More than 5 million people had a parcel lost or stolen last year, according to Citizens Advice, which has called on the government to start fining firms that keep losing deliveries as part of a comprehensive overhaul of the sector. Currently, only Royal Mail faces fines for poor service, but the charity said the same sanctions should apply to ...

The number of people on furlough fell below two million towards the end of June as the economic recovery gathered pace, official figures show. Almost three million people have come off furlough since the restrictions started to ease in March, according to HM Revenue & Customs. In May last year about nine million people were furloughed. More up-to-date figures ...

Amazon signalled last night that its breakneck growth will slow over the coming months as people emerge from pandemic restrictions. Net sales at the world’s largest ecommerce group rose by 27 per cent to $113.1 billion in the second quarter, boosting net income by 50 per cent to a record $7.8 billion, but its revenues fell short of the ...

Speculation that the chancellor will delay his budget until next year is mounting after he instructed the spending watchdog to publish new forecasts without announcing an accompanying fiscal event. In a letter to the Treasury select committee, Rishi Sunak said he had asked the Office for Budget Responsibility to prepare an economic and fiscal forecast to be presented to ...

A further 30 black students starting at Cambridge University will have their tuition and living costs covered thanks to a scholarship scheme started by the rapper Stormzy. The £20,000-a-year scholarships will fund ten new students each year for the next three years, supporting them for the duration of their degree courses. The award-winning UK grime artist began providing scholarships ...

The recent heatwave has seen England’s only tea plantation grow a bumper crop that matches yields from the finest bushes in India and Kenya. Tregothnan tea garden in Cornwall prides itself on being the first in hundreds of years to grow tea leaves on home soil. The soaring temperatures over the past weeks have coincided with a flush of ...

With so many digital platforms and chances to monetize them, the concept of guest posting is widely accepted. To keep it simple, guest posts are mainly bloggers posting on each other’s personal blogs. This is a crucial activity to increase engagement, website traffic and build a blog into a brand. For budding writers, guest posts are good opportunities to ...

Are you looking for the best digital marketing course that is completely advanced, includes real-time projects that provide a 360-degree view of digital marketing? One of the best ways to teach yourself digital marketing is by following an online digital marketing training course. A good course will help you build the skills you need to become a successful digital ...

Digital marketing is changing the game and the growth opportunities are limitless nowadays. Each year brings new marketing strategies based on user preference that needs to be identified and integrated into the strategies of large and small business marketing strategies. A great website, strong online presence, and digital marketing strategy has become essential for companies. However, even then, many ...

You might be driving a Mercedes or a Nano, the heart of your car will always be the same: Car Engine. A lot of factors, like how smooth your car is going, its mileage, and the overall life of the car, all of this depends on your engine’s health and maintenance. Again, like many things in life, this too ...

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