Combined authority inks $4.9 billion agreement with Legal & General

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), the government office of the UK’s West Midlands metropolitan county, has reportedly signed a partnership deal with Legal & General (L&G), a UK-based financial services provider. Un....

PAC finds staggering fraud levels in COVID-19 business loans schemes

The Public Accounts Committee of the British House of Commons has reportedly revealed that taxpayers will lose at least $6.07 billion (£4.9 billion) to fraud and errors in the government’s COVID-19 business support schemes. For....

Google faces a new lawsuit over DeepMind-NHS health data scandal

American technology giant, Google, is reportedly facing a new class-action lawsuit over a health data scandal that emerged in the UK back in 2016. This new litigation is about the controversial use of data of more than a million patients by....

New Ofgem plans could see energy price cap reviews four times a year

Ofgem, the UK government energy regulator, has recently revealed its intention to insert two more household energy bill price cap reviews in January and July per year under its new reform plans. Supposedly, the reform plans are intended to....

Workers pausing pension payments risk losing thousands in retirement

UK-based financial services firm, Aegon, has reportedly warned UK workers pausing their pension contributions through the cost-of-living crisis that the decision could risk losing out on thousands of pounds in retirement. According to the E....

Nationwide maps of bird species developed in US

Researchers have developed maps of bird species across the US giving a possible boost to conservation efforts while also providing tools necessary for predicting the diversity of birds that live in a given area. The maps have been develo....

Biodiversity in protected areas being impacted due to climate change

Through a new study published in Environmental Research Letters researchers have shown how climate change is impacting biodiversity in protected areas including nature reserves, national parks, and wilderness areas. These areas are ess....

Abbot’s Butcher expands retail at Target, Fresh Thyme & Fresh Market

Abbot’s Butcher’s plant-based Chorizo is distributed across 1,215 Target outlets nationwide 73 Fresh Thyme stores and 159 The Fresh Market stores will showcase Abbot’s Butcher’s plant-based meat offerings C....