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London economy outperforms rest of UK ahead of General Election
London economy outperforms rest of UK ahead of General Election
London’s economy continued to outperform the rest of the UK in November, survey data has revealed, with the capital’s businesses [...]
December 9, 2019
London's Basinghall Partners to unveil €100m Europe tech fund
London's Basinghall Partners to unveil €100m Europe tech fund
London-based Basinghall Partners has today revealed its first venture capital fund, targeted at European early-stage business-focused startups. The Basinghall Tech [...]
December 9, 2019
UK restaurants and pubs hope for festive spending surge
UK restaurants and pubs hope for festive spending surge
Restaurant and pub operators are hoping for a surge in festive spending after a slump in dining-out dented restaurant and [...]
December 9, 2019
Financial services employees consistently overworked
Financial services employees consistently overworked
Employees in the financial services sector are consistently overworked, according to a report published today. The vast majority (94 per [...]
December 9, 2019
White collar crime prosecutions fall despite jump in reported offences
White collar crime prosecutions fall despite jump in reported offences
The number of white collar crime prosecutions in the UK has fallen to its lowest level in five years, according [...]
December 9, 2019
Number of UK strikes up 45 per cent in last year
Number of UK strikes up 45 per cent in last year
The number of strikes in the UK rose 45 per cent last year, due in part to a growing number [...]
December 9, 2019
UK business output hits 17-month low, BDO says
UK business output hits 17-month low, BDO says
Declining output across the UK’s services and manufacturing sectors has caused BDO’s output index to fall to its lowest level [...]
December 9, 2019
Wet weather dampens November retail footfall figures
Wet weather dampens November retail footfall figures
Wet weather and the anticipation of Black Friday deals dampened retail footfall figures last month, according to the latest research. [...]
December 9, 2019
London luxury hotel market booms as weak sterling attracts tourists
London luxury hotel market booms as weak sterling attracts tourists
The London luxury hotel market has boomed in the last year as the fall of sterling against the dollar has [...]
December 9, 2019
General Election 2019: The Tory battle to regain Battersea and Kensington
General Election 2019: The Tory battle to regain Battersea and Kensington
A little over a month ago, things looked bleak for the Conservative Party in London. With most of the party’s [...]
December 8, 2019
Saga to sell care operations under Elliott break-up threat
Saga to sell care operations under Elliott break-up threat
Travel and insurance company Saga today put its care business up for sale, under pressure from activist US hedge fund [...]
December 8, 2019
Investors gear up for Park First legal battle
Investors gear up for Park First legal battle
Investors in an alleged £230m parking space scam are due to meet this week to plot a legal battle against [...]
December 8, 2019
New buyers on standby for British Steel if Jingye deal falls through
New buyers on standby for British Steel if Jingye deal falls through
Business secretary Andrea Leadsom has reassured the steel industry that back-up buyers are ready to swoop in for British Steel [...]
December 8, 2019
Exclusive: Chilango eyes restaurant closures as part of rescue bid
Exclusive: Chilango eyes restaurant closures as part of rescue bid
Chilango is considering shutting some of its restaurants as it fights to avoid administration. The stricken Mexican chain will launch [...]
December 8, 2019