MARKET REPORT: £1bn of payouts lost as dividends are cancelled

More than £1bn of shareholder payouts have been cancelled due to coronavirus after Marks & Spencer and Wetherspoons joined other firms calling off dividends.  Intercontinental Hotels became the first FTSE 100 firm to hold back its final dividend yesterday, meaning its investors will miss out on a payout of around £140million. The group, which has … Read more

TV presenter Scott Tweedie shares his ‘home studio’ as he self-isolates in New York amid COVID-19 

E! News presenter Scott Tweedie reveals his ‘home studio’ as he self-isolates in New York amid COVID-19 By Jessamy Tredinnick For Daily Mail Australia Published: 21:59 GMT, 20 March 2020 | Updated: 23:57 GMT, 20 March 2020 Australian television presenter Scott Tweedie recently relocated to New York after landing a hosting role on the E! … Read more

Conservative MP returns to the NHS to help the fight against coronavirus

Conservative MP returns to the NHS to help the fight against coronavirus as letters are sent to 65,000 retired medics asking them to come back Maria Caulfield is the Conservative MP for Lewes constituency in East Susse Ms Caulfield  has kept her nursing registration since she became an MP in 2015 Health Secretary Matt Hancock … Read more

Conservative MP returns to the NHS to help the fight against coronavirus

Conservative MP returns to the NHS to help the fight against coronavirus as letters are sent to 65,000 retired medics asking them to come back Maria Caulfield is the Conservative MP for Lewes constituency in East Susse Ms Caulfield  has kept her nursing registration since she became an MP in 2015 Health Secretary Matt Hancock … Read more

Pilots working for Jet2 say impact their rosters are having on their well-being is ‘unsustainable’ 

Pilots working for airline hailed as the best in Europe by TripAdvisor say that the impact their rosters are having on their well-being is ‘unsustainable’ Pilots’ union Balpa is calling on Jet2 to recognise an ‘improved work life balance’  It says Jet2 pilots are becoming worried about fatigue and other health issues  Union says members … Read more

Every major UK car maker halts or slashes production  

Every major UK car maker halts or slashes production because of the coronavirus crisis By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:54 GMT, 20 March 2020 | Updated: 22:29 GMT, 20 March 2020 Every major car maker in the UK has halted or slashed production because of the coronavirus crisis.  Jaguar Land Rover became … Read more

Peter Weber reveals his former airline is ‘ceasing operations’ amid coronavirus

Pilot Peter Weber reveals his former airline is ‘ceasing operations’ amid coronavirus outbreak: ‘The memories will stay with me forever’ By Kellie Chudzinski For Dailymail.com Published: 23:36 GMT, 20 March 2020 | Updated: 23:36 GMT, 20 March 2020 Pilot Peter Weber is bidding farewell to his former employer Compass Airline as it is expected to … Read more

British woman, 20, stuck in Peru on her gap year feels ‘abandoned’ by the UK Government

A young British woman stuck in Peru has said she feels ‘abandoned’ by the UK Government. Mereida Fajardo, 20, is on her gap year and has spent six months travelling the South American country with a friend. She and Gemma Harris, 19, are among up to 400 British travellers stuck there after the Peruvian government … Read more

‘Last chance of a pint until June!’ Drinkers flood social media with memes

Pub goers have taken to social media to lament Boris Johnson’s announcement that pubs and restaurants across the country will be closed by sharing humourous memes and pictures.  The announcement comes as the Prime Minister detailed unprecedented measures to cover the wages of workers who would otherwise lose their jobs due to the coronavirus outbreak. … Read more