Wave of cash from rich firms will turbocharge the recovery, says Chancellor Rishi Sunak 

Wave of cash from rich firms will turbocharge the recovery, says Chancellor Rishi Sunak By Tom Witherow and Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 23:38 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 23:38 BST, 4 May 2021 Cash-rich companies and consumers will unleash a wave of spending to turbo-charge Britain’s recovery from the pandemic, the … 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

Cryptomania craze sweeps the world of art

InsidePadua’s Arena Chapel, a series of fabulous frescos by Renaissance painter Giotto adorn the walls. In one, banker Enrico Scrovegni can be seen kneeling in front of the Virgin Mary, begging for forgiveness.  He is said to have commissioned the entire set of works to atone for the great sin of charging interest on loans, … Read more

Fight between restaurants and insurers over lockdown payouts heats up

Court fight between restaurant groups and insurers over business interruption payouts heats up By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 21 April 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 21 April 2021 Corbin & King, which owns The Wolseley, believes they should have been paid business interruption insurance during the lockdowns The fight between … Read more

Sanjeev Gupta paid £100,000 a month for flat in Belgravia he left empty

Embattled steel mogul Sanjeev Gupta was paying £100,000 a month for a luxury Belgravia residence during the pandemic at the same time as issuing a public plea to the Prime Minister for cash.  Gupta was not even inhabiting the extraordinary property, which has a basement swimming pool, as he was asking for more public money, … Read more

Treasury faces fresh probe over Greensill

Chancellor Rishi Sunak was under fresh scrutiny last night over the design of the Government’s pandemic loan scheme that gave access to collapsed financier Greensill Capital. Greensill, which was advised by David Cameron and run by Lex Greensill, was accredited to provide loans of up to £50million to struggling firms under a multi-billion-pound taxpayer-backed emergency … Read more

Port problems and stockpiling surge costs British businesses thousands in costs

British ports under pressure from Brexit and coronavirus-fuelled stockpiling surges have caused UK businesses to face vastly higher container shipping costs than those on the continent, new data suggests. Figures from the logistics company Freightos found problems affecting some of the nation’s busiest ports has meant the average cost of shipping a 40-foot container rose … Read more

Footballers end High Court pension mis-selling case 

Former Premier League footballers end High Court pension mis-selling case against business consultant By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:16 BST, 8 April 2021 | Updated: 22:16 BST, 8 April 2021 Five former footballers have withdrawn claims against Kevin Neal after he sued for libel, the High Court heard last wee Five former … Read more

Scientist behind Astrazeneca jab in line for £17m windfall

Scientist behind Oxford jab used by Astrazeneca in line for £17m windfall as her company plans to float on the stock market By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 00:05 BST, 8 April 2021 The woman behind Oxford’s coronavirus jab is in line for a multi-million pound … Read more

Scientist behind Astrazeneca jab in line for £17m windfall

Scientist behind Oxford jab used by Astrazeneca in line for £17m windfall as her company plans to float on the stock market By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 7 April 2021 The woman behind Oxford’s coronavirus jab is in line for a multi-million pound … Read more