October 28, 2021

CNG retail arm becomes latest victim of gas price crisis

An energy supplier to tens of thousands of small businesses is on the brink of becoming the 14th provider to collapse in the last three months, further underlining the scale of the crisis gripping the sector.
October 28, 2021

‘Our supervisor treated us really bad’: Pandemic left vulnerable workers open to abuse and exploitation – report

The economy has always relied on the labour of people whose work is insecure.
October 28, 2021

Sunak’s budget was progressive – but that doesn’t mean you will feel better off

If you follow the news closely you might recall that a few weeks ago, back when the Conservatives were having their party conference, there were a few big economic themes floating around.
October 28, 2021

Tesco products now available on Gorillas delivery app

Shoppers will now be able to buy Tesco products on the grocery delivery app Gorillas, as the two companies trial a partnership across five locations in the UK.
October 28, 2021

Facebook changes its name to Meta as part of company rebrand

Facebook has announced a rebrand of the company, renaming it Meta, to bring together its different apps and technologies.
October 28, 2021

Sunak ‘living on different planet’ with ‘stealth raid’ budget on living standards, says Miliband

Rishi Sunak's budget offers an "age of stagnation" not optimism and contained a "stealth raid" on living standards and the self-employed, Ed Miliband has said.
October 28, 2021

‘Czech Sphinx’ Kretinsky close to buying big stake in West Ham United

A Czech-based billionaire who owns big stakes in Royal Mail and J Sainsbury is within days of agreeing the purchase of a big stake in West Ham United Football Club that could lead to a full takeover.
October 28, 2021

Why is there a fishing row in the Channel between the UK and France?

France has detained a British scallop trawler in the port of Le Havre and fined another UK fishing vessel.
October 28, 2021

Middle-income earners ‘likely to be worse off next year’, IFS says in post-budget analysis

Middle-income earners are likely to be worse off next year due to inflation and tax rises, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
October 28, 2021

Tory donor’s digital bank OakNorth hires Goldman to land new funding

A British fintech unicorn founded by a Conservative Party donor is working with bankers on a new funding round as valuations across the sector continue to soar.
October 28, 2021

Shell says it will halve some of its emissions by end of decade following Dutch court ruling

Shell says it plans to halve emissions in two categories by the end of this decade but its pledge does not include a third category that accounts for more than 90% of its total.
October 28, 2021

Shell says it will halve emissions by end of decade following Dutch court ruling

Shell says it plans to halve emissions in two out of three categories by the end of this decade.