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.... The change will come into force on 31 August. The CMA said it had been made aware of the problem as part of its bigger investigation into online reviews, which are now a vital tool for consumers thinking of using a site. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Since leases can run for hundreds of years, a mechanism is needed to increase the rent throughout the term – but some builders are taking advantage of this and mortgage lenders are becoming wary of leases containing unreasonable terms. Taylor Wimpey (following an investigation by The Guardian) has agreed to provide £130m to alter leases where rents doubled every 10 years, and has confirmed that rents in new leases are now reviewed in line with inflation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Airbnb agrees to close reviews loophole after intervention by UK regulator image
.... The change will come into force on 31 August. The CMA said it had been made aware of the problem as part of its bigger investigation into online reviews, which are now a vital tool for consumers thinking of using a site. ...
I’m trapped in my leasehold property by ever-doubling ground rent image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of July 2017 06:00:42 AM
.... Since leases can run for hundreds of years, a mechanism is needed to increase the rent throughout the term – but some builders are taking advantage of this and mortgage lenders are becoming wary of leases containing unreasonable terms. Taylor Wimpey (following an investigation by The Guardian) has agreed to provide £130m to alter leases where rents doubled every 10 years, and has confirmed that rents in new leases are now reviewed in line with inflation. ...
Mike Ashley wins high court battle over '£15m pub deal' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of July 2017 09:30:42 AM
....Sports Direct’s shares hit the £8 price target in February 2014. The shares have since collapsed below £3, in part because of reputational damage caused by a Guardian investigation that revealed workers at the retailer’s Derbyshire warehouse were being paid less than the minimum wage. ...
UK labour market tsar vows to jail rogue bosses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 05:01:01 AM
....”. Giving the example of investigations into firms paying less than the minimum wage – where fines average £400 a breach and HMRC conducts around 2,000 investigations a year in a country where 1. ...
SFO says it is investigating Rio Tinto over Guinea operations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 08:07:02 PM
. The Serious Fraud Office has opened an investigation into how the mining company Rio Tinto conducted business in the Republic of Guinea. ...
VW calls crisis meeting to discuss EU cartel inquiry, source says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 01:46:00 PM
....The car industry has been fined billions of euros on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years for cartels related to various parts such as lighting systems, engine coolers and bearings. The industry’s record on exhaust emissions is also under close scrutiny after VW admitted in September 2015 to cheating US diesel emissions tests, with investigations showing many vehicles exceeding pollution limits outside of testing labs. ...
Revealed: the insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 06:30:29 AM
. A Guardian Cities investigation has for the first time mapped the startling spread of pseudo-public spaces across the UK capital, revealing an almost complete lack of transparency over who owns the sites and how they are policed. ...
Jared Kushner sealed real estate deal with oligarch's firm cited in money-laundering case image
....Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump, who acts as his senior White House adviser, secured a multimillion-dollar Manhattan real estate deal with a Soviet-born oligarch whose company was cited in a major New York money laundering case now being investigated by members of Congress. A Guardian investigation has established a series of overlapping ties and relationships involving alleged Russian money laundering, New York real estate deals and members of Trump’s inner circle. ...
Yes, the gender pay gap rules are flawed. But they’re the best hope of making things better image
.... Deflation will be a feature of the next downturn. MPs last week turned up at the offices of controversial ticket resale site Viagogo, fed up with the company’s reluctance to engage in a parliamentary investigation into ticket touting. ...
'London Whale' charges dropped against former JP Morgan traders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 11:45:22 PM
....The scandal briefly hurt the reputation of JP Morgan chief executive Jamie Dimon, who initially called it a “tempest in a teapot”. JP Morgan ultimately paid more than $1bn and admitted wrongdoing to settle related US and British investigations. ...
Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé accused of complicity in illegal rainforest destruction image
....A spokesman for Pepsico, singled out by RAN as “the ultimate snack food 20 laggard”, said “We take this issue very seriously, and we are making significant investments to improve every aspect of our palm oil supply chain. After being informed of the allegations, we immediately initiated a thorough investigation. ...
