August 26, 2022

‘Save money’ on energy efficient swaps in your home – avoids ‘energy guzzling’ appliances

THE COST of living is at its highest level in a decade, with household energy bills being the largest expense. To help, energy experts have highlighted ways to avoid purchasing "energy guzzling" appliances.
August 26, 2022

Covid: Over-50s urged to get booster jab to help prevent spread of threatening mutation

CORONAVIRUS experts are advocating for over-50s to get their booster in order to alleviate demands on the NHS and to reduce the risk of a menacing mutation. Dr Quinton Fivelman, PhD, revealed that Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 can still infect indi...
August 26, 2022

PM vows ‘extra cash’ to help with bills – as Zahawi suggests people should cut back on energy use

Boris Johnson has pledged the government will announce "extra cash" in September to support households further with energy bills - after Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi suggested people should cut back on their usage.
August 26, 2022

Soaring energy price cap will cause ‘stress and anxiety’ – but chancellor insists help on the way

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has admitted that the soaring energy price cap will cause "stress and anxiety for many people" - but added that "help is coming" from the government.
August 26, 2022

Emma Raducanu’s earnings revealed as star makes Forbes’ highest-paid players list

British tennis sensation Emma Raducanu has been listed as one of the world's highest-paid players of 2022.
August 26, 2022

As record bills make fuel poverty mainstream – government inaction leaves public in the dark

With the flick of a switch, fuel poverty has become a mainstream economic condition.
August 25, 2022

Truss changes tack over energy bills after previously saying she favours tax cuts over handouts

Liz Truss has said she will use an emergency budget to "ensure support is on its way" amid soaring energy bills if she becomes prime minister - despite repeatedly saying she favours tax cuts over handouts.
August 25, 2022

‘Biggest strike of the summer’: More than 100,000 postal workers walk off the job

More than 100,000 postal workers have walked off the job in what has been described as the biggest strike of the summer so far.
August 25, 2022

Kwarteng to review Czech billionaire’s plan to increase stake in Royal Mail

The business secretary has warned Royal Mail that a Czech billionaire's bid to raise his stake in the company faces a national security investigation.
August 25, 2022

Energy bills to soar for millions as price cap hiked to £3,549

Millions of households will see their energy bills rocket as the price cap is hiked to £3,549 a year, plunging many into financial hardship.
August 25, 2022

Sky blockbusters, funding the BBC and C4, and ITV’s new streaming platform

Ian King is at the Edinburgh TV festival and is speaking to Phil Edgar-Jones, director of Sky Arts and head of entertainment at Sky, about spending on big blockbuster TV shows like House Of The Dragon.
August 25, 2022

Retail entrepreneur Curtis swoops on high street chain Paperchase 

An executive who has led investments in chains such as Tie Rack has swooped to buy Paperchase, the high street stationer.