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Russell Hobbs distributor sees share price plunge 30%

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:08
Revenue fell to £48.4 million in the six months up to January 2018 for UP Global Sourcing Holdings, known as ‘Ultimate Products’ - the company markets Russell Hobbs, Salter and Dreamtime.

RAY MASSEY: Mitsubishi’s Eclipse Cross new in SUV market

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:17
I drove the nifty all-wheel-drive 1.5 litre direct injection turbo-charged petrol Eclipse Cross 4 - linked to an agile 8-speed continuously variable (CVT) gearbox.

Tesco hatches plan to spin-off separate cut-price chain

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:07
Tesco is exploring the possibility of launching a cut-price supermarket chain to challenge the growing threat of German discounters Aldi and Lidl.

A trip to Anguilla should be on your bucket list in 2018

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 08:54
Last year, the Caribbean took a double hit from huge hurricanes, but research suggests some destinations are up to 20% cheaper.

TONY HETHERINGTON: My battle with lung cancer and Vitality

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 08:27
Last March, I was diagnosed with lung cancer. I was matched to a biological drug to which I am responding well. But Vitality Health has advised it will only cover this treatment for 12 months.

Changing your mortgage could mean big savings

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 08:10
A reluctance to change loan provider is costing homeowners a staggering £10bn a year – matching the annual cost of online fraud in the UK. But changing could save them £4,700 a year.

Ferrari 275 and Shelby Cobra untouched for 27 years found

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 08:07
Collectible car finders running the Barn Find Hunter YouTube channel sourced the untouched beauties - though found mice had made themselves at home in the forgotten motors.

Pressure on City watchdog over Royal Bank of Scotland

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 21:55
The Financial Conduct Authority’s report into the bank’s Global Restructuring Group has been released in summary form. But there are calls for the entire document to be made public.

TRADER TIPS: Buy Cityfibre shares but sell TalkTalk

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 21:51
Liberum says grab shares in internet cable layer Cityfibre, which recently struck a deal with Vodafone. But analysts at Goldman Sachs advise ditching TalkTalk after a profits warning.

DAILY BRIEFING: Ryanair may hit UK investors over Brexit

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 21:51
This is due to EU rules which demand the majority of shareholders in airlines must be from member states to maintain their licence. Elsewhere, Toys R Us is urgently seeking £120m for its UK arm.

GKN’s last-ditch plea to see off £7bn hostile bid

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 21:50
The company is expected to pledge huge cash returns in a bid to win over shareholders. And congressman Neal Dunn has urged the Committee on Foreign Investment to block Melrose’s bid.

Kent-based fruit firm faces uncertainty due to Brexit

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 17:27
One of Britain’s biggest fruit growers, Adrian Scripps, which supplies Tesco with apples, has warned that it may not be able to keep trading without access to EU workers to pick its fruit.

Fears intensify over the future of Toys R Us

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 16:20
Regulators are monitoring retail chain Toys R Us amid fears its pension deficit could be jettisoned into the Pension Protection Fund. The concerns arose following the launch of an emergency sale process.

Interview with comedian Daliso Chaponda

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 16:06
Comedian Daliso Chaponda ran up huge debts and got into trouble with debt collectors before his life changed dramatically with the press of a golden buzzer on TV show Britain’s Got Talent.

Noel Edmonds wins new fraud inquiry into HBOS

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 15:16
Police have launched a formal investigation into allegations by TV star Noel Edmonds that he was a victim of fraud at the hands of HBOS.

SUNDAY NEWSPAPER SHARE TIPS: Aviva, Renishaw, Eco Atlantic

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 14:32
Each week, we round-up the Sunday newspaper share tips. This week, Midas looks at Aviva, Eco Atlantic and gold – and updates on Anglo Pacific.

Serica Energy yields big returns for building firm boss

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 13:08
Buy low, sell high is the stockpicker’s code – but few achieve the stellar returns small building firm boss David Hardy has made by investing in oil company Serica Energy.

Lebara founders made £90m from sale of SIM card company

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 13:07
The three founders of a London-headquartered SIM card firm made £90m each from the sale of the company, dwarfing the amount of tax it paid in 15 years.

Lloyds sued for interfering with bankrupt property firms

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 12:39
Lloyds Banking Group has been accused of interfering with the administrations of bankrupt property firms by installing the real estate company Grainger to handle sales of buildings.

New Look scraps £12m pay plan after fortunes slump

WaECwGQZJSwAd - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 12:38
Struggling retailer New Look has scrapped a £12m scheme to pay bosses and directors after the chain’s fortunes went into reverse. The company is now considering a plan to close up to 60 stores
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