Hand back furlough billions, firms urged as Redrow refunds taxpayer

Hand back furlough billions, firms are urged as builder Redrow becomes the latest to pledge to return the money By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 22:26 BST, 30 June 2020 | Updated: 22:26 BST, 30 June 2020 Big companies are facing pressure to hand back taxpayer cash used to furlough their staff after … Read more Hand back furlough billions, firms urged as Redrow refunds taxpayer

Missing billions push Wirecard to edge of ruin

Accounting scandal engulfs one-time German fintech star: Missing billions push Wirecard to edge of ruin By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:58 BST, 22 June 2020 | Updated: 21:58 BST, 22 June 2020 Hanging by a thread: A £1.7billion black hole in the firm’s accounts leave its future in doubt Two years ago, … Read more Missing billions push Wirecard to edge of ruin

Billions of Ash trees across the world could be saved from killer beetle

Billions of ash trees could be rescued from a killer beetle through cross-breeding with more resistant varieties and gene editing, scientists have claimed. Emerald Ash Borer larvae have already killed millions worldwide by burrowing through their stems and sucking out the nutritious fluids. But scientists at Queen Mary University of London and the Royal Botanic … Read more Billions of Ash trees across the world could be saved from killer beetle

Bill Gates reveals he is spending billions of dollars building factories to develop Covid-19 vaccine

Bill Gates is spending billions of dollars building factories to develop a vaccine against coronavirus. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropic billionaire said seven vaccine makers had secured funding but admitted that mountains of cash may be lost before a cure is found. He revealed the mammoth investment on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah after … Read more Bill Gates reveals he is spending billions of dollars building factories to develop Covid-19 vaccine

Retail chiefs say billions of pounds worth of clothing is being prepared for huge ‘liquidation sale’

Retail chiefs say billions of pounds worth of clothing is being prepared for huge ‘liquidation sale’ By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:56 BST, 4 April 2020 | Updated: 23:10 BST, 4 April 2020 Billions of pounds worth of clothing is being prepared for a huge ‘liquidation sale’, retail chiefs have told The … Read more Retail chiefs say billions of pounds worth of clothing is being prepared for huge ‘liquidation sale’

Rishi Sunak’s latest coronavirus bailout package ‘will cost the taxpayer BILLIONS each month’

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s employment support package will cost the taxpayer billions of pounds a month, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said tonight. IFS director Paul Johnson said the final cost to the Exchequer of paying up to 80% of the wages of workers whose jobs were under threat from the coronavirus outbreak was ‘unknowable’. … Read more Rishi Sunak’s latest coronavirus bailout package ‘will cost the taxpayer BILLIONS each month’