January 4, 2022

PM cold on scrapping 5% VAT rate as ministers feel heat over impact of soaring energy bills

The Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will hold further talks with energy suppliers on Wednesday as the government continues to explore ways of softening the blow of a forecast 50% increase to household energy bills.
January 4, 2022

Need vitamin B12 supplements? The signs in your walk of vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia

VITAMIN B12 has a number of crucial roles in the body, including supporting the central nervous system and helping to form healthy red blood cells. If you are deficient in the vitamin it can impact your body in a number of ways, including in the way yo...
January 4, 2022

High blood pressure: Best intervention to lower blood pressure in 75% of people says study

HIGH blood pressure remains one of the leading causes of serious health consequences. If suffering with the condition, it is vital to make the appropriate changes.
January 4, 2022

Cancer: Two indications of a growing bowel tumour when you wipe your bottom

CANCEROUS cells amassing in the bowel uncontrollably can lead to telltale signs of the growing tumour. It is key to be aware of the symptoms so that treatment can start as soon as possible.
January 4, 2022

100,000 critical workers to take daily COVID tests in bid to ease Omicron shortages

Key workers across several industries that keep the country running will be required to take COVID tests daily, the prime minister has announced.
January 4, 2022

Iceland has 11% of staff isolating as retail warns Omicron rules threaten disruption

Frozen food specialist Iceland has revealed that more than a one in ten workers are currently self-isolating as staff shortages take a toll on business, the NHS and public transport networks after the Christmas break.
January 4, 2022

Food start-up Sessions toasts Guinness backing in £7.5m fundraising

A start-up which provides burgeoning talent from Britain’s food industry with a platform to sell its products has raised $10m (£7.4m) to fuel its expansion.
January 4, 2022

£862m credit card splurge in November as consumers shopped early for Christmas

UK consumers added an extra £862m to their credit card bills and put less money away in bank accounts in November according to new data adding to evidence of an early pre-Christmas splurge.
January 4, 2022

Burger King to launch vegan nuggets in UK as part of pledge to make menu 50% meat-free

Burger King is to launch a range of vegan nuggets across the UK as part of a new pledge to make its menu 50% meat-free and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
January 4, 2022

Serbian cable-TV tycoon snaps up Southampton FC in £100m deal

A Serbian-born cable television tycoon has become the latest entrant to the Premier League's eclectic roster of club-owners after striking a £100m deal to buy Southampton.
January 4, 2022

Your Virgin Media bills will be hit by biggest increase in YEARS: Act now to beat the hike

VIRGIN MEDIA has announced plans to increase broadband and TV customers' bills by £4.70 extra each month, adding an extra £56 to their costs each year. That's the biggest increase we've seen from the company in years. Read on to find out when your mont...
January 4, 2022

COVID staff shortages, foreign takeovers shake-up and an alcohol-free brewery

All the latest as a rise in Omicron coronavirus cases hits the return to work with staff forced to isolate. Ian speaks to business minister Lord Callanan as new rules which make it harder for foreign takeovers of UK firms, considered key to national se...