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Brewdog’s solid gold beer can ad misleading, ASA says

A Brewdog promotion which said customers could win “solid gold” beer cans was misleading, the advertising watchdog has found. The Scottish brewer...

Fears over the future of free debt advice

There is growing concern that free, face-to-face advice which helps hundreds of thousands out of debt each year could be cut. New...

Inflation likely to hit 5%, warns Bank of England chief economist

The Bank of England’s new chief economist has warned that UK inflation is likely to hit or surpass 5% by early...

Secrets of Success: Sean McMenemy, founder and MD of Ark Wildlife

Lockdown saw the country’s appreciation of nature and wildlife increase. As one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of garden wildlife...

Could VDI be the answer for your business? Keith Ali, MD at Creative ITC discusses it

As working from home is more commonplace, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is fast becoming a consideration for businesses. VDI essentially hosts entire...

Fall in retail sales suggests faltering economic recovery

Retail sales fell unexpectedly last month in another sign that Britain’s economic recovery is slowing, official figures show. Sales dropped by 0.2...

Why is security so important with Big Data?

Big Data is one of the most promising branches of the IT industry – but also one of the most vulnerable...

UK’s buy now, pay later credit industry to face regulation even though limited evidence of harm

Tighter regulation of the buy now, pay later credit industry is on the way, though the government has concluded there is...

Post-Brexit New Zealand deal cheers drinkers but British farmers fear cheap meat imports

Ministers sealed what is only the second bespoke Brexit trade deal after agreeing terms with New Zealand that will allow cheaper...

Barclays signals more branch closures are on the way as profits double

Barclays has warned it may move to accelerate its transformation programme in the UK before the year’s end while reporting record...

PayPal bid $45Billion for Pinterest in pollen to create new retail force

Pinterest was the centre of attention on Wall Street last night after reports that PayPal had offered to buy the popular...

West Midlands mayor Andy Street gives nod for £2.5bn Coventry gigafactory

Andy Street, the West Midlands mayor, is backing a plan to close Coventry airport and turn the site into one of...

UK Deliveroo orders soar by 59% despite restaurants reopening

Deliveroo enjoyed a 59% increase in orders in the UK and Ireland between July and September despite the return of dine-in...

Inflation steady at 3.1% ahead of predicted surge in the cost of living

The rate of inflation crept down slightly to an annual rate of 3.1% in September, according to official figures which are...

Mark Zuckerberg is planning to rebrand Facebook

Facebook is believed to be preparing to change its corporate name as it battles accusations that its social media sites harm...

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