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HMRC issues ‘C19' support with £500 tax credit payment - are you eligible?

HMRC has confirmed households in receipt of Working Tax Credit are set to get a one-off payment of £500 - and the date is just one week away.


Take Five: ECB, earnings and geopolitical escalations

Take Five: ECB, earnings and geopolitical escalations


Ask and you shall receive: $900m in potential electricity savings

Electricity prices have significantly fallen since last year, meaning that you could be saving hundreds on your annual energy bill. New figures released this week by the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission found that retail electricity offers for households in eastern and southern states are, on average, 8.8 per cent lower than they were in June 2020, coming to “$900m in potential savings for households”. By switching plans, the...


MARKET REPORT: WH Smith to benefit from travel boom

Brokers say, it has done a good job at broadening its range to provide the odds and ends people taking a long trip want to stock up on.


Ocado plans self-driving delivery vehicles and 'kerb to kitchen' robots in tech tie-up

Ocado has revealed plans to develop self-driving delivery vehicles and "kerb to kitchen" robots as part of a tie-up with tech firm Oxbotica.


SEISS: Can you still get SEISS grant four if you submitted your tax return after March 2?

SEISS grant four will soon be available to claim, but can you still get the fourth self-employed grant if you submitted your tax return after the March 2 deadline?


Dogecoin price prediction: Analyst forecasts 'upward rally' as DOGE surges into weekend

DOGECOIN hit an all-time high this week as investors pushed the value up 91 percent in the last 24 hours - and an analyst believes the only way is up.


Coinbase’s IPO is good for shareholders, but what about its customers?

Crypto AM columnist Monty Munford takes a sensible look through the fog of the Coinbase IPO frenzy. The post Coinbase’s IPO is good for shareholders, but what about its customers? appeared first on CityAM.


Justin Trudeau crisis: Canada PM dealt crushing blow in new poll as Covid cripples economy

JUSTIN TRUDEAU has been handed a devastating blow after a new poll predicted the Canadian economy is likely to grow at a slower pace due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Analysis: No knockout, but new U.S. sanctions add to Russia's 'slow destruction'

Analysis: No knockout, but new U.S. sanctions add to Russia's 'slow destruction'


Friends who started MusicMagpie in their Stockport garage to net £22m

Friends who started MusicMagpie in their Stockport garage to net £22m


Dogecoin surges to record high, up almost 300% in a week

Dogecoin surges to record high, up almost 300% in a week


Astrazeneca boss Pascal Soriot will fly back from Australia before the end of the month as he prepares to face disgruntled shareholders

Soriot, who has spent much of the pandemic at his family home Down Under, has irked investors and even some board members by refusing to come back to the UK since Christmas.


Eurostar fury: Boris Johnson told to bail out company to avoid 'dire consequences' for UK

EUROSTAR needs to be helped by the UK to avoid "dire consequences", Prime Minister Boris Johnson was warned.


Helpful as ever! EU shamed after urging member states to block Brexit Britain from accord

THE EUROPEAN Commission has been shamed after Brussels urged member states to block the UK from the Lugano Convention despite Britain applying for membership last year.


Flustered Sturgeon loses it when confronted with huge economic cost of independence

NICOLA STURGEON became flustered in an awkward car-crash interview over Scottish independence when a Channel 4 News reporter confronted the SNP leader on its economic cost.


Fed's Waller says U.S. economy 'ready to rip' but inflation will level off

Fed's Waller says U.S. economy 'ready to rip' but inflation will level off


EU to define what makes a 'green' investment in transport, industry, buildings: draft

EU to define what makes a 'green' investment in transport, industry, buildings: draft


'What a scam!' EU's flagship economic plan blasted as bloc struggles to save eurozone

CALLS for the EU to increase its Recovery Fund spending have been branded by Frexit campaigner Charles-Henri Gallois as an absolute "scam" for EU taxpayers.


Pensionbee customers register to buy shares in firm

More than 12,000 savers, who use the online platform to manage their pension pot, have already taken up the option to buy a piece of the firm when it floats this month.


Drinking around the world: The joys of Brazilian wine

You don’t have to go all the way to Copacabana Beach to taste Brazilian wine – Ipswich will do. Nicolas The post Drinking around the world: The joys of Brazilian wine appeared first on CityAM.


Amazon Prime Day 2021: date, deals and what we know

We don't yet know for sure the official Amazon Prime Day 2021 date but rumours suggest it will happen this summer.


Has the tax-free tussle begun? Kent Reliance launches best buy 0.45% cash Isa just 48 hours after Marcus opened its doors to all savers

Kent Reliance this morning launched a best buy easy-access cash Isa as banks and building societies begin to react to Marcus Bank's move 48 hours ago.


'Greedy' pub slammed for £5 table reservation charge that's not taken off the bill

A PUB has been blasted as "greedy" for charging £5 for a table on the terrace - and not deducting the cost from the final bill.


EU on brink: Norway shows why the European project 'will fail big time'

THE EUROPEAN UNION was warned by an expert that Norway highlighted a weakness of the bloc.


Chip shortage that has caused problems across tech industry could last in 2023, CEOs say

The world is currently facing a massive shortage of computer chips stemming from a combination of factors including the US-China trade war, the COVID-19 pandemic, and droughts in Taiwan – the largest producer of semiconductors in the world – and now the CEOs of Intel and the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) say this scarcity may last two more years. As the Covid-19 pandemic swept through the world and people took shelter in...


Asda to get rid of its in store bakeries in big company change

ASDA has announced that it will strip its stores of its bakeries, opting instead for a central bakery that will deliver goods to each shop on a daily basis. This move could put hundreds of jobs at risk.


