Matt Hancock defends £30m Covid contracts for his neighbour after medical regulator launches probe

Matt Hancock has defended a decision to hand Covid test orders worth £30million to a former neighbour now under investigation by the medical watchdog, saying it would be ‘ridiculous’ to block friends of ministers from public contracts. Alex Bourne, who crossed paths with the Health Secretary while running the Cock Inn in Thurlow, West Suffolk, … Read more

VCTs raise more than £30m in one week as investors rush to tax-efficient investments

As is usual at tax year-end, investors are rushing to venture capital trusts to invest in some of the UK’s best up-and-coming businesses. The total amount raised by VCTs this tax year so far stands at £360million, a 1.2 per cent increase compared to this point last year, and that’s despite the backdrop of Covid-19. … Read more

Covid-hit fashion chain Jigsaw in pieces as it slumps to £30m loss 

Covid-hit fashion chain Jigsaw axes stores, clothing lines and overseas operations as it slumps to £30m loss By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:55 GMT, 2 February 2021 | Updated: 22:55 GMT, 2 February 2021 Struggling Jigsaw has taken the axe to stores, clothing lines and overseas operations after the Covid-19 lockdowns cost … Read more

Celebs Go Dating’s £30M Surrey mansion ‘features private cottage for stars to enjoy private time’

Celebs Go Dating’s £30 million Surrey mansion reportedly features a private cottage where stars can enjoy some private time if they make a connection. According to a source, two contestants have used the Love Island Hideaway-style abode with their dates, situation in the grounds of the estate. The upcoming series, set to premiere on January 25, … Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first episode of their £30m podcast ranked below whale noises

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first 33-minute episode of their £30million podcast has ranked below deep sleep sounds of whale noises in the charts Prince Harry and Meghan’s first episode of their £30m podcast ranked lowly It came in at 17th place on the UK Spotify podcast chart, before moving to 7th   Beating the Royals … Read more

Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia empire seeks £30m to help it survive the Covid-19 lockdown 

Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia empire seeks £30m to help brands including Topshop and Burtons survive the Covid-19 lockdown By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 21:16 GMT, 15 November 2020 | Updated: 21:16 GMT, 15 November 2020 Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia is seeking a £30m cash injection to help it survive lockdown … Read more

Topshop empire in talks to raise £30m from lenders

Company behind Topshop and Dorothy Perkins in talks to raise £30m from lenders By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 14 November 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 14 November 2020 The company behind Topshop and Dorothy Perkins is in talks to raise £30million from lenders.  The extra cash will help bolster Arcadia … Read more

British tennis facing £30m reduction in revenue after Covid crisis wipes out Wimbledon and Queen’s

British tennis facing £30m reduction in revenue after COVID-19 pandemic wipes out major events such as Wimbledon and Queen’s… resulting in 40% loss of LTA income The LTA’s loss of income will see an ongoing programme of cost cutting  The AELTC is finalising its insurance claim for Wimbledon’s cancellation in 2020 There is hope that … Read more

Howdens Joinery to repay £30m of furlough cash and rates relief

Howdens Joinery to repay £30m of furlough cash and rates relief thanks to booming demand after lockdown By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:52 GMT, 2 November 2020 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 2 November 2020 Howdens reports surging profits as families prepare to bed down for a winter indoors Howdens Joinery will repay … Read more

Jeremy Corbyn suspension could cost Labour party £30m backing

Could Labour lose £30million amid anti-Semitism row? Five of the party’s biggest backers stay loyal to former leader Jeremy Corbyn and criticise his successor Keir Starmer  Mr Corbyn, was suspended last week for questioning the findings of a report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission He said the issue of anti-Semitism within the Labour … Read more