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City groups join forces for new mental health care commitments
City groups join forces for new mental health care commitments
City businesses are joining forces with charities today in an effort to promote mental health care in the work place. [...]
October 21, 2019
Saks owner Hudson's Bay agrees to go private
Saks owner Hudson's Bay agrees to go private
Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), the owner of New York department store Saks Fifth Avenue, has agreed to be bought by [...]
October 21, 2019
French win can spark resurgence for Nicolas Colsaerts
French win can spark resurgence for Nicolas Colsaerts
Until Sunday, Nicolas Colsaerts had not won anywhere for seven years, since beating Graeme McDowell to win the Volvo Match [...]
October 21, 2019
Hedge fund Lansdowne bets on market reversal in major portfolio shakeup
Hedge fund Lansdowne bets on market reversal in major portfolio shakeup
Hedge fund Lansdowne Partners has reportedly undergone a major repositioning of its portfolio, betting that financial markets are nearing a [...]
October 21, 2019
Standard Chartered boss 'to take pay cut' after investor revolt
Standard Chartered boss 'to take pay cut' after investor revolt
The boss of Standard Chartered is reportedly planning to take a pay cut in an effort to pull the curtain [...]
October 21, 2019
Julian Assange’s lawyer warns of kidnap plot as court denies extradition delay
Julian Assange’s lawyer warns of kidnap plot as court denies extradition delay
A lawyer for Julian Assange has accused the US of trying to “kidnap and harm” the Wikileaks founder, as a [...]
October 21, 2019
Fintech Ebury expands international reach with acquisition of Frontierpay
Fintech Ebury expands international reach with acquisition of Frontierpay
Ebury has acquired international payroll payments provider Frontierpay as the London-based fintech seeks to expand internationally. Ebury, one of Europe’s [...]
October 21, 2019
Temasek makes $3bn offer to take control of Singapore’s Keppel Corp
Temasek makes $3bn offer to take control of Singapore’s Keppel Corp
Sinagaporean sovereign wealth fund Temasek is offering to buy a majority stake in oil rig-builder Keppel Corp in a deal [...]
October 21, 2019
Russian cyber criminals hack Iranian hackers to disguise attacks
Russian cyber criminals hack Iranian hackers to disguise attacks
A Russian cyber crime group hacked into a rival Iranian outfit so that it could carry out attacks in disguise, [...]
October 21, 2019
Brexit: Scottish court delays decision over Benn Act letter
Brexit: Scottish court delays decision over Benn Act letter
Scotland’s highest court has delayed making a decision about whether the Prime Minister fully complied with the law when he [...]
October 21, 2019
Accountancy sector lagging behind business on diversity says watchdog
Accountancy sector lagging behind business on diversity says watchdog
The accountancy and audit profession is lagging behind business when it comes to the diversity of senior management, new research [...]
October 21, 2019
Global launches 24-hour rolling news radio station LBC News
Global launches 24-hour rolling news radio station LBC News
Media group Global has launched a new 24-hour radio station to provide rolling news coverage as it looks to tap [...]
October 21, 2019
M&G makes debut as Prudential demerger completed
M&G makes debut as Prudential demerger completed
Prudential has completed the demerger of its fund management and insurance arm M&G, whose shares have now debuted on London’s [...]
October 21, 2019
UK house prices suffer slowest October rise since 2008
UK house prices suffer slowest October rise since 2008
Prospective home buyers have been undeterred by the approaching Brexit deadline, while sellers have been put off by ongoing uncertainty [...]
October 21, 2019