ALEX BRUMMER: Terrific that in spite of Deliveroo and questions raised about Mike Lynch connection at Darktrace, London is still seen as attractive

Encouraged by the Stock Exchange, Lord Hill's review into technology IPOs and the Chancellor's enthusiasm for unicorns, this is a year when one expects the floats will continue to arrive.


Man sees £13k wiped off his Barclaycard spending limit despite never missing a payment

EXCLUSIVE: Scott Waterman, 46, from Northamptonshire, has been told his borrowing amount is being cut from £13,600 to £250 - and he's not the only one


The mortgage rate at LESS THAN 1%: Hinckley & Rugby BS launches lowest interest home loan since before Covid hit at just 0.99%

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society will launch a new mortgage with an interest rate of 0.99% next week - but the criteria look set to be fairly strict and it's not a fix.


Robinhood app accused of blocking crypto trades after Elon Musk sparks Dogecoin frenzy

CRYPTOCURRENCY trading app Robinhood has denied restricting dealing on its platform as the price of the Elon Musk favourite Dogecoin token almost doubled.


Morgan Stanley takes $911m hit from Archegos as quarterly profit jumps

Morgan Stanley’s profits have soared despite disclosing a near $1bn loss from the collapse of Archegos last month. The collapse The post Morgan Stanley takes $911m hit from Archegos as quarterly profit jumps appeared first on CityAM.


Nissan to idle Sunderland staff amid semiconductor shortage

Car giant Nissan will reportedly put 800 staff at its factory in Sunderland on furlough due to the worldwide shortage The post Nissan to idle Sunderland staff amid semiconductor shortage appeared first on CityAM.


Are these the world's most worthless currencies?

We reveal the planet's lowest value currencies.


FTSE 100 powers through 7000 mark for first time in more than a year as optimism rises about a global economic recovery

The last time the blue-chip index was above that milestone was in late February 2020 as investors were gauging the full magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic.


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

DOGECOIN took the internet by storm this week 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?


Finance expert, 26, explains how she is set to retire with $6m in viral TikTok

A 26-year-old money expert is encouraging people to begin investing by sharing her story of learning to grow her wealth in a viral TikTok. According to Tori Dunlap, who goes by the username @herfirst100k on TikTok, she is on track to eventually retire with $6m - a feat that she allegedly will have been able to achieve by investing. “I will have over $6m by the time I retire and I’m only 26,” Dunlap said in the viral video uploaded last week,...


Townsville’s ‘road to Paris’ moment: the slow greening of an Adani stronghold

“Adani was about the here and now for the community,” says Townsville’s mayor, Jenny Hill, reflecting on a decade spent championing the thermal coal project as a way to reduce the city’s high unemployment rate. “There were no jobs. There was no interest in manufacturing. It was important to give the community hope for the future.” Townsville’s place at the forefront of the coal wars have made Hill, who is a member of the ALP, a prominent figure...


Glaxo investor suggests chief boss's days are numbered

One top-20 shareholder said Emma Walmsley may be forced out earlier than she might have planned as Elliott tries to boost the company's flagging share price.


CVC delays Toshiba buyout offer after CEO change - Nikkei

CVC delays Toshiba buyout offer after CEO change - Nikkei


Boost your income amid a new dawn for dividends

But investors hoping for a return to the heady days of 2018 - when FTSE100 companies distributed a bounteous £85.2billion - should lower their expectations.


UK shoppers flock back to the stores as bumper retail weekend looms

Shoppers are expected to flood to high streets and shopping centres in England and Wales this weekend after a bumper week, particularly for clothing and homewares sales, as people make the most of the reopening of non-essential stores. Visitors to high streets, retail parks and shopping malls rose by 90% from Monday to Thursday compared with the same days in the previous week, thanks to the reopening of non-essential stores as well as...


Brexit: Banks and insurers move £1 trillion of assets from UK to EU

More than 440 financial firms have shifted thousands of jobs and £1 trillion of assets out of the UK and into the EU because of Brexit, with more pain still to come, according to new research. A study by the New Financial think tank indicates that Brexit has hit the City of London harder than first thought and that the impact is likely to grow. It found that banks have shifted about £900bn of assets from the UK – approximately 10 per cent of the...


Tories say Sturgeon's four-day week plan would cost Scots £3bn A YEAR

The First Minister yesterday unveiled plans for a £10million pilot scheme if the SNP is re-elected in May, which will examine the feasibility of shortening the working week.


Poundland owner Pepco snubs London with £4bn Polish float

Poundland's owner is snubbing London to pursue a €4.5bn (£3.9bn) listing in Warsaw after months of deliberations about a flotation that would have further bolstered the ranks of listed retailers on the London stock market.


Kind, Green and clean with Dew!

Green refillable sanitising solutions from Dew


Dogecoin spikes 300% in ONE week - why is cryptocurrency Dogecoin rallying?

DOGECOIN'S VALUE has continued to soar, spiking more than 300 percent in just one week - so why is Dodgecoin rallying? Express.co.uk breaks down the spiking prices and how long they may last.


Dogecoin price prediction: 'Get out in time' or be left 'short-changed' warns analyst

DOGECOIN prices are experiencing an absolute heyday, with bullish sentiments and a Twitter-fuelled frenzy driving prices up to an all-time high. Some analysts are, however, concerned this DOGE bubble is not going to last and when it bursts, "you're going to be left short-changed".


Brexit LIVE: EU pleads to 'talk seriously' to Boris after refusing to rubber stamp deal

THE European Union has made a desperate plea to "talk seriously" to Boris Johnson and the UK after MEPs in Brussels again refused to ratify the trade deal, as tensions continue to simmer over post-Brexit trade arrangements for Northern Ireland.


U.S. judge denies Stellantis supplier bid to compel chip supply for Jeep plant

U.S. judge denies Stellantis supplier bid to compel chip supply for Jeep plant