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Sajid Javid
Wednesday 26 November 2014
The UK government has added its voice to the increasing calls for Fifa to publish the full findings of an investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.  
Pepsi
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Britvic’s share price fell as much as 3.6 per cent in early morning trading, even after the soft drinks company recorded revenue growth in its preliminary results for the year.  
Harriet Green
Wednesday 26 November 2014
What's going on with Harriet Green's departure?
Uber app on phone screen
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Uber, the never-far-from-controversy taxi app, has raised a new round of funding, giving the firm a higher valuation than tech superstars such as Twitter, Netflix and LinkedIn.
BlackBerry Passport
Wednesday 26 November 2014
BlackBerry is so keen to get its new Passport smartphone into people’s hands, it will  pay them to trade it for an iPhone.  
Wednesday 26 November 2014
A City lawyer is accused of inventing numerous hearings, rulings, meetings and judgements in a three year lie, according to an extraordinary court ruling that emerged last week.
British and european flags
Wednesday 26 November 2014
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) today confirmed its estimate for GDP growth between the second and third quarters, leaving growth at 0.7 per cent.
Rising stock chart
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Investors in Quindell may well be asking themselves what's going on with shares now.
Harriet Green
Wednesday 26 November 2014
With Thomas Cook revealing further growth for a second consecutive year, chief executive Harriet Green is satisfied with a job well done and has stepped down from the role.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Businesses must do more to encourage flexible working as employees feel uncomfortable asking about the options available to them, the CBI has warned.
DMGT
Wednesday 26 November 2014
The Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) said preliminary full-year revenue rose three per cent to £1,864m, as digital revenues helped offset declines in print.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
European stocks are expected to open higher this morning, after climbing for a second day in a row yesterday.   
Railway Hotel
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Pub group Mitchells & Butlers - which owns the All Bar One and O'Neill's chains - faces a huge fine, while a landlady and her chef could serve jail time after a woman died from eating toxic turkey at an Essex pub.   
Wednesday 26 November 2014
British retail banking has a "toxic" and "aggressive" culture that will take a generation to fix, a new report has said.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Friends Life, which is in merger talks with Aviva, has held informal talks with Phoenix, the closed insurance group, about a possible deal in the past few months, City A.M. understands.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
THE CONTRIBUTION to the Treasury by the UK’s largest companies has hit its highest ever level thanks to corporation tax cuts.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Bank of England governor Mark Carney signalled a dovish tone while speaking to MPs yesterday, despite insisting that the UK’s monetary policy will not be loosened even further.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
The Treasury has ruled out a cut to tourism VAT in the Autumn Statement next week, despite a campaign to slash the rate paid by tourist attractions and hotels around the UK.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
SHARES in BT edged 0.4 per cent higher yesterday as investors continued to warm to the idea of the British telecoms giant splashing out a reported £10bn to acquire either O2 or EE in a move to bolster its foray into consumer mobile next year.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
TECH giant Apple, the world’s most valuable business, is the first company to be valued at $700bn (£446bn) after its share price rose one per cent in New York.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
The Institute of Directors (IoD) yesterday slammed BG Group’s plans to hand new chief executive Helge Lund a £25m pay deal, warning that it threatened to damage the reputation of British business if approved by shareholders next month.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
IT’S WHAT every senior company official dreads doing – pressing the send button on a tweet that should have been a direct message.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
FACEBOOK has been attacked by a report into the murder of Lee Rigby that concluded that it may have help ed prevent the death if it had shared messages from one killer.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
ONLINE white goods retailer AO World is eyeing up Belgium and the Netherlands after building out its infrastructure in Germany faster and cheaper than expected.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
AO.com founder John Roberts is the kind of bloke you want to go for a pint with.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Britain is increasingly becoming a nation of renters rather than home owners, Paragon Group’s boss told City A.M. yesterday.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Quintain has accelerated the pace of development at its 5,000-home Wembley Park scheme in north west London.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Sales of homes valued above £10m has soared by a third this year.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
BUILDING society Nationwide reported a fall in new mortgage lending as the big banks have become increasingly competitive.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Agents’ Mutual doesn’t faze the property portal boss
Wednesday 26 November 2014
A MAJOR UK mortgage provider has said it expected house prices to moderate next year.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
MORTGAGE approvals for house purchases declined for a fourth consecutive month as the market showed signs of slowing.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
George Osborne is expected to tweak the seven day current account switching scheme to iron out some of the wrinkles in the system, in his Autumn Statement next week.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
THE CREDIT card market is the latest sector to face an investigation, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said yesterday. It is investigating concerns over competition, transparency of charging, and loan affordability.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
EUROPE’S planned trade deal with the US could help to open the way for more deals with the developing world, the Confederation of British Industry said yesterday.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
IN A Decisive move from new Santander group chair Ana Botin, chief finance officer Jose Antonio Alvarez (pictured) will take over as the boss of Santander from 1 January, replacing Javier Marin.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
NO AMOUNT of DIY could help fix Kingfisher’s sales performance in the third quarter as France’s weak consumer economy continued to weigh on Europe’s largest home improvement retailer.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
SPANISH travel company eDreams Odigeo said revenues rose three per cent in the second quarter of the year, thanks to strong growth in overseas markets outside of Europe.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
SHARES in JD Sports surged 3.7 per cent yesterday after the group said it had sold its loss-making fashion business Bank to focus on its other sportswear brands.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
SIR PHILIP Green shrugged off Arcadia’s decline in full-year profits yesterday, insisting his retail empire was adapting to the “fast-changing” demands of the retail industry.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
John Lewis said yesterday it was gearing up for this weekend’s shop­ping frenzy that begins with Black Friday, as sales growth slowed over the past week.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Commuters will now be able to pick up everything from laptops and televisions to furniture as they hop on the Tube after Argos launched its first Underground store yesterday.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
EUROPEAN officials need to boost their stimulus efforts to revive the Eurozone economy, an economic in­ter­national organisation has said.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
BRITAIN’S economic recovery is taking more workers out of under­employment in the latest sign that employees are bene­fiting from the rebound, official data showed yesterday.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
A GROUP of insurance experts have launched a guide to the sharing economy for people who want to make money from assets such as their home or car.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
PROXY Ventures, a self-funded micro-fund that invests in technology companies at a seed stage, has launched in the UK.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Banknote printer De La Rue saw its profits plunge by 36 per cent in the six months to 27 September, falling from £28.4m to £18.1m.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Gas company Third Energy has applied for planning permission to begin fracking in North Yorkshire. The firm, a startup backed by Barclays, first drilled the KM8 well at its Kirby Misperton in 2013.
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Star Wars, the Avengers and Antman all helped to lift Pinewood Shepperton’s revenues to £38.5m during the first half of the year to 30 September.

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