May 18, 2022

Billions wiped off FTSE 100 as fears of inflation-led recession fuel global sell-off

Billions were wiped off the FTSE 100 on Thursday as investors around the world reacted to fears of an inflation-fuelled recession.
May 18, 2022

US stocks head for worst day since 2020 amid recession fears

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, an index of blue chip companies, was heading for its worst day since 2020 on Wednesday as investors panicked once more over rocketing inflation and a possible recession.
May 18, 2022

Sunak says govt’s response to cost of living pressures will ‘evolve’ – but no immediate measures announced

Rishi Sunak has said the government's response to the cost of living crisis will "evolve" as the situation does - but failed to outline any immediate action.
May 18, 2022

Consumer prices will continue to soar due to rocketing production costs, warns Lurpak producer

Britain's biggest dairy producer has admitted the price of milk will continue to increase due to sky high energy costs that have already risen by 200%.
May 18, 2022

Daisy snaps up customers from collapsed data operator Sungard

The entrepreneur who has grown Daisy Group into one of the UK's biggest communications services providers has swooped to acquire part of Sungard UK, the collapsed data management operator.
May 18, 2022

High cholesterol: Can you feel that? The ‘painful’ sign in your legs – expert

APART from boosting your risk of a stroke, high cholesterol can stir up a series of severe health problems. An expert has warned that leaving your levels untreated could cause restricted blood supply in your leg muscles. Fortunately, this could see you...
May 18, 2022

Free prescriptions: All seven groups eligible for free medication on the NHS

FREE prescriptions are available for some people automatically, while others must apply for free medications. However, it's only possible if you fall into the eligibility criteria. How can you find out if you are eligible?
May 18, 2022

Diesel car owners could be owed thousands amid claims of potential mis-selling

DIESEL car owners could be owed thousands of pounds in compensation amid claims of potential mis-selling, according to experts.
May 18, 2022

Luxury goods appear inflation proof – but will they be able to handle China’s lockdowns?

Inflation is on everybody's mind - whether that is in the UK, elsewhere in Europe or the United States.
May 18, 2022

High cholesterol: Do you have hammertoe? Your feet may hold clues to clogged arteries

FAILURE to adhere to a healthy diet can have grave consequences for our health, including high cholesterol. And a major downside of the condition is it rarely produces symptoms. but certain complications in the toes, such as hammertoe, may hold clues t...
May 18, 2022

Monkeypox warning: The ‘telltale symptom’ to watch out for – and how to avoid infection

MONKEYPOX virus has been spotted in the UK this month, with seven confirmed cases of the deadly infection. There's one "telltale symptom" of monkeypox to watch out for, an expert has warned. Here's everything you need to know about the virus, as well a...
May 18, 2022

Inflation hits 40-year high – who’s hurting the most? And could upskilling tackle labour shortages?

On the Ian King Business podcast we have the latest assessment about inflation - reaching a 40-year high - and ask if it'll get worse; there's also Planet Organic's CEO on the impact of rising costs on their prices; the chief executive of Zilch talks a...