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Wework set to sack 2,000 employees as bosses weigh up rescue plans
Wework set to sack 2,000 employees as bosses weigh up rescue plans
Wework is said to be preparing as many as 2,000 layoffs in the coming weeks as its new bosses battle [...]
October 15, 2019
Improving Ross Barkley should strive to be England's Kevin De Bruyne
Improving Ross Barkley should strive to be England's Kevin De Bruyne
Only two competitive fixtures stand between England and their opening Euro 2020 match at Wembley next summer, yet Gareth Southgate’s [...]
October 15, 2019
Royal Mail workers vote in favour of largest strike in a decade
Royal Mail workers vote in favour of largest strike in a decade
Royal Mail will face its first national postal strike in a decade after workers voted overwhelmingly in favour of a [...]
October 15, 2019
Q&A: Why was the Woodford fund suspended?
Q&A: Why was the Woodford fund suspended?
The decision to sack Neil Woodford as manager of his flagship Equity Income Fund (WEIF) and liquidate the fund’s assets [...]
October 15, 2019
London's creative industries provides £40bn spending boost to economy: new report
London's creative industries provides £40bn spending boost to economy: new report
London’s creative industry sector adds £40bn a year to its various supply chains, according to a new report. Previous figures [...]
October 15, 2019
Woodford Equity Income investors may not get money back for a year
Woodford Equity Income investors may not get money back for a year
When administrator Link announced this morning that Neil Woodford’s flagship Equity Income Fund would be closed down, the firm said [...]
October 15, 2019
Sterling surges against dollar and euro amid renewed hope of Brexit breakthrough
Sterling surges against dollar and euro amid renewed hope of Brexit breakthrough
Sterling has jumped to its highest levels since the summer amid rising optimism about a potential breakthrough in Brexit negotiations. [...]
October 15, 2019
German investor sentiment falls once again
German investor sentiment falls once again
The mood among German investors darkened in October, a survey showed today, as concerns over the direction of Europe’s biggest [...]
October 15, 2019
JP Morgan shares rise as strong consumer trading boosts third-quarter profit
JP Morgan shares rise as strong consumer trading boosts third-quarter profit
Shares in JP Morgan rose almost 2.5 per cent this afternoon after strong trading in its consumer division helped drive [...]
October 15, 2019
Ofgem says it will cut National Grid's Hinkley Point C funding by £80m
Ofgem says it will cut National Grid's Hinkley Point C funding by £80m
Energy regulator Ofgem said today it would give National Grid £636m to build the transmission line for the Hinkley Point [...]
October 15, 2019