November 16, 2022

Hunt to unveil package of tax hikes and spending cuts to plug £54bn black hole

Jeremy Hunt will promise to weather an economic "storm" by raising taxes, cutting public spending and scaling back energy support to fill a £54bn black hole in the nation's finances.
November 16, 2022

Musk hopes to eventually find new Twitter boss – as he gives staff ‘hardcore’ ultimatum

Elon Musk has said he plans to reduce his time at Twitter and eventually find someone else to run the company.
November 16, 2022

Supermarkets restrict egg sales following supply disruption

Some supermarkets are limiting the number of boxes of eggs customers can buy because of supply problems caused by rising costs and bird flu.
November 16, 2022

‘500 jobs at risk’ as Chinese firm told to reduce stake in UK microchip factory over security concern

A Chinese-owned tech company has been told to sell the majority of its stake in a UK silicon chip factory due to security concerns.
November 16, 2022

Sunak and Hunt to ‘kitchen sink’ the bad news in autumn statement – and it won’t be pleasant | Ed Conway

Corporate executives call it "kitchen sinking".
November 16, 2022

UK reputation damaged but market nearly repaired post-mini-budget turmoil, Bank boss says

The UK's reputation has been damaged internationally, the governor of the Bank of England has said, following the government's mini-budget, the effects of which will take longer to repair than the economic consequences.
November 16, 2022

Senior Tory MP ‘won’t support tax rises’ unless HS2 is scrapped

She branded the high-speed rail line an “unnecessary vanity project”
November 16, 2022

Diamond’s Panmure in talks about £37m takeover of finnCap

The former Barclays chief Bob Diamond's investment vehicle is in talks about a roughly-£37m takeover of finnCap, its rival City broker.
November 16, 2022

Artificial grass advert that ‘objectified and stereotyped women’ is banned

The Advertising Standards Authority didn't see the funny side
November 16, 2022

Dating app Hinge now lets you select consensual non-monogamy as an option

Users can state from the start that they aren't looking for a 'traditional' two-person relationship
November 16, 2022

Millions of Brits use different voices for different situations – like phoning in sick

The most likely situations in which Brits will change their tone of voice include when talking to children or pets, telling someone off, or in a job interview
November 16, 2022

Hunt risks further energy bill damage if windfall tax proves punitive

As Jeremy Hunt, the chancellor, prepares to dip into the pockets of millions of taxpayers and businesses, it feels almost inevitable that the money-grabbing wheezes will include an extension of the windfall tax on oil and gas companies.