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2019 Articles

Tesla boss Elon Musk rebrands on Twitter as Daddy Dotcom
Tesla boss Elon Musk rebrands on Twitter as Daddy Dotcom
Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk yesterday said he had deleted his Twitter account, changing his handle on the social networking [...]
June 17, 2019
Jet Airways' lenders start insolvency proceedings
Jet Airways' lenders start insolvency proceedings
Lenders to stricken Indian airline Jet Airways have started insolvency proceedings, they said today. “After due deliberations, lenders have decided [...]
June 17, 2019
Next Prime Minister must drop Brexit backstop, says Sir Graham Brady
Next Prime Minister must drop Brexit backstop, says Sir Graham Brady
The next Prime Minister must drop the backstop in Brexit negotiations as it threatens the Good Friday Agreement, according to [...]
June 17, 2019
Average UK law firm partner pay tops £200,000
Average UK law firm partner pay tops £200,000
Average earnings for partners at UK law firms has broken through the £200,000 barrier, according to research published today. Average [...]
June 17, 2019
Premier League most active user of High Court in attempt to crackdown on copyright breaches
Premier League most active user of High Court in attempt to crackdown on copyright breaches
Football and music bodies are the most active users of the UK High Court as they try to crack down [...]
June 17, 2019
Total paid out for mis-sold PPI more than £35bn as deadline for claims approaches
Total paid out for mis-sold PPI more than £35bn as deadline for claims approaches
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today warned consumers the deadline for complaints about mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) is [...]
June 17, 2019
Hargreaves Lansdown raised concerns about suspended Woodford fund as early as 2017
Hargreaves Lansdown raised concerns about suspended Woodford fund as early as 2017
Hargreaves Lansdown raised concerns about the performance of the Woodford Equity Income Fund more than two years ago, but continued [...]
June 16, 2019
Labour mulls new tax on parental gifts that could raise £15bn
Labour mulls new tax on parental gifts that could raise £15bn
A report commissioned by the Labour Party has recommended replacing inheritance tax with a lifetime tax on all gifts from [...]
June 16, 2019
Bad debt insurance claims at highest since 2009
Bad debt insurance claims at highest since 2009
The number of insurance claims made this year by UK businesses facing bad debts has reached its highest level in [...]
June 14, 2019
Boris Johnson says 'long way to go' in Tory leadership race after first round victory
Boris Johnson says 'long way to go' in Tory leadership race after first round victory
Boris Johnson has a commanding lead in the Tory leadership election after the first round of voting with backing from [...]
June 13, 2019
Boris Johnson the overwhelming favourite as Conservative MPs vote in leadership election
Boris Johnson the overwhelming favourite as Conservative MPs vote in leadership election
Conservative MPs are casting their votes this morning in the first round of voting to replace Theresa May as party [...]
June 13, 2019
Morrisons to expand Amazon online delivery service across UK
Morrisons to expand Amazon online delivery service across UK
Supermarket Morrisons said today it will expand its online delivery partnership with Amazon to more cities across the UK. The [...]
June 13, 2019
Creditors' lawyer tells court: Hudspiths fund was a 'ponzi scheme'
Creditors' lawyer tells court: Hudspiths fund was a 'ponzi scheme'
The directors of a forex firm that owes more than £40m to creditors have been accused of running a “fraudulent [...]
June 13, 2019
Pendragon share price crashes by a fifth on ‘accelerating’ losses
Pendragon share price crashes by a fifth on ‘accelerating’ losses
Shares in used car dealer Pendragon crashed by more than a fifth this morning after it said it expected losses [...]
June 12, 2019