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.... The Briton, who is now based in Malibu, California, said through his lawyer he would defend himself. “As one might expect in the challenging circumstances of 2008, Jenkins sought and received both internal and external legal advice on each and every topic covered by the SFO’s accusations,” Brad Kaufman of law firm Greenberg Traurig said. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The bill, which could be hit by a series of parliamentary rebellions, will be introduced as part of the Queen’s speech on Wednesday. The government also risks accusations of weakness by announcing that the parliamentary session will be extended to two years, effectively avoiding another Queen’s speech next year. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... This shouldn’t happen with a brand-new house,” Elmes says, though after Money intervened his problems were resolved. Stung by such accusations, Bovis has retrained 90% of its 1,100 staff and appointed a new customer experience director. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... This shouldn’t happen with a brand-new house,” Elmes says, though after Money intervened his problems were resolved. Stung by such accusations, Bovis has retrained 90% of its 1,100 staff and appointed a new customer experience director. ...
Senior Barclays bankers charged with fraud over credit crunch fundraising image
.... The Briton, who is now based in Malibu, California, said through his lawyer he would defend himself. “As one might expect in the challenging circumstances of 2008, Jenkins sought and received both internal and external legal advice on each and every topic covered by the SFO’s accusations,” Brad Kaufman of law firm Greenberg Traurig said. ...
Big business leaders press Theresa May to rethink hard Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 03:48:03 AM
.... The bill, which could be hit by a series of parliamentary rebellions, will be introduced as part of the Queen’s speech on Wednesday. The government also risks accusations of weakness by announcing that the parliamentary session will be extended to two years, effectively avoiding another Queen’s speech next year. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 11:01:23 PM
....BAE, Britain’s biggest arms company, secretly sold mass surveillance technology to six Middle Eastern governments that have been criticised for repressing their citizens, the BBC has reported. The sophisticated technology can be used to spy on a huge number of people’s emails and mobile phones, triggering accusations from human rights campaigners that it is being used to silence or jail dissidents. ...
UK could get farm aid for two years after Brexit under EU budget plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 07:40:04 AM
....3bn) from the mooted €75bn net bill, as the UK would remain part of the EU budget. If the idea were on the table, Theresa May could face accusations of Brexit betrayal from hardline Eurosceptics who want to sever all ties with the EU as quickly as possible. ...
Uber silent on CEO’s future as it adopts Holder proposals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 07:04:16 AM
.... Multiple media outlets reported on Sunday that the board was considering a leave of absence for Kalanick. Uber has been rocked by accusations that its management has fostered a workplace environment where harassment, discrimination and bullying are left unchecked. ...
‘A person who lies once is capable of lying again’ – our work expert responds image
....Jeremy says. I wonder how you found out that this dissatisfied colleague had told your line manager that you were not pulling your weight? And that she’d made the same accusation about another colleague? On the face of it the line manager would seem to be being indiscreet; I don’t see how else these revelations could have become known. ...
Qatar row: Five countries cut links with Doha image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 07:13:41 AM
....More broadly, there are two key factors driving Monday's decision: Qatar's ties to Islamist groups, and the role of Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional rival. While Qatar has joined the US coalition against IS, the Qatari government has been forced to repeatedly deny accusations from Iraq's Shia leaders that it provided financial support to IS. ...
Brazil meat-packing giant JBS to pay record $3.2bn corruption fine image
.... "I did not buy anyone's silence. I fear no accusations. ...
SFO delays decision again on charging Barclays over 2008 fundraising image
.... A high court judge has adjourned the case – which was due to start last Monday and would require former RBS chief executive Fred Goodwin to give evidence - until 7 June to allow settlement attempts. Later in the year, Lloyds Banking Group faces accusations from shareholders that they were not told that HBOS was dependent on emergency funding from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England at the time of its takeover by Lloyds in 2008. ...
US accuses Fiat Chrysler of using 'defeat devices' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 07:28:10 PM
.... . Fiat said it would "defend itself vigorously" against the accusations. ...
RBS shareholders take battle over cash call to high court image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 01:03:31 PM
....A £520m case is scheduled to begin in the high court on Monday that will scrutinise the months leading up to Royal Bank of Scotland’s £45bn bailout at the height of the financial crisis. Along with other directors, the disgraced former RBS chief executive Fred Goodwin will be forced to defend accusations that investors were misled into buying shares in the Edinburgh-based bank. ...
