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Monday 29 September 2014
FOLLOWING the £100m takeover of Engine Group by US private equity firm Lake Capital in July its PR firm MHP Communications will today announce a key hire, supported by financing from Lake Capital.
Monday 29 September 2014
TARMAC, Britain’s largest cement firm which is currently owned by Lafarge, may be bought by Latin American conglomerate Votorantim.
Monday 29 September 2014
SECURING trophy buildings for cash-rich investors helped Knight Frank deliver record sales and profits last year, the property agency said today.
Monday 29 September 2014
A flood of new orders may lead to even greater fortune for Britain’s £500m superyacht sector, with confidence in the industry at a seven- year high according to a new survey.
Monday 29 September 2014
NATWEST is to spend £15m over the next five years offering classes and funds for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the bank said today, in RBS Group’s latest initiative to show it supports small firms.
Monday 29 September 2014
SPECIALIST double glazing and house improvement company Anglian Home Improvements may be looking to return to the London Stock Exchange, over a decade after it was taken private.
Monday 29 September 2014
Air France is hoping for clearer skies ahead as a pilots’ strike that has cost the airline hundreds of millions of euros finally ended yesterday.
Monday 29 September 2014
A START-UP that has developed a way to help retailers interact with shoppers by detecting when they walk into a store was pronounced the winner of John Lewis’s technology competition yesterday.
Monday 29 September 2014
RESEARCH and development (R&D) spending jumped by 10 per cent in the year after the rules on tax credits were eased, according to research out today from accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young.
Monday 29 September 2014
PERSONALITY of the year Mark Carney has been the most talked about central banker for many years, and he’s only been at the Bank for just over a year.
Monday 29 September 2014
Business minister Matthew Hancock tells Kate McCann he’s on the side of new challenger firms
Monday 29 September 2014
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Monday 29 September 2014
HOUSING data showing fewer mortgage approvals and only modest price increases looks set to show that the UK’s booming property market is finally slowing.
Monday 29 September 2014
US JOBS numbers on Friday are likely to confirm that the fast-recovering American economy has reached the point where the Federal Reserve can finally halt its massive bond-buying stimulus.
George Osborne
Sunday 28 September 2014
A so-called “death tax” on pensions will be scrapped from next April, George Osborne is set to announce at the Tory party conference.
Vince Cable
Sunday 28 September 2014
The cap on skilled migrant workers is damaging the UK's economic recovery according to Business Secretary Vince Cable.
Andy Murray
Sunday 28 September 2014
Andy Murray is a step closer to qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London with a win at the Shenzhen Open.
Nigel Farage
Sunday 28 September 2014
Ukip leader Nigel Farage today claimed his party was second only to Labour in the North of England, having increased support since the Barnsley by-election three years ago.
Satya Nadella
Sunday 28 September 2014
Microsoft chief Satya Nadella has met with regulators in China over the Government’s antitrust investigation of the US tech firm.
Allianz logo
Sunday 28 September 2014
Pimco owner Allianz has no plans to sell the bond fund after the surprise departure of Bill Gross.
Hong Kong
Sunday 28 September 2014
In Hong Kong, pro-democracy demonstrators have been met with tear gas and arrests by police attempting to clear a road  being blocked by the protestors.
Air France
Sunday 28 September 2014
The two-week long strike by Air France pilots has come to an end. A union spokesman said the decision to end the strike in order for negotiations to "continue in a calmer climate", Reuters reports.
David Cameron
Sunday 28 September 2014
David Cameron has spoken out after his party was hit by a defection to Ukip and a ministerial resignation on the eve of the Conservative party conference.
iPhone
Sunday 28 September 2014
In good news for Europe's air passengers, mobile phones and portable electronic devices (PEDs) have been cleared for use throughout flights.
Osborne
Sunday 28 September 2014
Young people out of work for more than six months could be cut off from jobseeker's allowance (JSA) if the Conservative party wins the next election.
Ebola virus
Saturday 27 September 2014
More than 3,000 people have died as a result of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).   
Defection
Saturday 27 September 2014
Mark Reckless has become the second Conservative MP to defect to Ukip this month.   "Today I am leaving the Conservative party and joining UKIP,” he told an audience at the Ukip party conference in Doncaster.
Bill Gross
Saturday 27 September 2014
In an announcement made late on Friday, the Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) named Daniel Ivascyn as its new chief investment officer.  
Islamic State
Saturday 27 September 2014
British fighter jets are making their way to Iraq for their maiden combat mission, following yesterday's parliamentary vote in favour of air strikes in the region.  
Catalonia independence
Saturday 27 September 2014
The independence movement in the Spanish region of Catalonia is gathering momentum. This morning, its President Artur Mas signed a decree calling for a referendum to take place on 9 November.   
Tornado
Saturday 27 September 2014
On Friday, the UK parliament voted in favour of conducting air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq.   
Houses for sale
Saturday 27 September 2014
The conservatives have announced that if they are voted in at the next general election in May, people under 40 will be able to buy their first homes for 20 per cent less than market value.  
Marissa Mayer
Friday 26 September 2014
AOL's share price jumped six per cent today after an activist investor told Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer that the troubled US media company should buy it.
Islamic State militants
Friday 26 September 2014
MPs have voted in favour of military intervention in Iraq against Islamic State (IS) militants. 
Bill Gross
Friday 26 September 2014
Pimco's range of closed-ended funds bore the brunt of superstar manager Bill Gross' surprise exit today as investors sold out in their droves.   
Making decision
Friday 26 September 2014
Normally past experiences are key to the decision making process. Our brains pull past information together to determine how to behave in new situations.   
Friday 26 September 2014
Nigel Farage has delivered his last conference speech before the 2015 general election.
Chiquita bananna logo
Friday 26 September 2014
Despite efforts by Chiquita and Fyffes to strengthen the terms of their prospective merger deal today, it hasn’t deterred ot
bill gross
Friday 26 September 2014
Legendary investor Bill Gross has defected from his hugely successful business Pimco to Janus Capital.
Ukip
Friday 26 September 2014
Ukip has announced the immigration policy it will put before the British people at next year's general election.
US dollar
Friday 26 September 2014
Growth in the US economy reached its fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter of this year it was revealed today, as the US Commerce Department revised its estimate upwards.   
Bill Gross
Friday 26 September 2014
Legendary investor Bill Gross has quit the company he co-founded, Pimco, to go to Janus Capital, it has been reported.
Friday 26 September 2014
Today's parliamentary debate will determine whether or not the UK joins America and its Arab allies in carrying out airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq.  
Blackberry Passport
Friday 26 September 2014
Blackberry has narrowed losses year-on-year as the turnaround under chief executive John Chen gathers pace. 
Boeing Dreamliner comes in to land
Friday 26 September 2014
A flight operated by Polish airline Lot has made an emergency landing in Glasgow after reports of smoke or a fire while it was en route from Chicago to Glasgow.
Kim Jong-un
Friday 26 September 2014
North Korea has admitted its leader Kim Jong-un is "suffering from discomfort", prompting speculation he has gout, after missing several key public appearances.
Only Fools and Horses
Friday 26 September 2014
After making – and losing – their fortune, Del Boy and Rodney might be pleased to know their flat at Nelson Mandela House could have been helping them towards their much-hoped-for millionaire status all along.  
Mike Ashley
Friday 26 September 2014
Shares in Sports Direct were down again this morning, following founder Mike Ashley's decision to take out a put option on Tesco yesterday.   
UKIP
Friday 26 September 2014
Ukip has gathered in Doncaster for its last party conference before next year's general election.

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