Chancellor launches taskforce on Bank of England digital currency

A Bank of England digital currency for the UK has moved a step closer after the chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a top-level taskforce to explore the benefits and risks of the idea. Sunak said a joint Treasury-Bank of England taskforce was being set up as part of a range of measures designed to boost […]

Chancellor launches taskforce on Bank of England digital currency

A Bank of England digital currency for the UK has moved a step closer after the chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a top-level taskforce to explore the benefits and risks of the idea. Sunak said a joint Treasury-Bank of England taskforce was being set up as part of a range of measures designed to boost […]

Goldman Sachs invests £50M in Anne Boden founded Starling Bank

Starling Bank, the UK digital bank which is the fastest-growing bank for SMEs in Europe has received £50 million as an extension to the bank’s oversubscribed £272 million Series D funding round last month. The investment into Starling Bank came from Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. With this round, the overall Series D funding raised […]

Goldman Sachs invests £50M in Anne Boden founded Starling Bank

Starling Bank, the UK digital bank which is the fastest-growing bank for SMEs in Europe has received £50 million as an extension to the bank’s oversubscribed £272 million Series D funding round last month. The investment into Starling Bank came from Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. With this round, the overall Series D funding raised […]

Female investors on average £15k worse off than men by 2030, due to gender pay gap

Fellow females, I’m sorry but it’s not good news … The good folks over at Freetrade, an investor app which encourages fractional shares across a wide portfolio have analysed how much investors stand to make by 2030 if they invest 10% of their average annual income (as recommended by experts) and receive the average […]

Female investors on average £15k worse off than men by 2030, due to gender pay gap

Fellow females, I’m sorry but it’s not good news … The good folks over at Freetrade, an investor app which encourages fractional shares across a wide portfolio have analysed how much investors stand to make by 2030 if they invest 10% of their average annual income (as recommended by experts) and receive the average […]

Female investors on average £15k worse off than men by 2030, due to gender pay gap

Fellow females, I’m sorry but it’s not good news … The good folks over at Freetrade, an investor app which encourages fractional shares across a wide portfolio have analysed how much investors stand to make by 2030 if they invest 10% of their average annual income (as recommended by experts) and receive the average […]

Billionaire Issa brothers who bought Asda for £7bn launch takeover bid for Caffe Nero’ – hours after agreeing £100m to buy restaurant chain Leon

The billionaire Issa brothers who recently bought Asda for £6.8billion are poised to make a takeover bid for struggling Caffe Nero after buying up the company’s debt. Mohsin, 49, and Zuber Issa, 48, could be due to take control of the coffee chain after purchasing around £140million in loans from Swiss private equity firm […]

Ocado makes £10M investment to develop autonomous vehicles

Ocado has announced that it has commercially partnered with Oxford based Oxbotica to collaborate on autonomous vehicles The use cases range from vehicles that operate inside of Ocado’s Customer Fulfilment Centre (“CFC”) buildings and the yard areas that surround them, all the way to last-mile deliveries and kerb-to-kitchen robots. This will be a multi-year collaboration, […]

Ocado makes £10M investment to develop autonomous vehicles

Ocado has announced that it has commercially partnered with Oxford based Oxbotica to collaborate on autonomous vehicles The use cases range from vehicles that operate inside of Ocado’s Customer Fulfilment Centre (“CFC”) buildings and the yard areas that surround them, all the way to last-mile deliveries and kerb-to-kitchen robots. This will be a multi-year […]