Business

How a trade war with Europe might play out
Liz Truss
Between the lines

How a trade war with Europe might play out

Tensions with the bloc threaten to trigger tariffs and the end of the free trade deal
11 May 2022
Nine financial solutions to ease you into retirement
A couple standing on a beach holding hands, seen from the shoulders down
Advertisement Feature

Nine financial solutions to ease you into retirement

These nine companies could help boost your finances during your golden years
10 May 2022
Is Russia’s economy bouncing back?
Vladimir Putin and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu attend the Victory Day parade in Red Square
The latest on . . .

Is Russia’s economy bouncing back?

Moscow has been ‘surprisingly resilient’ so far, but disaster may be around the corner
9 May 2022
The tech stock rout: what the experts think 
Ark’s Cathie Wood: tech casualty
Expert’s view

The tech stock rout: what the experts think 

Brutal April, dot-bust redux and a re-balancing act
6 May 2022
Will the energy war hurt Europe more than Russia?
Ursula von der Leyen
In Brief

Will the energy war hurt Europe more than Russia?

European Commission proposes a total ban on Russian oil
5 May 2022
Why the government opposes a windfall tax on oil and gas profits
BP and Shell petrol stations
Between the lines

Why the government opposes a windfall tax on oil and gas profits

BP profit surge triggers renewed calls for a levy to help struggling households
4 May 2022
What the Ukraine crisis might mean for ESG investing
A building in the City of London
Advertisement Feature

What the Ukraine crisis might mean for ESG investing

The Ukraine crisis has brought many of the issues around ESG investing into sharper focus. Where does the sector go from here?
3 May 2022
Why Post Office workers are going on strike
Post Office branch in London
Business Briefing

Why Post Office workers are going on strike

Union says pay offer is ‘nothing short of an insult’ to workers
3 May 2022
Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover: trouble for Tesla? 
Elon Musk
Why we’re talking about . . .

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover: trouble for Tesla? 

It’s hard to find a solid business case for the billionaire’s buyout of the social media platform
29 Apr 2022
What is the gender housing gap?
Hand holding keys to a home
Fact file

What is the gender housing gap?

Time it takes to get on to the property ladder differs depending on whether you’re male or female
28 Apr 2022
Bulb Energy: the troubled hunt for a buyer
Bulb Energy Ltd
The latest on . . .

Bulb Energy: the troubled hunt for a buyer

Nearly six months on – amid mounting embarrassment and expense – the need to offload Bulb is becoming pressing
28 Apr 2022
How to renew a UK passport
Blue and burgundy UK passports
In Depth

How to renew a UK passport

Ten-week target for processing new passports is being repeatedly missed
26 Apr 2022
The pluses and minuses of Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout
Elon Musk
Pros and cons

The pluses and minuses of Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout

Tesla CEO wants to rid the social media platform of spam bots and censorship
26 Apr 2022
Will Elon Musk manage to take over Twitter?
Elon Musk Twitter page
In Brief

Will Elon Musk manage to take over Twitter?

The world’s richest man has launched a hostile takeover bid worth $43bn
21 Apr 2022
The rise and fall of streaming giant Netflix
Still from Bridgerton series two
Getting to grips with . . .

The rise and fall of streaming giant Netflix

Subscriber loss has raised concerns about streaming giant’s future profitability
21 Apr 2022
Preparing your portfolio for change
A father and child on the beach
Advertisement Feature

Preparing your portfolio for change

Investors face a macroeconomic backdrop which is very different to the one most have grown up with. How can they prepare their portfolios for a rapidl…
21 Apr 2022
Will Britain fall into a recession this summer?
Woman shops in supermarket
Today’s big question

Will Britain fall into a recession this summer?

Spiralling cost of living comes after the Russian invasion of Ukraine
20 Apr 2022
UK builders: drawing a line under the cladding crisis?
A cladded block in Salford
In Focus

UK builders: drawing a line under the cladding crisis?

Michael Gove’s threat to builders may be paying off
14 Apr 2022
Disney vs. conservatives: the latest chapter of the war on ‘woke’
Protesters holding placards reading 'Disney - speak out against Don't Say Gay'
Why we’re talking about . . .

