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September 2019 articles

A third of trains were delayed over past year
A third of trains were delayed over past year
Over a third of trains failed to arrive at stations on time over the past year, according to figures that [...]
September 19, 2019
Barclay urges compromise as he likens Brexit talks to Good Friday Agreement
Barclay urges compromise as he likens Brexit talks to Good Friday Agreement
Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay has urged negotiators on both sides to compromise, comparing the situation to the background that led [...]
September 19, 2019
Tilney and Smith & Williamson strike £1.8bn wealth management and professional services deal
Tilney and Smith & Williamson strike £1.8bn wealth management and professional services deal
Investment group Tilney and professional services firm Smith & Williamson said today they have agreed a merger which will create [...]
September 19, 2019
Ofcom gives green light to BBC's Britbox push
Ofcom gives green light to BBC's Britbox push
Regulator Ofcom has given the thumbs up for the BBC’s investment in Britbox – a new streaming service to rival [...]
September 19, 2019
Blackrock says Federal Reserve rate cut should have been ‘bolder’
Blackrock says Federal Reserve rate cut should have been ‘bolder’
The world’s biggest investment firm Blackrock has criticised the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut interest rates by one notch, saying [...]
September 19, 2019
Israel's Netanyahu proposes sharing power with rival Gantz
Israel's Netanyahu proposes sharing power with rival Gantz
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, has hinted he might be open to a power-sharing arrangement with main rival [...]
September 19, 2019
UK retail sales unexpectedly fall in August
UK retail sales unexpectedly fall in August
UK retail sales fell in August as British shoppers bought fewer goods than in July, defying expectations of zero growth [...]
September 19, 2019
Ryanair suffers shareholder revolt over pay report
Ryanair suffers shareholder revolt over pay report
Ryanair is in the grip of an investor revolt after half of shareholders voted against a bonus scheme for boss [...]
September 19, 2019
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 jumps on £261m takeover deal
Charles Taylor share price jumps on £261m 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