Former Dragons’ Den star investing in hospitality sector

Confident: Sarah Willingham is banking on a big return for hospitality Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Sarah Willingham has four children dotted around the house doing lessons on their iPads and laptops during our interview, but she’s surprisingly relaxed about home-schooling.  When her youngest child, Marly, was five, she took her whole family out of school for … Read more Former Dragons’ Den star investing in hospitality sector

Treasury may try to rescue summer music festivals

Treasury could step in to support some of this year’s biggest summer music festivals after organisers struggle to get cancellation insurance By Emma Dunkley, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 23 January 2021 The Treasury could step in to support some of this year’s biggest summer music … Read more Treasury may try to rescue summer music festivals

Ski coach to stars, Oli Dannat, bets on winter holiday boom

Sir Richard Branson’s former ski instructor launches funding drive to expand his SkiYodl travel booking app in bet on holiday boom next winter By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 23 January 2021 Sir Richard Branson’s former ski instructor has launched a funding drive to … Read more Ski coach to stars, Oli Dannat, bets on winter holiday boom

Amazon’s store plan faces delay as developer goes bust

Opening date for Amazon’s first checkout-free store in Britain uncertain after developer at site goes bust By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 23 January 2021 The opening date for Amazon’s first checkout-free store in Britain is uncertain after the developer at its Notting Hill … Read more Amazon’s store plan faces delay as developer goes bust

Covid hero Pfizer ramps up battle to save millions of sick children

Covid-19 vaccine pioneer Pfizer ramping up development of treatments for rare diseases that affect children By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 23 January 2021 Covid-19 vaccine pioneer Pfizer is ramping up its development of treatments for rare diseases that affect millions of children.  The … Read more Covid hero Pfizer ramps up battle to save millions of sick children

Banks raid accounts to claw back Covid loans

Banks raid accounts to claw back Covid loans: Cash seized from hundreds of businesses in scramble to stop fraud on bounce back scheme HSBC, Barclays, NatWest and Lloyds Banking Group have all begun freezing business accounts linked to suspected fraud  They have seized sums of up to £50,000 from the accounts of hundreds of customers  … Read more Banks raid accounts to claw back Covid loans

Gatwick increases its Government borrowing by £75m

Gatwick increased its Government borrowing by £75m over the last week to shore up its finances during the extended travel shutdown By Harriet Dennys, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 23 January 2021 Gatwick Airport increased its Government borrowing by £75million over the last week to shore … Read more Gatwick increases its Government borrowing by £75m

Billionaire Asda brothers gatecrash Topshop bidding battle

Billionaire brothers buying supermarket Asda gatecrash bidding battle for fashion chain Topshop By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 23 January 2021 The billionaire brothers buying supermarket Asda have gatecrashed a bidding battle for fashion chain Topshop, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.  Blackburn’s Zuber … Read more Billionaire Asda brothers gatecrash Topshop bidding battle

Bitcoin records its worst week since March last year

Bitcoin records its worst week since March last year amid fresh doubts over its legitimacy By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:58 GMT, 22 January 2021 | Updated: 21:58 GMT, 22 January 2021 Bitcoin has recorded its worst week since March last year amid fresh doubts over its legitimacy.  Prices for the crypto-currency … Read more Bitcoin records its worst week since March last year

Pound on retreat as Britain heads for double-dip recession

Sterling falls as third national lockdown triggers largest decline in business activity since May – leaving Britain facing double-dip recession By Hugo Duncan for the Daily Mail Published: 21:58 GMT, 22 January 2021 | Updated: 21:58 GMT, 22 January 2021 Sterling fell yesterday as the third national lockdown triggered the largest decline in business activity … Read more Pound on retreat as Britain heads for double-dip recession