Scott Challinor

Scott Challinor

Business Editor

Scott Challinor is a specialist in communications and works on the assembly of particular Parliamentary Review documents. He studied French and Spanish at Oxford University.

Scott Challinor's articles (268)

150,000 UK firms ‘not fully ready for no-deal’, says Bank of England governor

Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney revealed on Thursday that around 150,000 UK businesses have still not completed the necessary paperwork to continue exporting to the EU in a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Shares in Dixons Carphone down amid mobile market turbulence

Shares in Dixons Carphone have fallen after the group reported a £259 million loss in the year ending April 27.

Bank of England keeps interest rates frozen

UK interest rates remain unchanged by the Bank of England as it weighs up potential risks to economic growth.

Tesco’s plans for new upmarket chain sees supermarket shares fall

Shares in supermarkets fell on Wednesday after Tesco announced plans to launch a new chain of stores based on its Tesco Finest food range.

Bookmakers to increase contributions to tackle problem gambling by £100 million per year

Some of Britain's largest gambling firms have offered to increase their voluntary levy on profits which go toward tackling gambling issues.

Brexit Secretary reaches out to EU over agreement on citizens’ rights

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has approached the EU over a separate agreement on citizens’ rights should the UK leave the bloc without a deal.

Heathrow outlines expansion plans set for completion by 2050

Heathrow Airport published plans on Tuesday to build a third runway at the site by 2026, with full expansion set to be completed by 2050.

Tom Watson: Labour must back second referendum

Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson has called on his party to take a pro-second referendum stance on Brexit.

Kier cost-cutting measures will see 1,200 jobs axed

Construction and services firm Kier has vowed to cut 1,200 jobs in a measure aimed at saving £55 million by the year 2021.

UK in "pretty good shape" for no-deal Brexit, says civil service chief

Cabinet secretary and Head of the civil service Sir Mark Sedwill believes that the UK government and public services are in "pretty good shape" to cope with the prospect of a no-deal Brexit on October 31.

Chuka Umunna joins Lib Dems

Former Labour MP Chuka Umunna has joined the Liberal Democrats after his departure from the newly formed Change UK. Umunna, the MP for Streatham, said that he was “wrong to think that millions of politically homeless people wanted a new party” and had “massively underestimated” the difficulties of setting up a “fully pledged new party without an existing infrastructure”.

MPs criticise "whitewash" FCA report on RBS

A group of MPs has criticised a report by the Financial Conduct Authority which recommends no further action be taken against the Royal Bank of Scotland’s restructuring business.

Boris Johnson wins first ballot in Conservative leadership contest

Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson topped the first ballot in the race to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister yesterday.

May to remain MP after standing down as Prime Minister

Theresa May has said that she will remain a sitting Conservative MP for her Maidenhead constituency after vacating the premiership.

Theresa May speaks in France on 75th anniversary of D-Day

Prime Minister Theresa May was present in Normandy on Thursday as she thanked veterans at a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.