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2019 Articles

Revolut's information security chief has left the firm after just two months in the job
Revolut's information security chief has left the firm after just two months in the job
Revolut’s chief information security officer (CISO) Dinis Cruz has quit less than two months after he joined the firm. Cruz [...]
November 6, 2019
Mothercare shuts up shop in UK as PwC called in for administration
Mothercare shuts up shop in UK as PwC called in for administration
Mothercare has called in the administrators, meaning it will shutter its 79 UK stores and put 2,500 jobs at risk. [...]
November 5, 2019
Uber shares hit record low as early investors prepare for chance to sell off
Uber shares hit record low as early investors prepare for chance to sell off
Ride hailing firm Uber’s shares hit a record low today, as shareholders geared up for the expiry of its Initial [...]
November 5, 2019
O2 steps into 5G driverless car testing in London as it grows mobile customer base
O2 steps into 5G driverless car testing in London as it grows mobile customer base
O2 will have a hand in an ambitious project to trial driverless cars on London roads, using its 5G network [...]
November 5, 2019
Cobham £4bn takeover decision delayed as Leadsom looks for more time
Cobham £4bn takeover decision delayed as Leadsom looks for more time
The £4bn buyout of Cobham by American private equity giant Advent could have run into problems, after the government said [...]
November 5, 2019
Inmarsat rejects call from investor to delay takeover court hearing
Inmarsat rejects call from investor to delay takeover court hearing
Satellite firm Inmarsat, which is being bought by a private equity-led consortium, has rejected a call by investor Oaktree Capital [...]
November 5, 2019
Boeing's chief executive offered to forego his bonuses over the 737 Max crisis
Boeing's chief executive offered to forego his bonuses over the 737 Max crisis
Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg has offered to forego all bonuses for 2019 as the firm scrambles to deal with [...]
November 5, 2019
Softbank 'tightening governance' at firms it backs after Wework's near collapse
Softbank 'tightening governance' at firms it backs after Wework's near collapse
Softbank is said to be tightening governance at companies it has backed, as the conglomerate tries to limit the control [...]
November 4, 2019
Uber hopes to turn a profit in 2021, as ride hailing firm makes heavy third quarter loss
Uber hopes to turn a profit in 2021, as ride hailing firm makes heavy third quarter loss
Ride hailing giant Uber hopes to be profitable by 2021, its chief executive has said, as the company booked a [...]
November 4, 2019
Ferrari's prancing horse gallops on as luxury car maker raises outlook
Ferrari's prancing horse gallops on as luxury car maker raises outlook
Luxury car maker Ferrari raised its outlook on Monday, after strong sales of its Portofino and 812 Superfast models drove [...]
November 4, 2019
Labour's private jet ban plan makes 'little sense,' says industry
Labour's private jet ban plan makes 'little sense,' says industry
The private aviation industry has criticised a Labour-backed proposal to impose a fully-fledged ban on private jets in the UK [...]
November 4, 2019
Thomas Cook collapse: MPs slam government inaction and lack of audit reform
Thomas Cook collapse: MPs slam government inaction and lack of audit reform
Business secretary Andrea Leadsom has come under fire from MPs for “the extraordinary lack of interest” she showed in Thomas [...]
November 4, 2019
Revealed: The towns that pay the most income tax are nearly all in the South East
Revealed: The towns that pay the most income tax are nearly all in the South East
Commuter towns in an area just outside of London known as the Stockbroker Belt are paying the highest levels of [...]
November 4, 2019
Big Four firm KPMG denies reports of partner cuts amid cost-cutting drive
Big Four firm KPMG denies reports of partner cuts amid cost-cutting drive
KPMG has denied reports that it is gearing up to cut 10 per cent of its UK partners, as the [...]
November 3, 2019