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Business committee chair Rachel Reeves attacks defiant Thomas Cook leadership
Business committee chair Rachel Reeves attacks defiant Thomas Cook leadership
Business select committee chair Rachel Reeves launched a stinging attack on Thomas Cook executives today in a heated evidence session [...]
October 15, 2019
First time buyer mortgages hit 12-year high
First time buyer mortgages hit 12-year high
The number of first time buyer mortgage completions in August soared to the highest level since before the financial crisis. [...]
October 15, 2019
Extinction Rebellion defy police ban on London protests
Extinction Rebellion defy police ban on London protests
The co-founder of Extinction Rebellion has defied a police ban on the group by protesting on top of the Department [...]
October 15, 2019
Neil Woodford fired as Equity Income Fund shut down
Neil Woodford fired as Equity Income Fund shut down
Former star stockpicker Neil Woodford has condemned the decision to shut down his flagship Equity Income Fund (WEIF) and fire [...]
October 15, 2019
What football can learn about the implementation of VAR from the Rugby World Cup
What football can learn about the implementation of VAR from the Rugby World Cup
Since the video assistant referee’s introduction to the Premier League this season, the technology seems to have caused as much [...]
October 15, 2019
Fees fall flat at Hays as uncertainty slows hiring
Fees fall flat at Hays as uncertainty slows hiring
Recruitment firm Hays reported flat net fees in the first quarter as Brexit uncertainty dampened hiring activity in the UK.  [...]
October 15, 2019
UK unemployment rate rises as Brexit fears hit labour market
UK unemployment rate rises as Brexit fears hit labour market
The UK’s unemployment rate rose in the latest quarter, according to data released today, coming off a long running 45-year [...]
October 15, 2019
Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser: I worked 'extremely hard' for pay
Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser: I worked 'extremely hard' for pay
Thomas Cook chief executive Peter Fankhauser defended his pay at a heated showdown with MPs today. Fankhauser said he was [...]
October 15, 2019
Eleventh hour Brexit proposals to be tabled by UK
Eleventh hour Brexit proposals to be tabled by UK
UK negotiators are poised to table new proposals in a last-ditch bid to secure a Brexit deal. According to Irish [...]
October 15, 2019
Sainsbury's beats rivals to report sales growth
Sainsbury's beats rivals to report sales growth
Sainsbury’s beat its rivals to become the only major UK supermarket to report sales growth in the last 12 weeks. [...]
October 15, 2019