Sainsbury’s warns of food shortages amid travel bans

Supermarket group Sainsbury's has warned that it will face shortages of fruit and vegetables in the run-up to Christmas. As France has banned hauliers carrying freight across the Channel,...

Furlough to be extended until the end of April

Furlough has been extended for one more month until the end of April 2021. Rishi Sunak said on Thursday that the government will to pay 80% of wages to...

Cyber-attacks on HMRC jumped 73% during COVID lockdown

HMRC reported a ‘staggering’ 367,520 reports of phishing email attacks during 2020 so far, with a sharp rise in incidents occurring since the UK went into lockdown in March. According to accountancy firm’s Lanop Outsourcing’s...

TikTok: US delays ban

The US government has announced plans to delay the ban of TikTok. The app, which faced national security concerns, would have been unable to be downloaded in the US if the order had gone through. It was...

US Election looks to be decided by Rust Belt States

The GOP keeping Florida, Trump undermining the judicial process and no clean sweep for Team Biden. The US election has by normal standard had its fair share of drama, but by Trump standards, this...

Turning Uncertainties around Elections into Investment Opportunities

Elections cycles are such a disruptive force to the stock market and indeed, the entire financial industry. The anticipation for favorable or unfavorable outcomes and the potential of contested results create an atmosphere of...

Serco expects 30% profit growth thanks to Test and Trace, and US Medicaid

Provider of services to governments, Serco Group (LON:SRP), announced in its third quarter results update that it would be upwardly revising its full-year profit expectations, due to its ongoing involvement in the UK's Test...

S&P 500 climbs higher as VP debate solidifies Biden lead

The index of the US' largest companies, the S&P 500, rose by 0.69% during early trading on Thursday, up to 3,443 points. This optimism was led by a mixture of Trump eventually settling on...