Britain’s jobs market begins to bounce back amid lockdown easing

Recruiters today reported the strongest month-on-month increase in hiring for permanent jobs for six years amid an employment boom prompted by the easing of lockdown.   The survey, which asked around 400 companies whether they have taken on more staff over the month compared to the one before, also found hiring for temporary positions had expanded … Read more

FTSE 250 soars to record highs: Recovery lifts UK stocks

FTSE 250 soars to record highs: Boost for savers with pensions and ISAs as recovery lifts UK stocks… but blue chips lag behind By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 7 April 2021 Investors have been ploughing money back into British stocks as the optimism … Read more

Deliveroo faces second day of pain: Delivery firm’s share price tumbles by another two per cent

Deliveroo braced for a second day of pain on the FTSE 100 as the stock remained unstable and fluctuated after an early morning plummet. At 11am the share price on London‘s blue chip index was down 4.84 points (1.68 per cent) to 282.61. The food delivery firm clawed back some value following a steep 12-point … Read more

FTSE 250 stocks with promising dividends for your Isa revealed

Want to pick up some FTSE 250 stocks with promising dividends for your Isa? These 12 shares could be worth a look By Tanya Jefferies for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 07:39 BST, 1 April 2021 | Updated: 07:39 BST, 1 April 2021 Mid-sized firms that slashed dividends but are expected to grow them by more than 10 … Read more

Countdown to Lockdown: A year ago today, morgues began to be erected as cases rose by 676

On this day, one year ago today, the official coronavirus death toll rose above 100 as cases increased by nearly 700, as panic invaded the supermarkets and the stock markets. Schools across England were ordered to close the following day, following leads in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, as an under-fire Prime Minister struggled to … Read more

London mayor hopeful Shaun Bailey plans apprentice scheme for black executives of future if elected 

London mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey plans to uncover black executives of tomorrow with new apprentice scheme if he gets elected Shaun Bailey wants to work with companies to help uncover black executives Says diverse boardrooms will help post-Brexit Britain in negotiating trade deals Research says there are no black CEOs, CFOs or chairs in the FTSE … Read more

Shaun Bailey plans to uncover black executives of tomorrow with new apprentice scheme if elected 

London mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey plans to uncover black executives of tomorrow with new apprentice scheme if he gets elected Shaun Bailey wants to work with companies to help uncover black executives Says diverse boardrooms will help post-Brexit Britain in negotiating trade deals Research says there are no black CEOs, CFOs or chairs in the FTSE … Read more

Budget 2021: FTSE 100 rises 0.8% as Rishi Sunak £407bn Covid response plan announced

London markets cheer on Chancellor’s budget: FTSE rises 0.8% or 53 to 6,667 points as Rishi Sunak unveils more big spending to boost Covid-hit economy FTSE 100 index of UK’s leading companies up 0.8% or 53 points at 6,667 today However it had been up further in early trading in London at 6,703 this morning … Read more

FTSE 100 investors cautiously welcome Rishi Sunak’s Budget

London markets cheer on Chancellor’s budget: FTSE rises 0.8% or 53 to 6,667 points as Rishi Sunak pledges £407bn cash boost to aid Covid-hit economy FTSE 100 index of UK’s leading companies up 0.8% or 53 points at 6,667 today However it had been up further in early trading in London at 6,703 this morning … Read more