Do I have to register my appliance to validate my guarantee?

Whenever I buy a gadget, appliance, or other electrical item there is a leaflet inside that says something like ‘register to validate your guarantee’ or warranty. I was under the impression that you are automatically entitled to the manufacturer’s guarantee from the date of purchase without having to do anything?  In which case, all I … Read more Do I have to register my appliance to validate my guarantee?

£12bn wiped off Netflix with fewer customers joining over the summer

£12bn wiped off Netflix with fewer new customers signing up to the streaming service over the summer By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 21 October 2020 | Updated: 22:27 BST, 21 October 2020 More than £12billion was wiped off the value of Netflix last night after fewer customers joined the streaming … Read more £12bn wiped off Netflix with fewer customers joining over the summer

Victory for firms as insurers agree to pay on interruption policies

Victory for small firms as insurers finally agree to pay out on business interruption policies By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 21 October 2020 | Updated: 22:27 BST, 21 October 2020 Small businesses are celebrating a ‘huge win’ after insurer RSA decided to pay holders of certain business interruption policies. Hordes … Read more Victory for firms as insurers agree to pay on interruption policies

Live music industry ‘decimated’ by pandemic with 170,000 jobs at risk

Live music ‘decimated’ by pandemic: 170,000 jobs at risk as closed venues cost industry £3.6bn By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 21 October 2020 | Updated: 22:26 BST, 21 October 2020 Up to 170,000 jobs are at risk in live music after the closure of venues cost the industry of £3.6billion … Read more Live music industry ‘decimated’ by pandemic with 170,000 jobs at risk

Tesla on track to deliver 500,000 cars despite Covid

Tesla on track to deliver 500,000 cars despite Covid: Electric car maker’s revenue rises to a record £6.7bn By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:16 BST, 21 October 2020 | Updated: 22:18 BST, 21 October 2020 Tesla smashed through Wall Street’s expectations as it released its thirdquarter results last night. The electric car … Read more Tesla on track to deliver 500,000 cars despite Covid

Fresnillo cuts gold production forecasts as Covid-19 impacts Mexican mines

Metals miner Fresnillo cuts gold production forecasts after its Mexican mines are hit by Covid Gold and silver are seen as safe investments in economically uncertain times The firm blamed a drop in workers at its Herradura mine for its lower forecasts  Fresnillo’s silver production guidance remains unchanged at 51-56m ounces  By Harry Wise For … Read more Fresnillo cuts gold production forecasts as Covid-19 impacts Mexican mines

House prices pushed to record high but local lockdowns loom

The average cost of buying a home in Britain reached an all-time high of £239,000 in August, with people making the most of the Chancellor’s stamp duty holiday, official figures show. In the year to August, property prices increased by an average of 2.5 per cent, or £6,000 compared to a year ago, the Office … Read more House prices pushed to record high but local lockdowns loom

Wealth manager Quilter sees assets rise by £2bn thanks to markets recovering

Wealth manager Quilter sees assets rise by £2bn thanks to markets recovering but new client money was largely absent Quilter’s assets reached £109.5bn in three months to end of September  Major migration of assets from existing platform to our new platform underway By Jane Denton For Thisismoney Published: 11:16 BST, 21 October 2020 | Updated: … Read more Wealth manager Quilter sees assets rise by £2bn thanks to markets recovering

Banks refuse to mortgage flats over cladding fears

Homeowners stuck in flats they cannot sell due to a red-tape nightmare are now so desperate they are flogging their properties at enormous discounts. Lenders have been refusing to offer mortgages on tens of thousands of homes after new safety rules were introduced in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. But homeowners say they … Read more Banks refuse to mortgage flats over cladding fears

Covid-19 is forcing many older people to delay retirement

Warning the older generation is facing a bleaker, poorer retirement as Covid-19 has ‘sabotaged’ their pension plans A fifth of people approaching retirement are putting it off, finds survey Many fear investment losses in pandemic mean they can never retire  Number who believe lifestyle will improve in retirement has halved in past year By Tanya … Read more Covid-19 is forcing many older people to delay retirement

Next denies it destroyed key documents ahead of equal pay court case

Fashion firm Next denies it destroyed key documents ahead of equal pay court case By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:13 BST, 20 October 2020 | Updated: 22:43 BST, 20 October 2020 Lawyers representing staff of Next in an equal pay claim have accused it of destroying key documents ahead of the case … Read more Next denies it destroyed key documents ahead of equal pay court case

Britvic shares fizz as summer soft drink sales exceed expectations

Britvic summer sales fizz: Shares rise as soft drinks company raises profit guidance for the year By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:13 BST, 20 October 2020 | Updated: 22:13 BST, 20 October 2020 Britvic shares fizzed as the soft drinks company announced that its summer sales were ahead of expectations. Its brands, … Read more Britvic shares fizz as summer soft drink sales exceed expectations

IT equipment firm Softcat breaks £1bn barrier as pandemic boosts trade

Thriving IT equipment firm Softcat breaks £1bn barrier as pandemic boosts trade By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:12 BST, 20 October 2020 | Updated: 22:42 BST, 20 October 2020 Sales at IT equipment firm Softcat rose from £992m to almost £1.1bn in the year to July 31 IT equipment firm Softcat reported … Read more IT equipment firm Softcat breaks £1bn barrier as pandemic boosts trade