Sunak urges younger employees to return to offices

Rishi Sunak has called on workers to return to the office. The chancellor has said that it's "really important"...

Watches of Switzerland posts strong results

Watches of Switzerland has posted £905.1m in revenues - up 13.3% for the 53 weeks to 2 May.   Pre-tax...
J D Wetherspoon Q2 sales rise

Wetherspoons sales continue fall

Wetherspoons has reported a decline in sales, despite restrictions easing. Between 12 April and 16 May, when only...
Primark ABF

Primark reports boom in sales

Sales at Primark have soared as lockdown restrictions ease and people are back on the high street. Sales...

Job market surges as economy picks up

Around 200,000 new jobs were posted in the UK last week. As the economy picks back up, more...
Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone posts surge in revenue over lockdown

Dixons Carphone has reported a surge in revenue over lockdown. The group reported an 8% rise from £4.5bn to...

Cake Box posts 84% rise in sales

Cake Box has posted a 84% rise in online sales and total revenue to £21.9m in the year to 31 March.

JP Morgan urges employees to be vaccinated

JP Morgan will ask all employees to disclose vaccine status by the end of June. The banking group...

Travelodge appoints Claire Good as new COO

Travelodge has appointed its first female chief operating officer. Claire Good first joined the role in 2016 and...

Bitcoin plummets as China vows to crackdown

The price of Bitcoin fell this week after the Chinese government increased its crackdown on mining and trading.

Government borrowing hits £24.3bn in May

The latest numbers from the Office for National Statistics have found UK government to hit £24.3bn - despite the economy reopening.
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2.3m adults in the UK hold cryptocurrencies

The number of adults in the UK who have invested in cryptocurrencies has risen to about 2.3m. Research...

Retail sales slump in May

Retail sales fell in May across the UK as people spent more money in hospitality rather than online and in supermarkets.

Coca-Cola shares plummet after Ronaldo removes drinks from press conference

Coca-Cola has seen a £4bn plunge in its share price after Cristiano Ronaldo removed two Coca-Cola bottles from the table during a...
UK unemployment

UK unemployment falls to 4.7%

The UK unemployment rate has fallen to 4.7%, new figures have shown. Between February and April the unemployment...

UK economy grows 2.3% in April

The UK economy grew by 2.3% in April, which is the fastest monthly growth since June 2020. The...

Naked Wines reports 68% surge in sales

Naked Wines has reported a 68% surge in sales to £340.2m. The group was a winner of the pandemic...

Bitcoin dips on Trump comments

Bitcoin dipped on Monday after Donald Trump said the cryptocurrency “seems like a scam”. “Bitcoin, it just seems...

Paragon bank reports bumper profits

Paragon bank has posted bumper profits for the last six months. Profits at the banking group soared 44.9%...

Is there an alternative to PayPal?

Consider electronic payments and many people instantly think of PayPal. But for busy merchants, is there a better alternative?