Business

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If you thought 2021 was the year for restraint on boardroom pay, think again
Future Publishing is the latest to fail the test, with Zillah Byng-Thorne’s potential £40m bonus

Nils Pratley

04, Feb, 2021 @8:42 PM

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Bank of England: rapid GDP rebound likely as vaccines take effect
Economists say lenders should still prepare for negative interest rates in case of downturn

Phillip Inman and Kalyeena Makortoff

04, Feb, 2021 @7:53 PM

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Labour calls for 'smart' extension and overhaul of furlough scheme
Anneliese Dodds urges chancellor to announce indefinite extension before March budget

Larry Elliott

04, Feb, 2021 @6:42 PM

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World is shifting to a more plant-based diet, says Unilever chief
Group aims to have €1bn-a-year plant-based foods business by 2028, after success of its vegan products

Zoe Wood

04, Feb, 2021 @5:55 PM

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Negative interest rates are a possibility in UK, but far from a certainty | Larry Elliott
Analysis: economy would have to get much worse for Bank’s monetary policy committee to take unprecedented step

Larry Elliott

04, Feb, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Pound rallies as negative interest rates seen less likely - as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

04, Feb, 2021 @5:16 PM

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UK new car sales fall 40% in January as lockdown bites
Just over 90,000 new cars were sold in the first month of 2020, the worst start to a year since 1970

Gwyn Topham

04, Feb, 2021 @2:45 PM

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Teletext Holidays faces questions over failure to offer Covid refunds
Customers have told CMA that they have not been refunded for trips cancelled due to pandemic

Miles Brignall

04, Feb, 2021 @2:07 PM

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Janet Yellen warns of 'tough months ahead' for Covid-hit US economy
Treasury secretary urges Congress to ‘act forcefully’ on relief and says she plans talks with regulators about GameStop affair

Joanna Walters in New York

04, Feb, 2021 @1:47 PM

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Home workers putting in more hours since Covid, research shows
Staff in countries including UK log on for two hours longer at home and face bigger workloads

Hilary Osborne

04, Feb, 2021 @12:19 PM

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Price of dogecoin rises by 50% following Elon Musk tweet
Thanks to boosts from the world’s richest man, the cryptocurrency has skyrocketed in value, along with bitcoin

Jasper Jolly

04, Feb, 2021 @11:33 AM

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BT warns rural areas will suffer broadband delays unless government steps up
Philip Jansen fears residents risk ‘second-class’ status in full-fibre rollout until financial barriers are lifted

Mark Sweney

04, Feb, 2021 @11:28 AM

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