Subscription service launched for Facebook and Instagram - Dispatch Weekly Business

Subscription service launched for Facebook and Instagram - Dispatch Weekly

February 21, 2023 - Reading time: 2 minutes

Meta, the parent company of Instagram and Facebook, has announced that users will soon be able to buy blue tick verification.


BP annual profits soar...but climate goal missed - Dispatch Weekly Business

BP annual profits soar...but climate goal missed - Dispatch Weekly

February 7, 2023 - Reading time: 3 minutes

While reporting record yearly profits, BP has admitted it will miss a significant climate goal.


Google parent Alphabet to cut 12,000 jobs Business

Google parent Alphabet to cut 12,000 jobs

January 21, 2023 - Reading time: 3 minutes

The parent firm of Google, Alphabet, will eliminate 12,000 positions, the most recent round of layoffs to affect the tech sector.


FTX: Collapsed crypto exchange recovers $5bn of assets - Dispatch Weekly Business

FTX: Collapsed crypto exchange recovers $5bn of assets - Dispatch Weekly

January 12, 2023 - Reading time: 2 minutes

​​Counsel for the collapsed crypto company FTX claim they have discovered more than $5 billion (£4.


FTX collapse: Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in The Bahamas - Dispatch Weekly Business

FTX collapse: Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in The Bahamas - Dispatch Weekly

December 13, 2022 - Reading time: 3 minutes

​According to the attorney general of The Bahamas, Sam Bankman-Fried, the creator of the defunct cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has been taken into custody there.


Businessman launches $25bn fund for Ukraine - Dispatch Weekly Business

Businessman launches $25bn fund for Ukraine - Dispatch Weekly

November 17, 2022 - Reading time: 2 minutes

​Australian mining billionaire Andrew For​​rest has launched an investment fund that is hoped will be worth at least $25bn, to help rebuild war-torn Ukraine.


Early retirement scam targeting a growing number of Britons - Dispatch Weekly Business

Early retirement scam targeting a growing number of Britons - Dispatch Weekly

October 7, 2022 - Reading time: 4 minutes

With the cost of living crisis in Britain only getting worse, more and more people are looking for ways to access their retirement savings early.


Is China's Belt and Road Initiative good for Africa? - Dispatch Weekly Business

Is China's Belt and Road Initiative good for Africa? - Dispatch Weekly

September 30, 2022 - Reading time: 6 minutes

The African Union has long been a target of Chinese spying, with Beijing using various methods to collect information on the organization.


Which brands are still doing well during inflation? - Dispatch Weekly Business

Which brands are still doing well during inflation? - Dispatch Weekly

August 11, 2022 - Reading time: 6 minutes


Moscow upset as Turkey agrees to back Finland and Sweden's bid to join alliance - Dispatch Weekly Business

Moscow upset as Turkey agrees to back Finland and Sweden's bid to join alliance - Dispatch Weekly

June 29, 2022 - Reading time: 4 minutes

The NATO summit in Brussels earlier this week saw a number of agreements between member states, including one that has the potential to seriously upset Russia – Finland and Sweden have both agreed to back their bids to join the alliance.