Channel 4 executive who poached Bake Off favourite to land top job image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 06:00:18 AM
.... The day after Hunt arrived, in January 2011, Miriam O’Reilly won her age discrimination case against the BBC after she was dropped from Countryfile when Hunt was still controller of BBC1. Hunt had appeared before an employment tribunal and given an impassioned defence against the allegations and accusations that she “hated women”. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:19:56 AM
.... . But accusations of offending or even humiliating an entire indigenous culture are a different ball game and the French luxury brand certainly is feeling some heat. ...
Energy regulator under scrutiny as both Tories and Labour vow to act image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 06:23:35 AM
....Fast forward to February this year and Nolan was far more polished and implacable under a grilling from MPs, when he criticised the industry for what he saw as unjustified price rises over the winter and said he could impose a price cap if he was ordered to do so by politicians. Nolan’s big move so far has been to refer the energy market to the competition watchdog in 2014 to “clear the air” over accusations the big six suppliers – British Gas, E. ...
'Block Fox bid for Sky', says ex-guest claiming harassment image
.... . Three of Fox News' most senior male staff have recently left the company following accusations of sexual harassment and mismanagement. ...
HSBC chairman Douglas Flint recalls the good, the bad and the scandalous image
.... Revelations by the Guardian about the bank’s Swiss arm’s industrial-scale efforts to help clients evade tax culminated in the discovery that chief executive Stuart Gulliver had been paid through Panama. Then came the bank’s links to the law firm Mossack Fonseca in the Panama Papers, and accusations of Russian money laundering quickly followed. ...
MPs' report on FOBTs found to breach parliamentary standards image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 05:51:21 PM
....The ABB has said there is no evidence to suggest that FOBTs fuel problem gambling and argues that thousands of jobs would be lost, as well as millions of pounds due to the Treasury, if they are reined in. The dispute has led to accusations from addiction campaigners that the two sides of the industry are waging a propaganda war that is sidelining the needs of problem gamblers. ...
Barclays chief clashes with private equity firm over family dispute image
....KKR is no longer inviting Barclays to take part in potentially lucrative deals as a result and has not ruled out making a formal complaint to the bank’s board, sources familiar with the matter told the Guardian. And the US buyout firm issued a thinly-veiled warning reminding Barclays of its “responsibilities” to clients, in a row that threatens to expose Staley to renewed accusations of allowing personal relationships to affect the bank he runs. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 07:47:50 PM
...."This list of individuals includes, among others, Tom Enders. As we have repeatedly stated, we consider the accusations as completely unsubstantiated. ...
Government lacks faith in free market, says energy boss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 07:07:41 AM
....To whom is Iain Conn referring? Those "at the heart of government who do not believe in free markets"?. It is, on the face of it, an extraordinary accusation to make. ...
Peugeot Citroen investigated over diesel emissions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:37:59 PM
....The group was referred to French prosecutors by the consumer watchdog DGCCRF after its staff seized documents from PSA offices in France a year ago. The accusation against PSA is that the emissions from its diesel engines might "render its merchandise dangerous for human or animal health". ...
O’Reilly’s exit shows the sons are rising in the Murdoch empire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 05:59:05 AM
....Now see how the pall of sexual harassment allegations that forced Roger Ailes from the top of Fox News moves on to doom Bill O’Reilly, Fox’s greatest star. For it isn’t just the secret payoffs to complaining women, nor the new stream of seamy accusations (with attendant ad boycotts) that have done for him. ...
'Vijay Mallya can't avoid the law': Herts villagers on 'fugitive' billionaire neighbour image
.... But his fall from a billionaire playboy – known for his beer company Kingfisher’s take on the Pirelli calendar and for hosting celebrity parties on his 311ft superyacht Indian Empress during the Monte Carlo grand prix – to alleged fugitive from justice was completed this week when he was arrested by Scotland Yard on an extradition warrant. The police said Mallya, 61, was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud. ...
Borussia Dortmund bombs: Part of an elaborate scam? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 11:10:46 AM
....But they soon concluded something was amiss, and turned their attentions to a 28-year-old investor named only as Sergej W, whom they have now charged with attempted murder. It is surely one of the more bizarre accusations of recent times, and raises a number of questions - not least. ...
Trump signs order to assess whether steel imports threaten national security image
....The US steel industry is now operating at only 71% of its capacity, with imports accounting for more than a quarter of domestic steel market, Ross said. While the investigation will appeal to his voters, it is all but certain to worsen trade relations with Beijing and comes just days after Trump backed down from his accusations that China was a “currency manipulator”. ...
