Port problems and stockpiling surge costs British businesses thousands in costs

British ports under pressure from Brexit and coronavirus-fuelled stockpiling surges have caused UK businesses to face vastly higher container shipping costs than those on the continent, new data suggests. Figures from the logistics company Freightos found problems affecting some of the nation’s busiest ports has meant the average cost of shipping a 40-foot container rose … Read more

The small businesses breaking sales records thanks to ‘WFH renovating’ and the stamp duty cut

Along with Zoom quizzes, baking banana bread and a constant loop of TikTok videos, home improvements have been on the rise during the course of the pandemic. This is largely a result of more people working from home and having more time to redecorate while being keen to improve their new work spaces. Meanwhile, some … Read more

The £521m-a-DAY hit to our economy: That’s the cost of lockdown to British businesses

Each day of lockdown is costing the economy more than £500million, according to research for the Daily Mail. The Centre for Economics and Business Research found that output is £521million a day lower than it was before the pandemic. One in four businesses remains closed and six million workers are on furlough. As well as … Read more

The £521m-a-DAY hit to our economy: That’s the cost of lockdown to British businesses

Each day of lockdown is costing the economy more than £500million, according to research for the Daily Mail. The Centre for Economics and Business Research found that output is £521million a day lower than it was before the pandemic. One in four businesses remains closed and six million workers are on furlough. As well as … Read more

Soaring crime rates will force investors, businesses, tourists and residents to leave London

Soaring crime rates will lead investors, tourists and even residents to abandon London, one of the country’s leading property tycoons has claimed. Nick Candy slammed London mayor Sadiq Khan’s ‘disgraceful’ attempts to tackle crime as he backed his Conservative rival Shaun Bailey for the top job for the election in May. Candy, 48, a self-made … Read more

Sanjeev Gupta urges colleagues to cut fat in their businesses

Sanjeev Gupta urges colleagues in GFG Alliance empire to cut fat in their businesses, after group was sent reeling by collapse of Greensill Capital By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:13 GMT, 12 March 2021 | Updated: 22:13 GMT, 12 March 2021 Sanjeev Gupta has urged colleagues in his GFG Alliance empire to … Read more

Donald Trump to return to Florida after ‘looking under the hood’ of his NY businesses

Former president Donald Trump looked set to return to Florida on Tuesday after spending almost 48 hours holed up in his Manhattan skyscraper on his first visit to New York City since the end of his presidency.  Trump, 74, was said to have returned to the Big Apple to ‘look under the hood’ of his family … Read more

Trump is holed up in Manhattan skyscraper after returning to ‘look under the hood’ of his businesses

Former president Donald Trump looked set to return to Florida on Tuesday after spending almost 48 hours holed up in his Manhattan skyscraper on his first visit to New York City since the end of his presidency.  Trump, 74, was said to have returned to the Big Apple to ‘look under the hood’ of his family … Read more

Small businesses in £520m training boost as bosses get chance to return to college

Small businesses in £520m training boost as bosses get chance to return to college and improve their management skills Small business bosses to get chance to go back to college to benefit from professional management advice in a £520million Budget plan It is part of Rishi Sunak’s Help to Grow Scheme to get economy back … Read more

Small businesses in £520m training boost as bosses get chance to return to college

Small businesses in £520m training boost as bosses get the chance to return to college and improve their management skills Small business bosses to get chance to go back to college to benefit from professional management advice in a £520million Budget plan It is part of Rishi Sunak’s Help to Grow Scheme to get economy … Read more