Unaccompanied child taken off overbooked easyJet flight at Gatwick image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 09:13:37 AM
. EasyJet has opened an investigation after an unaccompanied child was removed from an overbooked flight from London Gatwick. ...
The real cost of regeneration image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 05:00:09 AM
....Rydon countered criticism with a residents survey of their own from 2014, citing 80% satisfaction with the cleanliness and quality of the work, rising to a massive 89% responding that they would recommend the estate as “a nice place to live”. Lambeth, likewise, were satisfied that they had conducted their own investigations, found a “busy, safe and efficient working site” and that “residents’ concerns have been carefully listened to”. ...
Recruitment sector tax scheme liquidates hundreds more firms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of July 2017 02:17:53 PM
. An aggressive tax avoidance scheme, linked to one of the recruitment industry’s highest-profile names, is liquidating hundreds more companies, according to filings made after a Guardian investigation exposed how the exchequer could lose millions. ...
Culture secretary keeps Rupert Murdoch waiting over Sky deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of July 2017 11:26:27 AM
....Bradley said she expected to deliver her final decision on the grounds on which to refer the deal in “the coming weeks”, a timeline that will provide Fox with some succour. Given that the CMA can take from 24 to 36 weeks to reach a conclusion, Fox was keen not to have to wait until parliament returns on 5 September to officially hear that the deal was to be referred and for the investigation clock to start. ...
Mike Ashley brushes off 60% dive in profits as shares in Sports Direct rise image
.... The latest development is a new strategic partnership with Japanese footwear brand Asics, which will take space in Sports Direct’s flagship stores. The company is also beginning to take action after being hit by a scandal over its treatment of workers after a Guardian investigation. ...
Deutsche Bank expects subpoenas over Trump-Russia investigation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of July 2017 11:26:20 PM
....Executives inside Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump’s personal bankers, are expecting that the bank will soon be receiving subpoenas or other requests for information from Robert Mueller, the special counsel who is investigating possible collusion between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign. A person close to the matter who spoke to the Guardian on the condition of anonymity said Mueller’s team and the bank had already established informal contact in connection to the federal investigation. ...
British American Tobacco to acquire Reynolds as activists decry merger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of July 2017 06:51:28 PM
.... The deal is expected to complete by next Tuesday. BAT is one of the multinational tobacco companies that have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa to block or dilute new regulations to limit the harm caused by smoking, a Guardian investigation found last week. ...
US court overturns Libor convictions of ex-Rabobank traders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of July 2017 02:35:28 PM
. An appeals court has overturned the convictions of two former Rabobank traders in the first US criminal appeal related to investigations into the manipulation of the Libor interest rate. ...
Primark recalls men's flip-flops after carcinogenic chemical discovery image
....The problem was discovered by Primark when it followed up an inquiry by a third party, it has been reported. The company has suspended any outstanding orders from the factory which makes the flip-flops and an investigation has been launched. ...
Provident Personal Credit fined for sending 1m spam texts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 06:11:34 PM
....Bradford-based Provident Personal Credit Ltd employed third-party companies to send 999,057 unsolicited text messages to promote personal loans for its brand Satsuma Loans. An investigation was launched by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it received 285 complaints to a spam-reporting service between April and October in 2015. ...
Workers’ rights need more protection in the gig economy | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 04:37:34 PM
.... Who changed that?Ian DavidsonLondon. • The Guardian has been conducting investigations into the gig economy over the past few months. ...
GWR struggles to process refunds as customer service gets derailed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 05:59:13 AM
....Transport Focus became aware of the issue when its own contact team, which handles rail passenger complaint appeals, saw unprecedented numbers contacting them with issues linked to GWR’s backlog. It recently published the results of its investigation with “lessons to be learned” from this disastrous period. ...
