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Samsung executives jailed over destruction of evidence in fraud case
Samsung executives jailed over destruction of evidence in fraud case
Eight employees of Samsung affiliates have been found guilty of destroying evidence by a South Korean court, in a case [...]
December 9, 2019
HSBC shakes up senior management after 'unacceptable' third quarter
HSBC shakes up senior management after 'unacceptable' third quarter
HSBC has replaced its investment banking boss and group chief operating officer in a raft of changes due to take [...]
December 9, 2019
M&S shares jump after Goldman Sachs hikes rating
M&S shares jump after Goldman Sachs hikes rating
Shares in Marks & Spencer jumped this morning after investment bank Goldman Sachs hiked its stock rating following improvement in [...]
December 9, 2019
Phones 4U billionaire John Caudwell tells John McDonnell he may leave UK if Labour wins election
Phones 4U billionaire John Caudwell tells John McDonnell he may leave UK if Labour wins election
Billionaire Phones 4U founder John Caudwell told shadow chancellor John McDonnell today that he was considering leaving the country if [...]
December 9, 2019
Election 2019: McDonnell pledges Labour Budget on 5 February
Election 2019: McDonnell pledges Labour Budget on 5 February
A Labour government would hold its first Budget on 5 February, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has pledged today. Speaking from [...]
December 9, 2019
EU approves €3.2bn research fund for battery development
EU approves €3.2bn research fund for battery development
The European Commission has approved a €3.2bn (£2.7bn) state aid fund from seven European Union countries for “ambitious and risky” [...]
December 9, 2019
Takeaway hits back at Prosus’s ‘derisory’ bid for Just Eat
Takeaway hits back at Prosus’s ‘derisory’ bid for Just Eat
Takeaway.com has fired back at rival Just Eat bidder Prosus, saying its increased takeover offer “remained derisory”. Prosus this morning [...]
December 9, 2019
Too much regulation on bitcoin and cryptocurrency could scare away future tech innovators
Too much regulation on bitcoin and cryptocurrency could scare away future tech innovators
Back in October, the FCA closed its consultation on banning the sale of cryptocurrency derivatives to retail investors. A consultation [...]
December 9, 2019
How global cities are promoting sustainability and helping to fight climate change
How global cities are promoting sustainability and helping to fight climate change
The 2016 Paris Agreement gave the world a sense of hope that politicians could work together to limit temperature rises [...]
December 9, 2019
Lender Amigo's CEO and chairman quit as founder gets back on the board
Lender Amigo's CEO and chairman quit as founder gets back on the board
The chief executive of high interest rate lender Amigo, Hamish Paton, has resigned this morning after less than five months [...]
December 9, 2019
All we want for Christmas is... for politicians to commit to helping disabled workers
All we want for Christmas is... for politicians to commit to helping disabled workers
As we hurtle towards the polls this week, my thoughts are turning to how disabled people can make their voices [...]
December 9, 2019
Prosus hikes Just Eat bid as it ramps up pressure on rival Takeaway.com
Prosus hikes Just Eat bid as it ramps up pressure on rival Takeaway.com
Just Eat bidder Prosus today said it has increased its takeover offer, as the tech group looks to fend off [...]
December 9, 2019
City regulator toughens up financial accountability rules after scandals
City regulator toughens up financial accountability rules after scandals
Tougher accountability rules have today been extended to cover around 47,000 firms across the financial sector, as the financial watchdog [...]
December 9, 2019
Late payments: Firms wait twice as long for cash in 2019
Late payments: Firms wait twice as long for cash in 2019
The UK’s small and medium-sized businesses are being stretched by customers failing to pay them on time, according to a [...]
December 9, 2019