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Jet2 owner predicts soaring profits

Posted: July 13, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Business

THE owner of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays is flying high after growing demand for flights and package holidays put it on course for bumper annual profits. Shares in Dart Group hit a 9991⁄2p high, up 2591⁄2p, as it predicted pre-tax profit in the year to next March would be substantially ahead of expectations. Daily Express :: […]

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Sky stakes are raised to £26bn

Posted: July 12, 2018 at 10:22 pm   /   Business

RUPERT Murdoch yesterday won Government approval to take over Sky, but the media mogul’s 21st Century Fox will have to dig deeper after rival suitor Comcast pushed up the bidding to £26billion. Fox, which already owns 39.1 per cent of the satellite broadcaster, had earlier this week tabled a £14-a-share offer to take full control […]

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Fortnite Battle Royale BEATS bitcoin in EPIC battle of business buzzwords

Posted: July 12, 2018 at 10:22 am   /   Business

BITCOIN has been dealt a bitter blow as it emerged top executives are more likely to mention “Fortnite” than “bitcoin” while crunching the numbers. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Fox’s Sky bid rises to £24bn

Posted: July 11, 2018 at 10:24 pm   /   Business

THE takeover battle for Sky intensified yesterday as Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox increased its offer to value the satellite broadcaster at £24.5billion. Fox, which already owns 39.1 per cent of the FTSE 100 company, has agreed to buy out the other shareholders at a price of £14-a-share. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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BARCLAYCARD, Travis Perkins and Toolstation launch cards to ease cash flow pressures

Posted: July 11, 2018 at 10:22 am   /   Business

Barclaycard, building supplies giant Travis Perkins and award-winning DIY chain Toolstation have teamed up to launch a new range of no-fee credit cards designed to help traders with their cash flow. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Last minute holiday deals

Posted: July 10, 2018 at 10:22 pm   /   Business

THE great summer getaway is almost upon us, with millions of Britons preparing for sun, sand, sea and a lot of spending. The expenses can really add up but even at the last minute there is plenty you can do to drive down the cost of your foreign jaunt. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Matalan bucks trend

Posted: July 10, 2018 at 10:22 am   /   Business

IMPROVED clothing ranges and tight stock management helped Matalan defy high street gloom with higher quarterly sales. The retailer lifted revenue 4.9 per cent to £265.9million after 39 per cent online growth and sales rose at its 227 UK outlets. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Founder’s fears for Poundworld

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 10:23 pm   /   Business

THE founder of Poundworld fears it will close after failing with a bid to rescue part of the discount chain. The 335-store group collapsed into administration last month, putting over 5,000 jobs at risk. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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British fashion manufacturer calls for major reform of the Apprenticeship Levy

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 10:22 am   /   Business

IN 2015 the government set a target of creating three million apprenticeships by 2020. Last year, to fund the scheme a 0.5 per cent levy was introduced to be paid by employers with a payroll of over £3 million. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Ocado deals overshadow earnings dip

Posted: July 8, 2018 at 10:22 pm   /   Business

Online grocer Ocado is set to brush off a decline in half-year earnings tomorrow as it continues to bask in the success of recent high-profile international deals. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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