UN committee looking into global insolvency practices runs low on cash

UN committee looking into global insolvency practices runs low on cash By Dan Atkinson For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:31 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 22:59 BST, 1 August 2020 The United Nations committee looking into global insolvency practices is gaining hands-on experience of running short of money. Working group five of the … Read more

We MUST let zombie firms die so the strongest can thrive, says Ric Traynor

‘The right thing might be to let the weak go to the wall.’ That’s what Ric Traynor thinks should happen to debt-ravaged businesses, many of which are now surviving only due to taxpayer-backed life support. Traynor is the executive chairman and founder of Begbies Traynor, one of Britain’s largest corporate insolvency companies for smaller firms … Read more

From shirts to programmes, fans go wild for football memorabilia

It’s FA Cup final weekend – which means the Covid-ravaged football season is almost at a close. But any sense fans have tired of a season that’s now lasted almost a year is way off the mark. In fact, there has been a boom in football-related collectables. Interest in old programmes, shirts and other memorabilia … Read more

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Games Workshop’s fantasy game stores make real money

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Games Workshop’s fantasy game stores make real money By Rosie Murray-west For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:30 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 22:57 BST, 1 August 2020 It’s easy to think of Games Workshop as a niche retailer beloved only of teenage boys, but the company behind the Warhammer and … Read more

Travel stocks face new virus peril – but you could snap up a cheap survivor from jaws of disaster

When it comes to the travel industry, it feels like everything’s a gamble – from booking a holiday in what might be the next quarantine hotspot to investing in an airline that may or may not go bankrupt at any moment. If you’re willing to take a chance on booking a two-week break in Alicante, … Read more

Whose crazy idea was my faulty 9ft-high smart meter?

Whose crazy idea was my faulty 9ft-high smart meter? I’d need a pogo stick to read it, says furious pensioner By Toby Walne for The Mail on Sunday Published: 22:32 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 22:56 BST, 1 August 2020 When Joy Thomas was told she needed her energy meter replaced five years ago … Read more

TV’s Cleo: I’d get £10,000 just to turn up with Kenny Everett

The most expensive thing the comedian Cleo Rocos ever purchased was the freedom of hundreds of trapped wild birds at a market in Bali.  Rocos, who famously starred alongside Kenny Everett in the Kenny Everett TV show in the 1980s, also reveals she had to go on Celebrity Big Brother in order to pay an … Read more