AOG Technics: UK fraud body makes arrest in aircraft parts probe
bbc.co.uk - 06 December 2023 9:43 AM
It has launched a criminal investigation into alleged fraud at aircraft parts supplier AOG Technics.
BUSINESS LIVE: Tui profits take off; Ten Entertainment set for takeover; BATS faces impairment charge
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 8:26 AM
Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are Tui, Ten Entertainment, BAT, Paragon Banking Group, Weir Group and Stagecoach.
Bank of England eyes the biggest financial stability risks of 2024
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 7:49 AM
The Bank of England has warned the financial risk outlook remains 'challenging', citing weak economic growth, geopolitical tensions and potential for an inflationary resurgence.
Train strikes: When are the walkouts in December?
bbc.co.uk - 06 December 2023 7:07 AM
Southeastern, Southern, Gatwick Express, SWR and Island Line are affected by the walkouts.
Tui profits more than double as group weighs abandoning London Stock Exchange
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 6:59 AM
The German tourism company revealed underlying earnings before interest and tax skyrocketed by 139 per cent to €977million (£836.7million) in the 12 months ending September.
Stagecoach Group sales climb by over £100m
The Scottish transport company reported revenue increased by 15.5 per cent from £669.6million to £773.2million in the six months ending 28 October.
EU backs down on planned post-Brexit electric car sales tariffs in boost for UK car makers that will save EV buyers thousands of pounds next year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 5:51 AM
The EU climbed down over a looming post-Brexit cliff edge on the trade of EVs - in a huge boost for UK car makers and a move that will prevent the cost of battery models soaring in just days.
Mortgage problems ease but many face ‘price shock’
bbc.co.uk - 06 December 2023 5:50 AM
The Bank of England says fewer households will struggle to keep up with mortgage payments than previously thought.
EU to delay tariffs on UK electric cars until 2027
bbc.co.uk - 06 December 2023 5:03 AM
It comes after EU and UK carmakers said they were not ready for the change in post-Brexit trade rules.
Ten Entertainment agrees £287m US private equity takeover
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 3:23 AM
Ten Entertainment shares soared on Wednesday after the UK bowling alley operator agreed to a £287million takeover by US private equity firm Trive Capital Partners.
DEAN DUNHAM: My fridge caught fire... Can I force the maker to replace my burnt-out kitchen?
My faulty fridge caught fire and burnt down my kitchen. Am I within my legal rights to claim for a new kitchen from the manufacturer?
SALLY SORTS IT: Dad, 87, has dementia but is paying £8,000 in fees for software he can't use
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 3:12 AM
My father is 87 and until 2022 was still working as an accountant. This year he's been showing signs of dementia with memory loss.
Ireland's largest cinema chain buys five sites from collapsed Empire
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 2:45 AM
The deal comes as cinema operators pin their hopes on Ridley Scott's Napoleon - starring Joaquin Phoenix (pictured) and Vanessa Kirby.
Claims traders profited from attack inaccurate, says Israel
bbc.co.uk - 06 December 2023 2:31 AM
There is no evidence investors profited from inside knowledge of Hamas's attack on Israel, authorities say
Travel giant considers leaving London Stock Exchange
bbc.co.uk - 06 December 2023 2:12 AM
If Tui de-lists its shares it would be another blow to the UK's ability to attract big business.
From sharing a lift to a pot-luck dinner... Tricks money influencers use to save a fortune over Christmas
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 1:33 AM
Christmas can easily be the most expensive time of the year. But money bloggers are experts at finding ingenious ways to cut costs.
Revealed: The 30 towns and villages most at risk of being bankless in 2024
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 1:29 AM
More than half of the country's bank and building society branches have shut since January 2015, leaving just short of 3,900 still open and not (yet) scheduled for closure.
A fifth of first-time buyers are taking out mortgages for 35 years or more to get on the housing ladder as budgets are squeezed
www.dailymail.co.uk - 06 December 2023 1:17 AM
Buyers in their mid-30s or older will still be paying off their mortgages into their 70s. The average age of a first-time buyer is 32.8 according to UK Finance.
Nvidia boss Jensen Huang confident about AI safety
bbc.co.uk - 06 December 2023 12:19 AM
The president and chief executive of the chipmaker to ChatGPT says the rise of AI is no cause for concern.
Investors cheer as Blackpink renew group contract
bbc.co.uk - 06 December 2023 12:08 AM
The K-pop girl band have been negotiating terms with YG Entertainment for months.
Airline adverts banned over 'greenwashing' claims
The ASA said Air France, Lufthansa and Etihad had misled customers over their environment impact
SYLVIA MORRIS: Why you MUST move accounts... or miss out on bumper rates
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 9:24 PM
There's a new savings account which I have put straight on your shopping list. It pays a hefty 5.06%, gives you easy access to your money
COP28: Is the world about to promise to ditch fossil fuels?