Rupert Murdoch ‘could use Sky data trove for political ends’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 09:00:03 PM
.... The FBI and Senate intelligence committee are investigating if this data was used by the Russian government to target US voters. The Information Commissioner’s Office here launched an investigation into the micro-targeting of individual voters with personalised messages after a series of articles in the Observer. ...
Why you might not be getting what you paid for image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 06:00:45 AM
....Prosecutions are very rare. In 2015, Tesco was forced to withdraw 70,000 packs of garlic bread slices after an investigation found some were 20% underweight. ...
British companies must have voices heard on Brexit, says MP image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of July 2017 05:26:11 PM
....“It’s a mixture of both uncertainty, and where we might end up; and also the real risk that at the end of it we don’t have the same trading relationship,” she said. Reeves added that the new committee – whose other members yet to be chosen – would be likely to hold an investigation into Britain’s future relationship with Euratom, the EU-linked body that governs, among other things, the safe transport of nuclear materials. ...
Ofcom made serious errors over Murdoch Sky bid, say high-profile MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of July 2017 03:31:40 PM
. A group of high-profile senior MPs have claimed that Ofcom made a “serious legal error” in its handling of Rupert Murdoch’s bid for Sky and could face a judicial review unless the government orders a full investigation into the threat to broadcasting standards from the deal. ...
Philip Morris waging global effort to hobble anti-smoking treaty, files show image
.... A World Health Organisation treaty urges their adoption. Tobacco companies have fought them through the courts in a number of countries, as a major Guardian investigation this week revealed. ...
Rupert Murdoch will not offer new Sky deal to culture secretary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 03:18:55 PM
....This makes it highly likely that the culture secretary will just have time to announce that she is calling in the CMA before parliament breaks for summer recess at the end of next week. In June, Bradley told Fox she believed the deal – which would mean the Murdochs control the Times, Sun, Wall Street Journal as well as Sky News and the rightwing Fox News – should probably be subjected to an in-depth investigation following advice from Ofcom that it raises significant media plurality concerns. ...
Sports Direct buys 26% stake in Game Digital image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 06:59:54 AM
....The stake acquisition will fuel speculation that Sports Direct could pounce on Game with a takeover offer. Sports Direct, Britain’s second-biggest sports retailer, has been under fire over its working practices since a Guardian investigation revealed that it was in effect paying warehouse staff less than the minimum wage. ...
The rehabilitation of RBS is painful, costly – and nowhere near over | Nils Pratley image
....2bn, said late on Tuesday that it was being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office. In itself, that development was not a surprise, since the risk, arising from the SFO’s investigation into Unaoil, the Monaco-based energy consultant, was signalled in the merger document. ...
Judge says Mike Ashley case is 'a lot more interesting' than others image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 06:07:26 PM
....Blue claims that during a night of heavy drinking in the Horse and Groom in Fitzrovia, central London, in January 2013 Ashley agreed to pay him £15m if Sports Direct’s shares doubled to £8. The shares did hit £8 but have since collapsed, in part because of reputational damage caused by a Guardian investigation that revealed the retailer was in effect paying staff in its warehouse less than the minimum wage. ...
Thousands of drivers suffer loss of power following VW emissions 'fix' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 03:02:18 PM
....”. An investigation by the BBC’s Watchdog programme into cars losing power is on BBC 1 tonight at 8pm. ...
Argos and Asda apologise over 'exploding' glass tables image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 11:32:17 AM
....Argos and Asda have apologised to customers after similar models of glass-topped patio tables “exploded” in the heat, but rejected calls for a national product recall. Argos said it had launched an investigation into its Sicily table – still on sale as part of a set with six chairs for £219. ...
Tesco faces in-depth investigation into £3.7bn Booker takeover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 08:31:46 AM
....Tesco’s proposed £3. 7bn deal to buy the cash-and-carry group Booker has been referred for an in-depth investigation after the competition watchdog said it could result in higher prices for shoppers in about 350 areas across the UK. ...
Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market image
. British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. ...
