Monthly Archives: December 2017

Nicky Morgan calls for swift action to secure trade deal for City

Telegraph Business The Government must gain a swift concession from the EU on securing a trade deal for the City of London to avoid tens of thousands of financial sector job losses, leading Tory rebel MP Nicky Morgan has warned. […]

Wind farms to keep whales safe with noise deterrents

Telegraph Business The North Sea may soon be a safer place for whales as wind developers and oil drillers prepare to fit noise deterrent devices to offshore projects to keep the mammals out of harm’s way. Research undertaken by Orsted, […]

Short-sellers take out bets against recovering Tesco ahead of Christmas pitch battle with German discounters

Short-sellers have been ramping up their bets against the UK’s biggest supermarket, Tesco, in the run-up to its Christmas battle with the German discounters as they continue to tear chunks out of the big four’s market share. Hedge funds had […]

David Lloyd nets nine sites for adventure park business

David Lloyd has secured nine sites as part of his forthcoming venture Adrenalin World in a development which confirms the former British tennis player’s comeback in the leisure

Housing shortage could put Corbyn in No 10, says Buxton

Telegraph Business Star fund manager Richard Buxton has warned that the housing crisis is strengthening Labour’s chances of winning power in the next general election. According to Mr Buxton, the boss of Old Mutual Global Investors, capitalism is failing the […]

Retailers hope for Boxing Day boost

Telegraph Business Retailers have their fingers crossed for a Boxing Day boost after a sluggish start to the Christmas season, as shoppers have delayed making purchases until later in the season than ever. The rise of online shopping and the […]

Recycling giant backs MPs’ call for UK plastic bottle deposit scheme

Telegraph Business Recycling giant Suez has thrown its weight behind calls by MPs for a UK plastic bottle deposit scheme, which it said could “revolutionise recycling on the go”, amid growing concern over the amount of plastic polluting the world’s […]

Fortnum & Mason boss says ‘brand Britain’ has been damaged

The boss of Fortnum & Mason, the 310-year-old upmarket grocer, has claimed that “brand Britain has been firmly damaged” by the uncertainty around Brexit despite domestic shoppers driving a 23pc boost in annual profits. Ewan Venters, chief executive of the […]