About Will Brett-Harding

I'm a freelance journalist covering a wide variety of beats concerning business, politics and finance.

2019 Articles

London is one of the worst cities for young families, says Moneysupermarket
London is one of the worst cities for young families, says Moneysupermarket
London is one of the worst cities in the UK for young families, according to data compiled by Moneysupermarket. Read [...]
May 3, 2019
Stagecoach dropped as Turner Prize sponsor after just one day over LGBT rights concerns
Stagecoach dropped as Turner Prize sponsor after just one day over LGBT rights concerns
The Turner Prize has severed ties with Stagecoach South East, just one day after the sponsorship was announced. Read more: [...]
May 3, 2019
UN human rights body expresses concern over 'disproportionate' Assange sentence
UN human rights body expresses concern over 'disproportionate' Assange sentence
A UN group has criticised the 50-week prison sentence given to Julian Assange by Southwark Crown Court on Wednesday. Wikileaks founder [...]
May 3, 2019
Penny pincher? Treasury saves 1p and 2p coins after threat to loose change
Penny pincher? Treasury saves 1p and 2p coins after threat to loose change
The Treasury has decided the UK will retain copper coins for “years to come” after their future had been in question. [...]
May 3, 2019
US attorney general William Barr ducks Mueller report hearing amid calls to quit
US attorney general William Barr ducks Mueller report hearing amid calls to quit
US attorney general William Barr has refused to appear in front of the House Judiciary Committee today, after facing a grilling in [...]
May 2, 2019
Coca-Cola bottler sees strong first quarter growth
Coca-Cola bottler sees strong first quarter growth
Coca-Cola HBC AG – the world's third-largest bottler of the drink – today announced solid first quarter performance for 2019, [...]
May 2, 2019
Marks & Spencer provokes Twitter storm with move to make Percy Pig sweets vegetarian-friendly
Marks & Spencer provokes Twitter storm with move to make Percy Pig sweets vegetarian-friendly
Marks & Spencer customers have reacted with outrage to the British retailer's decision to remove gelatine from the longstanding recipe for [...]
May 1, 2019
London councils give ice cream vans the cold shoulder in pollution crackdown
London councils give ice cream vans the cold shoulder in pollution crackdown
Bad news, Londoners – just as the weather warms up it appears ice cream vans could be banned from some [...]
May 1, 2019
Facebook ditches blue design as CEO Mark Zuckerberg throws focus on privacy
Facebook ditches blue design as CEO Mark Zuckerberg throws focus on privacy
Facebook has ditched its trademark blue banner as it re-centres its tools around privacy following a year dogged by data [...]
May 1, 2019
US company faces racism accusations over ‘caucasians preferred’ job ad
A US company is facing racism accusations over stating ‘caucasians preferred’ in a job ad listed on Linkedin Cynet Systems [...]
April 30, 2019
European elections poll:  Conservatives trail Brexit party and Labour with 13 per cent of vote
European elections poll: Conservatives trail Brexit party and Labour with 13 per cent of vote
A new poll has put the Conservatives behind Labour, the Brexit party and Change UK as voters prepare for the [...]
April 30, 2019
European Central Bank hikes supervision fees by 21 per cent as Brexit takes financial toll
European Central Bank hikes supervision fees by 21 per cent as Brexit takes financial toll
The European Central Bank (ECB) today increased supervisory fees by 21 per cent as it seeks to cover higher than [...]
April 30, 2019
CEOs are split over whether they are responsible for AI job losses or not, says PwC
CEOs are split over whether they are responsible for AI job losses or not, says PwC
Bosses are torn over whether or not the private sector must shoulder responsibility for job losses as AI replaces roles [...]
April 30, 2019
Sainsbury’s slips behind supermarket rivals after Asda merger blocked
Sainsbury’s slips behind supermarket rivals after Asda merger blocked
Sainsbury's sales fell behind those of rivals in the three months to the end of April, according to data released just [...]
April 30, 2019