UK facing ‘unprecedented economic uncertainty’

UK facing 'unprecedented economic uncertainty'

The governor of the Bank Of England has warned that the UK is facing ‘unprecedented economic uncertainty’ as the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to make themselves felt. Andrew Bailey’s remarks made during an online event came as even tighter anti-Covid restrictions were being imposed across Britain as the second wave of the pandemic …

Visa and Mastercard accused of charging ‘excessive’ fees

Visa and Mastercard accused of charging 'excessive' fees

Visa and Mastercard have been accused of charging ‘excessive fees’ to retailers who use their services. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) claim the card operators have almost doubled their fees in the last two years And say that unless the government takes action they will be forced to pass the increases on to card users, …