UK & Europe

Addison Lee cars

All going well, and green, for London’s Addison Lee

LONDON private hire, courier, and black taxi provider Addison Lee financial results show an adjusted EBITDA of £7.9m for 2021 — two years after...
UK Parliament

Feeless crypto trades in Houses of Parliament

FEELESS cryptocurrency Nano was used for the first-ever crypto transactions at the Houses of Parliament. An official event took place at the Centre of FinTech...
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Ukraine invasion could drive a recession and is crippling retail

Deloitte economist looks beyond the immediate tragedy of war to predict tough times ahead THE WAR in Ukraine has dramatically dialled up the risk of...
Broadband contract, exit fees

Opaque contracts, exit fees hit the UK’s broadband subscribers

BROADBAND exit fees and above-inflation price rises should be scrapped as UK customers face a cost-of-living crisis. So says Alex Fitzgerald, CEO and founder of...
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Ukraine invasion submerges Russia under barrage of sanctions

By HEATHER LEAH SMITH TENSIONS which had been building between Russia and Ukraine came to a head on February 24, when Vladimir Putin ordered a...
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Boris out! UK SMEs voice drop of confidence in PM

THE MAJORITY of UK SMEs want Boris Johnson to step aside — with 63 percent saying they would like to see him forced out. In...
Roaring Twenties

Roaring ’20s, take two: Life returns to the high street

AS THE pandemic’s disruption fades, new patterns in consumer behaviour are taking shape. Increases in spending at the start of this year, coupled with the...
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I belong tae Glasgae… as do top honours for SME growth

GLASGOW has emerged as the best city to work for a small business in Britain. Research by small business lender iwoca ranked areas using ONS...
Banxe unites crypto and cash

Banxe unites crypto and cash with a ‘world-first’ innovation

THE WORLD’S first financial platform uniting cash and crypto has been unveiled by Banxe, unlocking the potential of crypto as a payment method. Banxe allows...
Money, squeeze, SME borrowing

£672bn of SME borrowing is unprotected: Legal & General

LEGAL & GENERAL estimates a business protection gap of £672bn for SMEs — with an overall gap estimated to extend into the trillions. Following their...