September 6, 2021

Dozens of investment giants miss out as watchdog bolsters ethical fund standards

One of the few real areas of growth for fund managers in recent years has been in the field of so-called ESG investment - ESG standing for environmental, social and governance.
September 6, 2021

Electric vehicles put some spark into lacklustre new car sales ahead of plate change

The car industry has revealed a 22% slump in new car sales during August as the sector continues to battle coronavirus crisis-related supply shortages.
September 6, 2021

Protests and confusion as El Salvador set to make Bitcoin legal tender

El Salvador is set to become the first country in the world to make the cryptocurrency Bitcoin legal tender, with a recently passed law to take effect from tomorrow.
September 6, 2021

Kitchenware brand ProCook serves up London’s latest ecommerce float

ProCook, one of Britain’s biggest specialist kitchenware brands, is plotting to become the latest ecommerce group to serve up a London stock market listing.
September 6, 2021

The ten jobs where people are needed most as UK battles vacancy glut

The UK economy is suffering an acute shortage of workers with vacancies running at record levels, according to official figures.
September 6, 2021

Labour shortage crisis will delay economic recovery from COVID pandemic, CBI warns

A leading business lobby group has warned the government that the crisis resulting from the shortage of workers in key jobs could take up to two years to resolve, damaging the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.