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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Sunday newspaper round-up: Freeports, UK equities, Trump

Sun 12 July 2020 12:15

(Sharecast News) - Taxes and red tape will be slashed in towns and cities across the country next year, under government plans for a post-Brexit and post-coronavirus ­economic revolution. Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, is preparing to introduce sweeping ta

Friday newspaper round-up: No-deal Brexit, City landlords, Hinkley Point

Fri 10 July 2020 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Pub and restaurant chains traded at half their pre-pandemic levels after reopening across England last weekend, as consumers proved to be wary of visiting their local or eating out. Among those pubs that did open, sales on 4 July and 5

Thursday newspaper round-up: Jobs market, Uber Eats, Burger King, Brooks Brothers

Thu 09 July 2020 07:25

(Sharecast News) - The negative impact of the coronavirus lockdown on Britain's jobs market appears to have been greatest in May before a partial recovery in June, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Both demand for and supply of labour

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Boohoo, DHL workers, Lansdowne Partners

Wed 08 July 2020 07:25

(Sharecast News) - Next, Asos and Amazon have decided to pull all Boohoo clothing from sale as growing anger over workers' pay and conditions at the company's suppliers resulted in £1.5bn being wiped from the fast fashion brand's value in two days. Alleg

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Gambling, High Street spending, Wirecard

Tue 07 July 2020 07:30

(Sharecast News) - An anti-gambling charity has called on banks to improve card blocking systems introduced to help those whose gambling is out of control after it emerged 40% of current accounts offer no help in this area. Research on behalf of GambleAwa

Monday newspaper round-up: UK banks, Sunak, Royal Dutch Shell

Mon 06 July 2020 07:29

(Sharecast News) - UK banks are preparing a code of conduct for pursuing businesses that default on taxpayer-backed coronavirus loans, amid industry estimates that up to eight out of 10 borrowers could fail to repay in full. The Guardian understands that

Sunday newspaper round-up: Vouchers, Grocers, Boohoo

Sun 05 July 2020 15:59

(Sharecast News) - Radical plans to give all adults £500 and children £250 in vouchers to spend in sectors of the economy worst hit by the Covid-19 crisis are being considered by the Treasury. The proposals, drawn up by the Resolution Foundation think t

Friday newspaper round-up: Quarantine, Casual Dining, UK economic activity

Fri 03 July 2020 07:29

(Sharecast News) - English holidaymakers will be able to visit Spain, Italy, France and Germany without having to quarantine for 14 days on their return and travel restrictions on up to 60 other countries and territories are also set to be lifted. The gov

Thursday newspaper round-up: Water companies, EU-UK trade, Wirecard

Thu 02 July 2020 07:30

(Sharecast News) - More than 6,000 retail jobs were cut from the UK high street on Wednesday as the full impact of the pandemic on the high street - combined with the wind-down of the government furlough scheme - starts to emerge. The latest job losses -

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tesla, TM Lewin, Wirecard

Wed 01 July 2020 07:33

(Sharecast News) - Britain and Brussels have each accused the other of holding up a decision on the City of London's ability to do business in EU markets from next year, prolonging the financial services' state of uncertainty about the future. Both partie