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.... By the time O’Reilly resigned, no fewer than 80 companies had pulled ads from the network under pressure from consumers, according to the watchdog group Media Matters. The network had just been through an uncannily similar scenario with former chairman Roger Ailes, who was forced out only after the accusations that had haunted him for years reached a fever pitch. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:25:30 PM
....It's a tricky position to occupy - a victim of its own success… and hubris. Mr O'Reilly's attorney, Marc Kasowitz, said the latest accusation was part of a "brutal campaign of character assassination that is unprecedented in post-McCarthyist America". ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 12:31:31 PM
....Scotland Yard said Mallya, who fled to the UK from India to avoid arrest in relation to £1bn of unpaid debts, was arrested on an extradition warrant on Tuesday. Mallya was “arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud”, the police said. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 11:33:56 AM
....Indebted tycoon Vijay Mallya has been bailed on security of £650,000 after appearing in court in London. He was arrested on Tuesday by the Metropolitan Police on behalf of the Indian authorities, over fraud accusations. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
....Still, there may be some respite from the currency effect if Trump ups his recent rhetoric on the US dollar getting too strong. The US president, who worries a strong dollar makes his country less competitive, has also renewed his claim that other countries are devaluing their currencies, but withdrawn previous accusations that China was a currency manipulator. ...
Labour plans clampdown on 'sweetheart deals' to close £36bn tax gap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 11:01:09 PM
....Successive governments, including Theresa May’s administration, have pledged to crack down on multinational companies gaming the international tax system to pay less tax. But accusations persist that some multinationals have been allowed to arrange so-called “sweetheart” deals with firms, including Google, Vodafone and Starbucks, to pay nominal sums to settle investigations into allegations of years of tax avoidance. ...
Trump is reckless – but he knows he can't afford to antagonise China | Barry Eichengreen image
.... It could do so either now or later in the year. But that accusation would be contrary to the facts: the renminbi is now fairly valued, and China has actually been intervening to support the exchange rate, not weaken it further. ...
Which charity website should you use? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 05:59:00 AM
....4bn) in 164 countries since it was launched in 2001. But its relatively high charges have prompted accusations that the company is raking in large profits, while paying its top staff up to £200,000 a year. ...
Advertising fail image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 01:57:06 PM
....An advert released by drinks giant Pepsi and starring reality TV star and model Kendall Jenner has left a bad taste around the world. Pepsi apologised and pulled the ad after accusations that it trivialised recent street protests across the US. ...
Pepsi pulls Kendall Jenner advert amid outcry image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 06:38:27 PM
. Pepsi has pulled an advert that sparked an outcry and accusations that the drinks maker was trivialising recent street protests across the US. ...
Payday loan industry using former Labor shadow minister as lobbyist image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 03:41:46 AM
....The payday loan industry is using Labor’s former shadow financial services minister to lobby against stronger protections for vulnerable and low-income borrowers. Consumer advocates have put pressure on the government to act on a promise to tighten regulation of the controversial sector, following repeated accusations that unscrupulous lenders are giving high-fee loans to borrowers who are unable to repay. ...
Viagogo's shady reputation grows as it shuns critics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:02:46 PM
.... In its absence, MPs on the department for culture, media and sport select committee accused the company – which takes a cut of up to 25% from reselling tickets, often provided by supertouts, and often before ordinary fans even have a chance to buy – of “naked mis-selling and fraud”, “lying to the public” and “contempt for parliament”. If Viagogo was embarrassed by the accusations, it didn’t show. ...
Everton urged to end StubHub ticket partnership by supporters trust image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:57:44 PM
....“To make matters worse the club actively encourages season ticket holders to advertise their tickets via StubHub and in doing so provides no guidance on what a season ticket holder should charge for their ticket. Everton Supporters Trust 1878 believes this situation leaves Everton FC open to the accusation it is complicit in the exploitation of its supporters and that the partnership with StubHub is incompatible with the club’s otherwise progressive ticket pricing policy. ...
New York Times boss Mark Thompson on Trump's accusations image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 10:48:13 AM
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How a £1 million inheritance slipped from our family’s grasp image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 07:00:32 AM
.... From this point, for almost 10 years until her death, she was a familiar face at school events such as drama productions and concerts. “We are surprised and saddened by the actions of these distant relatives and the accusations they have levelled at our school. ...
Greek activists target sales of homes seized over bad debts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 08:00:29 AM
....Tsipras’ decision to enforce some of the harshest austerity measures to date – the price of a third bailout programme to avert default and debt-stricken Greece exiting the eurozone – has exacted a heavy toll. Amid accusations of betrayal, his own popularity and that of his Syriza party, have plummeted. ...
