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September 2019 articles

Kier crashes to £245m loss as dividend plunges
Kier crashes to £245m loss as dividend plunges
Struggling construction firm Kier staggered under the weight of a £245m loss in its latest full year as its full-year [...]
September 19, 2019
Charles Taylor share price bounds on takeover deal
Charles Taylor share price bounds on takeover deal
Private equity house Lovell Minnick has said it will take Charles Taylor, the listed insurance company, private in a £261m [...]
September 19, 2019
City Pub Group to scale back acquisitions amid Brexit worries
City Pub Group to scale back acquisitions amid Brexit worries
One of the UK’s listed pub chains signalled it would scale back on buying new establishments as the company waits [...]
September 19, 2019
Tate & Lyle agrees £930m 'de-risking' pension deal with Legal & General
Tate & Lyle agrees £930m 'de-risking' pension deal with Legal & General
Food and drink supplier Tate & Lyle has agreed a £930m annuity insurance “buy-in” with Legal and General. Tate & [...]
September 19, 2019
Saga profits slump as travel business wanes
Saga profits slump as travel business wanes
Saga posted a sharp fall in profits during the first half of this year, as challenges in its travel business [...]
September 19, 2019
Next defies retail gloom with rise in profits but shares fall on weak start to autumn trading
Next defies retail gloom with rise in profits but shares fall on weak start to autumn trading
Next reported a rise in pre-tax profits and sales this morning, as the retailer shrugged off tough trading conditions on [...]
September 19, 2019
Westminster needs to do better by the City
Westminster needs to do better by the City
One London-based banker says that on his weekly journey to and from Frankfurt, the plane going to Germany is often [...]
September 19, 2019
Watchdog warns JD Sports' £90m Footasylum merger could hurt competition
Watchdog warns JD Sports' £90m Footasylum merger could hurt competition
The UK’s competition watchdog has warned that JD Sports’ £90m move for rival Footasylum may hurt competition on the high [...]
September 19, 2019
DEBATE: Are MPs on right that UK firms need more robots?
DEBATE: Are MPs on right that UK firms need more robots?
Are MPs on the Beis committee right to say that British businesses have too few robots? YES, says Chetan Dube, [...]
September 19, 2019
Spending advice for the chancellor
Spending advice for the chancellor
With the ongoing constitutional soap opera unfolding in Westminster, it’s hardly surprising that the Spending Round announcement from Sajid Javid [...]
September 19, 2019