Elton John declares musicians are facing a ‘looming catastrophe’ due to Brexit travel restrictions

Sir Elton John has said musicians are facing a ‘looming catastrophe’ because of post-Brexit travel restrictions on touring in the European Union. New travel rules came into force at the beginning of the year that do not guarantee visa-free travel for musicians in the EU.  The Rocketman hitmaker, 74, revealed that last month he met … Read more

ROSS CLARK: With a double-dip recession looming, a tax raid is the last thing we need 

There are many on the Left who think Britain is a low-wage tax haven run for the benefit of the rich. The evidence, however, suggests this could not be further from the truth. A new analysis by the TaxPayers’ Alliance shows the share of GDP extracted by the Government in tax will reach 34.2 per … Read more

Small firms are reeling from lockdowns, but tax blow is looming

Months of lockdown, restricted trading and money spent on anti-Covid-19 measures mean that thousands of small business owners are at breaking point. But for many, next Sunday’s tax payment deadline could be the final straw.  While revenues have collapsed as a result of ten months of zero or little money coming in, costs such as … Read more

Chris Whitty warns of looming health crisis over rural elderly who risk missing out on NHS care 

Chris Whitty warns of looming health crisis over rural elderly who risk missing out on NHS care Chief medical officer Professor Chris Witter has issued a dire warning to elderlyThose suffering from serious illness could be left behind with no access to NHSThis will happen unless urgent action is taken, he said, to address looming … Read more

Chris Whitty warns of looming health crisis over rural elderly who risk missing out on NHS care 

Chris Whitty warns of looming health crisis over rural elderly who risk missing out on NHS care Chief medical officer Professor Chris Witter has issued a dire warning to elderlyThose suffering from serious illness could be left behind with no access to NHSThis will happen unless urgent action is taken, he said, to address looming … Read more

ALEX BRUMMER: Stocks are gripped by fear with a Covid-19 second wave looming

ALEX BRUMMER: Stocks are gripped by fear and the economic consequences of a Covid-19 second wave could be catastrophic By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:58 GMT, 28 October 2020 | Updated: 21:58 GMT, 28 October 2020 Much of Europe is hunkering down for the second wave of the pandemic, and the economic … Read more

‘We need a miracle’: Czech PM says more Covid-19 restrictions are looming

The Czech Republic is facing a ‘catastrophic’ Covid-19 outbreak and needs a ‘miracle’ to avoid new restrictions, its prime minister said last night with its infection rate now the highest of any major country in the world.   Andrej Babis said the current lockdown measures ‘are not working yet’ after the country’s coronavirus deaths doubled in … Read more

National Trust ‘facing questions over its purpose’ as regulator warns an inquiry could be looming

National Trust is ‘facing questions over its purpose’ by charity regulator after being accused of ‘virtue signalling’ by insisting volunteers wear LGBT badges to tweeting it’s historic links to slavery Trust sparked a woke row after tweeting details about buildings’ links to slaveryDozens vowed to cancel their membership because of charity ‘virtue signalling’Regulator now looking … Read more

Looming jobs crisis casts cloud over Asos despite profits boom

Looming jobs crisis casts cloud over Asos despite its profits quadrupling during the pandemic By Tom Witherow For The Daily Mail Published: 21:52 BST, 14 October 2020 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 14 October 2020 ASOS quadrupled its profits as it gained 3m customers during the pandemic. The online retailer estimated that one in every one … Read more

STOCKWATCH: Is bad news looming as Luxor circles Reach?

STOCKWATCH: Is bad news looming as hedge fund Luxor circles publishing group Reach? By Jamie Nimmo, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 13:53 BST, 13 September 2020 | Updated: 13:53 BST, 13 September 2020 Read all about it! There has been plenty of news for the media to report during the pandemic. However, customers inevitably visited … Read more