September 7, 2021

Troubled green homes grant created less than 6,000 jobs and cost taxpayers £1,000 in admin fees per property

A flagship green homes grant scheme resulted in administration costs of £1,000 for each household involved, the Whitehall spending watchdog has said.
September 7, 2021

Sorrell’s S4 Capital tries on Cashmere in latest US acquisition

Sir Martin Sorrell's construction of a second global marketing services empire will take another step forward on Wednesday with the acquisition of a Los Angeles-based agency serving clients including Adidas, BMW and Google.
September 7, 2021

Cinven to snap up £2bn wealth management platform True Potential

Cinven, the private equity firm, is close to wrapping up a takeover of True Potential, a wealth management platform which works with a fifth of Britain's army of financial advisers.
September 7, 2021

Social care reform: why Boris Johnson’s plan won’t fix the crisis – expert view

The government proposes to fix social care and rescue the NHS in one go. The levy it proposes risks only scratching the surface
September 7, 2021

Hybrid working: how to make it a success

Mixing working from home and the office is attractive but comes with challenges.
September 7, 2021

‘We do have solutions’: BA sets out key planks of net-zero strategy

British Airways, like every other major airline, has a problem.
September 7, 2021

Tokyo’s Olympic legacy: Will hosting the Games have benefitted local communities?

Urban regeneration and tourism development are habitually touted as central reasons for a city to host the Olympics. Research shows that local people, however, often fail to benefit
September 7, 2021

Triple lock on pensions will be temporarily scrapped for 2022/23, government announces

The government is suspending the triple lock on pensions for one year in 2022/23, Therese Coffey has announced.
September 7, 2021

Business groups say NI hike will hold back jobs growth at crucial moment in recovery

Business groups have criticised plans for a National Insurance hike as a drag on jobs growth just as firms seek to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
September 7, 2021

El Salvador’s national Bitcoin system crashes as cryptocurrency becomes legal tender

El Salvador's move to become the first country in the world to make Bitcoin legal tender was marred on launch day when the government's digital wallet system crashed.
September 7, 2021

Sums add up for Hammond as he takes stake in ‘ethical fintech’ Algbra

Lord Hammond, the former chancellor, is taking a stake in a London-based technology company which aims to target underserved customers with a range of financial products.
September 7, 2021

What are the changes to social care and how much will people have to pay?

Boris Johnson has announced a major shake-up of social care funding in England.