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Cost of living: Petrol retailers accused of 'rocket and feather' pricing as unleaded hits new record
Petrol retailers have been accused of forcing "rocket and feather" pricing after unleaded hit a new, and unexpected, record average high over the weekend.
Four Seasons Health Care plots sale after parent's three-year insolvency
Four Seasons Health Care, one of Britain's biggest care home operators, is putting the bulk of its operations up for sale three years after its holding companies fell into insolvency amid an impasse over its massive debt pile.
Russia in first foreign debt default in over a century, bondholders claim
Russia has reportedly missed a deadline to pay investors of its international bonds, a scenario that would place it in default for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
Taxpayer nets stake in exclusive sex party planning firm Killing Kittens
The taxpayer has netted a stake in sex party planning firm Killing Kittens under the terms of a scheme designed to help companies ride out lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ex-Boots chief seals merger to form Sportscape Group
An investment firm co-founded by a former boss of Boots has agreed a merger with a Paris-based competitor to form a major European online sporting goods retailer.
Households could be offered cheaper energy if they cut usage at certain times
UK households could be offered discounts on their energy bills if they use less gas and electricity at certain times.
Should first-time buyers buy a house now or wait? An expert view
With house prices continuing to rise, first-time buyers across the UK are faced with a key question: should we buy now or wait for the market to cool down?
Small businesses more concerned than ever about future; and the possibility of air taxis
Ian King is joined by Sukh Chamdal to discuss his Cake Box company, after a successful year, while Kelly Devine from Mastercard discusses research which claims small and medium businesses are more concerned than ever about the future of their firms. Ian also talks about air taxis with Corvin Huber, chief executive of Skyroads.
Sunak to meet insurance execs for talks on 'Big Bang' Solvency-II reforms
Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, will hold talks on Monday with senior insurance executives as the government tries to map a path for reforms that it claims will unlock vast sums for investment in British infrastructure.
Oil-well decommissioning specialist Well-Safe raises £50m for expansion
A pioneering oil-well decommissioning specialist has raised a further £50m to fuel its international expansion amid growing demand fuelled by the transition to a net-zero economy.