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.
September 7, 2021

Rules on waste water discharge eased due to supply shortages linked to Brexit and pandemic

Waste water plants have been told they may be allowed to discharge effluent that has not been properly treated due to chemical shortages caused by Brexit and the pandemic.
September 7, 2021

‘Hardest time to build a house’ in decades says Vistry boss

It has been one of the great business turnarounds of recent years.
September 7, 2021

PM announces 1.25% National Insurance hike to pay for social care

National Insurance contributions will rise by 1.25% to pay for the social care system in England in a bid to end the "unpredictable and catastrophic costs" faced by many.
September 7, 2021

Aldi launches new kitchen appliances to its Specialbuys for cheaper prices – under £15

ALDI has added new kitchen appliances to its Specialbuys collection that are perfect for all home chefs. With top-quality designs and low prices, discover the new products and buy the appliances today.
September 7, 2021

Online player 888 nears victory in race for William Hill’s UK operations

William Hill's UK operations are close to being snapped up by online player 888 Holdings following an auction ordered by the company's US owner.
September 7, 2021

Sky teases a ‘magical’ upgrade to your TV and it’s coming next month

SKY TV customers are set for a 'magical' upgrade to their set-top box with the firm teasing a major event next month.
September 7, 2021

CompareTheMarket owner eyes £700m sale of BGL Insurance

The owner of the Comparethemarket price comparison platform is exploring a £700m sale of the insurance arm which distributes policies for partners including Marks & Spencer and the RAC.
September 7, 2021

Princess Maria Anunciata of Liechtenstein marries Emanuele in ‘Diana inspired’ dress

PRINCESS MARIA ANUNCIATA OF LIECHTENSTEIN wore a Valentino gown for her religious ceremony to Emanuele Musini before changing into an elegant beaded number for the evening reception.