Global financial crash: Investors turn to China as stock market chaos grips US and UK | City & Business | Finance

Financial crash: Expert talks in 2019 about effects of ‘next’ crisis The world’s largest stock market in the US has already lost 10 percent of its value in the first few weeks of this year as Joe Biden’s administration come under mounting pressure. Stocks in the global superpower have tumbled as fears continue over potential… Continue reading Global financial crash: Investors turn to China as stock market chaos grips US and UK | City & Business | Finance

EU faces major pressure on interest rates- bloc ‘left behind’ as US takes key decision | City & Business | Finance

This evening US central bank the Federal Reserve will announce its decision on whether to raise interest rates with increased expectations of a hike since interest rates were cut back in 2020. If the Fed indeed moves in this direction it will put further pressure on the ECB to follow suit, with the bank having… Continue reading EU faces major pressure on interest rates- bloc ‘left behind’ as US takes key decision | City & Business | Finance

Pension alert: Britons urged to try ‘lesser-known secrets’ to boosting savings | Personal Finance | Finance

However, Ms Morrissey warned that not everyone will be operating with the same annual allowance, as some people could see theirs restricted. “While making use of annual allowances is an important way of boosting your pension it’s worth saying that not everyone is able to take advantage of the full £40,000 allowance,” she explained. “If… Continue reading Pension alert: Britons urged to try ‘lesser-known secrets’ to boosting savings | Personal Finance | Finance

Oatly ads banned over ‘misleading’ environmental claims

The ASA said Oatly had not compared like for like. It compared the full lifecycle of the meat and dairy industry including emissions from producing feed, using fertilisers, and transporting the food, with figures from the transport industry which only reflected emissions coming directly from the vehicles. Continue Reading News Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Lawyers challenge water firm’s immunity over sewage discharge | Water

Environmental campaigners are fighting to stop a water company being given almost total immunity from any private legal action for discharging untreated sewage into waterways. The Good Law Project (GLP) and the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) are challenging a decision by the high court that the water company United Utilities cannot be subject to any… Continue reading Lawyers challenge water firm’s immunity over sewage discharge | Water

Post Office urges Rishi Sunak to utilise voucher scheme for struggling Britons | Personal Finance | Finance

As of December 31, 2021, the Post Office has experienced a 129 percent rise in the number of consumers compared to the same period the year before. One in five consumers of a Post Office survey admitted that they were “very concerned” about paying for their household bills in 2022. The majority of respondents, 56… Continue reading Post Office urges Rishi Sunak to utilise voucher scheme for struggling Britons | Personal Finance | Finance

Cold Weather Payment: DWP gives update including full list of triggered postcodes | Personal Finance | Finance

If people can’t see their area on the list they can use the checker on the gov.uk website. So far the following areas which have received Cold Weather Payments include:• Aboyne – 7,000 estimated eligible recipients• Aviemore – 1,000 estimated eligible recipients• Loch Glascarnoch – 2,000 estimated eligible recipients• Braemar – 1,000 estimated eligible recipients… Continue reading Cold Weather Payment: DWP gives update including full list of triggered postcodes | Personal Finance | Finance

Bentley to build its first fully electric car at Crewe factory | Automotive industry

The luxury carmaker Bentley has announced that its first fully electric car will be developed and built at its Crewe factory. The British brand’s first battery electric vehicle is scheduled to roll off the production line in 2025. Bentley, which has been making cars since 1919 and is now owned by Germany’s Volkswagen, has committed… Continue reading Bentley to build its first fully electric car at Crewe factory | Automotive industry