Boris's daily test plan could cost £100bn according to leaked document

Boris's daily test plan could cost £100bn according to leaked document

Ambitious mass testing plans that could keep hopes of Christmas parties alive would cost as much as £100 billion, according to reports. Leaked documents seen by the BMJ suggest that the “Operation Moonshot” project – which would see millions of UK-wide tests carried out daily…

Furlough fraud and payment errors may have cost up to £3.5 billion

Furlough fraud and payment errors may have cost up to £3.5 billion

Up to £3.5 billion could have been paid out in wrong or fraudulent claims for the furlough scheme, the government suspects. Jim Harra, the top civil servant at HMRC, said that his staff believe between five per cent and 10 per cent of furlough cash…

Lawyer says change in MOT rules could cost you £2,500 and three points

Lawyer says change in MOT rules could cost you £2,500 and three points

Motorists have been reminded that the MOT extension period ends next week and those that forget could face a hefty fine, points on their licence or even a ban. The extension was issued because of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, with the government announcing that cars…

Bird poo on your car window could cost you £2,500 and three points

Bird poo on your car window could cost you £2,500 and three points

Lockdown has meant that for many, their vehicles have been forgotten and left outside on drives, on the street or in parking spaces for up to three months. Experts have warned that not using a vehicle for some time could lead to problems on the…