July 22, 2022

Twitter takes aim at Musk deal for poor results

Twitter has missed its expected earnings, partially blaming the disappointing financial results on Elon Musk's botched takeover of the social media network.
July 22, 2022

EY’s UK arm drafts in Rothschild as $80bn break-up looms

The British arm of EY, the accountancy firm, has drafted in one of the City's top investment banks to advise on an impending $80bn break-up that will shake up the global accountancy profession.
July 22, 2022

The Co-op to cut 400 jobs and blames ‘soaring inflation’

Supermarket chain The Co-op is axing 400 jobs at its head office in Manchester after blaming soaring inflation and difficult trading conditions for its poor financial performance.
July 22, 2022

New solution for flight cancellations at struggling airports?

London Southend Airport has contacted airlines offering to host flights being cancelled by busier airports.
July 22, 2022

BA workers call off summer strike action after pay offer accepted

British Airways (BA) narrowly averted further travel chaos this summer after a pay increase was accepted by the union that represents thousands of workers.
July 22, 2022

Meet two members of Britain’s ‘missing million’

The UK economy is facing a labour crisis that is affecting every sector of the economy, from agriculture to airlines, and hospitality to hi-tech industries.
July 22, 2022

UK minerals, Jubilee sales, and ‘unwinding’ from the office

On today's episode, Ian King is joined by Pensana Metals chairman Paul Atherley who's announced plans to build the second-largest magnet materials refiner outside China, in East Yorkshire. It's part of a new minerals strategy for the UK. Also today, P...
July 22, 2022

Former HMV-owner Hilco joins race to wrap up Paperchase deal

One of the most prolific investors in the UK high street has joined the race to wrap up a takeover of Paperchase, the stationery retailer.
July 22, 2022

Platinum Jubilee failed to prevent fall in retail sales

Retail sales dipped by 0.1% in June 2022 after a heavier fall of 0.8% in May, with the Queen's Platinum Jubilee failing to give shops the major boost that some predicted.
July 22, 2022

‘Time to stop’ Trick to guarantee a ‘quality’ rhubarb crop each year – expert advice

RHUBARB is ready to pick as early as spring and is best enjoyed in sweet jams and seasonal puddings. This staple crop is incredibly easy to grow, but there's one thing you should always do to keep it coming back each year.
July 22, 2022

Princess Charlene can wear white to meet the Pope – but UK Royal Family are not allowed

PRINCESS CHARLENE OF MONACO has the rare "privilege" of being allowed to wear white meeting the Pope, which is not extended to the British Royal Family. Why is this?
July 22, 2022

‘More fruit grows!’ Add pet hair to homemade fertiliser to boost tomato plants

TOMATO plants can bear a lot of fruit, but if yours are struggling here's how to have a bounty harvest.