Audioboom enjoys bumper revenue growth during lockdown

Audioboom enjoys bumper revenue growth as the number of locked-down podcaster listeners swells Revenue rose to £19.7m in the past year, which is up around a fifth from 2019 Advertiser numbers up and group managed to narrow its losses  By Jane Denton For Thisismoney Published: 17:01 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 17:01 GMT, 20 … Read more Audioboom enjoys bumper revenue growth during lockdown

Hundreds of BP customers wrongly given receipts showing they had won points worth £2,000

Check those receipts! Hundreds of BP customers wrongly told they’d won £2,000 of points after blunder – but petrol giant WILL pay out Many BP customers received a receipt saying they’d won 400,000 points  This equates to £2,000 – but BP said there was a third party error  Now the firm has agreed to honour … Read more Hundreds of BP customers wrongly given receipts showing they had won points worth £2,000

Surge in summer holiday bookings thanks to the over-50s as vaccinations are rolled out

Holiday bookings by the over-50s who are anticipating being able to travel after having the coronavirus vaccine is giving a much-needed shot in the arm to the industry. Several companies say bookings from this age group have helped the sector with many now looking to head away for several weeks to make up for the … Read more Surge in summer holiday bookings thanks to the over-50s as vaccinations are rolled out

Universal Credit: What you need to know about the £20 monthly boost debate

Earlier in the week the Government lost a ‘vote’ 278 to 0 on the issue of extending a £20 a week uplift in Universal Credit, which is currently due to expire at the end of the current tax year in April. While the Parliamentary vote was a symbolic one and does not require the Government … Read more Universal Credit: What you need to know about the £20 monthly boost debate

The bank busting classic cars of 2020 revealed

Classic cars are big business and bidding at auctions for collectible vehicles is ferociously contested among those petrolheads with pockets deep enough to fulfill any four-wheeled desire. And that was true even in 2020, when most sales took place online to avoid mass gatherings during the pandemic.  But as most of us know, emotional purchases … Read more The bank busting classic cars of 2020 revealed

Cost of a home in Britain reaches record high of £250k

Average property prices across Britain reached a record high of £250,000 in the year to November, new official figures show. The average cost of a home increased by 7.6 per cent over the period, up from a 5.9 per cent rise in the year to October. London’s average house price surpassed the £500,000 mark for … Read more Cost of a home in Britain reaches record high of £250k

Superdry boss upbeat about a post-pandemic recovery despite fears for the fashion firm’s future

Superdry boss upbeat about a post-pandemic recovery despite fears for the fashion firm’s future By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:55 GMT, 19 January 2021 | Updated: 22:55 GMT, 19 January 2021 The boss of Superdry has insisted he is optimistic about a post-pandemic recovery on Britain’s high streets after his firm warned … Read more Superdry boss upbeat about a post-pandemic recovery despite fears for the fashion firm’s future

What CAN Britain learn from Beijing? China’s economy is surging ahead

China was the first country in the world to be struck by coronavirus and its economy is the first to recover. It expanded by 6.5 per cent in the final quarter of 2020, making it one of the few countries to be able to chalk up growth for the year. Industrial production drove the revival, … Read more What CAN Britain learn from Beijing? China’s economy is surging ahead

US casino operator MGM ends its £8bn bid for Ladbrokes owner Entain

US casino operator MGM ends its £8bn bid for Ladbrokes and Coral owner Entain By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:55 GMT, 19 January 2021 | Updated: 22:55 GMT, 19 January 2021 Shares in Ladbrokes and Coral owner Entain slid after its US suitor backed away from a bid. The betting giant had … Read more US casino operator MGM ends its £8bn bid for Ladbrokes owner Entain