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 5:58 PM
COP28 host country the United Arab Emirates is "cautiously optimistic" on a deal to at least reduce them.
Olive oil price skyrockets as Spanish drought bites
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 5:30 PM
Spain is the biggest olive oil producer. Two years of drought there are affecting prices worldwide.
Barclays reels as Qatar dumps £500m of shares in 'accident prone' bank
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 2:01 PM
The decision by the Qatar Investment Authority to sell around half of its stake is bound to raise questions about its direction ahead of a shake-up early next year.
Sainsbury wins back shoppers in price battle with discounters Aldi and Lidl
Figures from industry research group Kantar showed Sainsbury's now accounts for 15.6% of grocery spending, up from 15.2% a year ago.
Saga launches one-stop-mortgage platform for over 55s
Customers can check the live prices and affordability of all available mortgage products including repayment, interest-only and buy-to-let through the platform.
ANNE ASHWORTH: Thames Water is the poster child for the shortcomings of privatisation
Thames Water lurches from crisis to crisis, damaging the environment, letting down consumers and giving private ownership a filthy name
VICTORY! Social media giants finally promise to crack down on scammers - after our Campaign
Social media giants have been given six months to 'significantly' reduce the epidemic of scams on their platforms - or face action from the Government.
MARKET REPORT: Firms hit by Covid soar on new dividend plans
Travel firm On The Beach, Upper Crust owner SSP and office landlord IWG will all resume handouts to shareholders in a major boost for investors.
Blow to City's reputation as London Stock Exchange rocked by third glitch in three months
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 2:00 PM
Only shares on the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250, as well as international securities, were available for trading on Tuesday morning until 10.17am.
John Lewis's halved my credit limit just before Christmas... with no notice!
TONY HAZELL recently received an email from John Lewis which had him spluttering his afternoon cake ration all over his iPad.
UK economy showing 'signs of life' as eurozone heads towards recession
An index of private sector activity in the UK returned to growth in November after three months of decline. But there was no such recovery in the single currency bloc.
Thames Water crisis deepens as debt nears £15bn and profits collapse
Thames Water, led by co-interim chief execs Cathryn Ross (pictured) and Alastair Cochran, saw its debt soar to £14.7bn in the six months to the end of September.
'No sign of respite' for Lindsell Train investors
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 1:51 PM
Lindsell Train Investment Trust was hit by exposure to consumer giants including Unilever, Diageo and Laurent Perrier, whose shares have tumbled.
Abercrombie & Fitch sued by ex-CEO facing sex trafficking claims
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 1:10 PM
Mike Jeffries has taken legal action against the US retailer for refusing to cover his legal costs to defend the allegations.
Is it worth getting paid to save energy with the demand flexibility service? LUNCH MONEY
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 9:57 AM
We discuss how households can earn a bit of extra money by saving energy. Plus, why gold soared to a record high and Richard Hunter's investor watchword for 2024.
Ladbrokes and Coral owner to pay £585m over bribery allegations
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 9:52 AM
Entain, which owns Ladbrokes and Coral, will pay HMRC £585m, it was decided on Tuesday.
Thames Water says turnaround will 'take time'
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 9:09 AM
The UK's largest water firm has been criticised by customers and faces questions over its finances.
Turmoil and rate cut hopes send gold to a record high - and bitcoin above $42,000
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 8:37 AM
On a day of wild swings on financial markets, the price of the precious metal surged to $2,111.39 per ounce before falling back. This afternoon, gold was trading at $2,029.81 and bitcoin at $42,332.26.
BUSINESS LIVE: Thames Water reveals turnaround plan; SSP reinstates dividend; THG buys Biossance
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 8:25 AM
Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are Thames Water, SSP Group, THG, Marston's, Ashstead, Moonpig and Quiz.
I owe £39,500 on my mortgage which is up next year: Should I refinance or pay it off? DAVID HOLLINGWORTH replies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 8:07 AM
I have just gone into my last year of a fixed five year deal at 2.1 per cent, which is due for remortgage in October 2024 - at a higher rate I should imagine.
Qatar Investment Authority slashes Barclays stake
Qatar Holding, a subsidiary of the Qatar Investment Authority, intends to sell around £510million of Barclays stock, according to the Reuters news agency.
China's debt outlook downgraded as economy slows
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 7:52 AM
The Moody's credit rating agency warns of "broad downside risks" as the country faces a need for stimulus.
Why are workers still reluctant to go back after the pandemic?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 7:32 AM
The Bank of International Settlements said the labour force 'participation rate' in some countries, including the UK, had yet to recover to pre-Covid levels.
