk as Peacocks and Jaeger go into administration

Fashion chains Peacocks and Jaeger have gone into administration putting more than 4,700 jobs at risk.
November 19, 2020

M&S to open most stores until midnight in Christmas week

Marks & Spencer is planning to open most of its stores until midnight in the run-up to Christmas to allow shoppers and staff "the time and space they need to social distance".
November 19, 2020

Supermarkets most common exposure setting for catching COVID-19, latest data shows

Supermarkets are the most frequent common exposure setting for those catching COVID-19 in England, new data has shown.
November 19, 2020

Brexit trade talks suspended at senior level after positive COVID-19 test

Brexit trade talks will be suspended "for a short period" at a senior level after one of the EU's negotiators tested positive for COVID-19.
November 19, 2020

Nightclub group Deltic warns landlords of “closure” without sale

The boss of Britain's biggest nightclub operator has warned landlords that the company faces collapse unless a sale is agreed imminently - putting more than 1000 jobs at risk.
November 19, 2020

PM vows to make UK ‘foremost naval power in Europe’ with defence budget boost

Boris Johnson has vowed to "restore Britain's position as the foremost naval power in Europe" as part of a multi-billion pound boost to defence spending.
November 19, 2020

Qataris back £600m Lloyd’s insurance vehicle Inigo

A group of global investors including Qatar's main sovereign wealth fund are in advanced talks to back a new Lloyd's of London vehicle which will be among the largest British insurers to be launched in the last decade.