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July 2019 articles

DEBATE: Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about?
DEBATE: Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about?
Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about? Ben Askins, managing director at Verb Brands, says YES. “Sorry [...]
July 22, 2019
Don’t underestimate the importance of the Strait of Hormuz to the global economy
Don’t underestimate the importance of the Strait of Hormuz to the global economy
If last week’s obstruction of a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz did not illustrate the dangers our seafarers [...]
July 22, 2019
We all have a part to play in bridging the UK’s disability employment gap
We all have a part to play in bridging the UK’s disability employment gap
Your first job interview can be a daunting experience. For disabled people, that first time can be even more challenging. [...]
July 22, 2019
MPs turn up the heat on Standard Chartered boss over pension pay row
MPs turn up the heat on Standard Chartered boss over pension pay row
Standard Chartered’s under-fire boss is facing mounting pressure from politicians following a major fallout with shareholders over his controversial pay [...]
July 22, 2019
Rail passengers ‘missing out’ on £100m in compensation every year
Rail passengers ‘missing out’ on £100m in compensation every year
Rail passengers are missing out on up to £100m a year in compensation, a transport watchdog has found, as it [...]
July 22, 2019
Dividends hit record but experts warn that underlying picture is worsening
Dividends hit record but experts warn that underlying picture is worsening
A three-month period of record dividends might normally bring a smile to the face of shareholders, but a spate of [...]
July 22, 2019
Mortgages with terms over 40 years jump 20-fold
Mortgages with terms over 40 years jump 20-fold
The number of approved UK home mortgages with a term of more than 40 years rocketed in 2018, rising over [...]
July 22, 2019
Fewer firms are going bust despite high profile collapses
Fewer firms are going bust despite high profile collapses
Fewer companies went bust in England and Wales in the second quarter than in the first three months of 2019, [...]
July 22, 2019
Big four firm EY boosts diversity with new partner intake
Big four firm EY boosts diversity with new partner intake
EY today announced that 57 people are to become equity partners at the professional services firm in the UK, of [...]
July 22, 2019
Nearly a third of European firms still not GDPR compliant
Nearly a third of European firms still not GDPR compliant
Almost a third of European businesses are still not compliant with the wide-ranging European Union laws on data protection and [...]
July 22, 2019