January 21, 2021

BBC criticised for spending more than £1m fighting legal battles over discrimination and pay

The BBC has admitted it spent over £1m on legal fees fighting equal pay and race discrimination cases brought by staff.
January 21, 2021

Ethereum: what is it and why has the price gone parabolic?

While bitcoin is only a currency, the second-largest cryptocurrency is at the heart of a platform that aims to transform the internet.
January 21, 2021

Nissan blames COVID for Sunderland production line disruption

Nissan says it is to "pause" a production line at its Sunderland plant on Friday because of coronavirus disruption.
January 21, 2021

Next ditches TopShop bid amid bidding frenzy

Next has pulled out of the bidding for TopShop as the auction of Sir Philip Green’s former high street empire enters its closing stages.
January 21, 2021

Bars and restaurants should stay shut until May, government adviser says

Bars and restaurants should stay shut until May, a government adviser has said.
January 21, 2021

Fashion retailer Primark is refusing to sell online – here’s why it is right to do so

The Irish retailer is one of the few high street fashion retailers without an online store.
January 21, 2021

Some of the UK’s best-known museums ‘facing mothballing or permanent closure’, charity warns

Museums and galleries are "fighting for survival" during the latest lockdown, a charity has warned.
January 21, 2021

Cineworld faces blockbuster revolt over bosses’ pay

Cineworld is facing a furious investor backlash next week over plans to hand its top executives more than £30m in share awards despite it receiving taxpayer funding to help it survive the pandemic.
January 21, 2021

‘Nine million’ have borrowed more money during pandemic

Nine million people had borrowed more money during the coronavirus pandemic by the end of last year, according to official figures.
January 21, 2021

Nicola Sturgeon should RESIGN now if found she misled parliament – bombshell poll

NICOLA STURGEON should resign immediately if she is found to have misled the Scottish Parliament over the Alex Salmond affair, two-thirds of people said in a bombshell new poll.
January 21, 2021

Freight traffic slumps and costs soar as Brexit friction bites

Freight traffic between Britain and the EU is down almost a third following the end of the Brexit transition, with new red tape and soaring transport costs prompting some small firms to suspend exports to the continent.
January 21, 2021

TransferWise picks banks to spearhead blockbuster float

TransferWise, the British-based payments group, has picked two of Wall Street's biggest players to spearhead a bumper flotation that could be among the most prestigious in a bulging pipeline of London stock market debutants.