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2020 Articles

Hastings has seen an increase in claims

Hastings shares plummeted this morning after it warned that it expects a 42 per cent drop in annual profit because

January 17, 2020
Renault and Nissan have both denied reports their alliance is on the rocks

French car maker Renault suffered a 3.4 per cent fall in global sales last year, despite growing in its home

January 17, 2020
Flybe was rescued by the government earlier this week

Regional airline Flybe has hit back at claims by its competitors that it has received favourable treatment from the state,

January 17, 2020
Flybe was saved by the government earlier this week

The recriminations surrounding the government’s rescue package for Flybe grew yet again this morning, as Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary accused

January 17, 2020
Alphabet is the fourth US listed firm to hit $1 trillion

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has hit a landmark stock market valuation of $1 trillion (£760bn) for the first

January 17, 2020
British Airways is the UK's flag carrier airline

Flying with British Airways can increase CO2 emissions by as much as 45 per cent per passenger compared to rival

January 17, 2020
Carillion went bust in January 2018

The government has faced yet another round of criticism for its handling of the collapse of outsourcer Carillion, more than

January 17, 2020
Michael O'Leary is the longtime chief of Ryanair

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has threatened to sue the government over its bailout of “billionaire-owned” regional airline Flybe. O’Leary wrote

January 16, 2020
PSA owns Vauxhall and Peugeot

The parent company of Vauxhall and Peugeot suffered a 10 per cent slump in sales last year, as declining volumes

January 16, 2020
Nissan-Renault alliance is said to be on the rocks

Renault’s chairman has dismissed claims that the 20-year partnership between the French manufacturer and Nissan might be breaking down. Jean-Dominique

January 16, 2020
Kier

Kier Group shares spiked this morning on the news that the struggling contractor said it was making “good progress” on

January 16, 2020
Flybe was saved last night from the brink of collapse

At first glance, some might find it hard to understand why the government decided to save Flybe – a small,

January 15, 2020
Carlos Ghosn giving a press conference last week

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has claimed the French ambassador warned him just before his November 2018 arrest that his

January 15, 2020
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The bailout of regional airline Flybe from near-collapse was today the subject of an official complaint to the European Commission

January 15, 2020