Quiz shares tumble as womenswear brand warns of widening losses
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 6:04 AM
Quiz has warned annual losses will be 'materially' greater than previously forecast after a weak Black Friday trading weekend failed to offset a slump in sales.
Is your fund on the verge of being wound up? Here's how to salvage your investment
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 5:09 AM
We explain exactly what happens when a fund goes into liquidation - and whether your money will be safe.
Fashion firm Quiz to launch review as sales slide
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 4:43 AM
The fashion retailer cuts its revenue forecasts as cost-of-living pressures hit spending.
Households can get £1,500 energy bill grants from British Gas fund - and you don't have to be a customer to claim
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 4:26 AM
British Gas today relaunched its Individuals and Families Fund, which is open to those with pre-payment or credit meters.
SSP Group restarts dividends as sales exceed pre-Covid levels
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 4:16 AM
The Upper Crust and Caffe Ritazza owner, which operates more than 600 food-to-go outlets, intends to hand out a 2.5 pence per share full-year dividend.
THG to buy skincare brand Biossance for $20m
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 4:13 AM
THG has agreed to acquire the skincare brand Biossance from its bankrupt owner for up to $20million (£15.8million).
Renting: Bidding wars driving up prices for tenants
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 4:08 AM
Intense competition for places to live is driving rents up and up, but is there hope for change?
What to do if you are wrongly accused of shoplifting? Ex-judge STEPHEN GOLD explains
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 3:58 AM
Being wrongfully arrested for shoplifting would turn your shopping escapade very sour, even if it might lead to heavy damages for the civil wrongs of assault and false imprisonment.
Car theft at an 'all-time high' and keyless tech is to blame - these are the most targeted
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 3:56 AM
Between 2021 and 2022, thefts have increased by 59% and are expected to be even higher by the end of this year, says LV General Insurance.
Thames Water plots three-year turnaround plan amid debt pile
Thames Water has revealed a three-year turnaround plan as Britain's biggest water utility struggles under a £14.7billlion debt pile.
Hope for savers in Eros Bollywood bond deal drama
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 3:54 AM
The move by Axa Investment Management paves the way for an action group to be set up to safeguard the interests of investors.
Turbo Tufan engineers a remarkable turnaround at Rolls-Royce
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 3:52 AM
Since Tufan Erginbilgic took over as chief exec of Rolls-Royce at the start of the year, shares in the aerospace-to-defence giant have trebled
Rolls-Royce shares have now trebled this year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 3:38 AM
The Derby-based giant is the best performing stock in the FTSE 100 so far in 2023 - and it is on course for its best year since it listed in London in 1987.
Ryanair denies passengers must pay to download boarding pass
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 2:25 AM
It says reports of passengers having to pay for a seat before they can download a boarding pass are false.
Will expensive double glazed wood windows boost our home's value or should we just get uPVC?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 1:38 AM
The uPVC windows are less than half the price - but many of our neighbours have wooden ones and we're worried not doing so could make our house worth less.
Our start-up can turn a floorplan into a grand design for your home: Meet Peek Home's founders
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 1:23 AM
For Jaemi and Roly Glancy sketching out how they could renovate their properties turned into a start-up helping others envisage what they could do with theirs.
Mike Ashley's Frasers Group buys another tranche of business Boohoo
www.dailymail.co.uk - 05 December 2023 1:19 AM
The retail giant, whose brands include Sports Direct and House of Fraser, increased its shareholding in Boohoo
from 16.5% to 17.2%.
Ex-Tesla employee casts doubt on car safety
bbc.co.uk - 05 December 2023 12:01 AM
A whistleblower believes the self-driving vehicle technology is not safe enough for public roads.
Are you bad at the bins? Nearly half are annoyed by their neighbours' rubbish habits
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 10:00 PM
Nearly half of Britons get annoyed by their neighbours' bad bin habits, a study by Churchill Insurance has revealed.
First-time buyers warned not to overlook the extra £2,000 annual cost of owning a home
Alongside mortgage costs, the average first-time buyer should expect to pay £2,170 in additional expenses during their first year of homeownership, according to research by Aldermore Bank.
Drivers overcharged £5 each time they fill up at the pumps, says RAC
The average UK petrol price in November fell to 146,9p with diesel car owners paying 154.4p. The RAC believes petrol should be 137p and diesel 150p, based on retailers taking fairer margins.
Forest City: Inside Malaysia's Chinese-built 'ghost city'
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 9:20 PM
Built during the Chinese property boom, Forest City is a stark reminder of the crisis in the sector.
Tougher visa rules unveiled in plan to cut migration
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 8:53 PM
The UK government says its five-point plan will curb legal migration, which has hit record levels.
