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August 2019 articles

Clear and obvious cases of misplaced outrage as VAR and new handball rule deny Manchester City against Tottenham
Clear and obvious cases of misplaced outrage as VAR and new handball rule deny Manchester City against Tottenham
Another weekend of Premier League football, another batch of outrage at the correct implementation of new rules. This time at [...]
August 18, 2019
British Steel buyout: Questions linger as Turkish military pension fund swoops in
British Steel buyout: Questions linger as Turkish military pension fund swoops in
Government officials will this week start exclusive talks with their preferred buyer for stricken industrial firm British Steel. Ataer Holdings, [...]
August 18, 2019
Lidl’s suppliers warned of EU tariff import costs
Lidl’s suppliers warned of EU tariff import costs
Supermarket giant Lidl has reportedly indicated that its suppliers will have to foot the potential bill for EU import tariffs [...]
August 18, 2019
Wealth managers Tilney and Smith & Williamson in tie-up talks
Wealth managers Tilney and Smith & Williamson in tie-up talks
Wealth manager Tilney is in merger talks with fellow-wealth manager Smith & Williamson. A deal would create a firm with [...]
August 18, 2019
Thousands of Boeing 737 Max flights booked despite lack of regulatory approval
Thousands of Boeing 737 Max flights booked despite lack of regulatory approval
Airlines have sold tens-of-thousands of flights aboard Boeing’s 737 Max for the last few months of 2019, despite the fact [...]
August 18, 2019
Retailers ramp up challenges to business rates as high street woes deepen
Retailers ramp up challenges to business rates as high street woes deepen
The number of businesses challenging their rates bill has soared over the last quarter as retailers continue to feel the [...]
August 18, 2019
Octopus eyes Co-op Energy amid shifting landscape for suppliers
Octopus eyes Co-op Energy amid shifting landscape for suppliers
Octopus and Co-op Energy are said to be planning to merge, as two of the most prominent challengers to the [...]
August 18, 2019
BT lines up £100m sale of Dutch infrastructure in bid to simplify business
BT lines up £100m sale of Dutch infrastructure in bid to simplify business
BT is said to be preparing the sale of more than £100m worth of infrastructure in the Netherlands, marking the [...]
August 18, 2019
McAfee sues Dixons Carphone over alleged  breach of software contract
McAfee sues Dixons Carphone over alleged breach of software contract
Cybersecurity firm McAfee has sued Dixons Carphone over claims the retailer breached a contract to promote its software and instead [...]
August 18, 2019
Boris Johnson urged to recall parliament amid no-deal Brexit ’emergency’
Boris Johnson urged to recall parliament amid no-deal Brexit ’emergency’
One hundred MPs have urged Boris Johnson to recall parliament from the summer recess because of the “grave economic emergency” [...]
August 18, 2019