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Martin Lewis explains how people on low incomes can earn a 'hidden' pay rise

Employees aged between 22 and 66 are part of the pension auto-enrolment scheme - but those who aren't included can still get the savings benefit


Foster + Partners reveals copper-coloured office in Yekaterinburg

Foster + Partners has designed an appropriately coloured office block for the Russian Copper Company in the city of Yekaterinburg, which is the studio's first project in Russia. Overlooking the Iset River in the centre of the city in central Russia, the 15-storey office block was built as the headquarters for the Russian Copper Company (RCC) – The post Foster + Partners reveals copper-coloured office in Yekaterinburg appeared first on Dezeen.


Tesco issues statement after being fined £7.56m for selling out of date food


CMA teams up with Australian and German authorities to regulate mergers

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has teamed up with its Australian and German counterparts to better enforce mergers, with The post CMA teams up with Australian and German authorities to tackle problematic mergers appeared first on CityAM.


Lloyds, Barclays and rivals must explain treatment of UK SMEs during Covid

Treasury Select Committee chair calls out UK banks for treatment of SME during Covid crisis The post Treasury Select Committee chair calls out UK banks for treatment of SMEs during Covid crisis appeared first on CityAM.


UK to hike emissions cut plans ahead of US climate summit

The UK is set to announce a hike in its pledged fossil fuel emission cuts in a year that ends The post UK to hike emissions cut plans ahead of US climate summit appeared first on CityAM.


Canadian startup Clearbanc raises capital at nearly $2 billion valuation

Canadian startup Clearbanc raises capital at nearly $2 billion valuation


Drinking around the world: Romanian wines to die for

My introduction to Romanian wine was inauspicious. It came in one of Count Dracula’s tourist castle hotels in Transylvania. We The post Drinking around the world: Romanian wines to die for appeared first on CityAM.


Johnson & Johnson posts $100m in Covid vaccine sales as profit jumps

More than $100m in sales from its Covid vaccine helped pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) beat revenues and profit expectations today. The post Johnson & Johnson posts $100m in Covid19 vaccine sales as profit beats expectations appeared first on CityAM.


Mobile games developer Huuuge says it is looking at five takeover targets

Mobile games developer Huuuge says it is looking at five takeover targets


Premier League data rights company worth $3bn after New York float

Premier League data rights company worth $3bn after New York float


City watchdog warns social media over investment offers

The City regulator has warned social media sites it may take action if they continue to promote risky and sometimes fraudulent investments to often inexperienced consumers. The Financial Conduct Authority is concerned about the growing influence that sites such as YouTube, Instagram and TikTok are having on a new breed of mainly younger DIY investors, who it believes are taking big financial risks when investing in cryptocurrencies, foreign...


SoftBank-backed WeWork to begin accepting payments in cryptocurrencies

SoftBank-backed WeWork to begin accepting payments in cryptocurrencies


Explainer: Why has the UK intervened in Nvidia’s $40bn Arm merger?

Ever since it was announced in September last year, Nvidia’s proposed $40bn (£30bn) takeover of British chipmaker Arm has proved The post Explainer: Why has the UK intervened in Nvidia’s $40bn Arm merger? appeared first on CityAM.


Dogecoin price prediction: Will DOGE hit $1 this year? 'FOMO factor is at fever pitch'

DOGECOIN took the internet by storm this month when it shot to a record-high price, only to keep on rising to new heights. As crypto traders scramble to jump on the DOGE hype train, what are the chances of Dogecoin hitting £0.72 ($1) this year?


Young and broke: the unemployment problem for under 25s in London

I see unemployment is back below 5%, so that’s good news right? It is, but don’t get carried away. Some sectors of the population, and some regions, are faring far worse than others. Notably, the under 25s in London, probably because they are most likely to be looking for work in sectors that have been shut: bars, restaurants, theatres, other performance industries. The 18 to 24 age group has seen the greatest decrease in pay-rolled employees...


Mulberry ramps up sustainability pledges as retailers scramble to boost environmental reputations

Mulberry has become the latest retailer to ramp up its sustainability measures as the spotlight on environmental and social issues The post Mulberry ramps up sustainability pledges as retailers scramble to boost environmental reputations appeared first on CityAM.


Bezos bets on the barbers: Amazon to open London hair salon

US tech giant Amazon has announced it will open a huge hair salon across two storeys in London’s Spitalfields. The The post Bezos bets on the barbers: Amazon to open London hair salon appeared first on CityAM.


Mulberry launches ‘sustainability manifesto’ to transform supply chain

The fashion brand said it is aiming to create a transparent “farm to finished product” supply chain.


The real owners of these brands might surprise you

Are your favourite products as independent as you think they are? The real companies behind the brands.


British logistics sector reaps benefits of unexpected Brexit boost as economy bounces back

SOARING demand for warehouse space and customs clearing services has seen a string of behind-the-scenes British firms reap an unexpected Brexit benefit.


Nationwide increases amounts it will lend to first-time buyers

Britain's biggest building society said under its 'helping hand' initiative, first-time buyers will have the option when taking out a five or 10-year fixed-rate mortgage at up to 90 per cent loan-to-value (LTV).


Green return or high risk bond? Electric car chargers offer 9% return

Iduna plans to add 50 new chargers to the 130 it already owns by raising £4m via Abundance, which specialises in environmental and social projects.


Kia receives over 1,000 EV6 pre-orders in UK alone

Demand in Europe might be quite significant.


Cashback in shops ‘must be part of wider strategy to help those relying on cash’

Which? said introducing cashback without purchase is a significant step forward and has the potential to make a big difference in communities.


