May 10, 2022

Musk says he would reverse Twitter’s ‘foolish’ ban on Trump

Billionaire Elon Musk, who is set to buy Twitter, has said he would reverse the platform's "foolish" ban on former US president Donald Trump if his acquisition goes through.
May 10, 2022

‘Childish and misunderstood’: PwC hits back at Lord Sugar’s ‘lazy gits’ hybrid working tweet

PwC has hit back at Lord Sugar after he said the company's decision to let staff take Friday afternoons off was a "bloody joke".
May 10, 2022

Beauty Bay hires bankers to review options after IPO stalls

An online beauty platform which had drawn up plans for a London flotation has hired bankers to review options that could include an outright sale.
May 10, 2022

PM hints at cost of living announcement – but Treasury rules out emergency budget

Boris Johnson has hinted at an announcement about addressing the cost of living crisis in coming days - but the Treasury swiftly denied there would be an emergency budget.
May 10, 2022

Households may face choice between food or fuel as think tank warns cost of living will worsen

Households are being urged to get their finances in the best shape possible amid increasing evidence of increased stress over the growing cost of living crisis - now said to be the main concern for people across the UK.
May 10, 2022

China lockdowns drive hit to Tesla and Toyota car production

The world's largest carmaker has revealed further cuts to production lines as a result of COVID disruption in China while Tesla has reportedly suspended the bulk of its manufacturing operation in the lockdown-hit city of Shanghai.
May 10, 2022

The $1trn shock for US tech stocks as markets brace for more toxic times ahead

After a torrid session on Wall Street on Monday, stocks are expected to rally today, as they have in Europe.
May 10, 2022

Government promises to protect public’s access to cash

Access to cash will be protected under measures outlined in the Queen's Speech, the government has promised.
May 10, 2022

Truss picks Starling founder Boden to lead female entrepreneurship taskforce

Liz Truss, the equalities minister and foreign secretary, has picked the founder of one of Britain's most prominent banking start-ups to lead a review aimed at bolstering female entrepreneurship.
May 10, 2022

Digital health, payments infrastructure and a new tech unicorn

Monique Fayad, chief executive of Trellus Health, speaks to Ian King about their work as a technology platform working to improve digital health.
May 10, 2022

Billions of pounds of Ukrainian wheat cannot be exported as food crisis in developing countries worsens

Some £6.8bn of wheat is sitting in Ukraine unable to be exported because the war has blocked off access to the sea, the president of the European Investment Bank has warned.
May 10, 2022

No immediate extra help for families in cost of living crisis as Charles reads Queen’s Speech

Boris Johnson has promised to "grow and strengthen the economy and help ease the cost of living for families" through new measures in the Queen's Speech.