What do employers expect staff to know about AI?
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 4:13 PM
More and more jobs require employees to work with generative AI - but what does that mean?
Spotify axes 1,500 jobs as bloodbath in the tech industry continues
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 2:00 PM
The music streaming giant, whose most listened to artist is Taylor Swift (pictured), said it will slash about 17% of its employees - as it battles to cut costs.
Low-cost airlines hitting highs as travel sector's post-pandemic bounce back continues
Ryanair and Wizz Air said passenger numbers soared in November as customers rushed to book holidays despite the cost-of-living squeeze.
New Treasury ministers back calls to scrap the tourist tax
Bim Afolami (pictured) and Nigel Huddleston are understood to have privately voiced their support for reinstating VAT-free shopping.
Antonio Horta-Osorio's lockdown-breaking junket jet is sold off by UBS
Horta-Osorio (pictured) flew to London to watch tennis at Wimbledon and the European football championships at Wembley in July 2021.
Saudi Arabia snaps up 49% of Rocco Forte Hotels
The deal by the Public Investment Fund - which owns Newcastle United - values the owner of the Balmoral and Brown's hotels at around £1.2bn.
MARKET REPORT: William Hill owner rises after £700m deal snub
888 reportedly rejected an offer of 156p a share from gambling software group Playtech in July. Shares in 888 surged 19.1%, or 13.45p, to 84.05p.
MATURITY is the investor's watchword for 2024, says Richard Hunter
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 1:07 PM
This year we ask, in our annual acronym - in 2024, will any market recovery reach MATURITY or could there be even further to go?
Labour won't turn on spending taps, says Starmer
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 12:22 PM
Sir Keir Starmer says the UK will face "huge constraints" on public spending if Labour wins power.
Gold and Bitcoin rise as bets on interest rates shift
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 9:33 AM
Investors now see a rising chance of rate cuts, leading to renewed interest in gold as well as Bitcoin.
Woodford investors have until 5pm to register to vote on £230m payout
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 9:04 AM
Investors in the collapsed Woodford Equity Income fund have until 5pm today to register to vote on a controversial £230million compensation package.
Cost-of-living payments: What are they, who gets them and are they fair?
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 8:43 AM
Millions of low-income households are receiving a £10 bonus after the latest cost-of-living payment.
BUSINESS LIVE: Petrofac mulls asset sale; Capita completes sell-off; Gold hits new highs on rate cut hopes
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 8:27 AM
Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are Petrofac, Capita, Creightons and Wizz Air.
Benefits falling behind rising cost of living
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 8:08 AM
New data suggests that the cost of living has been rising faster than official inflation figures.
Brodie & Stone owner Creightons returns to profit
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 7:33 AM
The beauty products company reported a £302,000 pre-tax profit for the six months ending September, compared to a £359,000 loss in the same period last year.
Capita sells stake Defra joint venture Fera Science for £60m
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 7:32 AM
The outsourcing giant revealed that private equity firm Bridgepoint Group will acquire its 75 per cent holding in the research organisation for £60million.
Irish chain Omniplex acquires under-threat British cinemas
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 7:03 AM
Omniplex Cinema Group invests £22.5m into a UK expansion.
Raw sewage 'cover-up' at Windermere World Heritage Site
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 5:51 AM
Leaked papers suggest United Utilities logged dozens of incidents as less serious than they had been.
EE supremo Marc Allera is the boss who keeps dialling up his ambitions
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 5:45 AM
Allera was passed over for the top job at parent company BT in favour of the telecom giant's first female chief executive. But if he is holding a grudge, he's hiding it well.
SMALL CAP IDEA: The funding faucet seems to be rusted tightly shut
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 5:38 AM
The AIM All Share is down more than 14% so far in 2023 against a backdrop of extreme political uncertainty, rising inflation and interest rates (though the cost of borrowing looks to have plateaued).
Booking.com users angry at firm's response to hacks
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 5:21 AM
Customers say they have been failed and feel let down after losing hundreds of pounds to fraudsters.
RUTH SUNDERLAND: UK must win race to invest
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 3:43 AM
There is no secret, certainly not to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, that we need businesses to invest more in Britain.
EE boss: We'll take on Amazon and Currys
It is part of an overhaul of the company, which is owned by BT and is best known for providing mobile and broadband packages.
William Hill's 888 shares soar after rejected £700m takeover
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 2:43 AM
The betting giant received a written offer from Playtech in July. But the offer - a price of 156p per share - was deemed to be too low for the company.
Falling house prices to raise mortgage costs for 350,000 homeowners
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 2:40 AM
The Bank of England's staff blog said if property prices declined sharply many borrowers would find themselves pushed into higher loan-to-value ratios.
