ALEX BRUMMER: The grocers that saw the light – and those who are still sitting on their hands

ALEX BRUMMER: The grocers that saw the light – and those who are still sitting on their hands By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:11 GMT, 3 December 2020 | Updated: 21:11 GMT, 3 December 2020 The cascade of grocers rushing to pay back Covid business rates relief rather than suffer the slings … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: The grocers that saw the light – and those who are still sitting on their hands

ALEX BRUMMER: Future shock for UK retail

ALEX BRUMMER: Covid has shown us that Britain’s creaky retail sector is in desperate need of repurposing By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 23:07 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 23:07 GMT, 1 December 2020 The pandemic has been as much an economic shock as a health emergency. It has concertinaed commercial change.  … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Future shock for UK retail

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: NS&I is alienating older and more vulnerable savers

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: If NS&I axes cheques, what’s to stop other banks from following suit? By Victoria Bischoff for the Daily Mail Published: 22:01 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 1 December 2020 News that NS&I has delayed plans to axe Premium Bond prize cheques will come as an enormous relief to millions of … Read more VICTORIA BISCHOFF: NS&I is alienating older and more vulnerable savers

ALEX BRUMMER: Is it fair to single Philip Green out over pensions?

ALEX BRUMMER: It may be hard to feel sorry for Philip Green but is it fair to single him out over pension deficits? By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 30 November 2020 | Updated: 22:07 GMT, 30 November 2020 The political clamour for Philip Green to pay up and make good … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Is it fair to single Philip Green out over pensions?

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Treasury on Tees, please Chancellor

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Setting up Treasury North on Teesside would be a huge show of faith – it would be an investment that will deliver real returns Rishi Sunak sees himself as a Northern Chancellor but does not conform to the old Andy Capp stereotype His plan to tilt the balance of economic power away from … Read more RUTH SUNDERLAND: Treasury on Tees, please Chancellor

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Lloyds shows cash CAN survive

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Lloyds shows cash CAN survive – bank to launch new cashback initiative with local retailers By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 GMT, 28 November 2020 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 28 November 2020 Our longstanding campaign to keep cash on the high street has not been lost in all the … Read more JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Lloyds shows cash CAN survive

ALEX BRUMMER: Threat of the digital giants

ALEX BRUMMER: Taking on the digital giants will be like David versus Goliath without an effective slingshot By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:51 GMT, 27 November 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 27 November 2020 There is absolutely no question that amid the commercial carnage unleashed by coronavirus, the biggest winners have been … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Threat of the digital giants

ALEX BRUMMER: Britain through a beer glass

Britain through a beer glass: The chaos in the hospitality industry illustrates the uphill struggle facing UK plc, says ALEX BRUMMER By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:51 GMT, 26 November 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 26 November 2020 The very idea that with one bound the economy would be free on December … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Britain through a beer glass