Chancellor urged to recover money lost from recruitment sector tax avoidance image
. The chancellor is being asked to reassure parliament that he will recover any monies lost to aggressive tax avoidance in the recruitment sector, after a Guardian investigation exposed how millions of pounds could be lost to the exchequer. ...
British PR firm Bell Pottinger apologizes for South Africa campaign image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 07:42:03 PM
....’”. A 2011 investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism found that Bell Pottinger had doctored the Wikipedia pages of its clients to remove negative content and insert positive comments. ...
Casual work is still the root cause of destitution | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 05:43:31 PM
....Then as now, the consequences of “casualism” formed a focal point for national debate. The pioneers of British social investigation – Charles Booth, Seebohm Rowntree, Eleanor Rathbone and William Beveridge – analysed the problem. ...
G4S awarded £25m government contract despite fraud inquiry image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 04:50:36 PM
. Critics have raised questions over a Ministry of Justice decision to award the private security firm G4S a £25m contract for the electronic tagging of offenders despite an ongoing Serious Fraud Office investigation. ...
Recruitment advisers' tax scheme liquidated after HMRC asks questions image
....An aggressive tax avoidance scheme, linked to one of the recruitment industry’s highest-profile names, is being liquidated in a move that could prevent HM Revenue and Customs from recouping millions of pounds. The scheme, which experts say raises questions over triggering a possible criminal investigation, has been promoted by Anderson Group, one of the sector’s leading financial services firms. ...
'Battle mood' EU threatens bourbon whiskey in US steel trade row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of July 2017 11:17:26 AM
.... The communique of the recent G7 in Sicily referred to support for fighting protectionism and a rules-based international order. Trump declared the opening of the steel investigation “a historic day for American steel and most importantly for American steel workers”, suggesting he would like it to back protectionist measures. ...
Hinkley Point C: UK censured for failing to consult German public image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 02:27:49 PM
....”. The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said: “The government has cooperated fully with the Aarhus compliance committee investigation and there was extensive public consultation on proposals for Hinkley Point C before development consent was granted. ...
Mike Ashley tells high court: I'm a power drinker, I like to get drunk image
....Ashley is defending himself against allegations that during a “night of heavy drinking” in January 2013 he agreed to pay Blue £15m if Sports Direct’s shares doubled to £8. The shares did hit £8 but have since collapsed, in part because of reputational damage caused by a Guardian investigation that revealed the retailer was in effect paying staff in its warehouse less than the minimum wage. ...
Uber presses pause on primary taxi service in Finland until 2018 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 09:15:32 AM
....Uber’s luxury licensed service, UberBlack, will continue operating in the Finnish capital Helsinki, and Jarvinen said the company is committed to supporting the hundreds of drivers who would no longer be able to make money with UberPop. Uber is legal in Finland provided its drivers hold valid taxi licences, but the company has been the target of police investigations and drivers have been ordered to give up their earnings to the state for not having valid taxi permits. ...
British Gas investigated over switching fees image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 09:11:18 AM
....British Gas said it would co-operate with the inquiry. Ofgem said that the opening of the investigation did not imply that they had made any findings of non-compliance. ...
Baidu boss investigated for riding in self-driving car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 07:38:11 AM
....But while autonomous vehicles are tipped as the future of motoring, they are banned from China's public roads. Police began an investigation after the video went viral. ...
HMRC wins Rangers 'big tax case' ruling image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 04:12:59 PM
.... . A Scottish Premier League investigation headed by Lord Nimmo Smith found Rangers guilty of not registering players properly and the company was fined in 2013. ...
Vauxhall takeover by PSA given go-ahead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 03:53:20 PM
.... . "The Commission investigation also showed that the merged entity will still face strong competition from manufacturers such as Renault, Volkswagen, Daimler, Ford, Fiat and various Asian competitors. ...
‘Gig workers’ already have rights – all we have to do is enforce them | Jason Moyer-Lee image
.... Given HMRC’s pathetic record on this front, the only way is up. Metcalf, in a letter sent to stakeholders last week, says one aspect of improving enforcement is building on the deterrence effect: “The threat of investigation and enforcement must act as a deterrent to employers to proactively spur change in compliance more widely than only those directly inspected. ...