Spotify to axe 1,500 workers to cut costs
bbc.co.uk - 04 December 2023 2:25 AM
The music-streaming company says it is making people redundant to "rightsize" the firm.
Want a hand with your Christmas shopping? Ex-judge STEPHEN GOLD steps up to help
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 1:51 AM
Find out what happened when the retired judge was overcharged for a non-organic cucumber, and the time when his plastic bag of wine exploded on the pavement...
Lord Howard tells how his wife's skills kept them afloat in the 1980s
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 1:30 AM
The former Conservative party leader reveals he would be much better off financially if he had never gone into politics.
Reality check for home sellers as they're forced to cut asking prices
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 1:28 AM
According to the property website, the average time it takes for a seller to find a buyer has jumped to 66 days, up from 45 last year.
Used car prices have been in decline since April - is your model among the biggest fallers?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 04 December 2023 12:15 AM
Average used vehicle prices declined in November alone by 4.2% for a second month in a row, according to Cap Hpi. We exclusively reveal which models have lost most value since May.
Smart meters: Almost three million still not working
bbc.co.uk - 03 December 2023 10:21 PM
Mum-of-11 Sharlene Peppard is one of 2.7 million customers facing incorrect bills.
I'm a 45-year-old professional who rents and has no pension - should I worry? Steve Webb replies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 10:00 PM
I am a psychologist working for the NHS and privately. I am not contributing into a pension as I am investing my earnings into furthering my career - but I am getting worried about the future.
Reforms are needed to make it easier for young people to buy a home to restore faith in capitalism, ministers are warned
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 5:57 PM
A new report by Policy Exchange said more aspiring homeowners should be able to commission and build their own houses amid the cost-of-living crisis.
How weather apps are trying to be more accurate
bbc.co.uk - 03 December 2023 4:12 PM
Forecasters are continuing to offer more real-time updates and personalised recommendations.
Selfridges shareholder collapse to cost banks £7bn
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 1:50 PM
Signa, which co-owns New York's Chrysler Building, has been hit by high interest rates and the cost of energy and construction.
Insurance firm Aspen shuns London for £3.15bn listing in New York
Although Aspen is domiciled in Bermuda, more than half of its 1,100-strong workforce are based in the City of London.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Goodwin - the group that can put out electric car battery fires
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 1:03 PM
Goodwin is a robust family business that shows what can be done with ingenuity, clear sight and true grit. At £50.40, these shares are a long-term buy.
FIDELITY ASIAN VALUES: 7% return in a year from trust hunting gold in Asia
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 1:02 PM
The trust invests in smaller companies across all Asian stock markets with the exception of Japan. It has holdings in more than 150 listed stocks.
HAMISH MCRAE: Patient investors CAN still win
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 1:01 PM
That Buffett/Munger mantra of investing in the best firms surely stands, and they would use dips in the market to build their stakes.
Are you owed some of the £78bn in missing assets? Here's how to find out
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 1:00 PM
The amount has spiralled to an all-time high, according to exclusive research for us by Gretel.
Christmas treasures, the gift that really WILL keep on giving - for years
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 12:58 PM
With expert help, we list the top ten Christmas gifts that now come with price tags that may go up.
Ultra rare Kew Gardens 50p smashes its estimate at Royal Mint auction and sells for £6,800
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 12:57 PM
A gold proof of a 50p Kew Gardens coin has sold for £6800 at the Royal Mint's online auction of 343 coins which ended today.
How to buy gilts to beat the taxman on your savings
Instead of piling into one-year bonds offered by banks, investing in British Government bonds - known as gilts - can have enormous tax advantages.
Ascential boss Duncan Painter makes £840k after shares rally
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 3:08 AM
Painter, who has led the media and events group since 2011, sold 300,000 shares for £2.80 each. He has taken home £7.6 million since the firm was floated in 2016.
80 not out: Renishaw bosses face down rebels
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 3:07 AM
Almost a third of votes were cast against re-electing Sir David McMurtry, and more than 28 per cent were against John Deer, at the annual meeting.
CITY WHISPERS: Cheeky prize for Nigel Farage in PR campaign contest
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 3:04 AM
Farage scooped the award for his 'campaign' against the decision by NatWest-owned Coutts to close his bank account.
Swiss private bank Pictet backs Britain with £200m investment
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 2:58 AM
Pictet is understood to be looking at companies in education and IT, as well as sectors such as facilities management.
Elizabeth Arden profits lose their lustre
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 2:50 AM
The group made £435,000 in Britain in 2022, according to accounts filed at Companies House. This was down from £2.2 million in 2021.
ALEX BRUMMER: Crypto is propping up terrorist groups
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 2:21 AM
Crushing crypto finance for terrorism is like playing the fairground game of 'Whack a Mole'. As soon as one platform is put under special measures another pops up.
