Foxtons faces backlash over handing boss a £1m bonus

Foxtons faces backlash over handing boss a £1m bonus after tapping taxpayers for £4.5m furlough cash Nic Budden was handed a bonus of  £389,300 and £569,000 in shares for 2020 His total pay package grew to huge £1.6million compared to £1.25million in 2019 Foxtons was paid some £4.4million in furlough money throughout the pandemic By Mark … Read more

Are you a carer missing out on valuable state pension credits?

The number of carers who claimed valuable credits towards their state pension slumped by nearly 20 per cent last year, new figures reveal. This is despite experts believing many more people are likely to be carrying out caring duties for loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic.  Just 5,209 people claimed carer’s credits towards their state … Read more

Warning for Android smartphone users over sophisticated banking trojan

Britons with Android smartphones and tablets have been urged to watch out for fake software updates that could give away passwords, financial information and even let criminals take control of their devices. Computer security company McAfee warned it had noticed a spate of malware trojans originally from Brazil targeting the Google Play Store and trying … Read more

Retail visionary who transformed Selfridges Galen Weston dies aged 80 

The retail visionary WG Galen Weston, who has died aged of 80, was the inheritor of the struggling Canadian supermarket group, which in a lifetime of work he turned into an £8billion personal fortune. His commercial interests spanned the Atlantic. An unassuming billionaire, he liked nothing better than to wander the elegant halls of his … Read more