Sainsbury’s has promised to publish an annual breakdown of the £1bn-worth of price cuts it has promised shoppers if it merges with Asda, as it scrambles to reverse the competition watchdog’s opposition to the £7bn deal.
Boeing’s 737 Max 8 and 9 planes will remain grounded for weeks at a minimum, US politicians said on Thursday, as flight data and cockpit voice recorders from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane arrived in France.
Up to 28,000 consumers who were mis-sold Carphone Warehouse’s Geek Squad mobile insurance and technical advice service could be due refunds after the company was fined £29.1m by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Forensic accountants now say the black hole in the accounts of fraud hit cafe chain Patisserie Valerie was as big as £94m – more than twice the size of previous estimates.......Thats a lot of cake.......
More than a decade after the collapse of Lehman Brothers sparked the global financial crisis, the British taxman may be in line for a £1bn windfall.......I wonder if it will be shared out LoL
If you are lucky enough to have accumulated decent savings, it’s the time of year to decide where best to deposit them and earn the most interest. Every year individuals can put £20,000 into an individual savings account but the deadline for doing so is 5 April – just 27 days away. And while some cash Isa rates at the big banks verge on the laughably bad (we’re looking at you, NatWest and Santander) you really can find 26% a year, guaranteed and protected, from a building society. More info here..... https://www.theguardian.com/money/2019/mar/09/isas-can-spell-big-returns-if-you-pick-the-right-type
Gin made from old grapes.....who'd have thought.........The new Hyke gin – the first in the UK to be made from grapes grown to be eaten fresh – goes on sale at 300 Tesco branches later this month.
Millions are lost each year by tourists falling victim to increasingly sophisticated scammers........Take care before booking somewhere......more info here https://www.theguardian.com/money/2019/mar/03/holiday-booking-villa-fraud-scam
The pound has surged after Theresa May finally conceded that MPs should be given a vote on whether to extend Article 50, rather than crash out of the EU without a deal in a month’s time. Good news or bad news?
Facebook is battling fresh controversy on both sides of the Atlantic amid claims that it has been receiving highly personal data from third-party apps. Do you trust Facebook?
The share price of the meal delivery service Just Eat fell by more than 5% on Thursday after US competitor Uber Eats announced plans to cut the fees it charges restaurants, amid an intense battle for customers in the takeaway sector.
Royal Bank of Scotland has said Brexit uncertainty has “gone on far too long”, despite posting better-than-expected full-year profits and declaring new dividends that will boost government coffers by £1bn.
The government is facing calls for a new regulator to protect consumers’ access to cash, following several bank IT failures and thousands of cash machine and branch closures across the UK.