Does BT's Openreach deal mean faster broadband or higher prices? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 01:21:25 PM
....BT has reached a deal with the industry regulator to separate its broadband network, Openreach, from the rest of the company. But will it make a difference to consumers? Openreach has long been dogged by accusations of poor customer service, long delays for connections and repairs, and households and businesses in despair over broadband speeds. ...
BT Openreach deal aims to shakeup UK broadband image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:18:06 AM
.... A forced sell-off could have meant a lengthy legal battle that would not have done anything to speed up the rollout of superfast broadband at a crucial time. But will customers see any difference? The accusations had been that Openreach delivered a poor service, favoured BT over other suppliers and was pressured to deliver cash to fund the acquisition of expensive sports rights. ...
May and Hammond face serious Tory revolt over tax on self-employed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 04:59:51 PM
....He said: “There was a solemn promise in the manifesto not to increase national insurance rates. And the reality is, I worry, that the accusation could be made that it’s a bit like signing a contract but failing to look at the fine print. ...
From V-necks to handcuffs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 05:52:51 AM
.... In one striking image, he wears handcuffs, flanked by police. That is because, while six months ago the biggest charge against Mr Lee was that he had climbed the Samsung ranks because of who he was rather than his abilities, the accusations he faces now are far more serious. ...
Prospect of £1.7bn fine looms large over PM's talks with EU leaders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 10:30:19 PM
....7bn fine imposed on the UK by the EU’s fraud watchdog is expected to cast a shadow over Theresa May’s summit with European leaders on Thursday. The prime minister’s spokesman rejected accusations on Wednesday from Olaf (Office Européen de Lutte Antifraude) that Britain is liable for allowing criminal gangs to flood black markets in the continent with illegal Chinese goods. ...
George Osborne to be paid £650,000 for working one day a week image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 06:34:36 PM
....The Tory MP, who was sacked last July by the prime minister, Theresa May, following the EU referendum, will make the equivalent of £13,000 per day as an adviser to BlackRock, in addition to being eligible for share rewards. Osborne has made 15 speeches – many to Wall Street and City financial institutions – since July, leading to accusations that he has been making private money out of his six-year stint as chancellor. ...
German chain store tycoon Schlecker in fraud trial with family image
.... His shops sold personal hygiene goods and household articles. "The accusations are unfounded," he objected, via his lawyer in Stuttgart. ...
Gina Miller urges FCA investigation into fund management 'price fixing' image
....“It is surely time for both the Financial Conduct Authority and the Competition and Markets Authority to investigate price fixing in UK retail actively managed investment funds,” Miller said. Her accusations come at a time when the fund management industry is under the FCA’s spotlight. ...
Every time we take an Uber we’re spreading its social poison | Laurie Penny image
.... Accusations of strike-breaking during protests against Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” sparked a viral campaign to get customers to delete the app. A week later, a former employee went public with accusations of sexual harassment and institutional misogyny. ...
LSE chief says he'll stay as EU looks set to block Deutsche Börse merger image
....Rolet would not be drawn on the insider trading investigation into Carsten Kengeter, the Deutsche Börse chief executive who is due to run the enlarged exchange. The German exchange has insisted the accusations of insider trading before the deal was announced a year ago are “without foundation”. ...
Nick Candy accused of being secret partner in brother's property group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 02:48:12 PM
.... He alleges that he was threatened by the Candy brothers after taking out a £12m loan from them to fund a property development. The Candy brothers are in court this week to deny accusations of using blackmail and threats to extort repayment of the loan. ...
Property tycoon denies threatening business partner’s pregnant wife image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:09:33 PM
....Luxury property tycoon Christian Candy has denied making threats against a business partner’s pregnant wife, saying he was “expressing genuine concern” for her wellbeing. The developer and his brother Nick Candy, who is married to the soap star Holly Valance, were in the high court this week to deny accusations of using blackmail and threats to extort repayment of a loan. ...
Samsung's acting head indicted on bribery charges as scandal grows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 10:22:14 AM
....The acting head of Samsung has been indicted on bribery and embezzlement charges connected to a corruption and cronyism scandal centring on South Korea’s impeached president, Park Geun-hye. Lee Jae-yong and four other Samsung executives will almost certainly face trial over accusations that South Korea’s biggest conglomerate donated millions of dollars to foundations run by a close friend of Park’s in exchange for government favours. ...
