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Naked Wines boss heads for the exit
Naked Wines boss heads for the exit
Naked Wines surprised the City this morning after revealing the departure of its boss ahead of a major strategic shift [...]
November 21, 2019
Royal Mail shares tumble on transformation plan delays despite profit boost
Royal Mail shares tumble on transformation plan delays despite profit boost
Shares in Royal Mail have fallen almost 12 per cent this morning after the the postal service said its turnaround [...]
November 21, 2019
FTSE 100 opens lower after US-China tensions rise over Hong Kong
The FTSE 100 has opened lower this morning, with other major European stock markets also down, after the US and [...]
November 21, 2019
UK tech startups net a record £9bn to keep European crown
UK tech startups net a record £9bn to keep European crown
Investors have ploughed a record £9bn into British tech startups in 2019, according to figures that place the UK’s tech [...]
November 21, 2019
Investec profit falls amid preparations for asset management demerger
Investec profit falls amid preparations for asset management demerger
Investec has reported a drop in profit before tax for the first half “against challenging market conditions”, as the Anglo-South [...]
November 21, 2019
British Airways passengers face huge delays into Gatwick and Heathrow after 'technical issue'
British Airways passengers face huge delays into Gatwick and Heathrow after 'technical issue'
British Airways warned customers that it is working hard to fix a “technical issue” this morning, warning of flight cancellations [...]
November 21, 2019
Johnson Matthey eyes stronger second half as costs hurt profit and debt rises
Johnson Matthey eyes stronger second half as costs hurt profit and debt rises
Chemicals and metals giant Johnson Matthey boosted revenue by a huge 37 per cent today despite recording a drop in [...]
November 21, 2019
DEBATE: Has Fever-Tree lost its fizz as growth in the UK slows down?
DEBATE: Has Fever-Tree lost its fizz as growth in the UK slows down?
Has the fizz gone out of tonic water maker Fever-Tree as growth in its core UK market slows down? Joe [...]
November 21, 2019
McLaren tycoon Ron Dennis takes stake in music streaming firm Roxi
McLaren tycoon Ron Dennis takes stake in music streaming firm Roxi
McLaren founder and British F1 tycoon Ron Dennis has taken a stake in Roxi, the British music firm hoping to [...]
November 21, 2019
Through technology, crime is closer than you think
Through technology, crime is closer than you think
Money laundering often gets a laugh: the laundrette at the end of the road that’s never open to launder clothes, [...]
November 21, 2019
HS2 needs government support, not more dithering and debate
HS2 needs government support, not more dithering and debate
Last week, a leaked draft of the HS2 review revealed recommendations that the controversial project should go ahead as planned. [...]
November 21, 2019
The internet can help left-behind constituencies step into the future
The internet can help left-behind constituencies step into the future
It can sometimes be easy to forget that the internet plays a vital part of everyday life. It makes a [...]
November 21, 2019
Boris Johnson is right to delay corporation tax cuts
Boris Johnson is right to delay corporation tax cuts
Boris Johnson showed a lot of guts to go to the CBI Conference and announce that he was delaying a [...]
November 21, 2019
A welcome revival for tax-cutting instincts
A welcome revival for tax-cutting instincts
Tax cuts — remember them? So far, this has not been an election campaign to warm the hearts of those [...]
November 21, 2019