Daily Archives: September 6, 2020

Andy Capp – 7th September 2020

Andy Capp has been a favourite part of the Daily Mirror since 1957. Enjoy the adventures of Andy Capp and wife Flo every day. See previous Andy Capp’s or visit his Facebook page.

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AIM dividends to fall by at least a third this year

Dividends paid by companies listed on AIM will fall by at least a third this year in another blow to retail investors.  Shareholders will receive £873m in payouts, according to estimates from Link Group.  Cutting back: Shareholders will receive £873m in payouts, according to estimates from Link Group This is down …

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RUTH SUNDERLAND: Aviation needs a huge lift

The crisis in the aviation industry goes far beyond holidays and jobs for cabin crew, important though those are.  The Government’s abject failure to get the planes flying again is devastating for our aerospace manufacturing industry and will kybosh ambitions to be an open, free-trading economy post-Brexit.  Most outrage has …

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Mortgage blow as banks apply loans squeeze

Mortgage borrowers have been dealt another blow after two major banks heavily restricted how much they will lend to homebuyers.  The High Street giants have introduced new caps on loan sizes. Barclays has limited loans to just 4.49 times someone’s income – down from five-and-a-half times previously.  Borrowers were given …

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Britons spend again…on staying in and eating out

Spending returned to pre-lockdown levels in July as Britons spruced up their gardens and, by August, ventured out for a meal.  In an early sign that the economy is rebounding, in the middle of July spending even surpassed the same period of last year by 5 per cent.  ‘Positive’: Although spending …

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small businesses’ new coronavirus lockdown fear

Almost one in five small businesses do not believe they would survive a new lockdown, a survey found.  A poll of more than 500 small companies by insurance group Simply Business found 17 per cent believe they would have to stop trading in that scenario.  ‘Living in fear’: Even if …

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Coronavirus: Further 2,988 cases confirmed in UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMatt Hancock: “We are concerned about this rise in cases” A further 2,988 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the UK in the past 24 hours, government data showed. It is the highest number reported on a single day since 22 …

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