‘Shell knew’: oil giant's 1991 film warned of climate change danger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 05:45:19 AM
....The oil giant Shell issued a stark warning of the catastrophic risks of climate change more than a quarter of century ago in a prescient 1991 film that has been rediscovered. However, since then the company has invested heavily in highly polluting oil reserves and helped lobby against climate action, leading to accusations that Shell knew the grave risks of global warming but did not act accordingly. ...
Waterstones under fire for secret shops image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:19:33 PM
....Waterstones, the UK's leading bookshop chain, is on the defensive after going incognito at some of its newer stores. The firm has opened three shops that do not feature its distinctive branding, prompting accusations of deception. ...
Waterstones chief defends decision to open unbranded stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 09:50:38 AM
....”. Waterstones has recently opened three stores under different names, sparking accusations that they are posing as independent bookshops to avoid the backlash against the homogenisation of Britain’s high streets. ...
Uber launches 'urgent investigation' into sexual harassment claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 01:36:50 AM
....A former Uber engineer has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, claiming that management repeatedly dismissed her complaints, protected a repeat offender and threatened to fire her for raising concerns. The accusations from Susan Fowler, a former site reliability engineer who now works for technology company Stripe, prompted CEO Travis Kalanick to announce an “urgent investigation” on Sunday. ...
UK business rates battle hots up as firms challenge government image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 11:52:58 AM
....”. Gauke rejected the accusation that the revaluation formula was unfair. ...
Deutsche Bank examined Trump's account for Russia links image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:31:00 PM
....Possible links with Russia are a matter of acute sensitivity inside the bank, the Guardian has been told. The Trump administration has been fighting accusations contained in a dossier by a former MI6 officer that it secretly colluded before the US election with Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin. ...
Developer claiming £132m   from Candy brothers is accused of 'serial dishonesty' image
....The legal battle began in earnest this week after a year of pre-trial clashes. Lawyers hired by Holyoake have delved into the Candys’ financial affairs, leading to accusations in court of tax evasion. ...
Candy brothers accused of blackmail and extortion in high court image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 11:40:18 AM
. The billionaire Candy brothers have faced accusations in the high court of blackmail, extortion and intimidation, as former business partners and once close advisers prepared to give evidence against them in a £132m claim for damages. ...
Trump’s honeymoon with the stock market will soon be over | Nouriel Roubini image
....Fourth, Trump’s actions suggest that his administration’s economic interventionism will go beyond traditional protectionism. Trump has already shown his willingness to target firms’ foreign operations with the threat of import levies, public accusations of price gouging and immigration restrictions (which make it harder to attract talent). ...
Deutsche Börse chief probed over €4.5m share deals ahead of LSE merger talks image
.... “Such a programme provides for an investment of the executive board members in shares of Deutsche Börse,” it added, saying that the company and Kengeter were cooperating fully with prosecutors. Deutsche Börse board chairman Joachim Faber said the accusations against Kengeter were “without foundation”, arguing that merger discussions with the London market between the two chairmen and chief executives did not begin until the second half of January 2016. ...
Young and bereaved – and now facing cuts to crucial financial support image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
....They are meant to provide financial support to people whose spouse or civil partner has died. But a shake-up of the system which handles benefits for bereaved families has resulted in accusations that working parents will be deprived of £12,000 each. ...
How buying a Bovis home came with hundreds of snags image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 07:00:48 AM
.... A team has been set up to resolve the issues, led by Michael Black, group production and quality control director. The company faced accusations that it was pressuring customers to move into unfinished homes before Christmas with the offer of cash incentives. ...
Chinese growth slips to slowest pace for 26 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 05:33:46 AM
Rolls-Royce’s SFO settlement is big, ugly and serious image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 07:24:51 PM
.... In part, that was because the inquiry was taking ages – it started in 2012 – and could be considered a problem for another day. It was also because the potential financial impact was almost impossible to assess from outside since both sides volunteered few details of the accusations. ...
Theresa May is trapped between a rock and a hard Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 06:59:09 AM
....Make no mistake about it, Rogers has in effect been sacked for being right: right to advise against holding a referendum in the first place; right when he saw the way the betting on Brexit was strengthening in the run-up to 23 June; right to warn that, while desperately wanting us to remain in the EU, the other 27 were not going to roll over to accommodate our every request if the outcome was Leave; right to criticise the absence of anything resembling a plan or a strategy for the coming years. In which context it would be interesting to know what evidence that well-known Brexiter Iain Duncan Smith has for his accusation on the Today programme recently that the news Rogers had warned that renegotiating our trading arrangements could take 10 years was leaked by Rogers himself. ...

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