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August 2019 articles

It makes sense to put the brakes on HS2
It makes sense to put the brakes on HS2
A policy may be considered well-balanced if it is attacked fiercely by two opposing extremes in the surrounding debate. Perhaps [...]
August 22, 2019
City Moves for 22 August – Who’s switching jobs at Blue Prism, Dixa and HSBC Global Asset Management?
City Moves for 22 August – Who’s switching jobs at Blue Prism, Dixa and HSBC Global Asset Management?
Today’s City Moves includes Blue Prism, Dixa and HSBC Global Asset Management. Blue Prism Robotic process automation firm Blue Prism [...]
August 22, 2019
Watchdog urges consumers to make PPI claims as deadline looms
Watchdog urges consumers to make PPI claims as deadline looms
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is urging consumers not to leave making PPI claims to the last minute ahead of [...]
August 22, 2019
London’s demand for emerging tech skills could create a North–South divide
London’s demand for emerging tech skills could create a North–South divide
London has more demand for those with emerging technology skills than ten other UK cities combined, new research has found.  [...]
August 22, 2019
Deutsche Bank clamps down on hiring amid €7.4bn restructuring
Deutsche Bank clamps down on hiring amid €7.4bn restructuring
Deutsche Bank is tightening its procedures for new hires as it undergoes a major restructuring and headcount reductions. According to [...]
August 21, 2019
US Fed minutes show bankers debated cutting interest rates more aggressively
US Fed minutes show bankers debated cutting interest rates more aggressively
The US Federal Reserve debated cutting interest rates more aggressively at its last meeting amid concerns about a global economic [...]
August 21, 2019
Chris Tremlett: Once-in-a-generation Jofra Archer gives England an Ashes fear factor
Chris Tremlett: Once-in-a-generation Jofra Archer gives England an Ashes fear factor
I was lucky enough to be at Lord’s on Sunday to see the culmination of Jofra Archer’s debut and watching [...]
August 21, 2019
Merkel: I can see possibilities for a Brexit solution
Merkel: I can see possibilities for a Brexit solution
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she sees “possibilities” for a solution to the deadlock over the Irish backstop, paving [...]
August 21, 2019
Ryanair loses court bid to stop pilot strikes
Ryanair loses court bid to stop pilot strikes
Ryanair has lost a legal bid to prevent its pilots from striking later this week but insisted its passengers would [...]
August 21, 2019
Wework rival Knotel secures unicorn status with $400m funding
Wework rival Knotel secures unicorn status with $400m funding
Knotel, the flexible workspace rival to Wework, today said it has achieved “unicorn” status after securing a fresh round of [...]
August 21, 2019