Bitcoin is NOT too big to fail 'The bubble will burst at some point'

BITCOIN is NOT too big to fail and some experts predict it is a "bubble that will burst at some point" despite historic highs in the past few weeks.


Self-employed 'undermined' compared to the rest of the workforce - freelancer numbers drop

SELF-EMPLOYMENT problems continue to plague freelancers as newly released employment figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows workers are struggling across the board. The data revealed both employment and freelancer numbers have dropped.


Next boss sees pay balloon to £3.4m despite pandemic woes

Chief executive Lord Simon Wolfson enjoyed a 28% pay hike thanks to a £2.4 million long-term shares bonus award.


Investors turn to growth stocks' results after strong earnings start

Investors turn to growth stocks' results after strong earnings start


Britcoin: What is a CBDC? Bank of England proposes new Central Bank Digital Currency

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak has unveiled an exciting proposal for a British Central Bank Digital Currency or CBDC called Britcoin - but what exactly is a CBDC and how could it help Britain move into the future of digital banking?


Property: Home workers could be in for ‘nasty surprise' if they don't check insurance

PROPERTY experts have shared a contents insurance warning for those working from home. Experts warned that home workers could be in for a "nasty surprise" if they don't check their contents insurance.


Aldi crowned Wine Supermarket of the Year for being 'innovative while keeping prices low'

Aldi has beaten posh rivals such as Waitrose to win Wine Supermarket of the Year. Judges praised it for being innovative while keeping prices low at the International Wine and Spirits Competition.


Asda takeover could lead to higher petrol prices, warns competition...

The CMA said a probe raised `local competition concerns in relation to the supply of road fuel in 36 areas across the UK´.


Dogecoin mania at fever pitch as fans try to push the joke crypto to a new high on '4/20' marijuana day

Dogecoin's price shot up over 400 per cent over the last week to sit at $0.41 today, just a few cents shy of its all-time high of $0.43, which it hit on Friday.


Bullring operator Hammerson says it's received only 40% of second quarter rent owed as shopping curbs loosen

Hammerson said only 40 per cent of total rent payments had been received by them, including 48 per cent in its UK division, around a third in Ireland, and just 23 per cent in France.


Fifty-year-old firm Mulberry unveils green manifesto with plan to make the world's lowest carbon leather

The half-century-old company said the leather would be sourced from 'organic and environmentally conscious farms' and be used to make its first-ever 'farm to finished product' bags.


Pound soars to six-week high on back of UK vaccine rollout - lockdown bounce back begins

THE pound has hit a six-week high against the dollar, fuelled by rising optimism as a result of the success of the UK's vaccine rollout programme and falling unemployment, the latest data has indicated.


'It's not enough to book a holiday': Barclaycard under pressure to reverse massive credit limit cuts for customers with steady finances as it is deluged with complaints

Barclaycard customers have called on the provider to change its mind over its heavy-handed cutting of credit limits of cardholders whose financial circumstances have improved over the last year


Sony reverses PS3 store shutdown as gamers still struggle to buy new PS5 console

Sony has reneged on its announcement to shut the PlayStation Store on the PS3 and PS Vita, so gamers will be able to continue to buy games on older consoles. The console giant cut off access to its old web store, with users being met only by an error page in March 2021. It was originally planning to remove support for the PlayStation Store on 2 July, but the company now says that was the “wrong decision”. “When we initially came to the decision...


UK could have bitcoin digital currency within two years

BRITAIN could soon have its own digital currency. Bank of England and Treasury experts will look at the pros and cons of the idea - dubbed Britcoin - and it could be established in just two years.


Crypto inflows hit $4.9 billion as of mid-April: Coinshares data

Crypto inflows hit $4.9 billion as of mid-April: Coinshares data


The dinosaur can't evolve - it's time for tech and crypto to take over

Legacy banking has become a joke, a dinosaur that fails to cope with the fast paced, ever-changing technological climate, says Dr Chris Kacher. The post The dinosaur can't evolve - it's time for tech and crypto to take over appeared first on CityAM.


Johnson ordered to set up irresistible low-taxes free market to see Brexit Britain succeed

BORIS JOHNSON has been ordered to make dramatic regulation and tax changes for the benefit of Brexit Britain.


IKEA owner sets aside 4 billion euros for green power projects

IKEA owner sets aside 4 billion euros for green power projects


Where can I trade dogecoin? DOGE mania drives crypto to record-high price

DOGECOIN has become the most talked-about cryptocurrency on the market despite long-time traders looking down on the "memecoin" only a few months ago - but where can you buy and trade dogecoin?


Brexit bonanza! £100billion India deal on track despite Boris Johnson scrapping visit

BORIS JOHNSON's decision to cancel his planned trip India will not derail a proposed trade deal which could worth up to £100billion, a financial analyst has insisted.


Dogecoin price: DOGE 'gold rush' may still end in 'catastrophic crash', warns expert

DOGECOIN'S unexpected bull run through the crypto markets may have been welcome news to holders, but some analysts fear the inherent volatility and speculation behind DOGE's rising price could lead to a "catastrophic crash".


WeWork to accept crypto payments

Shared office space provider WeWork has announced it will be accepting cryptocurrency payments from clients. The post WeWork to accept crypto payments appeared first on CityAM.


Dogecoin rallies as much as a fifth as traders aim for record highs on DogeDay

Dogecoin rallies as much as a fifth as traders aim for record highs on DogeDay


Options on Coinbase Global start trading in robust volume

Options on Coinbase Global start trading in robust volume