New year sees housing sales soar, says Rightmove

Number of housing sales agreed so far this month up 9% on last year, as pent-up demand continues to filter through, according to Rightmove By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 00:01 GMT, 18 January 2021 | Updated: 00:01 GMT, 18 January 2021 The number of housing sales agreed so far this month is … Read more New year sees housing sales soar, says Rightmove

Next tipped as ‘frontrunner’ in race to buy Topshop

Fashion giant Next tipped as ‘frontrunner’ in race to buy Sir Philip Green’s Topshop empire, ahead of reported deadline for bids By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, 17 January 2021 | Updated: 21:56 GMT, 17 January 2021 Fashion giant Next has been tipped as the ‘frontrunner’ in the race to buy … Read more Next tipped as ‘frontrunner’ in race to buy Topshop

Brexit Britain can defy gloom says Santander boss

Brexit Britain’s economic recovery this year could be stronger than most experts predict, according to Santander chairman William Vereker said a return of business investment and consumers unleashing savings will drive growth  He believes the Brexit deal along with the roll-out of vaccines could lead to a stronger than expected bounce-back this year Mr Vereker expects a … Read more Brexit Britain can defy gloom says Santander boss

Netflix expected to reveal it has amassed more than 200m subscribers

Video streaming giant Netflix expected to reveal it has amassed more than 200m subscribers By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, 17 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 17 January 2021 Netflix is expected to reveal tomorrow that it has amassed more than 200m subscribers.  The video streaming giant, which had 195m … Read more Netflix expected to reveal it has amassed more than 200m subscribers

Boss heading for windfall in Moonpig stock market listing

Former WH Smith chief Kate Swann heading for windfall in bumper £1bn stock market listing by bespoke greetings card firm Moonpig.com By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 22:07 GMT, 16 January 2021 Former WH Smith chief Kate Swann is heading for a windfall in a bumper … Read more Boss heading for windfall in Moonpig stock market listing

Treasury says it has ‘no plans’ to lower VAT on energy bills

Treasury says it has ‘no plans’ to lower VAT on energy bills, despite promises to scrap the tax after Brexit By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 22:05 GMT, 16 January 2021 The Treasury has said it has ‘no plans’ to lower VAT on energy bills, despite … Read more Treasury says it has ‘no plans’ to lower VAT on energy bills

UK watchdog may block Google’s ad shake-up for years

Britain’s market watchdog examining plans to block Google for two years or more from rolling out new privacy features on its Chrome internet browser By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 16 January 2021 Britain’s market watchdog is examining plans to block Google for two … Read more UK watchdog may block Google’s ad shake-up for years

Banks to charge 35% on emergency loans: Crippling rates loom

Banks to charge 35% on emergency loans: Crippling rates loom for firms as experts warn that new crisis in spring will be worse than 2008 Lenders have used the Chancellor’s flagship £19billion loan fund to saddle businesses with ‘usurious’ rates Businesses will face crippling repayments from March as the loans hit their one-year anniversary dates … Read more Banks to charge 35% on emergency loans: Crippling rates loom

Peter Hargreaves believes European firms will move to London

Confident: Peter Hargreaves believes European firms will move to London It takes a large food delivery from his local supermarket to stop Peter Hargreaves in his tracks. The billionaire tycoon is lamenting the state of Brexit – and showing no sign of letting up – when the door bell rings.  ‘Are we nearly finished because … Read more Peter Hargreaves believes European firms will move to London

Bitter feud over family fortune set to flare up in British courts

Battle: Princess Camilla Crociani de Bourbon des Deux Siciles Giant French bank BNP Paribas has been locked in a hugely complex inheritance dispute with an Italian business dynasty for over a decade. Now Princess Camilla Crociani de Bourbon des Deux Siciles – the daughter of industrialist Camillo Crociani – hopes to end the dispute over a … Read more Bitter feud over family fortune set to flare up in British courts