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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Friday newspaper round-up: Butchers, contactless limit, energy providers

Fri 15 October 2021 07:30

(Sharecast News) - The government has stepped in to counter a spiralling crisis on pig farms by allowing butchers to enter the UK on temporary visas, in the latest reversal of post-Brexit immigration policy. Butchers in abattoirs and meat processing plant

Thursday newspaper round-up: Business rates, air fares, house prices

Thu 14 October 2021 07:30

(Sharecast News) - The owner of the UK's biggest poultry supplier has warned that the cost of chicken is expected to rise by more than 10%, adding that food in Britain is "too cheap." In a strongly worded intervention, Ranjit Singh Boparan, the owner of B

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Apple, The Hut Group, Sterling

Wed 13 October 2021 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Apple may slash the number of iPhone 13s it will make this year by up to 10m because of a shortage of computer chips amid a worldwide supply chain crunch that led the White House to warn that "there will be things that people can't get"

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Ryanair, City real estate, energy prices

Tue 12 October 2021 07:33

(Sharecast News) - Rish Sunak is poised to usher in cuts worth £2bn for government departments tasked with meeting the Tories' flagship "levelling up" agenda, despite planning for the biggest tax raid in a generation. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IF

Monday newspaper round-up: Liberty Steel owner, FCA, rail chiefs, Glaxo

Mon 11 October 2021 07:26

(Sharecast News) - The owner of Liberty Steel has pledged to restart its plants in Rotherham and Stocksbridge in South Yorkshire this month, saving the "substantial majority" of 1,000 jobs, by pumping £50m in cash into the business. The move comes after

Friday newspaper round-up: Power cuts, US debt ceiling, Weir Group

Fri 08 October 2021 07:33

(Sharecast News) - The risk of power cuts to factories and homes this winter has increased, the National Grid warned, as the business secretary prepared for a crunch meeting with industry bosses concerned the energy crisis may force them to scale back pro

Thursday newspaper round-up: Rail fares, Ocado, British Airways

Thu 07 October 2021 08:19

(Sharecast News) - Britain's top-listed businesses have made further progress on gender targets but still have too few women in senior leadership positions, a report has found. The research, by Cranfield School of Management, found the proportion of women

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Petrol prices, Amazon, DeepMind

Wed 06 October 2021 07:25

(Sharecast News) - Nearly two-thirds of UK manufacturers expect to raise their prices in the run-up to Christmas after being hit by mounting cost pressures, a leading employers' group has said. The British Chambers of Commerce said inflation expectations

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Channel 4, fuel crisis, Monzo

Tue 05 October 2021 07:31

(Sharecast News) - The UK fuel crisis could run another week, fuel retailers have warned, as military tanker drivers took to the roads to relieve pressure on petrol stations. One in five forecourts in London and the south-east of England were still out of

Monday newspaper round-up: Staff shortages, Evergrande, British Airways

Mon 04 October 2021 07:34

(Sharecast News) - Staff shortages are rippling out from the haulage, farming and hospitality sectors to almost all parts of the economy, putting "severe pressure" on medium-sized business across the UK, a new survey has warned. More than a quarter of the