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June 2019 articles

Group behind Canary Wharf launches bid for transport giant Arriva
Group behind Canary Wharf launches bid for transport giant Arriva
Brookfield Asset Management, the investment vehicle behind Canary Wharf, has launched a bid for transport giant Arriva. It is understood [...]
June 16, 2019
Hargreaves Lansdown raised concerns about suspended Woodford fund as early as 2017
Hargreaves Lansdown raised concerns about suspended Woodford fund as early as 2017
Hargreaves Lansdown raised concerns about the performance of the Woodford Equity Income Fund more than two years ago, but continued [...]
June 16, 2019
Labour mulls new tax on parental gifts that could raise £15bn
Labour mulls new tax on parental gifts that could raise £15bn
A report commissioned by the Labour Party has recommended replacing inheritance tax with a lifetime tax on all gifts from [...]
June 16, 2019
Football’s coming home to the City for the Square Mile’s unofficial club, the Honourable Artillery Company FC
Football’s coming home to the City for the Square Mile’s unofficial club, the Honourable Artillery Company FC
You could be forgiven for not realising it, but the City of London has its own football club which dates [...]
June 16, 2019
Rory Stewart makes ‘offer’ to work with Nigel Farage to deliver Brexit
Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart has said he would work with Nigel Farage’s Brexit party to ensure that Britain’s withdrawal [...]
June 16, 2019
SFO drops probe into how it handled ENRC investigation
SFO drops probe into how it handled ENRC investigation
The Serious Fraud Office is dropping an inquiry into its handling of an investigation into former London-listed miner ENRC. Sir [...]
June 16, 2019
Serco tried to merge with struggling Babcock
Serco tried to merge with struggling Babcock
Outsourcing giant Serco has tried twice to merge with its considerably bigger rival Babcock as they both grapple with a [...]
June 16, 2019
Credit Suisse prepares to sue HMRC over tax on bonuses
Credit Suisse prepares to sue HMRC over tax on bonuses
Lawyers representing Credit Suisse are preparing for a battle to reclaim more than £200m from the taxman over bankers’ bonuses. [...]
June 16, 2019
48m without electricity as power down in all of Argentina and Uruguay
48m without electricity as power down in all of Argentina and Uruguay
Around 50m people were thought to be without electricity yesterday as a major fault shut down power in the whole [...]
June 16, 2019
Jeremy Hunt says he would be prepared to delay Brexit past October
Jeremy Hunt says he would be prepared to delay Brexit past October
Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he would be prepared to delay Brexit, saying he would not commit to “a [...]
June 16, 2019