Lloyds and the FCA must give full story on HBOS Reading fraud | Nils Pratley image
....It may be true that, at that stage, Lloyds viewed the affair as merely a case of bad lending by HBOS’s out-of-control operations. But, given the size of the provision, the complaints of fraud by the small business customers were plainly worthy of investigation. ...
HBOS took £240m hit after 'serious control breakdown' in Reading image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of July 2017 06:35:25 PM
....HBOS took a £240m hit in 2007 after discovering a “serious control breakdown” in its Reading operation, according to information published by the City regulator for the first time. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on Tuesday published information that had been redacted by its predecessor body in a 2012 regulatory notice because of an investigation by Thames Valley police into the HBOS Reading branch. ...
Mike Ashley vomited into fireplace at pub meeting, court told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of July 2017 02:24:59 PM
....Sports Direct’s shares hit the £8 price target in February 2014. The shares have since collapsed below £3, in part because of reputational damage caused by a Guardian investigation that revealed the retailer was in effect paying staff in its warehouse less than the minimum wage. ...
New energy price cap considered image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of July 2017 01:04:50 PM
....That includes "a strong possibility that we'll extend the price cap currently in place for pre-payment meters to vulnerable customers as well". Last year, a landmark investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority concluded that many households on standard variable tariffs were paying too much for their energy. ...
Five minute guide to high-charging investment funds image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 11:11:00 AM
....” . The fight against high fund charges may continue with a possible investigation by the Competition & Markets Authority, but like most wars, this one has dragged on too long. ...
Getting divorced? Beware your RAC car insurance premium going up image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 06:00:20 AM
.... It then offered to reduce the new premium by £100. However, a week later it took a different position: “On detailed investigation, we can confirm that the change to FMcA’s policy did not relate to her change in marital status. ...
Barclays sees the beak about the bailout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 05:59:20 AM
.... The former Barclays chief executive John Varley and three of his former colleagues – Roger Jenkins, Tom Kalaris and Richard Boath – are the first senior bankers to face criminal charges arising out of the crisis, and are due to appear in court in the afternoon. The four are charged with offences following a five-year investigation into the events surrounding the £11. ...
Financial Conduct Authority offers a plaster instead of an antidote | Gina Miller image
.... More consultations open the FCA to more self-interested lobbying from the industry and its anti-consumer trade bodies. However, we welcome the announcement of an investigation into the UK platform market, as many retail investors and advisers have substantial sums invested where in some cases the fees appear excessive. ...
Ofcom has concerns about Murdoch power in UK if Sky bid allowed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 06:55:06 PM
.... The regulator said: “So far only limited new evidence has emerged”. Ofcom said that no new material evidence “directly touching on” James and Rupert Murdoch has come to light since the 2012 investigation. ...
Sky-Fox takeover deal likely to face competition probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 04:12:56 PM
....Ms Bradley told the Commons that Ofcom's report into the deal found it risked the Murdoch family having "increased influence" over the UK's news agenda and the political process. "On the basis of Ofcom's assessment, I confirm that I am minded to refer to a phase two investigation on the grounds of media plurality," she said. ...
Google's fine is big news but the company faces a far bigger threat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 03:19:54 PM
.... That would be rather harder to shake off. What’s more, Google is keeping its eye on two other investigations from Vestager’s commission. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid is now very likely to succeed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 03:01:16 PM
....That sounds like a serious risk to the deal, but probably isn’t. Murdoch’s initial attempt to head off a competition investigation was a pledge to fund Sky News for five years and give the channel a separate editorial board. ...
Sky's the limit? How broadcaster has fared over three decades image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 11:05:49 AM
.... The watchdog is tasked with investigating whether the deal gives Rupert Murdoch too much control of UK news media and whether Fox, which owns the rightwing Fox News channel, will adhere to existing standards of accuracy and impartiality once it takes full control of broadcasting assets including Sky News. Separately, Ofcom launches an investigation to establish whether the Murdoch family are “fit and proper” owners of Sky after the phone-hacking scandal and sexual harassment allegations that have emerged at Fox News in the US. ...
