Industries

June 2019 Articles

British Gas owner to axe 700 management jobs
British Gas owner to axe 700 management jobs
British Gas owner Centrica has confirmed it will slash up to 700 management and back office roles as part of [...]
June 19, 2019
Coast nominee for First board turns down role
Coast nominee for First board turns down role
An activist investor in transport giant First Group has stumbled in its attempt to force out six of the firm’s [...]
June 19, 2019
Capco investment boss to quit as Earl’s Court de-merger speculation mounts
Capco investment boss to quit as Earl’s Court de-merger speculation mounts
The investment chief at Capital & Counties (Capco) revealed plans to step down this morning, sparking fresh speculation over the [...]
June 19, 2019
Former DLA Piper senior partner Juan Picon dies
Former DLA Piper senior partner Juan Picon dies
Former DLA Piper senior partner Juan Picon has died, his current firm Latham & Watkins confirmed today. Picon joined US [...]
June 19, 2019
Nissan and Renault workers left with ‘nothing to do’ after Ghosn arrest
Nissan and Renault workers left with ‘nothing to do’ after Ghosn arrest
Employees at Nissan and Renault’s joint ventures are without work as the alliance struggles after Carlos Ghosn’s arrest. The disgraced [...]
June 19, 2019
London cycleway to link Tower Bridge and Greenwich
London cycleway to link Tower Bridge and Greenwich
One of London’s most dangerous roundabouts is to be transformed as part of a new £54m cycleway in south-east London. [...]
June 19, 2019
Sneak peek: Check out London City Airport's £500m upgrade
Sneak peek: Check out London City Airport's £500m upgrade
London City Airport (LCA) has offered the public a glimpse into the future look of its £500m revamp. Read more: [...]
June 19, 2019
UK inflation hits Bank of England target
UK inflation hits Bank of England target
The UK’s Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rate fell to two per cent in May, in line with the Bank [...]
June 19, 2019
London drags down UK house prices
London drags down UK house prices
UK house prices were dragged down by subdued demand in London last month, as buyer caution continued to linger in [...]
June 19, 2019
Berkeley Homes reports slump in profits
Berkeley Homes reports slump in profits
Housebuilder Berkeley Homes outlined plans to ramp up new developments despite reporting a slump in pre-tax profit this morning. The [...]
June 19, 2019
Goals 'blocks' Ashley probe into £12m accounting crisis
Goals 'blocks' Ashley probe into £12m accounting crisis
Goals Soccer Centre is accused of having “stonewalled” calls from its largest shareholder, Sports Direct, for an external probe into [...]
June 19, 2019
Whitbread reports dwindling sales as Brexit uncertainty continues
Whitbread reports dwindling sales as Brexit uncertainty continues
Premier Inn owner Whitbread reported dwindling accommodation sales in the first quarter due to ongoing Brexit uncertainty. The company, which [...]
June 19, 2019
Creative advertising in crisis, industry warns
Creative advertising in crisis, industry warns
The advertising industry is suffering a crisis in creativity as both brands and industry awards pursue short-term targets, according to [...]
June 19, 2019
Tube delays: Severe delays hit two lines
Tube delays: Severe delays hit two lines
Severe delays on the District Line and Jubilee Line left Underground commuters with the prospect of a hellish commute to [...]
June 19, 2019