What can I do to improve the efficiency of my home right now?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new £2billion Green Homes Grant to help homes across England become more energy efficient in his mini-budget on Wednesday. The scheme will allow homeowners and landlords to apply for a voucher that will fund at least two thirds of the cost of hiring tradespeople to upgrade the energy performance of … Read more What can I do to improve the efficiency of my home right now?

Two thirds of over-75s will resist moving to care homes due to coronavirus

Nearly two out of three over-75s say they are more likely to avoid moving to care homes following the coronavirus crisis, new research reveals. An estimated 30,000 care home residents have died during the pandemic so far, sparking a row in recent days between the Government and care providers over who was to blame. Failings … Read more Two thirds of over-75s will resist moving to care homes due to coronavirus

What should over-75s do about buying a TV licence?

Over-75s can still get a free TV licence if they quality for pension credit – and thousands have already successfully applied The BBC postponed axing free licences due to the coronavirus outbreak  The Government withdrew funding for them in June Broadcaster’s licensing body has promised purchasing will be ‘Covid-19 safe’  By Tanya Jefferies for Thisismoney.co.uk … Read more What should over-75s do about buying a TV licence?

New TSB mortgage deal lets you leave early without any charges

Fix your mortgage for five years without the commitment: New TSB deal lets you leave early for free but is it worth the extra cost? New deal lets borrowers fix for five years without having to pay for leaving early TSB’s new mortgage only carries early repayment charges up to three years  This means borrowers … Read more New TSB mortgage deal lets you leave early without any charges

ALEX BRUMMER: Humbling of the High Street icons

Sharon White is having a baptism of fire at John Lewis. As a partnership organisation, it is held to higher standards of governance than other retailers.  One can only imagine the pain involved in shutting eight stores and placing 1,300 jobs in jeopardy. This on the same day as another High Street stalwart, Boots, revealed … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Humbling of the High Street icons

Deloitte faces record £15m fine over audit of software group Autonomy

Deloitte faces record £15m fine over ‘reckless’ audit of UK software group Autonomy before it was sold for £9bn By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 9 July 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 9 July 2020 Deloitte is facing a record £15million fine over its ‘reckless’ audits of a British software group … Read more Deloitte faces record £15m fine over audit of software group Autonomy

MARKET REPORT: Housebuilders on the move as buyers return

MARKET REPORT: Housebuilders on the move as buyers begin to return with average selling prices for their properties holding steady By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 9 July 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 9 July 2020 Investors cheered after major housebuilders said a tentative recovery was under way and buyers were … Read more MARKET REPORT: Housebuilders on the move as buyers return

Fears Rolls-Royce will need billions in taxpayer bailout

Fears Rolls-Royce will need billions in taxpayer bailout: Engineer has taken a £3bn Covid pandemic hit By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 9 July 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 9 July 2020 Rolls-Royce burned through £3billion of cash during the first six months of the year as coronavirus dealt a hammer-blow … Read more Fears Rolls-Royce will need billions in taxpayer bailout

Reprieve for fund star Richard Buxton as Boohoo bounces back

Reprieve for fund star Richard Buxton as Boohoo bounces back from scandal following three-day rout By Lucy White and Hugo Duncan for the Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 9 July 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 9 July 2020 Glitzy: Supermodel Jasmine Tookes in a Boohoo dress  Shares in Boohoo bounced back following a three-day rout … Read more Reprieve for fund star Richard Buxton as Boohoo bounces back