September 13, 2021

Covid vaccine update: 12-15 year olds set to receive one dose of Pfizer jab – latest

DESPITE the controversy surrounding children receiving a Covid jab, the four chief medical officers for the UK have recommended that this cohort get vaccinated. How did they arrive at this verdict and what will this mean?
September 13, 2021

Tax hike outcry shows Boris Johnson still has a problem with business

It is fair to say Boris Johnson still has a problem with business.
September 13, 2021

Tesco launches reusable packaging trial as Waitrose scraps single-use plastic bags from deliveries

Tesco has launched a trial allowing customers to buy products from shower gel to sugar in reusable packaging.
September 13, 2021

Advent and wealth fund brew up joint £4bn bid for Unilever tea arm

One of the world’s biggest buyout firms has teamed up with an Asian sovereign wealth fund to table a £4bn offer for PG Tips and other leading tea brands owned by Unilever.
September 13, 2021

Sturgeon is warned focusing on ideology could cause risks for Scottish people

SCOTTISH First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's focus on ideology risks harming the economy north of the border, she is warned in a stinging attack today.
September 13, 2021

Ministers meet business people ‘by accident’, says cabinet colleague amid claims Patel broke rules

A cabinet minister has suggested senior politicians can meet top business people "by accident" amid claims about Home Secretary Priti Patel's dealings with a billionaire Conservative donor.
September 13, 2021

Heathrow says it has slipped from number one to tenth place among Europe’s airports

Heathrow blamed UK travel restrictions for holding back its recovery as it said it was now only Europe's tenth busiest airport.
September 13, 2021

‘Absolute shambles’: Caravan owners criticise new towing laws over road safety worries

CHANGES to towing laws were made last week, allowing drivers to tow heavier trailers without taking an additional test.
September 13, 2021

UK cancels deal with French firm for tens of millions of COVID jabs

The UK has ended a vaccine supply deal for tens of millions of COVID-19 jabs with French company Valneva, the firm has said.
September 13, 2021

Impersonation scams more than double as criminals use tactics to steal nearly £130m

Impersonation scam cases have more than doubled in the first half of 2021 with criminals using such fraudulent tactics to steal £129.4m.
September 13, 2021

Primark suffers pingdemic sales slump and supply chain delays

Primark has revealed it suffered a "pingdemic" sales slump over the summer - and is now facing supply chain delays for its autumn and winter stock.
September 13, 2021

M&S reviews France business in light of post-Brexit customs rules

Marks & Spencer has said it is reviewing its French business in the light of post-Brexit trade rules which have affected product availability in its EU stores.