UK food prices soar by record 10.6% as Russia-Ukraine war pushes up costs

Food prices in the UK have soared by a record 10.6% this month, as the war in Ukraine continues to drive the cost of staples such as margarine, pasta and tinned tomatoes to new highs. Overall, shoppers faced 5.7% inflation in September, up from 5.1% in August, the highest monthly rate since the British Retail […]

Vodafone takes title as UK’s most valuable brand

Vodafone has claimed the top spot as the UK’s most valuable brand for the fifth year in a row. That’s according to the latest Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable UK Brands 2022 report. Collectively, the UK’s leading 75 brands are now worth $282.9 billion, up by 1% year on year. Vodafone has grown customer numbers across […]

British Business Bank warns of risk of defaults on Covid support loans

The UK government-backed British Business Bank has warned that the worsening economy could increase the number of companies unable to repay its loans, including coronavirus pandemic support. The BBB said in its annual report on Wednesday that “should an economic downturn occur, there would likely be an increase in defaults on loans” given under Covid […]

Carmakers face further hurdle as pound falls

Just as pandemic-related supply chain dislocation among motor manufacturers has begun to abate, carmakers have warned that they are being hit by the sharp fall in sterling and rapidly rising energy costs. The latest UK car factory output figures were only 50,000 in August, a rise of 34 per cent on the previous August when […]

Jaguar Land Rover retrains staff for electric cars

Britain’s biggest carmaker has revealed the scale of efforts to retrain its workforce to cope with the shift to zero-emission vehicles. Jaguar Land Rover said 10,000 workers in the UK alone, both in its facilities and those employed by dealers selling Jaguars, Range Rovers and Land Rovers, would have to go through retraining programmes. Taking […]

Borrowing costs for UK companies are climbing

Borrowing costs for British companies have surged as the fallout from Friday’s mini-budget continues to reverberate around bond markets. Sterling corporate bond prices look set for their biggest monthly fall since the late 1990s, despite Bank of England moves to try to stabilise the market. The Markit iBoxx Sterling Corporate Bond Index has fallen by […]

Biggest rail strike of the year set to cause weekend of chaos

A rail strike scheduled for Saturday will be the biggest yet this year, with 11 per cent of services operating and most cities cut off. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers’ (RMT) union, Unite, the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association and Aslef, the drivers’ union, will stage a co-ordinated walkout in protest at pay […]

Convenient Mobile Casino Apps for Polish Gamblers

Poland is one of the most gambling-friendly countries in the world. With a wide variety of platforms to choose from and thousands of people playing casino slot games, it’s no wonder this country is considered a top destination for gamblers of any experience level. If you’re looking for the best mobile casino applications in Poland, […]

Farnoush Farsiar: Queen Elizabeth II Contribution to Inclusion and Diversity

As a British citizen, the criticism which bubbled up as her reign ended was deeply disturbing. Whilst in recent times opportunistic voices from within the British royal family have made racist insinuations, post-passing other public officials, such as Greens Senator Mehreen Faruqi, have been more out spoken about their negative views with comments that describe […]

Truvid Leads North American Adtech Space with Soaring Revenue Growth

The adtech space continues to present unprecedented challenges to both Advertisers and Publishers. As the demand for Publisher’s inventory rises, companies are providing cutting-edge solutions and advanced technological capabilities to deliver a flawless, end-to-end experience to satisfy Publishers, Advertisers, and Content Owners. One tech company excellently bridges this gap by delivering a unique, technological-driven platform […]