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.... And even where corporate pressure exists, German politicians have often privileged strategic interests over economics: big business has been lobbying against EU sanctions on Russia for the past two years – to no effect. In practice, Germany’s support for the uncompromising stance taken by the European commission, France and most other states means that only when the article 50 talks have made progress – on such issues as the rights of EU citizens, and Britain’s financial obligations to the EU – will they be willing to discuss future trade relations. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The UK still exports more goods than services, but that lead has narrowed dramatically. Research commissioned by Barclays Bank projected that services could account for more than half of British exports within a decade. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Leaked documents reveal the EU’s position has hardened in recent weeks since the publication of the European council’s draft guidelines, which offered an indication of the bloc’s opening stance last month. The European commission expects Britain to pay its estimated €60bn (£50bn) in liabilities in euros, leaving it to risk the currency markets at a time when the pound has been weak, according to a paper seen by Politico. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. The social mobility commission, chaired by former Labour cabinet minister Alan Milburn, has also called for a ban on unpaid internships on the grounds that they penalise young working-class people. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Sir David Attenborough is to be turned into a hologram for a virtual reality tour of the Natural History Museum in London that promises to allow users to “handle” rare fossils from the comfort of their own home. Sky has commissioned the new experience, called Hold the World, which it says is a marriage of interactive video game technology and TV documentary. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Growth in unpaid full-time internships raises fears for social mobility image
....”. The social mobility commission, chaired by former Labour cabinet minister Alan Milburn, has also called for a ban on unpaid internships on the grounds that they penalise young working-class people. ...
EU toughens Brexit stance and demands UK pay liabilities in euros image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 02:37:31 PM
....Leaked documents reveal the EU’s position has hardened in recent weeks since the publication of the European council’s draft guidelines, which offered an indication of the bloc’s opening stance last month. The European commission expects Britain to pay its estimated €60bn (£50bn) in liabilities in euros, leaving it to risk the currency markets at a time when the pound has been weak, according to a paper seen by Politico. ...
Sir David Attenborough to become 3D hologram for Sky VR documentary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:15:04 AM
....Sir David Attenborough is to be turned into a hologram for a virtual reality tour of the Natural History Museum in London that promises to allow users to “handle” rare fossils from the comfort of their own home. Sky has commissioned the new experience, called Hold the World, which it says is a marriage of interactive video game technology and TV documentary. ...
Germany wants a strong EU. Why would it allow Britain an easy Brexit? | Charles Grant image
.... And even where corporate pressure exists, German politicians have often privileged strategic interests over economics: big business has been lobbying against EU sanctions on Russia for the past two years – to no effect. In practice, Germany’s support for the uncompromising stance taken by the European commission, France and most other states means that only when the article 50 talks have made progress – on such issues as the rights of EU citizens, and Britain’s financial obligations to the EU – will they be willing to discuss future trade relations. ...
Services matter image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 11:13:46 PM
....The UK still exports more goods than services, but that lead has narrowed dramatically. Research commissioned by Barclays Bank projected that services could account for more than half of British exports within a decade. ...
TUC chief calls for changes to post-Brexit trade dispute court image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 12:09:48 PM
....“I hope people have learned lessons from trade deals like TTIP and Ceta, and public concern over arbitration mechanisms,” she said, arguing that such agreements treated workers and consumers like second-class citizens. The European commission has strongly rejected claims that it downgrades workers’ rights. ...
How Britain can build a successful, lasting industrial strategy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 10:03:01 AM
.... These should be limited in number, 17 is too many. Dame Kate Barker is chairing the -industrial strategy commission, set up to keep tabs on the Government’s plan as it evolves. ...
Music industry goes to war with YouTube image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
.... Services such as Spotify need a licence before they can make music available. Last year, the European commission proposed to make YouTube and other such services subject to the same copyright rules as other streaming services. ...
