Deliveroo enjoyed a 59% increase in orders in the UK and Ireland between July and September despite the return of dine-in restaurant eating, as a partnership with Amazon more than doubled members of its premium subscription service. The food delivery platform, which has performed strongly during the coronavirus pandemic, with customers often under lockdown restrictions, reported 35.8m orders in ...

With a vision to support the UK’s land and commercial property community, Ramsey Assal chats to us about his journey … Ramsey Assal founded The Landsite after finding it difficult to locate suitable land for his own property projects. Spotting a gap in the commercial marketplace Landsite is now in its fourth year of business and is excelling at ...

Lloyds Banking Group is set to close a further 48 branches across England and Wales, the British lender said on Wednesday, as it seeks to further cut costs by trimming its physical network. The closures are the latest in a string of such moves by the bank, which in June announced the closure of 44 different branches. read more ...

The rate of inflation crept down slightly to an annual rate of 3.1% in September, according to official figures which are tipped to surge ahead in the months ahead and force the Bank of England to intervene. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that rises in the cost of fuel last month, reflecting the impact of the delivery ...

Facebook is believed to be preparing to change its corporate name as it battles accusations that its social media sites harm the mental health of younger users. The rebrand of the American technology company could be revealed as soon as next week and is aimed at drawing a dividing line between its social networking platforms and new projects in ...

Scotland has been dealt an “economic and environmental” blow after a flagship carbon capture project was sidelined by the UK government, a billionaire businessman has said. Sir Ian Wood, the tycoon and philanthropist, was among the figures expressing disbelief at the decision. Greg Hands, the energy minister, declared that two English projects, in the northwest around Liverpool and across ...

The prices of supermarkets’ own-branded bleaches and washing up liquids are set to rise after one of the country’s leading suppliers warned that it was being hit hard by rising costs. McBride, which supplies most British supermarkets with their private label cleaning products, had already raised prices over the summer but has now said it will have to do ...

Restaurants and hotels are wrestling with “terrifying” inflation running as high as 18%, bosses have warned, as supply chain disruption and labour shortages wreak havoc in the hospitality sector. Ian Wright, chief executive of industry body the Food and Drink Federation, told MPs on the business, energy and industrial strategy committee that the rate bodes ill for the retail ...

Britons face new taxes or reduced public spending to pay for the country’s rapid transition to net zero, the Treasury warned yesterday, as splits emerged at the top of government over the costs of decarbonisation. Boris Johnson pledged that Britain could meet its ambitious net zero targets “without so much as a hair shirt in sight” as he set ...

The smart home appliance provider Redroad was founded in 2017 by a group of experts who have worked for over 10 years in home appliance product R&D and design. Redroad positions itself as a provider of ‘nice and neat way of living’. With user-oriented mentality, visionary insights into customer lifestyle, extraordinary design and R&D capacity, and pursuit of quality, ...