Time to get a profit booster – by investing in drug firms

They say no good deed goes unpunished. That has certainly been the case for AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical business that created a stable, barely-for-profit coronavirus vaccine that’s already been injected into tens of millions of arms across the UK.  In a period where we’ve talked of little else but our health, and Britain’s large pharmaceutical companies … Read more

Two more British firms targeted by foreign predators

Two more British firms targeted by foreign predators in latest flurry of pandemic plundering By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 7 May 2021 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 7 May 2021 Two more British firms have been targeted by foreign predators in the latest flurry of pandemic plundering.  Defence and aerospace group … Read more

Telecoms firms told to improve customer service by watchdog

Telecoms companies need to go further in tackling customer service problems, despite the support they offered during the pandemic, the industry watchdog says.  Ofcom’s warning comes after it revealed that customers waited an average of four minutes and nine seconds to get through to an adviser about their broadband and landline in 2020, an increase … Read more

Nearly ALL of Britain’s 50 biggest firms are planning ‘hybrid’ model

Nearly 50 of Britain’s biggest firms plan on using a ‘hybrid’ model of working, allowing staff to work from home two or three days a week. Working in the office part time – with the remainder done at home – will be a model adopted by 43 per cent of the country’s biggest companies, a survey … Read more

Nearly ALL of Britain’s 50 biggest firms are planning ‘hybrid’ model

Nearly 50 of Britain’s biggest firms plan on using a ‘hybrid’ model of working, allowing staff to work from home two or three days a week. Working in the office part time – with the remainder done at home – will be a model adopted by 43 per cent of the country’s biggest companies, a survey … Read more

Posh address 4,000 firms call home: Scammers turn to virtual offices 

Aspiring entrepreneurs know that an impressive office address can be a powerful asset. Customers assume that if a business can afford to be based in an affluent area, it must be successful. But a Money Mail investigation today shows why you should think twice before trusting a grand-sounding location. Number 207 Regent Street is a … Read more

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: 01:30 BST, 5 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

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

Posh address 4,000 firms call home: Scammers turn to virtual offices 

Aspiring entrepreneurs know that an impressive office address can be a powerful asset. Customers assume that if a business can afford to be based in an affluent area, it must be successful. But a Money Mail investigation today shows why you should think twice before trusting a grand-sounding location. Number 207 Regent Street is a … Read more

Chinese investors ‘spend £134 BILLION on UK assets including infrastructure and FTSE 100 firms

Chinese investors have spent at least £134billion on UK assets, including private schools, infrastructure businesses and top ranked British firms, it has today been reported.  Investors and businesses based China or Hong Kong now own stakes in key infrastructure businesses such as Thames Water, Heathrow Airport and UK Power Networks, according to the Sunday Times. … Read more