Uranium hitting 15-year highs as nuclear power demand surges
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 2:18 AM
After years of rhetoric about cutting carbon emissions, many countries are now setting out longer-term ambitions to use nuclear power.
Auditors PwC and EY under fire over collapse of Wilko
PwC audited Wilko's accounts until 2019, after which it was replaced by EY. There have been claims they did not do enough to investigate the company's finances.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Financier Nathaniel Rothschild plugs in to profits at Volex
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 2:10 AM
Midas recommended Volex in 2022 when the shares were £2.63. Today, they are £3.10 and brokers say they should hit £4 over the next 12 months.
New Serious Fraud Office boss races to hire investigators in bid to revive its reputation
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 1:57 AM
Nick Ephgrave (pictured) wants to reverse a drop in the number of cases that were brought to court under his predecessor.
TONY HETHERINGTON: Hard sell failed, but Anglian still demands I pay
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 1:50 AM
I paid £199 deposit and Anglian said if I cancelled before a surveyor visited, I would have nothing to pay. I cancelled but now the company wants £1,409.
JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Hard to credit - the £5,180 card hold HSBC took 25 days to cancel
www.dailymail.co.uk - 03 December 2023 1:24 AM
Most reader wrath is reserved for tardy banks which fail to remove these holds promptly, thus compromising using the cards.
Bankruptcy 'opportunity' after US student loan crisis
bbc.co.uk - 02 December 2023 10:46 PM
Changes in the US are enticing more people to file bankruptcy to clear their student loans.
Baby formula soaring costs: 'I struggle, but I won’t buy a cheaper brand'
bbc.co.uk - 02 December 2023 3:56 PM
Why struggling parents aren't choosing cheaper brands when it comes to infant formula milk.
Could X go bankrupt under Elon Musk?
Musk's profane attack on advertisers baffled experts - without adverts, how would X survive?
Drivers warned to use fog lights properly or risk £50 fine - as UK faces -10C freeze this weekend
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 2:57 PM
Motoring company Driving Experience has warned drivers to brush up on their knowledge of when to use their fog lights - or face fines of £50.
What drives you mad about going to the shops? This is Money podcast
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 4:11 AM
After the CMA fired a broadside at consumer brands giants for 'greedflation' and warned Tesco and Sainsbury's over Clubcard and Nectar Prices, we head down the shops.
Stocks just scored their best month in 3 years - will December deliver too?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 3:41 AM
Wall Street was a significant winner, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq achieving double-digit gains and the S&P 500 jumping 8.7 per cent.
What the new boss at St James's Place needs to do: The key issues Mark FitzPatrick will have to tackle
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 3:38 AM
Mark FitzPatrick has taken over as chief executive of Britain's biggest wealth manager St. James's Place after getting the regulatory greenlight to succeed outgoing Andrew Croft.
British manufacturing may be 'turning a corner' after months of decline
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 3:37 AM
In a boost for the economy, a monthly health check of factories showed the downturn eased significantly last month.
British Gas extends half-price electric offer on Sundays into 2024… and you can save on Christmas Day too
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 2:25 AM
The energy supplier is extending its PeakSave Sundays offer, in a bid to get its customers to use power outside of peak hours in the evenings.
How to return unwanted Christmas gifts: Ex-judge STEPHEN GOLD explains your rights
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 2:24 AM
'Push off.' That's what the awkward shop could legitimately say to Auntie Vera when she attempts to return the sub-standard cherry stone extractor you generously gifted to her for Christmas.
ALEX BRUMMER: Piling up the green billions
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 1:24 AM
In 2015 some 0.67 per cent of national output
was devoted to state assistance. The new
data shows it has climbed to 2.71 per cent of GDP.
LVMH in red amid fears over Louis Vuitton bag sales
Subdued demand and an economic slowdown in China means a post-pandemic boom in sales at the luxury fashion giant has come to an end.
MARKET REPORT: Bright start to December for FTSE as miners climb
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 1:23 AM
The FTSE 100 rose 1 per cent, or 75.6 points, to 7529.35 and the FTSE 250 added 1 per cent, or 175.18 points, to 18408.65.
MPs warn Britcoin could cause severe financial damage
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 1:21 AM
A Treasury Select Committee report warned the Bank of England about concerns they had over a state-backed digital currency.
How to invest like Buffett and look for QARP - quality at a reasonable price: INVESTING EXPLAINED
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 1:17 AM
Money managers who adopt this strategy back companies with above average returns, good cash flow and strong
balance sheets whose shares appear to be
Should you invest with Buffett? Berkshire Hathaway starts a new chapter after Munger's death
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 1:09 AM
The passing of Charlie Munger means that even more questions are being asked about where Warren Buffett's $786billion fund could be headed next.
