October 6, 2021

Ian King Business Podcast: Stocked shelves, regulation tech and a construction crisis

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October 6, 2021

Markets fret as consumers and investors lose faith in central banks keeping a lid on inflation

The price of natural gas is soaring - and both equity and bond markets are again fretting about surging inflation.
October 6, 2021

‘Criminal’ to cull animals while ‘starving people remain in the world’, pig farmer says

A pig farmer has said it is "criminal" she may have to cull her animals while "there are people starving in the world".
October 6, 2021

Two-thirds of UK women believe discrimination is still stopping them from finding jobs

Nearly two-thirds of women in the UK believe bias and discrimination are still holding them back from finding work, a survey suggests.
October 6, 2021

PM’s GREAT campaign chief quits amid frustration at Whitehall

The boss of the government’s flagship campaign to promote British trade around the world has resigned amid frustration over Whitehall bureaucracy.
October 6, 2021

Meghan Markle gave Kate gold bracelet: Touching symbolism behind £331 wedding gift

MEGHAN MARKLE gifted Kate Middleton a gold bracelet after her 2018 wedding to Prince Harry, a royal commentator has revealed.
October 6, 2021

‘Greatest project’: PM pushes levelling up in keynote speech – and promises bonuses for some teachers

Boris Johnson has branded levelling up "the greatest project that any government can embark on" in his closing speech at the Conservative Party's annual conference.
October 6, 2021

Amazon opens its first UK 4-star general store selling goods based on reviews

Amazon is continuing its expansion into physical retail with the opening of its first general store in the UK.
October 6, 2021

Minister under fire for belting out ‘Time of My Life’ during karaoke as Universal Credit cut comes into force

Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey has come under fire after she was spotted singing "The Time of My Life" as a cut to Universal Credit became official.
October 6, 2021

TikTok, Snapchat and Twitch could face fines under strict Ofcom regulation

Ofcom has issued new guidance to video-sharing platforms (VSPs) including TikTok, Snapchat, and Twitch about how they must protect their users from harmful online content.
October 6, 2021

Gas prices rise by 15% with no end in sight for record highs as winter nears

Wholesale gas costs reached new uncharted territory on Wednesday as financial markets fret over the impact of inflation on the global recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
October 6, 2021

Heathrow passengers report four-hour delays after e-gate failure

Passengers arriving at Heathrow airport reported delays of several hours after the self-service passport gates failed.