Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm 

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm, making it the biggest ever buyout of an Australian company Jack Dorsey’s financial services firm Square has purchased Afterpay Afterpay’s stock stood at at just over A$12 (£8.64) in early 2020 But it was at A$114.80 (£86.62) last night while Square’s share price also rose … Read more

‘Misled’ glampers pay up to £2,000 for three nights at site ‘more Chernobyl than Champneys’

‘More Chernobyl than Champneys!’: ‘Misled’ glampers paying up to £2,000 for three nights say they were promised five-star luxury and cocktails but got overpriced beer and a fish and chip van instead Cloud Nine glamping company owns three sites running over summer holidays  It promises visitors luxury and claims to also ‘offer the ultimate family … Read more

Kelly Clarkson ordered to pay ex Brandon Blackstock $200k A MONTH in spousal and child support

Kelly Clarkson ordered to pay ex-husband Brandon Blackstock $200k PER MONTH in spousal and child support The 39-year-old singer has been ordered to pay her ex-husband Brandon Blackstock nearly $200k-per-month in spousal and child support The former couple share minor children River, seven, and Remington, five   Legal docs revealed details into Clarkson’s finances, showing that … Read more

Food firms warn over government plan to make them pay for waste disposal

Food firms warn government plan to make them pay for litter picking and waste disposal will increase household meal bills by £125 a year Ministers are consulting on the plan to reduce litter and increase recycling  Firms would have to pay for cost of disposing the packaging they produce  Food and Drink Federation claimed the … Read more

Police anger over pay freeze could see officers enforce a ‘go-slow’ on 999 calls

Police anger over pay freeze could see officers enforce a ‘go-slow’ on 999 calls or ditch their guns on VIP duty, their federation warns Police Federation of England and Wales said it had no confidence in Priti Patel  Officers are incensed over other pay increases for other public servants like NHS They are now considering … Read more

Britain’s gender pay gap for full-time workers INCREASES from 8.6% to 8.9%, official figures show 

Women are reaching the peak of their earning power in the forties for the first time as fewer are forced to take lower paid jobs or quit work completely after having children, official figures revealed today. And in another step forward for female workers – for those under the age of 40 the gender pay … Read more

BUSINESS LIVE: Surge in pay rings alarm bells for pensioners

BUSINESS CLOSE: Surge in wages could mean big state pension boost; Asos share price falls sharply; FCA vows to become more ‘assertive’ New data shows the number of open job posts reached pre-pandemic levels In the three months to May, annual total pay growth hit 7.3%, ONS said  Online retailer Asos has seen its share … Read more

Turned down for mortgages after using buy now pay later shopping deals

Klarna could cost you a mortgage: Home buyers turned down for loans after using buy now pay later deals By Helena Kelly For The Daily Mail Published: 17:01 EDT, 20 July 2021 | Updated: 17:45 EDT, 20 July 2021 Aspiring homeowners are reportedly being turned down for house loans as they have used buy now … Read more

‘Apple Pay Later’ rumoured to be in the works to rival Klarna

Apple is reportedly working on a new payment feature called ‘Apple Pay Later’ that will let users pay for purchases at a later date.  Apple Pay Later will be available for purchases made at either retail or online stores, Bloomberg reports, citing insiders ‘with knowledge of the matter’.  The feature would let Apple Pay users … Read more

Boohoo set to join official ‘list of shame’ after investors rebel over fat cat pay

Fashion giant Boohoo set to join official ‘list of shame’ after investors rebel over fat cat pay: But founder survives By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 18 June 2021 | Updated: 22:07 BST, 18 June 2021 Fashion giant Boohoo is set to join an official ‘list of shame’ after investors rebelled … Read more