Grant Shapps orders firms to slash cost of foreign travel testing

Grant Shapps has ordered ‘profiteering’ private testing companies to slash the cost of laboratory-based PCR checks to make international travel more affordable as he said people can now ‘start to think’ about booking a summer holiday abroad.  The Transport Secretary today set out more details of the Government’s new traffic light scheme which will see … Read more

Boohoo: Cost differences between clothes are ‘mistakes’ due to ‘mix up with suppliers’

Identical items of clothing that on sale for different prices across Boohoo’s brands is down to a ‘genuine mistake’ and not ‘business practice’, the fast fashion giant has said.   The multi-billion pound brand, which owns Debenhams, Dorothy Perkins, Warehouse, Oasis, and Karen Millen among others, faced questions this week after an identical mushroom coat was … Read more

Calls for inquiry as cost of union’s hotel and conference centre spirals to £98MILLION 

Calls for inquiry as cost of ‘Red Len’ McCluskey’s luxury new Unite union hotel and conference centre spirals to £98MILLION Birmingham hotel and conference complex cost has risen to almost £100m  Original estimate of £35million, with some reports it was as low as £7million  McCluskey has blamed cost increase on paying top rate wages to workers  … Read more

Calls for inquiry as cost of union’s hotel and conference centre spirals to £98MILLION 

Calls for inquiry as cost of ‘Red Len’ McCluskey’s luxury new Unite union hotel and conference centre spirals to £98MILLION Birmingham hotel and conference complex cost has risen to almost £100m  Original estimate of £35million, with some reports it was as low as £7million  McCluskey has blamed cost increase on paying top rate wages to workers  … Read more

Toyota unveils new GR86 sports car that will cost around £30,000

While other manufacturers are fast-tracking the demise of the combustion engine with the release of electric car after electric car, Toyota is making the most of petrol power while it still can by adding another performance model to its ranks that will get enthusiasts’ pulses racing when it goes on sale next year. Called the … Read more

TONY HETHERINGTON: Cancelled wedding cost us £22,000

Tony Hetherington is Financial Mail on Sunday’s ace investigator, fighting readers corners, revealing the truth that lies behind closed doors and winning victories for those who have been left out-of-pocket. Find out how to contact him below.  N.Y. writes: My wedding was due to take place last August at The Brewery in London, with a … Read more

TONY HETHERINGTON: Cancelled wedding cost £22,000

Tony Hetherington is Financial Mail on Sunday’s ace investigator, fighting readers corners, revealing the truth that lies behind closed doors and winning victories for those who have been left out-of-pocket. Find out how to contact him below.  N.Y. writes: My wedding was due to take place last August at The Brewery in London, with a … Read more

FEMAIL reveals how Boohoo coats cost up to 150% more in their different brands

Yesterday the Boohoo group revealed they were  launching a probe after an investigation revealed their brands were selling identical items for vastly different prices. The multi-billion pound brand, which owns Debenhams, Dorothy Perkins, Warehouse, Oasis, and Karen Millen among others, faced questions after an identical mushroom coat was found on sale at £89 in upmarket … Read more