EU’s new export rules leave small British firms struggling

‘My profit has been wiped out by a £250,000 cost’: EU’s new export rules leave small British firms struggling Jerry Lawson of Frogbike said administration fees charged by each government to his customers had forced him to pause selling into Denmark, Spain and Poland He had to hire extra employees to cope with the added … Read more

SMALL CAP MOVERS: Simec Atlantis Energy up; Hurricane Energy down

SMALL CAP MOVERS: SIMEC Atlantis Energy enjoys a good week but Hurricane Energy blows out By John Harrington, Proactive Investors For Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 13:31 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 13:31 BST, 9 April 2021 Shares in Simec Atlantis Energy surged on Wednesday after the renewable energy firm updated investors on its operations. SAE said … Read more

Miranda star Patricia Hodge set to replace the late Diana Rigg on All Creatures Great And Small

Patricia Hodge has replaced the late Diana Rigg on All Creatures Great And Small. The Miranda actress, 74, will take over the role of Mrs Pumphrey for series two of the Channel 5 show.    Game Of Thrones star Rigg, who had originally played the character, tragically passed away in September aged 82 following a short battle with cancer. … Read more

Covid-19 UK: Moderna’s vaccine comes on stream in small quantities

No10 may have to roll back its target date for vaccinating all adults if AstraZeneca‘s jab is banned for under-30s, an expert warned today.  And Britain may need to approve vaccines developed by Russia or China in order to hit the goal of offering everyone a first dose by the end of July.   The Medicines … Read more

Elon Musk reveals ‘a (relatively) small’ methane leak caused Starship SN11 to explode

SpaceX launched its Starship Serial Number 11 (SN11) March 30 for a high altitude test that ended with the rocket exploding and debris raining from the sky – and Elon Musk has officially revealed what happened. The billionaire shared details on Twitter saying ‘a (relatively) small’ methane leak led to its demise, which was what … Read more

Small companies used Covid Bounce Back loans to invest

More than half of small companies used Covid Bounce Back loans to adapt and invest in their business By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 00:01 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 5 April 2021 More than half of small companies used Covid Bounce Back loans to adapt and invest in their … Read more

Peter Hargreaves: Deliveroo took small investors for a ride

City grandee Peter Hargreaves hits out at Deliveroo’s sale of shares at its disastrous flotation, saying company took small investors for a ride By Emma Dunkley And Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:52 BST, 3 April 2021 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 3 April 2021 Critic: City titan Peter Hargreaves Billionaire City grandee Peter … Read more

Rural homes that come with small campsites will generate extra income 

One consequence of the Covid crisis is that the demand for country homes with a campsite in the grounds – be it for camping, glamping or caravans – has gone through the roof. ‘People want to escape to the peace and quiet of the countryside, but money is often an issue,’ says Carol Peett, of … Read more

Flotilla of small boats launched Dunkirk-like rescue in Mozambique

A flotilla of small boats launched a Dunkirk-like rescue of thousands of survivors of a terror attack in Mozambique, it has emerged.  The boats transported people from Palma, which was stormed by hundreds of gunmen last week, to the town of Pemba, 150 miles further down the Mozambican coast.  Brendon Bekker, the Zimbabwean director of … Read more