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UK unemployment rate rises as Brexit fears hit labour market
UK unemployment rate rises as Brexit fears hit labour market
The UK’s unemployment rate rose in the latest quarter, according to data released today, coming off a long running 45-year [...]
October 15, 2019
Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser: I worked 'extremely hard' for pay
Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser: I worked 'extremely hard' for pay
Thomas Cook chief executive Peter Fankhauser defended his pay at a heated showdown with MPs today. Fankhauser said he was [...]
October 15, 2019
Eleventh hour Brexit proposals to be tabled by UK
Eleventh hour Brexit proposals to be tabled by UK
UK negotiators are poised to table new proposals in a last-ditch bid to secure a Brexit deal. According to Irish [...]
October 15, 2019
Sainsbury's beats rivals to report sales growth
Sainsbury's beats rivals to report sales growth
Sainsbury’s beat its rivals to become the only major UK supermarket to report sales growth in the last 12 weeks. [...]
October 15, 2019
Marston's forecasts lower profit on food sales slump
Marston's forecasts lower profit on food sales slump
Pub operator Marston’s said it expects to post a dip in profit this year due to weakening food sales.  Shares [...]
October 15, 2019
Shares in UK engineer Renishaw fall as profit slumps
Shares in UK engineer Renishaw fall as profit slumps
Shares in UK engineering firm Renishaw have fallen 6.4 per cent after the company warned that trading conditions will “remain [...]
October 15, 2019
Neil Woodford's 'sorry saga' finally ends as flagship fund set to be wound up
Neil Woodford's 'sorry saga' finally ends as flagship fund set to be wound up
Neil Woodford is to be fired from his flagship fund, which will shortly be wound up, the administrator charged with [...]
October 15, 2019
Delving inside FinTech innovator Prepaid Financial Services
Delving inside FinTech innovator Prepaid Financial Services
“Our core strength is achieving consistent profitability,” Valerie Moran, Head of Operations & Client Relations. It’s late on a Wednesday [...]
October 15, 2019
Finance watchdog to crack down on interest-linked car commission
Finance watchdog to crack down on interest-linked car commission
Britain’s financial watchdog has said it plans to ban auto dealers from taking commission linked to the interest rates on [...]
October 15, 2019
Michel Barnier: Brexit deal 'still possible this week' despite difficult talks
Michel Barnier: Brexit deal 'still possible this week' despite difficult talks
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said today that reaching a fresh Brexit deal “will be difficult” but that [...]
October 15, 2019