Farewell to Charlie Munger, 99: The investing wisdom of Buffett's backseat driver
www.dailymail.co.uk - 02 December 2023 1:08 AM
Charlie Munger (pictured) died, aged 99, on Tuesday, leading to an outpouring of tributes from businessmen, financiers and politicians.
Digital pound plans should proceed with caution, say MPs
bbc.co.uk - 01 December 2023 4:08 PM
The benefits of a digital pound are unclear but the government should keep exploring it, say MPs.
Microsoft cloud is too dominant, complains Google
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 1:54 PM
The US tech giant has written to the Competition and Markets Authority complaining about its rival's licensing practices.
Tesla hands over keys for first cybertrucks
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 1:50 PM
It marks the release of the electric car maker's first new vehicle since the Model Y more than three years ago.
Last chance to secure a place at Motoring Literary and Arts Festival
There's a stellar line-up of speakers including industry leaders, authors and car designers.
Former top Treasury mandarin Tom Scholar joins Nomura
Scholar was sacked as permanent secretary to the Treasury by Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng as they sought to purge economic 'orthodoxy' from UK government thinking.
SHARE OF THE WEEK: Housebuilder Berkeley set to reports half-year results
And analysts will be keen to see whether Berkeley remains on track to make £1.05billion of profits over the next two years.
How to top up your work pension fund
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 9:23 AM
If you are new to investing, and feel lukewarm at the prospect, one easy and potentially lower cost option open to people with a work pension is to top up investments already held in their retirement fund.
BUSINESS LIVE: Abu Dhabi group buys London developer; Dominos Pizza firm faces takeover; House prices rise for third month in a row
BUSINESS CLOSE: House prices rise for third month in a row; Abu Dhabi group buys London developer; AstraZeneca, London Square, DP Eurasia and Rentokil have updates today.
The Sainsbury's Isa loyalty penalty grows to £692 as it continues not to auto-raise easy-access rates
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 8:53 AM
Savers who have a variable rate Isa with Sainbury's Bank are being punished by the bank's sneaky Isa penalty trap more viciously than ever.
SMALL CAPS: Scancell success could spell better fortunes for UK fundraising
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 8:32 AM
A case in point is Scancell (down 13% at 11.15p), which earlier in Friday's session revealed it significantly upgraded its fundraiser, which was oversubscribed.
DP Eurasia 'extremely disappointed' by 'unsolicited' acquisition bid
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 7:59 AM
Jubilant has now increased its stake in Domino's Pizza's master franchisee for Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia from 49 per cent to 53.5 per cent.
Households get second chance to earn cash by cutting energy use tonight as Demand Flexibility Service returns
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 7:39 AM
Energy firms including British Gas, EDF and E.On Next have signed up to the Demand Flexibility Service scheme, which pays households to use less power at times of high demand.
Three luckiest Premium Bond December winners revealed - including £50k off a fiver from the 1980s….
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 5:00 AM
Christmas came early for some Premium Bonds holders who won big prizes in December's draw.
Octopus completes deal with Shell Energy to becomes Britain's second largest supplier
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 4:54 AM
The company, which started as a challenger to traditional suppliers, is now in touching distance of Centrica-owned British Gas' position as Britain's top energy supplier.
Rentokil appoints new North America boss after weaker trading
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 4:41 AM
Rentokil Initial has hired a new chief executive officer for its North American region, which has suffered from weaker performance this year.
I'm in my 30s with a £100k pension pot, should I get one-off financial advice to help me pick the best funds?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 2:33 AM
There are plenty of fund choices with different ongoing fees, but I'm not confident enough to pull the trigger out of fear of making a costly mistake.
Metro Bank planning to slash 850 jobs and cut opening hours
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 1:35 AM
The lender said it will make 20% of its 4,266-strong workforce redundant, which means more than 850 jobs will be lost.
Gulf between easy-access and one-year savings fix narrows to 0.6 percentage points
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 1:26 AM
The gap between the best one-year fixed-rate savings account and the best easy-access account has been steadily narrowing.
Happy 35th birthday to fixed rate mortgages! Here's how property and home loans have changed since 1988
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 1:07 AM
The first fixed-rate mortgage was launched by then-Halifax Building Society in 1988. We look at how expensive mortgages and properties are now, compared to back then.
House prices edged up in November for the third month in a row, says Nationwide
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 1:06 AM
House prices edged up in November off the back of an improving mortgage market, Nationwide reported today, but the rise came from a statistical quirk.
Burst water pipe damage typically costs £9,300 to fix - here's how to avoid it
www.dailymail.co.uk - 01 December 2023 12:24 AM
As the mercury plummets, insurance and repair experts are warning of the risk of water pipes freezing and bursting.
