December 10, 2020

Supermarkets – and their customers – ‘face a £3.1bn bombshell’ if UK leaves EU without a trade deal

Supermarkets and their shoppers could be hit with a £3.1bn annual bill on food and drink if there is no post-Brexit trade deal with the EU.
December 10, 2020

Brexit: Holidays, healthcare, driving abroad, and pets – what will change on 1 January?

The Brexit transition period is set to end on 1 January - with or without a future trade deal with the EU - but some changes will happen regardless of the outcome of trade negotiations.
December 10, 2020

Blackstone weighs sale of wealth manager Lombard

The private equity giant Blackstone has begun exploring a sale of Lombard International, one of the biggest UK-based wealth managers.
December 10, 2020

‘Strong possibility’ of no trade deal with EU, Boris Johnson warns

There is a "strong possibility" no post-Brexit trade deal will be struck with the EU, Boris Johnson has warned.
December 10, 2020

Airbnb going public is a maverick move

Airbnb is taking a very bold step by issuing a multi billion dollar IPO during a global economic slowdown – something that was unthinkable a few years ago.
December 10, 2020

Bank watchdog paves way for resumption of dividends

Banking regulators have paved the way for the resumption of dividend payments by Britain’s biggest lenders next year.
December 10, 2020

Bank watchdog to pave way for resumption of dividends

Britain’s banking regulator is preparing to pave the way for the resumption of dividend payments by Britain’s biggest lenders next year.
December 10, 2020

The air freight operator with a contract to beat Brexit port disruption

Scores of major businesses are seeking emergency air freight capacity ahead of the Brexit deadline on 1st January, the government's favoured air charter company has told Sky News.
December 10, 2020

Wall Street euphoria drives fabulous valuations for Airbnb and DoorDash

Look at the performance this year of stock markets in the United States and you would never know the country has suffered almost 300,000 deaths during a global pandemic that affected it more than any other place on earth.
December 10, 2020

European Central Bank COVID stimulus raised to £1.6trn

The European Central Bank (ECB) has bolstered its coronavirus crisis bond-buying programme to €1.8trn (£1.64trn) after a second wave hit to the eurozone's economic recovery.
December 10, 2020

Honda extends UK plant shutdown to end of the week

Honda is extending a production shutdown at its UK car plant - blamed on transport-related delays to parts - until the end of the week.
December 10, 2020

TUI boss rejects idea of turning away non-vaccinated holidaymakers

The boss of holidays giant TUI has rejected the idea of turning away passengers who have not had a COVID-19 vaccine - as the company hopes for recovery after posting a €3.1bn (£2.8bn) annual loss.