Councils warn of £10billion cash black hole as Robert Jenrick pumps an extra £500m into authorities

Councils warn of £10billion cash black hole as Robert Jenrick pumps an extra £500million into struggling English local authorities – less than £1.5million each – amid bankruptcy fears Local Government Secretary said cash would go towards covering lost income  It is part of £4.3billion package of support put in place by the Government so far … Read more Councils warn of £10billion cash black hole as Robert Jenrick pumps an extra £500m into authorities

HENRY DEEDES: Boris was fizzier than a can of Vimto, splurging cash and back to his best

Hard hat? Check. Oversized high-vis jacket? Check. Daft stunt in hardcore heavy machinery? Check, check, check. With a crash and a bang and a no small wallop, Boris Johnson rolled into the West Midlands yesterday to outline his ‘new deal’ plans for the economy. Finally, a chance to blow away some of those coronavirus cobwebs … Read more HENRY DEEDES: Boris was fizzier than a can of Vimto, splurging cash and back to his best

One in ten Britons do not live within a mile of a free cash machine

More than one in ten Britons do not live within a mile of a free cash machine By Miles Dilworth For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 30 June 2020 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 30 June 2020 More than one in ten Britons do not have free access to cash within a mile of their … Read more One in ten Britons do not live within a mile of a free cash machine

HENRY DEEDES: Boris was fizzier than a can of Vimto, splurging cash and back to his best

Hard hat? Check. Oversized high-vis jacket? Check. Daft stunt in hardcore heavy machinery? Check, check, check. With a crash and a bang and a no small wallop, Boris Johnson rolled into the West Midlands yesterday to outline his ‘new deal’ plans for the economy. Finally, a chance to blow away some of those coronavirus cobwebs … Read more HENRY DEEDES: Boris was fizzier than a can of Vimto, splurging cash and back to his best

Leicester lockdown backlash as city mayor pleads for bailout cash

A furious row broke out yesterday over the Government’s decision to put Leicester back in lockdown. The city’s mayor demanded a new bailout for struggling businesses and police complained they needed clear instructions on enforcing restrictions. The local police commissioner also criticised the ‘drip-feeding’ of information from Whitehall to agencies on the ground.  There was … Read more Leicester lockdown backlash as city mayor pleads for bailout cash

Leicester lockdown backlash as city mayor pleads for bailout cash

A furious row broke out yesterday over the Government’s decision to put Leicester back in lockdown. The city’s mayor demanded a new bailout for struggling businesses and police complained they needed clear instructions on enforcing restrictions. The local police commissioner also criticised the ‘drip-feeding’ of information from Whitehall to agencies on the ground.  There was … Read more Leicester lockdown backlash as city mayor pleads for bailout cash

Non-Standard Finance forced to ask investors for emergency cash

Doorstep lender Non-Standard Finance forced to go cap-in-hand to investors for emergency cash By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 29 June 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 29 June 2020 Cash call: Doorstep lender Non-Standard Finance said it was in preliminary discussions with a number of its largest shareholders Troubled Non-Standard Finance … Read more Non-Standard Finance forced to ask investors for emergency cash

A third of people haven’t used a new plastic £20 note as coronavirus slashes the use of cash

A third of people haven’t used a new plastic £20 note despite them being in circulation since February as coronavirus slashes the use of cash New notes were issued from February 20, about a month before lockdown started Reports have pointed to a decline in people using cash during the lockdown   In April, the spending … Read more A third of people haven’t used a new plastic £20 note as coronavirus slashes the use of cash

Locked-down celebrities turn to Cameo to make lockdown cash offering personalised messages to fans

The Inbetweeners star James Buckley earns £100,000 in three months as locked-down celebrities turn to website Cameo to make lockdown cash by offering personalised messages to fans Inbetweeners star James Buckley has recorded over 3,500 videos for fans at £41 Reality star Caitlyn Jenner is thought to have earned £14,500 from seven clips   Cameo platform allows starstruck … Read more Locked-down celebrities turn to Cameo to make lockdown cash offering personalised messages to fans

Customers cut off from their cash as watchdog freezes British arm of collapsed German firm Wirecard 

Hundreds of thousands of customers are cut off from their cash as watchdog freezes British arm of collapsed German payments firm Wirecard Several fintech companies who use Wirecard systems have been suspended from allowing customers access to their money until further notice UK customers may not be able to touch their money on payday or … Read more Customers cut off from their cash as watchdog freezes British arm of collapsed German firm Wirecard