April 1, 2021

Deliveroo bankers face cancellation of £18m fee after IPO calamity

The board of Deliveroo is facing demands from the company’s new shareholders to cancel an £18m payout to the investment banks which this week launched one of the City’s most turbulent flotations on record.
April 1, 2021

Race commission report: the rights and wrongs

The widely contested report has caused outrage across the UK. But is it inaccurate?
April 1, 2021

Pub trade calls time on ‘triple whammy’ of new COVID reopening rules

The pub trade has reacted angrily to the prospect of a "triple whammy" of new coronavirus restrictions when sites reopen in England, warning they risk further damage to businesses after a year of disruption.
April 1, 2021

Fake oil sprayed over Bank of England in Extinction Rebellion protest, prompting arrests

Extinction Rebellion protesters sprayed fake oil over the front of the Bank of England as part of action targeting financial institutions.
April 1, 2021

Billionaire gambling boss Denise Coates sees pay climb to £421m

Bet365 chief executive Denise Coates was paid a total £421m last year, newly-released annual accounts for the gambling firm reveal.
April 1, 2021

Biden’s $2.3trn infrastructure package marks return of big government (and taxes)

US president Joe Biden has unveiled his $2.3trn (£1.7trn) infrastructure investment plan.
April 1, 2021

Buyout firms swoop to buy hedge fund’s stake in Co-operative Bank

The private equity group which led the demutualisation of one of Britain’s biggest building societies is close to buying a stake in the Co-operative Bank in the most significant shake-up of its ownership since it was rescued in 2017.
April 1, 2021

Next boss: battle to keep high street relevant ‘far from over’

Fashion retailer Next said the battle to keep high street stores going in an online world was "far from over" as it hiked its profit forecast on hopes of a rebound for consumer spending.
April 1, 2021

London Stock Exchange faces backlash over chief’s pay rise

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is facing an embarrassing shareholder backlash after deciding to hike its chief executive's salary by more than £200,000 following its $27bn takeover of the data provider Refinitiv.
April 1, 2021

Liberty Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta tells workers: no plants will close ‘under my watch’

Liberty Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has promised thousands of UK workers facing uncertainty after the collapse of lender Greensill that he will not close any of its plants.
April 1, 2021

Good Friday opening hours: What time does Lidl, Aldi and Sainsbury’s open tomorrow?

GOOD FRIDAY means one thing - the start of Easter weekend! Supermarket dashes will be inevitable throughout the weekend so here are the opening hours you need for Lidl, Aldi and Sainsbury's.
April 1, 2021

Good Friday opening hours: What time does Tesco, Morrisons and Asda open tomorrow?

SUPERMARKET opening hours always vary hugely during Good Friday, here's all you need to know about when Tesco, Morrisons and Asda will be open.