James Booth

(Staff)

Reporter covering the legal and insurance sectors. Email stories to james.booth@cityam.com.

December 2018 articles

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is to say that the UK and EU should prepare for a second referendum because parliament is unlikely [...]

14 December

Half of British homes could switch to a faster broadband service, Ofcom said today as it plans new rules to encourage people [...]

14 December

Fires and explosion are the cause of the largest claims for insurers and the businesses they cover. [...]

13 December

Shares in security company G4S spiked this morning after the company said it was considering spinning off its armoured cash truck [...]

13 December

Outsourcer Serco delivered a confident trading update today forecasting a 30-40 per cent increase in underlying profit for the [...]

13 December

Retailer Bonmarche lost nearly half its value this morning after investors sold out following a bleak profit warning. [...]

13 December

Legal & General has appointed an investment bank to sell its general insurance arm. [...]

12 December

Thomas Cook’s share price jumped more than 15 per cent this morning after a senior executive said bookings for 2019 had started [...]

12 December

The pound has been on a rollercoaster ride this morning as it reacts to a series of political shocks. [...]

12 December

Ftse 250 oil field services company Wood Group said today that its 2018 performance has been in line with expectations, but warned [...]

12 December

Aerospace and defence giant Rolls-Royce has confirmed its full-year profit and cashflow guidance for 2018 with expectations that [...]

12 December

The Home Office has rowed back on plans to halt visas for wealthy investors just days after the suspension was announced. [...]

11 December

Life insurer Royal London’s chief executive Phil Loney is set to step down by the end of 2019, the company said today. [...]

11 December

The EU will not renegotiate Theresa May’s Brexit deal after the Prime Minister was forced into a humiliating parliamentary [...]

11 December

Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is set to return to court for a third day of bail hearings today as she discovers [...]

11 December