September 29, 2021

Food shortages, e-scooter boost and James Bond star talks UK cinema

As supply chain issues continue, the owner of Europe’s largest vertical farm tells Ian King how his approach has helped to avoid any disruption.
September 29, 2021

Business secretary ‘not guaranteeing anything’ over fuel crisis impact on Christmas

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said he is "not guaranteeing anything" over whether the fuel crisis will have an impact on Christmas.
September 29, 2021

Financial data giant Bloomberg eyes stake in UK start-up Fable

Bloomberg, the financial news giant, is in talks to back a British start-up which acts as a real-time source of consumer spending data.
September 29, 2021

UK warned of ‘retaliatory action’ after three-quarters of small French boat licences denied

France has accused the UK of "taking French fishing hostage" after it refused three-quarters of licence applications for small boats in British waters.
September 29, 2021

Morrisons takeover tussle to be settled in auction process

The takeover battle for supermarket chain Morrisons will be settled by an auction process this weekend, it has been confirmed.
September 29, 2021

Next urges ‘more decisive’ approach from government as worker crunch threatens Christmas deliveries

Retailer Next has called for the government to take a "more decisive" approach as it warned a lack of foreign workers could hamper Christmas shopping deliveries.
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.