Care home fees image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 12:03:01 AM
.... Originally scheduled for April last year, it's now postponed to April 2020. Economist Andrew Dilnot, the chair of the commission that first proposed the care fee cap in 2011, says a cap would remove the fear generated by a means test he describes as the "most pernicious" in Britain. ...
United passenger dragged from plane needs reconstructive surgery – lawyer image
....John Slater, a United vice-president, said bumping passengers to accommodate airline employees happens infrequently and that federal guidelines requiring rest for crew members made it necessary to get the employees on the Sunday flight to Louisville. Aviation commissioner Ginger Evans told the committee that the officers had the authority to board the flight but that what happened on the plane is being investigated. ...
Scottish islands hold out for government U-turn on windfarm subsidies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 04:52:18 PM
....Viking Energy, a joint venture between SSE and the Shetland community, said it welcomed the constructive engagement between the UK and Scottish governments this week, and was hopeful of a positive outcome on the consultation. An EDF-commissioned ICM poll of 1,000 Isle of Lewis adults in January found that seven in 10 supported windfarms on the islands. ...
Brexit vote site may have been hacked, MPs say in report image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 10:55:39 AM
....The report, and published evidence with the report, does not appear to quote anyone saying that the voter registration site had been targeted. And the Cabinet Office, who commissioned its own report into the website crash, said: "We have been very clear about the cause of the website outage in June 2016. ...
Six jumbo jets long … the £2.4bn ship that can lift an oil rig image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 05:30:26 AM
....4bn) ship. More than 100 rigs are due to be decommissioned in UK and Norwegian waters over the next 10 years at a cost of billions to oil companies and taxpayers. ...
Donald Trump’s tax holiday 'would help top US companies save $300bn' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 04:00:25 AM
....Trump’s proposed tax holiday would be a big boost for US technology companies which make a lot of money overseas and often park the profits in low-tax jurisdictions, such as Ireland. Apple holds more than $200bn offshore, and was last year accused of tax avoidance by the European commission and ordered to pay €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes. ...
Toshiba warns over its survival as it forecasts £7bn losses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 03:36:52 PM
....A spokesperson for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said the government was talking to potential investors. “The UK government is committed to new nuclear as an important part of our energy mix, having commissioned the first new nuclear power plant in a generation at Hinkley Point C,” the spokesperson said. ...
City regulators investigate Barclays boss Jes Staley image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 06:32:38 AM
...."The board takes Barclays' culture and the integrity of its controls extremely seriously. We have investigated this matter fully using an external law firm and we will be commissioning an independent review of Barclays' processes and controls to determine what improvements may be required. ...
Shell move 'could be in breach of international law' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 04:00:34 AM
. Environmental groups claim Shell's plans to decommission one of the North Sea's most iconic fields could breach international law. ...
Which charity website should you use? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 05:59:00 AM
....Why should donors choose your site?. “MyDonate is a not-for-profit, online fundraising service which charges no commission, no set-up fee and no monthly subscription charges. ...
The experts’ guide to making your garden bloom on a budget image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of April 2017 06:00:31 AM
.... They can be a great source of interesting plants. For trees, check out the local forestry commission which will often undercut the big garden centres and sell native species by the score during the dormant season, again costing pence. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover approved by European regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 04:07:03 PM
....7bn bid to take full control of Sky has been cleared by the European competition regulator. The European commission, which has been investigating 21st Century Fox’s takeover bid since early March, has given the deal “unconditional approval”. ...
Travel websites ticked off over 'misleading' claims image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 12:33:04 PM
....Some offers that look too good to be true, are - because when you click to buy they aren't available. "These websites are misleading consumers," said Vera Jourova, the EU commissioner responsible. ...
UK charities fined for data law breaches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 10:20:45 AM
....The Charity Commission for England and Wales - another regulator - said it was now investigating whether follow-on action needed to be taken against individual trustees. "The generous British public expect charities to safeguard their data and raise funds responsibly, and in return they donate in their millions," said the commission's chief operating officer David Holdsworth. ...
