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Upper Crust owner SSP announces £100m share buyback
Upper Crust owner SSP announces £100m share buyback
Upper Crust owner SSP Group this morning announced plans to buy back £100m of shares as it reported sales grew [...]
November 20, 2019
Stop attacking ECB, new board member tells fellow Germans
Stop attacking ECB, new board member tells fellow Germans
Incoming European Central Bank (ECB) board member Isabel Schnabel has told her fellow German economists to dial back their attacks [...]
November 20, 2019
City watchdog hits Henderson Investment Funds with £1.9m fine for overcharging retail customers
City watchdog hits Henderson Investment Funds with £1.9m fine for overcharging retail customers
City watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today said it had fined Henderson Investment Funds Limited (HIFL) nearly £1.9m for [...]
November 20, 2019
Businesses need to keep up with rapidly changing career expectations
Businesses need to keep up with rapidly changing career expectations
Amid some of the General Election’s less gratifying headlines, it’s encouraging to see a serious discussion of the future of [...]
November 20, 2019
TfL nets an extra £51m from London commuters despite fare freeze
TfL nets an extra £51m from London commuters despite fare freeze
London commuters will pay an extra £51m in fares next year, despite Sadiq Khan’s fare freeze. Figures from the mayor [...]
November 20, 2019
UK summons Chinese ambassador over accusations China tortured Hong Kong consulate worker
UK summons Chinese ambassador over accusations China tortured Hong Kong consulate worker
The UK has summoned China’s ambassador after a former employee of the British consulate in China alleged he was tortured [...]
November 20, 2019
General Election 2019: Liberal Democrats pledge commuter fare freeze
General Election 2019: Liberal Democrats pledge commuter fare freeze
The Liberal Democrats will today pledge to freeze commuter fares for the next five years as part of a series [...]
November 20, 2019
Aston Martin reveals move into SUV market with critical DBX model
Aston Martin reveals move into SUV market with critical DBX model
Aston Martin has lifted the bonnet on its long-awaited DBX sports utility vehicle (SUV), as the luxury car maker fights [...]
November 20, 2019
Swedbank rocked by ‘bombshell’ report on probe over possible US sanction violations
Swedbank rocked by ‘bombshell’ report on probe over possible US sanction violations
Swedbank has been rocked this morning by reports that the group is under investigation for possibly breaching US sanctions. Swedish [...]
November 20, 2019
UBS warns of more Sage downgrades as cloud spend hurts annual profit
UBS warns of more Sage downgrades as cloud spend hurts annual profit
More downgrades will weigh on Sage’s share price, investors were warned today, as the British software company revealed that its [...]
November 20, 2019
ECB: Record-low interest rates causing ‘excessive risk-taking’
ECB: Record-low interest rates causing ‘excessive risk-taking’
Record-low interest rates in the Eurozone have led to “excessive risk-taking in some sectors” which could threaten financial stability, the [...]
November 20, 2019
Poll: UK house prices won't match low inflation until 2021
Poll: UK house prices won't match low inflation until 2021
UK house prices will not match low inflation until 2021 and are set to fall in London this year as [...]
November 20, 2019
Google admits major underreporting of General Election ad spend
Google admits major underreporting of General Election ad spend
Google has admitted to severely underreporting spending on UK political advertising ahead of the upcoming General Election, with errors affecting [...]
November 20, 2019
Fashion logistics firm Clipper's shares soar as it confirms takeover bid
Fashion logistics firm Clipper's shares soar as it confirms takeover bid
Fashion delivery player Clipper saw its shares soar in early trading after confirming a takeover approach from a private equity [...]
November 20, 2019