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HP rejects Xerox’s $33.5bn takeover bid but keeps door open for potential merger
HP rejects Xerox’s $33.5bn takeover bid but keeps door open for potential merger
Tech giant HP today said it had rejected a $33.5bn (£26bn) takeover offer by printer manufacturer Xerox. Read more: HP [...]
November 17, 2019
Kosovo 0-4 England: Winks impresses at No8, Rashford explodes off the bench, Kane scores again
Kosovo 0-4 England: Winks impresses at No8, Rashford explodes off the bench, Kane scores again
England: making qualifiers fun again. After eight Euro 2020 qualifying matches in Group A Gareth Southgate’s side have ended with [...]
November 17, 2019
TSB’s IT boss ‘kept board in dark’ ahead of tech meltdown
TSB’s IT boss ‘kept board in dark’ ahead of tech meltdown
TSB Bank’s head of IT reportedly failed to warn board members about “shortcomings” with the testing of a new technology [...]
November 17, 2019
Audit watchdog could push for clawback of audit partners' bonuses after poor quality work
Audit watchdog could push for clawback of audit partners' bonuses after poor quality work
The audit watchdog could push for powers to clawback bonuses from audit partners if an audit fell below a certain [...]
November 17, 2019
General election: Labour and Conservatives row over immigration
General election: Labour and Conservatives row over immigration
Labour and the Conservatives traded blows over immigration policy today, as both shed light on their respective plans. The Tories [...]
November 17, 2019
Eddie Stobart: Andrew Tinkler says Stobart Group supportive of his proposal to rescue struggling haulier
Eddie Stobart: Andrew Tinkler says Stobart Group supportive of his proposal to rescue struggling haulier
Former Stobart Group chief executive Andrew Tinkler said the Stobart Group is supportive of his proposal to save struggling haulier [...]
November 17, 2019
Berkeley Homes founder Tony Pidgley backs reforms to end land hoarding
Berkeley Homes founder Tony Pidgley backs reforms to end land hoarding
Berkeley Homes chairman Tony Pidgley has backed an overhaul of property laws to end land hoarding in a bid to [...]
November 17, 2019
Mike Ashley demands landlords link rent to sales
Mike Ashley demands landlords link rent to sales
Retail tycoon Mike Ashley, the founder of Sports Direct, has demanded that new rent deals are tied to sales across [...]
November 17, 2019
Ireland face familiar situation in crunch Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark
Ireland face familiar situation in crunch Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark
Heading into a play-off match to qualify for a major competition is a feeling that the Republic of Ireland are [...]
November 17, 2019
It's the Davis Cup, but not as we know it: the lowdown on the 'world cup of tennis' taking place in Madrid
It's the Davis Cup, but not as we know it: the lowdown on the 'world cup of tennis' taking place in Madrid
After 118 years of the Davis Cup being played over the duration of the tennis season, this week it is [...]
November 17, 2019
Labour’s BT plans show ‘misunderstanding’ of broadband industry, firms warn
Labour’s BT plans show ‘misunderstanding’ of broadband industry, firms warn
British broadband providers have slammed Labour’s proposals to nationalise parts of BT, saying the plans show a “fundamental misunderstanding” of [...]
November 17, 2019
Labour manifesto will be 'significantly' more radical than in 2017
Labour manifesto will be 'significantly' more radical than in 2017
Labour insiders have branded the party’s election manifesto as “significantly” further to the left of the party’s 2017 offering. Labour [...]
November 17, 2019
Jim Ratcliffe wins Jaguar Land Rover challenge over Defender shape
Jim Ratcliffe wins Jaguar Land Rover challenge over Defender shape
Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) efforts to thwart billionaire businessman Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s plans to model the shape of his new [...]
November 17, 2019
Octopus launches new renewables investment trust
Octopus launches new renewables investment trust
The renewables investment arm of Octopus Group will list a new trust next month, which will buy and operate renewable [...]
November 17, 2019