MPs urge crackdown on excessive pay to rebuild public trust in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 05:30:12 AM
.... But it stopped short of demanding a worker representatives on boards – something proposed and then watered down by Theresa May last year. On gender diversity, the committee urged the government to set a target for the number of new senior appointments going to women and it backed a recommendation on improving ethnic diversity on boards made in the government-commissioned Parker report last year. ...
RBS plan faces European Commission investigation image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 03:42:35 PM
.... . "The commission is now seeking the views of all interested parties on an alternative package proposed by the UK to replace RBS's commitment to divest Williams and Glyn. ...
North Sea oil and gas industry cost UK taxpayer £396m in 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 12:25:40 PM
....”. Firms can also claim rebates on the cost of decommissioning rigs, pipelines and other infrastructure as some of the largest North Sea fields come to the end of their lives. ...
Up to 100,000 UK jobs at risk as Merkel and Juncker ally warns on euro clearing image
. The future of an estimated 100,000 jobs has been plunged into doubt after a close political ally of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, warned that a prized sector in the City of London must relocate to EU soil after Brexit. ...
The case for a three-day weekend is clear – let’s start planning now | Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley image
....The nature of work is changing, too – with automation set to replace many jobs, and the gig economy meaning that many people can’t find enough work, while others have far too much. With even the government itself commissioning a major review of the changing world of work, it’s clear that big changes are on their way and the time for big ideas is now. ...
BP sells Forties North Sea pipeline to Ineos image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 08:37:47 AM
....Deals done in the offshore oil industry are, generally, a good sign. They signal that there are still buyers who think they can get more value than existing owners out of these maturing assets, and still have enough left over to pay for decommissioning. ...
The lost generation: ‘I’m 30-something and still depressed and broke’ image
.... So, after finishing my Masters, I quit. Now I’m back to book stuff and being a difficult-to-commission freelancer: “Can I spend a week in a stable to write a feature from the point of view of a racehorse?” (An idea I pitched before the posh badger guy did his thing, by the way. ...
The car-loan boom isn’t the housing bubble. But there still might be a crash image
....Of course, Europe’s biggest airline has form when it comes to courting publicity, and many of its chief executive’s wider views on politics come across as headline-hunting exercises. But the Irish airline has a finely tuned sense for aviation agreements, and an ear for blarney, through its disputes with the European commission and its navigation of local employment and taxation laws. ...
Black market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 1st of April 2017 11:30:24 PM
.... A much better service!". One of those involved in this trade was John Nisbet, who became rich enough to commission architect John Adams to design his harbourside mansion in Eyemouth in the Scottish borders, complete with hidden partitions for the smuggled tea. ...
Location, location, location – where will Channel 4 move to? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of April 2017 02:59:28 PM
....MediaCity in Salford already hosts a BBC base housing sport, CBeebies and Radio 5 Live, as well as an ITV operation, which has 750 staff working on productions including Coronation Street. Channel 4 has a small presence in Manchester, mostly concerned with sales, and some commissioning staff in Glasgow. ...
Apple wins Australia ruling to retain Apple Pay dominance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 07:46:25 AM
....Apple Pay collects a fee from the bank for each transaction, meaning Apple risked a significant loss. But the commission said that ruling in favour of the banks would have reduced competition by forcing Apple to act more like Google, who's more open Android operating system allows contactless payments from individual apps. ...
Bank of England considers palm oil for £20 polymer notes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 03:14:28 PM
.... It has been working with De La Rue and Innovia Security, the potential suppliers of the polymer material that would be used for future bank notes, to assess alternative options to animal-based products, such as palm or coconut oil. The Bank also commissioned a report on the environmental impact of a range of additives from a consultancy firm, Efeca. ...