Disney vs. conservatives: the latest chapter of the war on ‘woke’

No doubt company is becoming increasingly political, in a way that rankles with many people
14 Apr 2022
The pros and cons of ‘buy now, pay later’ schemes
Klarna payment app
Pros and cons

The pros and cons of ‘buy now, pay later’ schemes

Payment schemes are booming in popularity but some warn of potential financial risks
13 Apr 2022
When will the cost-of-living crisis end?
A man walking in an underpass in Leeds
Today’s big question

When will the cost-of-living crisis end?

Outlook ‘makes for grim reading’ following historic rise in inflation
13 Apr 2022
UK inflation hits 7%: how high could it rise in 2022? 
Pound coins and bank note
In Focus

UK inflation hits 7%: how high could it rise in 2022? 

Fuel prices and energy bills drive inflation to its highest level for 30 years
13 Apr 2022
Are heat pumps worth the investment?
Air source heat pump
Expert’s view

Are heat pumps worth the investment?

Days of the gas boiler ‘are numbered’ as Britain heads towards a ‘home heating revolution’
11 Apr 2022
Crypto-hub Britain: what the experts think 
Crypto-hub Britain
Expert’s view

Crypto-hub Britain: what the experts think 

Problem habit, crypto conversion and rule Bit-tannia!
8 Apr 2022
Hungary sides with Russia on gas payments
Vladimir Putin
The latest on . . .

Hungary sides with Russia on gas payments

Vladimir Putin has gambled on a threat to cut energy supplies in response to sanctions
7 Apr 2022
What is non-domiciled status?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy
Today’s big question

What is non-domiciled status?

Rishi Sunak’s wife accused of saving ‘millions’ through ‘non-dom’ tax scheme
7 Apr 2022
Twitter: intriguing deal sparks Elon Musk alert
Elon Musk looks at his phone
Behind the scenes

Twitter: intriguing deal sparks Elon Musk alert

The 9.2% stake in Twitter has potential to be ‘a serious distraction’ from Musk’s day job
7 Apr 2022
The economic war with Russia
A Russian oil rig in the Caspian Sea
Why we’re talking about . . .

The economic war with Russia

Will the latest round of sanctions be enough to derail the Russian war machine?
7 Apr 2022
What the National Insurance increase means
Boris Johnson with Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid
Fact file

What the National Insurance increase means

Government defends controversial hit to pay packets
6 Apr 2022
Top billionaires: who is the world’s richest person?
Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault
Profile

Top billionaires: who is the world’s richest person?

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault take the top three spots on the Forbes billionaires list
6 Apr 2022
Elon Musk and Twitter’s edit feature experiment
Elon Musk at the opening of a new Tesla plant in Gruenheide, Germany
Why we’re talking about . . .

Elon Musk and Twitter’s edit feature experiment

Social media giant admits idea is in the works – and claims it did not come from Tesla billionaire
6 Apr 2022
Who might buy Channel 4?
Channel 4’s headquarters in Horseferry Road, London
Behind the scenes

Who might buy Channel 4?

Broadcaster to go up for sale as senior conservatives criticise decision
5 Apr 2022
Solar panels: are they worth the investment?
Solar panels on a house in the UK
Expert’s view

Solar panels: are they worth the investment?

As electric bills go through the roof demand grows for alternative energy options
5 Apr 2022
A world of choice in uncertain markets
A man sitting on a mountaintop
Advertisement Feature

A world of choice in uncertain markets

Why a globally diversified basket of equities might be worth the risk over the long term
5 Apr 2022
How to get the £150 council tax rebate
Getting to grips with . . .

How to get the £150 council tax rebate

One-off repayment is intended to ease effects of the cost of living crisis
4 Apr 2022
Travel is back: is the aviation industry ready for take-off? 
British Airways and easyJet aircraft 
In Focus

Travel is back: is the aviation industry ready for take-off? 

After two years of chaos caused by Covid-19, airports and airlines are now hit by a staffing crisis
4 Apr 2022
The Week Footer Banner