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2019 Articles

EY partners set to take pay cut after growth slows
EY partners set to take pay cut after growth slows
EY UK partners are set to take a pay cut this year after the audit firm today announced anaemic revenue [...]
November 19, 2019
Ex-Stobart boss courts City heavyweights to back Eddie Stobart rescue bid
Ex-Stobart boss courts City heavyweights to back Eddie Stobart rescue bid
Former Stobart boss Andrew Tinkler is reportedly lining up heavyweight City support for his proposed financing package for struggling haulier [...]
November 18, 2019
Aviva shares fall as it denies reports it is selling its Singapore and China businesses
Aviva shares fall as it denies reports it is selling its Singapore and China businesses
Shares in insurer Aviva fell 4.5 per cent today after it said it was not planning on selling its business [...]
November 18, 2019
Dividend growth slows in third quarter as profit slowdown bites
Dividend growth slows in third quarter as profit slowdown bites
Dividend growth has slowed globally, according to figures published today by asset manager Janus Henderson. The trend began in the [...]
November 18, 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
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
General Election: Boris Johnson's Conservative Party opens up 17-point poll lead
General Election: Boris Johnson's Conservative Party opens up 17-point poll lead
The Conservative Party has opened up a 17-point lead over Labour, according to the latest poll from Yougov. The poll [...]
November 17, 2019
Business leaders join forces to push competitiveness agenda for UK
Business leaders join forces to push competitiveness agenda for UK
Business leaders from companies such as John Lewis, Lloyds Banking Group, Deloitte and BAE Systems will meet today to promote [...]
November 15, 2019
City reacts with shock to Labour's plans to part-nationalise BT
City reacts with shock to Labour's plans to part-nationalise BT
The City reacted with shock tonight to Labour’s plans to part-nationalise FTSE 100 giant BT and promise free full-fibre broadband [...]
November 14, 2019
Interserve chief executive Debbie White set to step down next month
Interserve chief executive Debbie White set to step down next month
The chief executive of outsourcer Interserve is reportedly stepping down at the end of the year, shortly after leading a [...]
November 14, 2019
Average London rents jumped last month
Average London rents jumped last month
The average rent in London rose to £1,665 last month, according to a report released today. The average rent in [...]
November 14, 2019
Terra Firma on brink of £160m care home deal with Barchester Healthcare
Terra Firma on brink of £160m care home deal with Barchester Healthcare
A portfolio of care homes that private equity boss Guy Hands secured after a fierce legal battle is on the [...]
November 14, 2019
Nike pulls clothes and shoes from Amazon amid digital push
Nike pulls clothes and shoes from Amazon amid digital push
Nike is pulling its clothes and shoes from e-commerce site Amazon as part of a pivot to selling directly to [...]
November 13, 2019
Wework losses ballooned to $1.3bn in quarter before failed float
Wework losses ballooned to $1.3bn in quarter before failed float
Wework losses reportedly more than doubled to $1.3bn (£1bn) in the third quarter ahead of its expected initial public offering [...]
November 13, 2019