French billionaire Patrick Drahi buys a £2bn stake in BT

French billionaire buys Patrick Drahi £2bn BT stake: Now ‘king of cost-cutting’ is the telecom giant’s biggest shareholder By Tom Witherow For The Daily Mail Published: 22:16 BST, 10 June 2021 | Updated: 22:28 BST, 10 June 2021 Hammering down costs: Patrick Drahi (centre) celebrates his firm Altice’s New York flotation. He has now  bought … Read more

Does Chancellor’s £2bn jobs scheme need a little kickstart itself?

Does Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s £2bn jobs scheme Kickstart need a little kickstart itself? By Sarah Bridge, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 1 May 2021 When the £2billion Kickstart Scheme was launched by Chancellor Rishi Sunak last autumn, it was seen as a lifeline by many small … Read more

£2bn green homes scheme gets SCRAPPED

£2bn green homes scheme gets SCRAPPED: Plan to make properties more eco-friendly is dropped after just six months amid claims that grants were hard to get Green grant for homes that had been due to run until March 2022 is scrapped  Only around 10 per cent of 600,000 homes targeted for the grant were reachedIt aimed … Read more

£2bn green homes scheme gets SCRAPPED

£2bn green homes scheme gets SCRAPPED: Plan to make properties more eco-friendly is dropped after just six months amid claims that grants were hard to get Green grant for homes that had been due to run until March 2022 is scrapped  Only around 10 per cent of 600,000 homes targeted for the grant were reachedIt aimed … Read more

Lock maker Chubb could change hands for more than £2bn

One of Britain’s oldest lock makers could be about to change hands for more than £2bn By Ben Harrington, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 27 March 2021 | Updated: 22:43 GMT, 27 March 2021 One of Britain’s oldest lock makers could be about to change hands for more than £2billion. City sources said … Read more

Government paying £2bn a month to service ballooning national debt

Government paying £2bn a month to service Britain’s national debt… and the cost is set to spiral By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 GMT, 4 March 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 4 March 2021 The Government is paying £2billion a month to service the nation’s ballooning debt pile. According to Budget documents, … Read more

Private members’ clubs chain Soho House eyes £2bn New York float 

A-list private members’ clubs chain Soho House eyes £2bn New York stock market float By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:52 GMT, 25 February 2021 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 25 February 2021 The Soho House chain of private members’ clubs is set to join the stock market in New York with a valuation … Read more

Slow start for government’s £2bn green homes drive

Slow start for government’s £2bn green homes drive: Just 20,000 grants have been given to households to make homes more energy efficient against target of 600,000 since scheme started in September Rishi Sunak’s £2bn grant scheme is part of £3bn green employment packageIt is focused on cutting emissions, improving the environment and creating jobs Green Homes … Read more

Slow start for government’s £2bn green homes drive

Slow start for government’s £2bn green homes drive: Just 20,000 grants have been given to households to make homes more energy efficient against target of 600,000 since scheme started in September Rishi Sunak’s £2bn grant scheme is part of £3bn green employment packageIt is focused on cutting emissions, improving the environment and creating jobs Green Homes … Read more

New Asda owners the Issa brothers announce £2bn assets sale

Concerns over Issa brothers’ long-term plans for Asda as they announce £2bn assets sale By Tom Witherow For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 GMT, 3 February 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 3 February 2021 The billionaire petrol station tycoons who bought Asda have announced a sale of its assets that could raise up to £2billion. … Read more