Author Archives for James Booth

June 2019 articles

Shipping firm hit with £850,000 fine for paying bribes in Angola
Shipping firm hit with £850,000 fine for paying bribes in Angola
A shipping firm was today fined £850,000 for bribery in Angola that secured it contracts worth $20m (£15.8m). FH Bertling, [...]
June 3, 2019
Deloitte boosts UK partner promotions by more than 40 per cent
Deloitte boosts UK partner promotions by more than 40 per cent
Deloitte has promoted 78 to its partnership in the UK, an increase of more than 40 per cent on the [...]
June 3, 2019
Law firm DWF announces revenue bump in first results since listing
Law firm DWF announces revenue bump in first results since listing
Law firm DWF said today it grew revenue 15 per cent in 2019 in its first trading update since it [...]
June 3, 2019
HMRC increasingly targeting individual executives in tax crackdown
HMRC increasingly targeting individual executives in tax crackdown
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is increasingly targeting C-suite executives personally as it looks to hold businesses to account. The [...]
June 3, 2019
Only on in five businesses has insurance against terrorism
Only on in five businesses has insurance against terrorism
Only one in five UK businesses has a terrorism insurance policy in place, according to a survey published today. Research [...]
June 3, 2019
Retail investors could lose millions as risky forex trading firm crashes into liquidation
Retail investors could lose millions as risky forex trading firm crashes into liquidation
An unregulated forex trading firm is set to go into liquidation leaving retail investors millions of pounds out of pocket. [...]
June 2, 2019
Aberdeen Standard opposes Non-Standard Finance’s hostile Provident Financial takeover
Aberdeen Standard opposes Non-Standard Finance’s hostile Provident Financial takeover
A major shareholder in Provident Financial has come out to publicly oppose rival doorstep lender Non-Standard Finance’s (NSF) hostile takeover [...]
June 2, 2019
Troubled Metro Bank slashes commercial real estate lending in portfolio rebalancing
Troubled Metro Bank slashes commercial real estate lending in portfolio rebalancing
Metro Bank has dramatically reined in its lending to real estate clients as it tries to rebalance its loan portfolio. [...]
June 2, 2019