September 28, 2021

Amazon announces Astro home robot that will guard the house and help with caregiving

Amazon has created a home robot designed to guard the house as well as help with caregiving.
September 28, 2021

Unilever brews shortlist for £4bn sale of PG Tips and Lipton Ice Tea

Unilever has brewed a shortlist of bidders for its PG Tips and Lipton Ice Tea brands as it brings the £4bn auction to the boil.
September 28, 2021

PM suggests no plan to prioritise key workers – as army fuel deliveries ‘highly likely’ within days

Boris Johnson has suggested key workers won't get priority at petrol stations because the fuel crisis is "stabilising" - as a defence source said it is "highly likely" army deliveries will begin within days.
September 28, 2021

The music industry is booming and can afford to give artists a fairer deal

Big labels are making big money from streaming.
September 28, 2021

Irn-Bru maker AG Barr says HGV ‘challenges’ have affected deliveries to customers

Irn-Bru maker AG Barr has revealed that HGV issues have been affecting deliveries to customers as well as the supply of raw materials.
September 28, 2021

Gupta brings in advisers to refinance GFG steel empire’s European assets

The metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has drafted in City advisers to refinance his assets in eastern Europe as he seeks ways of keeping his wider empire afloat.
September 28, 2021

China fuel crisis powered by coal shortage and climate commitments

While the UK obsesses about panic-buying of petrol, there are fuel crises going on elsewhere around the world, no more so than in China.
September 28, 2021

Shingles vaccine could be a game-changer for arthritis and other disorders – major study

NEW RESEARCH has found a vaccine containing live shingles, or varicella-zoster, is a safe and effective treatment for people living with inflammatory disorders, who are at a higher risk of developing shingles.
September 28, 2021

Electric scooter company Voi revs up £120m funding drive

One of the biggest e-scooter operators in British cities is preparing to raise more than £100m from investors amid booming take-up of the vehicles.
September 28, 2021

‘It’s wrecking lives’: Banks launch emergency hotline to protect customers from scammers

Banks are launching an emergency hotline in a bid to protect their customers from scammers after victims were conned out of £1.26bn last year.
September 28, 2021

‘First signs of stabilisation’ in fuel supply crisis, says Shapps, urging people to return to ‘normal buying habits’

The first "very tentative signs of stabilisation" are being seen on petrol forecourts, the transport secretary has said, following days of long queues and closed pumps at some filling stations across the country.
September 28, 2021

Supply crisis, oil price surge and the hunt for Greenland metals

Fuel prices have reached their highest level for eight years, amid a growing supply crisis. Ian King discusses the ongoing situation with Tevin Tobun, CEO of GV Group, which makes 21 million food deliveries a year.