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Public sector set for biggest pay rise in six years in one of Theresa May’s final acts as Prime Minister
Public sector set for biggest pay rise in six years in one of Theresa May’s final acts as Prime Minister
The Treasury is set to unveil the biggest public sector pay rise in six years on Monday. Around two million [...]
July 19, 2019
Britbox: BBC and ITV strike deal for new streaming service
Britbox: BBC and ITV strike deal for new streaming service
BBC and ITV have joined forces for a new streaming service to rival the likes of Netflix. The two broadcasters [...]
July 19, 2019
MPs blast Crossrail bosses’ huge bonuses as £17.6bn Elizabeth Line costs set to increase
MPs blast Crossrail bosses’ huge bonuses as £17.6bn Elizabeth Line costs set to increase
Crossrail bosses pocketed huge performance bonuses even as London’s huge rail network programme fell disastrously off track, MPs revealed today, [...]
July 19, 2019
AB InBev toasts $16bn sale of Australian beer business to Japanese group Asahi
AB InBev toasts $16bn sale of Australian beer business to Japanese group Asahi
The world’s largest brewer AB InBev has offloaded its Australian business to Japanese group Asahi as it looks to pay [...]
July 19, 2019
Acacia accept increased takeover bid from Barrick
Acacia accept increased takeover bid from Barrick
Acacia Mining has agreed to sell its remaining shares to Barrick Gold Corp in a deal that values the firm [...]
July 19, 2019
Upper Crust owner SSP takes hit from Boeing 737 Max ban
Upper Crust owner SSP takes hit from Boeing 737 Max ban
UK-based airport restaurant operator SSP today revealed its revenue rose by nine per cent in the second quarter despite it [...]
July 19, 2019
Likelihood of no-deal Brexit is highest since October 2017, economists predict
Likelihood of no-deal Brexit is highest since October 2017, economists predict
Economists are forecasting that Britain’s chances of leaving the EU without a deal is at its most likely since October [...]
July 19, 2019
Outgoing RBS boss Ross McEwan to take top role at National Australia Bank
Outgoing RBS boss Ross McEwan to take top role at National Australia Bank
The outgoing head of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is taking the reigns as new chief executive of the [...]
July 19, 2019
Oil prices lift as US Navy strikes down Iran drone in latest Gulf incident
Oil prices lift as US Navy strikes down Iran drone in latest Gulf incident
Oil prices spiked almost two per cent today as Middle East tensions ratcheted up after the US Navy struck an [...]
July 19, 2019
School’s out for summer: Time for working parents to grapple with the childcare conundrum
School’s out for summer: Time for working parents to grapple with the childcare conundrum
For many parents, the summer holidays are a mix of joy and anxiety
July 19, 2019