HSBC and Standard Chartered caught in crossfire over Hong Kong turmoil

Banks caught in crossfire over Hong Kong turmoil: HSBC and Standard Chartered facing threat of US sanctions By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 2 July 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 2 July 2020 Pressure is mounting on HSBC and Standard Chartered as the banks find themselves ‘caught in the crossfire’ of … Read more HSBC and Standard Chartered caught in crossfire over Hong Kong turmoil

Trump says US economy ‘roaring back’ as firms hire 4.8m workers 

Donald Trump claims US economy is ‘roaring back’ as firms hire a record 4.8million workers By James Salmon for the Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 2 July 2020 | Updated: 22:07 BST, 2 July 2020 Donald Trump claimed the US economy is ‘roaring back’ as official figures showed firms hired a record 4.8m workers last … Read more Trump says US economy ‘roaring back’ as firms hire 4.8m workers 

Covid will change University life, predicts Pearson boss

John Fallon should by now be stepping down as chief executive of Pearson. His plans to leave the education publishing business after seven tough years at the top have been delayed because the coronavirus crisis has made it harder to recruit a successor. That leaves him holding the fort to deal with the pandemic, and … Read more Covid will change University life, predicts Pearson boss

Call centres report huge surge in interactions, creating hundreds of jobs

Call centres are booming in lockdown as they help companies deal with an unprecedented number of calls. British call centres now employ 1.3million workers, equivalent to four per cent of the UK workforce, despite the rise of automated systems, increasing online interaction and cheaper overseas options.  One company, CallCare – with four centres in the North – … Read more Call centres report huge surge in interactions, creating hundreds of jobs

Hopes of a V-shaped recovery as factories lead UK’s Covid recovery

Hopes of a V-shaped recovery as factories lead Britain’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 1 July 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 1 July 2020 Leading the recovery: Workers at the HL Display factory in Harlow make protective screens for supermarkets  Manufacturers are leading Britain’s rebound from … Read more Hopes of a V-shaped recovery as factories lead UK’s Covid recovery

Invidior drugs firm boss Shaun Thaxter faces jail over opioid scandal

British drugs boss faces jail over opioid scandal: Indivior chief exec pleads guilty just a day after quitting firm By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 1 July 2020 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 1 July 2020 A British drugs boss is facing jail in a major prosecution related to the US opioid … Read more Invidior drugs firm boss Shaun Thaxter faces jail over opioid scandal

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

Two million limited companies have had very little lockdown support

Left in the lurch: Kate Solomons’s small business has dried up in the crisis Small business owners have been forced to raid personal savings to prop up their cash-starved companies – 100 days after lockdown began. Back in March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a package worth more than £300 billion to support British businesses and … Read more Two million limited companies have had very little lockdown support

Wirecard woes hit customers: UK arm could be put into administration

Wirecard woes hit customers as bosses consider putting British arm into administration By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 29 June 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 29 June 2020 Wirecard bosses are considering putting its British arm into administration Thousands of customers were still unable to access their cash yesterday due to … Read more Wirecard woes hit customers: UK arm could be put into administration

Hargreaves shakes up best buy list in wake of the Woodford debacle

Hargreaves Lansdown shakes up its best buy funds list in wake of the Neil Woodford debacle By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 29 June 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 29 June 2020 Hargreaves Lansdown will publish its updated list of recommended funds today as it tries to repair its image following … Read more Hargreaves shakes up best buy list in wake of the Woodford debacle