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IMF cuts global growth as US-China trade war rages on
IMF cuts global growth as US-China trade war rages on
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth over the next two years, warning that [...]
July 23, 2019
Ranked: These are the UK’s worst broadband and mobile firms
Ranked: These are the UK’s worst broadband and mobile firms
Plusnet has topped a list of highest number of complaints for a broadband provider for the second quarter in a [...]
July 23, 2019
Tory minister resignations: Education minister Anne Milton quits over ‘grave’ no-deal Brexit concerns
Tory minister resignations: Education minister Anne Milton quits over ‘grave’ no-deal Brexit concerns
Education minister Anne Milton and justice minister David Gauke quit the government this morning as Boris Johnson was elected as [...]
July 23, 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Businesses react
Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Businesses react
In the last hour, Boris Johnson has been elected as the new leader of the Conservative party and the UK’s [...]
July 23, 2019
‘Clouds gather’ for manufacturers as output hits lowest point since financial crisis
‘Clouds gather’ for manufacturers as output hits lowest point since financial crisis
British manufacturing output shrank at the fastest pace since the financial crisis over the last three months, according to research. [...]
July 23, 2019
City watchdog hits Standard Life Assurance with £30m fine for annuity sales failings
City watchdog hits Standard Life Assurance with £30m fine for annuity sales failings
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today fined Standard Life Assurance (SLA) £30.7m for failings around its sales of annuities.  The [...]
July 23, 2019
Countdown to Brexit: What Boris Johnson must do in his first 100 days as Prime Minister
Countdown to Brexit: What Boris Johnson must do in his first 100 days as Prime Minister
The political world has thrown up some unexpected events in recent years, but Boris Johnson failing to win the Conservative [...]
July 23, 2019
Boris Johnson wins race to be UK Prime Minister by a landslide
Boris Johnson wins race to be UK Prime Minister by a landslide
Boris Johnson will become the UK’s next Prime Minister after he overwhelmingly defeated rival Jeremy Hunt in the Tory leadership [...]
July 23, 2019
UBS posts best second quarter in almost a decade despite wealth management troubles
UBS posts best second quarter in almost a decade despite wealth management troubles
UBS reported its strongest quarterly set of results in almost 10 years this morning, trumping analyst estimates for net profit [...]
July 23, 2019
Joules defies retail anguish with growth across the board
Joules defies retail anguish with growth across the board
Clothes store Joules this morning announced a double-figures spike in profit despite tough high street conditions. The full-year results will [...]
July 23, 2019