No, wealth isn’t created at the top. It is merely devoured there | Rutger Bregman image
.... Bankers have found a hundred and one ways to accomplish this. The basic mechanism, however, is always the same: offer loans like it’s going out of style, which in turn inflates the price of things like houses and shares, then earn a tidy percentage off those overblown prices (in the form of interest, commissions, brokerage fees, or what have you), and if the shit hits the fan, let Uncle Sam mop it up. ...
Coffee cup fee could cut use by 300 million, study suggests image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 08:31:37 AM
....". Cafes at Cardiff University, University of South Wales, University of Winchester and Imperial College London as well as other businesses took part in the study of consumer behaviour which was commissioned by coffee and tea firm Bewley's. ...
Cool your jets, Michael O'Leary – Brexit unlikely to ground Ryanair | Nils Pratley image
.... Other people, like the five million citizens unsure of their right to remain, have bigger worries. Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition commissioner, is adamant: the decision to block the £21bn merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse had nothing to do with Brexit. ...
London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse merger blocked by EU image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 09:58:06 AM
. The £21bn merger between the London Stock Exchange and its German rival Deutsche Börse has fallen apart after it was blocked by the European commission on the day that Britain served notice on its EU membership. ...
London Stock Exchange-Deutsche Boerse deal blocked by EU image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 09:24:57 AM
.... . London Stock Exchange Group said it "regrets" the commission's decision, as the deal would have created a "world-leading" financial markets firm. ...
UK nuclear plans could be hit by Westinghouse financial crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 06:47:55 PM
.... The possibility of a Westinghouse bankruptcy also raises questions over its impact on the Springfields nuclear fuel plant in Lancashire. The company owns the site on a 150-year lease from the UK government’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. ...
Uber to shut down Denmark operation over new taxi laws image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 01:36:28 PM
....”. In Brussels, the European commission has called for restraint from member states in their approach to the disruptive start-up, saying they should consider bans only as a last resort since the EU also had a duty to “encourage a regulatory environment that allows new business models to develop”. ...
Price comparison sites given thumbs up by regulator image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 10:15:21 AM
....The launch of the CMA's study was greeted at the time with some surprise from consumer groups and some small energy suppliers. They complained that only a few months earlier, in June 2016, a full-scale inquiry into the UK's energy market by the CMA had "turned the clock back" by deciding that price comparison websites should no longer be obliged to show deals on which they did not earn a commission. ...
New York's Fearless Girl statue to stay on till March 2018 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 03:27:38 AM
....". The work, by artist Kristen Visbal, was commissioned by asset managers State Street Global Advisors (SSGA). ...
Settle Brexit bill quickly to boost chance of free trade deal, say pro-EU Tories image
....”. Peter Mandelson, the Labour peer and former EU trade commissioner, said focusing on the trade deal, rather than quibbling about the exit bill, was in Britain’s economic interests. ...
UK's borrowing binge is worrying the Bank of England image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 02:29:00 PM
.... It would take only a modest increase in interest rates to cause serious distress. The government has been left with copious amounts of egg on its face over the decommissioning of 12 Magnox nuclear reactors built in the 1960s. ...
Flawed nuclear tender sees £100m payout to firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:52:11 AM
. Two US firms which lost out on a decommissioning contract to clean up 12 nuclear sites in the UK will receive £97. ...
UK nuclear decommissioning debacle costs government nearly £100m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 09:22:20 AM
....The government has been forced to pay nearly £100m in a settlement with two US companies for mishandling the way it awarded a £6. 1bn nuclear decommissioning contract. ...
'Bank of mum and dad' making housing market more unfair, study finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:01:43 PM
.... The report also found just one in three (31%) 25- to 29-year-olds owned a home compared with 63% of the same age group in 1990. “Home ownership helps unlock high levels of social mobility but it is in freefall among young families,” said the former Labour MP Alan Milburn, the chair of the commission. ...
Consumer advocates call for crackdown on irresponsible payday lending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:35:58 PM
....”. A government commissioned review of the industry last year recommended tightening regulations on short-term lending. ...
