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June 2019 articles

Kier suspends dividend and unveils plan to cut 1,200 jobs and non-core businesses
Kier suspends dividend and unveils plan to cut 1,200 jobs and non-core businesses
Struggling construction firm Kier has revealed plans to cut 1,200 jobs and strip back its non-core businesses. The outsourcer said [...]
June 17, 2019
Cut the obfuscation and let Britain move beyond Brexit
Cut the obfuscation and let Britain move beyond Brexit
Gone ’til November. The lyrics of rapper, activist and one-time Haiti presidential candidate Wyclef Jean. And it is the view [...]
June 17, 2019
At a time of political flux, UK-US links have never been more important
At a time of political flux, UK-US links have never been more important
It was no surprise to see so much media scrutiny around President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Britain, and there [...]
June 17, 2019
DEBATE: Is social media’s bad reputation retrievable?
DEBATE: Is social media’s bad reputation retrievable?
Is social media’s bad reputation retrievable? Sophie Scott, global managing director of FleishmanHillard’s tech practice, says YES. While technology has [...]
June 17, 2019
We must rediscover our pride in our shared European heritage
We must rediscover our pride in our shared European heritage
With the insult of coming third in the Peterborough by-election, adding to the injury of fifth place in the European [...]
June 17, 2019
Average UK law firm partner pay tops £200,000
Average UK law firm partner pay tops £200,000
Average earnings for partners at UK law firms has broken through the £200,000 barrier, according to research published today. Average [...]
June 17, 2019
Premier League most active user of High Court in attempt to crackdown on copyright breaches
Premier League most active user of High Court in attempt to crackdown on copyright breaches
Football and music bodies are the most active users of the UK High Court as they try to crack down [...]
June 17, 2019
Total paid out for mis-sold PPI more than £35bn as deadline for claims approaches
Total paid out for mis-sold PPI more than £35bn as deadline for claims approaches
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today warned consumers the deadline for complaints about mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) is [...]
June 17, 2019
British Chambers of Commerce slashes UK 2020 growth prediction
British Chambers of Commerce slashes UK 2020 growth prediction
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today slashed its prediction for growth in the UK economy in 2020, blaming [...]
June 17, 2019
Shanghai-London stock market connection finally launched
Shanghai-London stock market connection finally launched
The long-awaited London-Shanghai Stock Connect that links the two markets has been launched today, letting UK and Chinese companies sell [...]
June 17, 2019