BoE set to raise interest rates earlier than expected, says HSBC boss 

The BoE could raise interest rates earlier than expected in the face of soaring in inflation, says HSBC boss CFO Ewen Stevenson predicts the base rate could start moving from mid-2022 The raise in interest rates would be welcomed by long-suffering savers The Bank of England slashed interest rates to a record low of 0.1% … Read more

Firms raise £615bn during the pandemic… but without stock market

British firms raise £615bn during the pandemic – but without stock market as majority want to avoid an IPO Nine out of ten firms said they had accessed new money during the pandemic Almost a third had drawn Government funds, while nearly half took bank loans More than 56% resorted to private equity funds, according … Read more

Technology start-up backed by fashion mogul Tom Singh to raise £10m

Technology start-up backed by fashion mogul Tom Singh to raise £10m for expansion after securing major clients By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 12 June 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 12 June 2021 A London technology start-up backed by fashion mogul and New Look founder Tom Singh plans to raise around … Read more

Princess Beatrice pregnant: How royal will raise her child as a brother for stepson Wolfie

Princess Beatrice will become one of the few royal mothers to raise children in a blended family when she welcomes her son or daughter this year.  The Queen‘s granddaughter, 32, and her property developer husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi, 38, announced today they are expecting their first child together this autumn. Beatrice’s baby boy or girl … Read more

Lara Bingle reveals why she’s loving being back in Australia to raise her three sons

Lara Bingle reveals why she loves living back in Australia after years in the US – before gushing over the ‘wild and wonderful’ reality of being a mother to three young sons By Nicole Douglas For Daily Mail Australia Published: 16:40 BST, 26 April 2021 | Updated: 16:40 BST, 26 April 2021 Lara Bingle recently … Read more

Kristin Cavallari confesses: ‘It’s harder to raise girls’ than boys ‘because girls are drama’

For the most part, Kristin Cavallari has been keeping her three children, whom she shares with estranged husband and former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler, off of social media. But just this week she’s opened up about the differences in raising girls and boys — from her experiences as a mom. ‘It’s harder to raise girls because … Read more

Wellwishers raise more than £8,000 to help care for mother-of-four, 55, left paralysed by Covid

Wellwishers have raised more than £8,000 to help care for a mum-of-four left paralysed from the eyes down after Covid-19 worked its way into her brain stem.  Ayesha Hussain, 55, was ‘fine and fit’ before being struck down with coronavirus in December, according to her daughter, Amina Bux, 30.  But within days of contracting the … Read more

Jedward shave their heads to raise money for Irish Cancer Society in honour of their late mother

Jedward discussed their late mother’s influence on their career after shaving their heads in her honour. The X Factor stars, 29, whose parent passed away from cancer in February 2019, reflected on how Susanna ‘never wanted us to be scared’ as they appeared on Sky News on Wednesday. John and Edward Grimes also touched on … Read more

PensionBee looking to raise £60m in London IPO

Retirement savings app PensionBee looking to raise £60m and hit a valuation of £300m as it confirms plans to float in London PensionBee looks to raise up to £55m by issuing new shares      Up to £5m to come from sale of existing shares held by minority shareholders  Founders, directors and senior managers won’t sell any … Read more

Boris Johnson plans chewing gum tax to raise more than £100m to clean Britain’s streets

Boris Johnson plans chewing gum tax to raise more than £100m to clean Britain’s streets of ‘monstrous acne of sticky grey blotches’ Boris Johnson is set to propose new tax targeting chewing gum manufacturers Aims to raise more than £100million to pay cost of clearing away discarded gum Manufacturers to be hit by the tax unless … Read more