ALEX BRUMMER: Labour's big banking idea could speed the demise of even more High Street branches
Running a pure branch banking model was never going to be easy. Metro made it harder when it incurred the wrath of regulators over its loans.
How would YOU fix the housing market? We ask property expert Jeremy Leaf
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 11:46 PM
In the second instalment of a new series, former RICS residential chairman argues we need to build more affordable housing and help aspiring first-time buyers.
Calls to probe Saudi Arabia's Heathrow bid amid human rights concerns
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 2:01 PM
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund agreed to pay Spanish infrastructure giant Ferrovial £1bn for a 10pc stake in the west London airport (pictured).
Business leaders back Chancellor's Autumn Statement
Last week Hunt (pictured) set about wooing the City ahead of next year's election by unveiling 110 pro-growth initiatives to boost investment.
Weak US sales put the boot into Dr Martens
Dr Martens said profits fell 55% to £25.8m in the six months to the end of September, with its US performance being a particular sore spot.
MARKET REPORT: Natwest given something to cheer after year of pain
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 2:00 PM
Natwest was plunged into crisis as the de-banking scandal between Nigel Farage and Coutts, part of the NatWest group, forced Alison Rose to resign as chief executive.
ECB expected to cut interest rates as Eurozone inflation drops to 2.4%
The ECB was expected to begin cutting rates next September. But economists have now pencilled in a possible reduction in the first half of 2024.
PwC fined £5.5m after employees in China and Hong Kong cheat exam
Staff at two of PWC's affiliates were accused of sharing answers to cheat on internal training tests designed to bring them up to US standards.
BP's search for a chief executive is set to extend into next year.
Murray Auchincloss (pictured), previously the chief financial officer, has filled the acting chief exec role, and there has been speculation he will get the job.
Fears Musk's latest outburst could sink X: Billionaire tells advertisers to 'go f*** themselves'
The expletive outburst from the billionaire (pictured) came as major firms continue to boycott the social media site, formerly known as Twitter.
BUSINESS LIVE: Metro Bank to slash workforce; Dr Martens sales slump; Mulberry suffers luxury slowdown
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 9:32 AM
The FTSE 100 closed up 30.29 points at 7453.75. Among the companies with updates today are Metro Bank, Dr Martens, Mulberry, Mitchells & Butlers and Zoo Digital Group.
Alistair Darling: Steady hand in an economic crisis
bbc.co.uk - 30 November 2023 8:28 AM
Former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling, who has died at the age of 70, found himself at the centre of the 2008 global financial crisis.
Mitchells & Butlers profits slide amid cost headwinds
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 6:01 AM
Mitchells & Butlers revealed operating profits slumped by £26million to £98million in the 53 weeks ending September because of high energy and food costs.
I've got an interest-only mortgage - and no way to pay it off: LUNCH MONEY
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 5:23 AM
We look how bad the interest-only crunch can be for borrowers, how big a problem this is and what people can do. Plus, greedflation and can the gold price keep rising?
The UK's 30 house price hotspots of 2023 revealed
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 5:04 AM
The average home has lost thousands over the past 12 months and is predicted to fall by a further £25,000 by the end of 2024.
Barclays cuts mortgage rates to offer best-buy five-year fix
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 5:03 AM
The move by Barclays comes in the aftermath of a flurry of rate cuts over the past week that has seen mortgage lenders reprice on a daily basis.
Anger over OECD call to axe state pension triple lock to pay for Net Zero
www.dailymail.co.uk - 30 November 2023 3:21 AM
The OECD's proposal was immediately slapped down by Rishi Sunak's spokesman, who said the Government is 'very clearly committed' to the triple lock
I'm dodging maddening self-checkouts and loyalty schemes this Christmas to support independent shops, says LEE BOYCE
www.dailymail.co.uk - 29 November 2023 10:00 PM
Why does the onus now fall on us, the paying shopper, to scan items and pack bags as we're directed like sheep into a payment pen?
I have £1,300 in scrapped Tesco savings stamps - it says I can no longer swap for cash: CRANE ON THE CASE
I've been given cash change for the stamps before and was saving up for a holiday - but now I've been told I can only exchange them for a Tesco voucher.
Why food discount stickers may be a thing of the past
bbc.co.uk - 29 November 2023 4:01 PM
Supermarkets and other retailers are increasing switching to AI-powered digital price displays.
New Vauxhall Corsa review: Has Britain's best-selling small car become better?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 29 November 2023 2:25 AM
It's been treated to a mid-life facelift - and a fairly comprehensive one at that to make changes to a car that was first launched in 2019. Is it enough to keep it at the top of the UK charts? We find out...