Ex-Olympian businesswoman hits out as business rates rise by more than £70,000

An Olympian turned businesswoman was hit with a £30,000 bill and given 14 days to pay up after the council nearly doubled business rates during lockdown.  Sarah Lindsay owns the Roar Fitness gym chain which has branches in Liverpool Street, Bank and Kensington, with clients including model Daisy Lowe, fashion designers Charlotte Olympia and Henry … Read more Ex-Olympian businesswoman hits out as business rates rise by more than £70,000

Businesswoman sues ex-boyfriend for half of his £400,000 house

A businesswoman who claims she was ‘evicted’ by her boyfriend after she spent nearly £100,000 of her own money doing up and paying for his house is now suing him for half the property. Vijaya Jules, 49, was still living with her estranged husband when she got together with former police worker Jason Spencer, 51, … Read more Businesswoman sues ex-boyfriend for half of his £400,000 house

Stockbroker seduced wealthy businesswoman in her 50s to con her out of £500,000

A love rat stockbroker who seduced a wealthy businesswoman in her 50s only to con her out of more than £500,000 through a bogus investment scam has been jailed for three years. Sam Whittingslow, 29, from Hyde, had known successful businesswoman Jill Kelly since he was a child – but managed to con her out … Read more Stockbroker seduced wealthy businesswoman in her 50s to con her out of £500,000

Businesswoman, 47, behind Newcastle Utd takeover branded ‘dolly bird’ and ‘tart’ by Barclays bosses

Businesswoman, 47, Amanda Staveley was branded a ‘dolly bird’ and ‘tart’ by two Barclays bosses in call about unsecured £2bn loan to Qatari investors at height of 2008 crash, High Court hears Court was given Barclays bosses Richard Boath and Roger Jenkins call transcript Amanda Staveley claims the bank owes her £1.6billion over a Qatari deal Boath referred … Read more Businesswoman, 47, behind Newcastle Utd takeover branded ‘dolly bird’ and ‘tart’ by Barclays bosses

Businesswoman apologises after urging people to dress up as the Ku Klux Klan and ‘stand our ground’

Businesswoman apologises after urging people to dress up as the Ku Klux Klan and ‘stand our ground’ during Black Lives Matter protests Wendy Rowland posted on Facebook encouraging people to dress up as the KKK Rowland, who owns Amore Pizza mobile pizza van, claimed to have been hacked She eventually admitted to posting the messages … Read more Businesswoman apologises after urging people to dress up as the Ku Klux Klan and ‘stand our ground’

Cottage with no electricity that businesswoman bought for £59 is now an idyllic country retreat

A mum bought a quaint cottage for just £59 for her dream escape to the country – and after taking 22 YEARS to fix it up is now worth £450,000. Jane Beck, 54, bought the cottage when she fell in love with it on a holiday break two decades ago. She piled her four children … Read more Cottage with no electricity that businesswoman bought for £59 is now an idyllic country retreat