Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta ‘inundated’ with finance offers

Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta boasted he had been ‘inundated’ with refinancing offers just hours before fraud probe into his ailing metals empire was launched By Alex Lawson And Emma Dunkley, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 15 May 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 15 May 2021 Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta boasted that he had … Read more

Aston Martin faces investor revolt over boss’s pay

Aston Martin faces investor revolt for handing bonuses to its chief executive after accessing £13m in emergency funds to survive pandemic By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 15 May 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 15 May 2021 Aston Martin faces an investor revolt for handing bonuses to its chief executive after … Read more

British Airways’ blueprint to go upmarket again

British Airways is working on an extensive blueprint to move upmarket again after the pandemic, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.  Executives are planning ‘exciting changes’ from June onwards as part of a ‘major evolution’ for the airline.  They revealed that over the next 12 months there will be significant upgrades to catering, airport lounges, … Read more

O2’s set for its best EVER year of live events says boss Alex Hill

Renaissance: Alex Hill sees an uplifting future for venues It’s difficult to imagine an industry hit harder by the pandemic than live events, but the man behind some of the country’s biggest venues strikes a surprisingly uplifting note.  Alex Hill, chief executive of the European arm of live music giant AEG – which owns London’s … Read more

Vodafone hails early triumph in race to supply 5G to businesses

Vodafone hails early triumph in race to supply 5G to businesses after its technology was used in pioneering NHS surgery By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 15 May 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 15 May 2021 Vodafone has hailed an early triumph in the race to supply 5G to businesses after … Read more

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s online grocer sees sales rocket

Upmarket grocer favoured by PM Boris Johnson and fiancee Carrie Symonds lifted by strong demand during Covid By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2021 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2021 An upmarket grocer favoured by Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds has been lifted by strong demand … Read more

Facebook could face probe into UK advert claims

Markets watchdog investigating allegations that Facebook defrauded hundreds of thousands of UK firms who paid for adverts on social media site By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2021 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2021 Britain’s markets watchdog is investigating allegations that Facebook defrauded hundreds of thousands of UK … Read more

Rolls-Royce starts hunt for buyers after nuclear reactor boost

Consortium led by Rolls-Royce on hunt for orders for its £2bn nuclear reactors after redesign that means each will power 100,000 more homes By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2021 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2021 A consortium led by Rolls-Royce is on the hunt for orders for … Read more

Big guns back GlaxoSmithKline in war with activist Elliott

Big guns back GlaxoSmithKline in war with US raider: BlackRock among top investors lining up to defend drugs giant in showdown with activist Elliott BlackRock plus fifth largest shareholder Dodge & Cox, along with Royal London, have contacted Glaxo’s chairman to pledge support   Speculation is rife that Elliott is set to push for a dramatic … Read more