News And Announcements
The government has announced a fresh range of restrictions to be in place for at least six months after the number of Covid-19 cases surged.
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has warned that the "hard yards" are ahead after the number of Covid-19 cases jumped and further lockdown restrictions appeared imminent.
The manufacturing sector’s nascent recovery appeared to slow in September, after order books stalled for the first time since April, an industry survey showed on Tuesday.
UK regulators face “painful lessons” from upcoming reviews that will question how customers are and should be protected, the Financial Conduct Authority CEO said on Monday.
UK insurance companies will be forced to stop ripping off loyal customers and offer premiums at the same rate as new clients under changes proposed by the regulator.
The City regulator has warned many people could struggle to get access to cash after Covid-19 intensified pressures on banks' branches and ATM networks.
The UK government is expected to bring forward the ban on fossil fuel vehicles from 2040 to 2030 after MPs urged the Prime Minister to do so and thus aid the rollout of electric cars.
UK house prices saw the highest annual growth in September since 2016 as buyers sought larger properties following the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a survey by property website Rightmove.
The UK is on track for more than 200 Covid-19 deaths a day by mid-November unless urgent action is taken to stem the spread of the disease, the government's scientific advisers said.
UK firms have returned more than £215m of cash claimed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the government said on Monday.
The UK government on Friday has refused to rule out a second national coronavirus lockdown as the number of infections continued to rise.
UK retail sales grew for the fourth month in a row in August as the post-lockdown recovery continues, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics on Friday.
A group of investors are poised to float a special purpose acquisition company on the London Stock Exchange, with the intention of raising $750m.
The Bank of England left monetary policy unchanged but said it would step up discussions about how to implement negative interest rates at a time of unusual economic uncertainty.
Deloitte was fined a record £15m fine over failings regarding audits of its software company Autonomy between 2009 and 2011.
EU car sales slowed in August as demand built up during the Covid-19 lockdowns slowed, industry figures showed.
The government has reached an agreement to add a layer of parliamentary oversight to its plans to potentially override part of the country's withdrawal treaty with the European Union.
The Hut Group saw its shares soar on Wednesday as trading in the e-commerce beauty business got underway, marking the largest debut on the London market in recent years.
The UK government has extended its ban on evictions for commercial tenants until the end of the year amid the Covid-19 crisis.
Debit and credit card activity eased in June, industry data showed on Wednesday, despite the relaxation of lockdown measures and shops reopening.