September 8, 2021

Halfords reports uphill climb for cycling sales as supply chain disruption bites

Halfords has become the latest big name company to report a hit to sales from supply chain disruption, warning its struggles may take time to overcome.
September 8, 2021

Tax hike will raise ‘enough money’ to pay for social care reforms – Javid

A plan to hike National Insurance contributions will raise "enough money" to pay for reforms to the care sector in England and is "a very Conservative thing to do", Sajid Javid has said.
September 8, 2021

Weight loss: Dr Michael Mosley shares diet plan to help burn fat – but warns of ‘dangers’

WEIGHT loss can be difficult for anyone but Dr Michael Mosley has some advice for anyone considering intermittent fasting and how they should be careful especially when the weather is hot.
September 8, 2021

Amazon moves to defend UK tax contribution after bonanza COVID crisis sales

Amazon has defended its contribution to the UK economy as 2020 accounts show its UK arm paid £18.3m in corporation tax as coronavirus crisis demand meant total group revenues passed £20bn in the country.
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.