Brexit talks will fail without compromise: José Manuel Barroso image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:09 PM
. Brexit negotiations are on course to fail unless both Britain and the European Union ditch their winner-takes-all approach to the coming talks, the former president of the European commission José Manuel Barroso has said. ...
The death of the mortgage salesman is unfortunately premature image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
. We thought the “commission hungry salesman” had been consigned to the museum of financial horrors, next to the exhibits on Equitable Life and endowment mortgages. ...
Second cycle courier wins holiday pay at gig economy tribunal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:56:13 PM
....The widespread use of self-employed workers is the subject of an inquiry by MPs. The prime minister has also commissioned Tony Blair’s former policy officer Matthew Taylor to look into the matter. ...
Now you can forget your railcard (once) without being charged a fortune image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 04:13:36 PM
.... Revenue control officers on many of the big rail franchises earn between 2. 5% and 5% commission on penalty tickets. ...
UK-based airlines told to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:33:08 AM
....Some airlines have already started to seek alternative headquarters, and to examine how they might ensure that their shareholding is majority-EU owned, possibly through the forced disinvesting of British shareholders. But others have appeared, until now, to hold out hope that the European commission would be flexible on the rules in the current aviation agreement. ...
Plans for coal-fired power plants drop by almost half in 2016 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:44:04 AM
.... . However, there have also been significant retirements of coal plants in Europe and the US over the past two years, with roughly 120 large units being taken out of commission. ...
Trouble on the ranch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:01:57 AM
.... . According to Texas agriculture commissioner Sid Miller, after 22 years Nafta is in need of a "facelift". ...
London cycle courier 'was punished for refusing work after eight hours in cold' image
....Jason Moyer-Lee, general secretary of the IWGB, said the union wanted to challenge the industry-wide practice of classing couriers as independent contractors. The widespread use of self-employed workers is the subject of an inquiry by MPs while the prime minister has commissioned Tony Blair’s former policy officer Matthew Taylor to look into the matter. ...
New roads in England create more traffic, rural campaigners claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 07:00:30 AM
....New roads built in England have almost all failed to either relieve congestion or boost local economies, according to what campaigners claim is the biggest ever independent review of completed schemes. A study of 86 road schemes commissioned by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) found most roads increased traffic while destroying the countryside. ...
UK Mail driver who was unable to work after car accident charged £800 image
.... On Wednesday, couriers at DPD’s Edinburgh depot staged a walkout after they were told they needed to work six days a week and in protest against charges. Such charges are to be scrutinised by the Downing Street-commissioned review into modern employment practices led by Matthew Taylor. ...
The learners who are out of pocket  as Drive Dynamics stalls over lessons image
.... Web forums tell a similar story. Bradford-based Drive Dynamics, which offers 10 beginner lessons for £99, is a franchise with a network of self-employed instructors who pay a monthly fee to use the name, plus a commission for each pupil referred to them. ...
'Brothers bling': lawsuit puts Nick and Christian Candy in spotlight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 09:00:35 AM
.... Kylie Minogue’s name has featured. A Candy commission to redecorate the singer’s apartment was said to have over-run by half a million pounds, but she apparently settled the £1. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:35:05 AM
....Murdoch critics have called for the bid to be blocked. Rival broadcasters are expected to lodge complaints and make representations in the UK and Europe – the European commission is also examining the deal – after expressing concerns that a Fox/Sky combination will dominate bidding for top-flight sport, TV shows and movies. ...
Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham to stand down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:30:33 PM
....Channel 4 had come to rely on the show, which in its heyday hauled in audiences of up to 8 million and made tens of millions of pounds in profits, but the reality series had become too toxic to fit in with its public service remit. In 2015, the not-for-profit broadcaster spent a record £629m on all programming and content last year, with£455m of that on original content, commissioning hit shows such as Gogglebox and Black Mirror. ...
