RUTH SUNDERLAND: There’s hope this house price boom may be far from over

RUTH SUNDERLAND: There’s hope this house price boom may be far from over By Ruth Sunderland Business Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 00:59 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 01:00 GMT, 21 January 2021 COVID-19 has caused more damage to the UK economy than any other crisis in living memory, yet the housing market … Read more RUTH SUNDERLAND: There’s hope this house price boom may be far from over

January shopping levels just one third of what they were last year

Heading back to square one: January shopping levels are just one third of what they were last year, furlough numbers are INCREASING and 15 per cent of businesses fear they won’t survive the next three months New Office for National Statistics data paints a grim picture for UK businesses  Retail footfall in week ending January … Read more January shopping levels just one third of what they were last year

Deliveroo to expand to 100 new UK towns as lockdown demand surges

Deliveroo will expand to 100 new towns and cities across UK for an additional four MILLION customers following surge in demand during pandemic Food delivery service Deliveroo will expand reach to 100 new cities and towns Currently operates in over 200 locations but will reach four million more people Additional customers will be able to access … Read more Deliveroo to expand to 100 new UK towns as lockdown demand surges

Arsenal take out £120m loan from Bank of England’s Covid scheme

BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal take out a £120m loan through Bank of England’s Covid scheme to help them cope with the impact of the pandemic – despite splashing out £45m on one player in October and paying Mesut Ozil £350k-a-week but not playing him Arsenal announced they have borrowed £120million from the Bank of England    … Read more Arsenal take out £120m loan from Bank of England’s Covid scheme

UK economy surged by 16 per cent between July and September

UK economy surged by 16 per cent between July and September – the highest rise ever recorded – but still not enough to offset an even bigger fall between April and June with GDP almost NINE PER CENT below where it was at the end of 2019 UK GDP increased by an estimated 16 per … Read more UK economy surged by 16 per cent between July and September

UK economy grew by just 0.4% in October but remains 7.9% below pre-pandemic levels

UK economy grew by just 0.4% in October but remains 7.9% below pre-pandemic levels, latest figures show, as industry bosses warn it won’t fully recover until the END of 2022 UK economy has grown for six months running according to official statistics  Office for National Statistics says it has grown by 23.4% since spring recession … Read more UK economy grew by just 0.4% in October but remains 7.9% below pre-pandemic levels

Fears over duty-free jobs disaster when Britain ends VAT refunds for foreign visitors to UK shops

Fears over duty-free jobs disaster when Britain ends VAT refunds for foreign visitors to UK shops next month Chancellor Rishi Sunak will end VAT refunds for foreign visitors to UK shops Businesses and MPs have warned that 40,000 jobs will be lost due to the move High street chains fight to recover after a year … Read more Fears over duty-free jobs disaster when Britain ends VAT refunds for foreign visitors to UK shops

Arcadia collapse: Gift cards only accepted as half of any purchase

TopShop and other Arcadia stores will only now accept gift cards as half of any purchase as group goes into administration with 13,000 workers facing the axe TopShop and other Arcadia stores stopped accepting gift cards online  Even when used in stores they can only cover half the cost of a purchase Administrators are not … Read more Arcadia collapse: Gift cards only accepted as half of any purchase

Keir Starmer demands government publishes Covid economic impact info

Keir Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of ‘suppressing’ evidence on economic hit from lockdown tiers amid clamour for ‘secret’ dossier to be released Sir Keir Starmer challenged Boris Johnson to release Covid economic dossier He accused PM of ‘trying to suppress the evidence of what is actually going on’  He said if PM does not publish … Read more Keir Starmer demands government publishes Covid economic impact info

Rishi Sunak slammed for not facing MPs over Covid Spending Review

Rishi Sunak is under fire after REFUSING to appear in front of MPs to answer questions on his controversial Spending Review as the Chancellor ‘faces questions over his family’s finances’ Spending Review sparked major controversy as Rishi Sunak cut foreign aid Treasury Select Committee asked the Chancellor to come and answer questions But Mr Sunak … Read more Rishi Sunak slammed for not facing MPs over Covid Spending Review

Average 2025 wages to be £1,200 a year lower than prior predictions

The Covid-19 pandemic will hit the average worker’s pay packet by £1,200 by 2025, analysis by a think tank has revealed today. A report published by the Resolution Foundation has hinted the pandemic will have a lasting impact on the finances of individual Britons, alongside damaging public economics. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow says that by … Read more Average 2025 wages to be £1,200 a year lower than prior predictions

Coronavirus: Colne business owners make VIRTUAL high street online

Business owners transform Lancashire town of Colne into VIRTUAL high street with website allowing residents to shop at local stores online during lockdown Around 80 firms involved in venture designed to help boost pre-Christmas trade Shoppers choose stores online, then click and collect or access free delivery Entrepreneurs feared firms would have to shut down … Read more Coronavirus: Colne business owners make VIRTUAL high street online

Rishi Sunak warns against accepting a post-Brexit EU trade deal ‘at any price’  

Rishi Sunak warns against accepting a post-Brexit EU trade deal ‘at any price’ with both sides reaching for an agreement as he says the UK economy will prosper ‘in any eventuality’    He spoke today amid ongoing talks between both sides in search of a deal Told the BBC UK has been consistent, adding: ‘we … Read more Rishi Sunak warns against accepting a post-Brexit EU trade deal ‘at any price’