BT Italy scandal prompts auditing probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 07:47:51 AM
. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the UK's accountancy watchdog, says it has begun an investigation into the auditing of BT's financial statements. ...
Tesco and Booker call for fast-track competition probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 07:11:24 AM
....The CMA is assessing whether the proposed grocery tie-up could reduce choice for shoppers and for small stores supplied by Booker. The first phase of its CMA investigation had been due to run until 25 July, but that could now be wound up within 10 working days in advance of instigating the more detailed investigation. ...
FCA knows its scrutiny of the investment sector has only just started | Nils Pratley image
....Yet one gets a strong sense that the FCA, having lifted the lid on an industry that has escaped scrutiny for too long, knows its work has only just started. The list of other financial players scheduled for investigation is also long: investment consultants, fund platforms such as Hargreaves Lansdown (whose profit margins can be as high as 70%), hedge funds and the private equity brigade. ...
Uber's scandals, blunders and PR disasters: the full list image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 11:14:33 PM
.... The company used Greyball to identify people believed to be working for city agencies and carrying out sting operations, the Times reported. The revelations led to the launch of a federal investigation. ...
Green's 'main purpose' in BHS sale was to avoid pension liability, says watchdog image
....The regulator’s report said that since agreeing the funding arrangement with Green the BHS scheme now had a £100m surplus. However, Frank Field MP, who was head of the Commons work and pensions select committee until the recent election and led an investigation into the BHS debacle, said the report did not provide sufficient information for the public to judge if the regulator had got a good deal. ...
Google fine: EU is not waging underhand trade war against ​​US tech firms | Nils Pratley image
.... But that objection is hardly a clincher. This investigation had to establish when dominance in one area (search) can be used to seek advantage in an adjacent field (shopping). ...
Ladbrokes could face inquiry after betting addicts' details found in bin bag image
. Ladbrokes could face an investigation from the gambling regulator over an incident in which confidential information about betting addicts, including photos, names and addresses, was found in a bin bag on the street. ...
Grenfell Tower fire: MP says public must be told to stop using Hotpoint model image
.... She said the technical examination of the fridge-freezer was continuing and that at this stage, the government’s advice for consumers was unchanged. She added: “The technical investigation is being carried out by both departmental and independent experts, working closely with the Metropolitan police to establish the cause of the fire. ...
The Guardian view on Murdoch’s Sky plan: a blow to media plurality | Editorial image
....Mrs Bradley should at the very least refer the £11. 7bn bid to the Competition and Markets Authority to allow for a six-month investigation to take place into media diversity. ...
Murdoch's Sky takeover bid: culture secretary's verdict due this week image
....7bn takeover of the satellite broadcaster, or refer the deal to the competition authorities for further scrutiny. Bradley is deliberating on the findings of Ofcom’s investigation into the deal, which include whether the deal will give Murdoch too much control of UK news and whether the media mogul is a “fit and proper” owner. ...
Frances O’Grady on insecure work: ‘the heartbreaking bit is  they think it’s normal’ image
....O’Grady also highlights the army of people getting work in warehouses through temporary employment agencies, such as with Sports Direct. An investigation by the Guardian highlighted a climate of fear at the retailer’s Shirebrook warehouse in Derbyshire, prompting a select committee of MPs to say it was being run like a Victorian workhouse. ...
Hotpoint tells customers to check fridge-freezers after Grenfell Tower fire image
.... Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved, including the emergency services who risked their lives to extinguish the blaze and rescue those in the building. “We are working with the authorities to obtain access to the appliance so that we can assist with the ongoing investigations. ...
Online gambling firms face clampdown after watchdog's probe image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of June 2017 07:46:11 AM
....”. It follows an eight-month investigation into the £4. ...

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