Germany warns social media firms over illegal content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:20:15 PM
.... . Facebook did not comment directly on the proposal but said tests it commissioned showed it removed a higher percentage of illegal content than Mr Maas claimed. ...
Charlotte Hogg resigns as Bank of England deputy governor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 09:33:31 AM
....”. He said the committee would begin work on reviewing the court, which commissioned a review to look at what could be learned from the events surrounding Hogg’s departure. ...
Deal to allow individual Britons EU rights must go both ways, Theresa May told image
....Guy Verhofstadt, the European parliament’s Brexit point-man for the coming negotiations, has said he hopes to persuade European leaders to allow Britons to apply to keep certain rights. Sources close to Verhofstadt said that the European commission’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, was considering making such a “symbolic offer” by offering Britain the option during the negotiations. ...
No-deal Brexit 'would put UK in worst trading position of rich nations' image
....If Britain leaves the European Union without a replacement trade deal its commercial links with the bloc will overnight become less favourable than any other major industrialised nation, a cross-party campaign has warned as Theresa May prepares to trigger article 50. Research commissioned by the Labour MP Pat McFadden – a supporter of Open Britain, which campaigns for continued ties with Europe in the aftermath of Brexit – found that no members of the G20 group of richer nations currently interact with the EU without some sort of trade arrangement. ...
Ivy restaurant spin-off accused of hogging service charge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:08:46 PM
....The Ivy Collection, which owns eight restaurants, hands ordinary waiters and chefs only £1. 30 an hour in “commission” on top of the £7. ...
Five minute guide to getting the most form home sale image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 01:48:00 PM
....By contrast, someone paying a typical 1. 8 per cent commission on a £300,000 property would pay £5,400. ...
Energy companies ‘ripping off’ millions, ministers say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:05:09 AM
....” Penrose will propose a new “relative price cap”, under which customers cannot be transferred to a new deal more than 6% more expensive than their expired one. A recent report into the energy market by the Competition and Markets Authority, commissioned by David Cameron before the 2015 general election, found customers had paid £1. ...
After Brexit, Israel senses a chance to boost trade with UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
....The Brexit ministry is known to be scouting former Canadian negotiators to help get talks started. And more negotiators are crucial after 40 years without any, other than a handful of UK officials at the European commission. ...
Brexit is about to get real. Yet we are nowhere near ready for it | Jonathan Freedland image
....To call it 27-dimensional chess understates the geometry: the final divorce settlement will have to be ratified by 38 different national and regional parliaments. To say nothing of the European parliament, commission and council. ...
UK will rejoin European Union some day, says EU commission chief – video image
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Nick Candy paid Katy Perry £1.2m to sing at his wedding, court told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 05:00:20 PM
....”. Under questioning, Candy said he had been the subject of a kidnapping threat which had been reported to the Metropolitan police via his friend, the former assistant commissioner John Yates. ...
Lloyds Banking Group sets aside an extra £350m for PPI image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 02:05:39 PM
....Since the PPI scandal broke, Lloyds has set aside total compensation of £17bn. The relatively high sum of £350m to cover the additional two months added to the deadline follows the FCA's announcement earlier this month that some bank customers could claim if they were not made aware of commission being paid when they were sold PPI. ...
Care homes say extra £2bn from budget must go to frontline services image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:38:27 AM
....The boss of Four Seasons Health Care, the biggest care home group in the UK, said the social care system was at a “tipping point”. Tim Hammond, the chief executive of Four Seasons, said: “It’s good news that the chancellor has committed additional funding to ease pressures on a social care system that is at tipping point, with £1bn to be available in 2017-18, allowing local authorities to act now to commission care packages. ...
Census on 'true state' of UK's live music image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 12:08:46 AM
....The 24-hour survey began at 12:00 on Thursday in Glasgow, Newcastle, Oxford, Leeds, Southampton and Brighton. It has been commissioned by UK Music, the campaigning and lobbying group that represents the recorded and live music industry, and is being led by the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle. ...

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