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....The money will go to those who bought shares or bonds between 29 August and 19 September in 2014. Those investors would have had misleading information from a trading statement on 29 August, which gave a rosier assessment of its performance than was actually the case. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . But rather than seeming designed to confuse and mislead, Next's report crisply spells out the challenges it's facing. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The agreements between Tesco, the SFO and FCA are not an admittance by the company that it or any of its employees committed a criminal offence. The FCA has stated in a ruling that it is not suggesting the Tesco board of directors knew, or could reasonably be expected to have known, that the information in the company’s trading statement in August 2014 was false or misleading. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....While Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley was undoubtedly the stand-out performer at June’s business, innovation and skills select committee hearing into the retailer’s treatment of staff, the show put on by Transline’s Jennifer Hardy is often overlooked. She is the finance chief of the temporary employment agency whose performance prompted committee chairman Iain Wright to accuse her of deliberately misleading MPs, after Hardy claimed the firm lost its gangmaster licence following an “administrative error . ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Tesco to pay £129m fine over accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:16:54 AM
....The agreements between Tesco, the SFO and FCA are not an admittance by the company that it or any of its employees committed a criminal offence. The FCA has stated in a ruling that it is not suggesting the Tesco board of directors knew, or could reasonably be expected to have known, that the information in the company’s trading statement in August 2014 was false or misleading. ...
Tesco fined £129m for overstating profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 06:35:26 AM
....The money will go to those who bought shares or bonds between 29 August and 19 September in 2014. Those investors would have had misleading information from a trading statement on 29 August, which gave a rosier assessment of its performance than was actually the case. ...
Thought Mike Ashley was hard to work for? Meet Jennifer Hardy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:00:24 AM
....While Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley was undoubtedly the stand-out performer at June’s business, innovation and skills select committee hearing into the retailer’s treatment of staff, the show put on by Transline’s Jennifer Hardy is often overlooked. She is the finance chief of the temporary employment agency whose performance prompted committee chairman Iain Wright to accuse her of deliberately misleading MPs, after Hardy claimed the firm lost its gangmaster licence following an “administrative error . ...
What Next for shops? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 01:21:33 PM
.... . But rather than seeming designed to confuse and mislead, Next's report crisply spells out the challenges it's facing. ...
British banks handled vast sums of laundered Russian money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 06:00:24 PM
....The scheme was also used for a wealthy Russian to pay for his son’s boarding fees at Millfield, a prestigious school in Somerset. Often, the information in the notes section of wire transfers was misleading. ...
Thousands join UK legal case against VW over emissions scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:27:25 AM
....2m cars in the UK but the head of VW UK, Paul Willis, told MPs at a recent select committee hearing that no cars in Europe had been affected by defeat devices installed in the vehicles. He also denied misleading or deceiving customers in the UK. ...
Employment agency at centre of Sports Direct scandal axed by Amazon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 07:52:39 PM
.... The exposés prompted a parliamentary inquiry by the business, innovation and skills select committee, which concluded that the workers at the sportswear retailer’s “Victorian workhouse” were treated “without dignity or respect”. Transline, which supplied around half of Sports Direct’s 3,000 warehouse workers at the time of the scandal, was also accused of misleading MPs during the inquiry, which prompted the committee chairman, Iain Wright MP, to call on Sports Direct’s founder, Mike Ashley, to axe the firm. ...
‘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
....Shell has also been a member of industry lobby groups that have fought climate action, including the so-called Global Climate Coalition until 1998; the far-right American Legislative Exchange Council (Alec) until 2015; and remains a member of the Business Roundtable and the American Petroleum Institute today. Another oil giant, Exxon Mobil, is under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and state attorney generals for allegedly misleading investors about the risks climate change posed to its business. ...
Six auction sites' ads banned over misleading savings claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 07:00:27 AM
. Controversial auction website MadBid, which makes claims in full-page national newspaper adverts about brand new cars sold for under £500 or iPhones for less than £100, has been found guilty of misleading customers following an investigation by the Advertising Standards Authority. ...
Business rate rises: government warns of 'campaign of half-truths' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 09:22:16 AM
....Tory MP Andrew Bridgen, one of those who spoke at the 1922 Committee meeting with Hammond on Monday, said he believed the figures in Javid’s letter “might not be giving the picture that businesses in the real world are going to get next week when they get their rates revaluations”. Bridgen, speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, stopped short of calling the figures misleading but said it was “disappointing” that they did not appear to give the full picture. ...
Hammond in ‘listening mode’ on business rates after backlash from Tories image
....An analysis by the consultancy Gerald Eve was also reported to show that rates will only fall in 135 council areas, not the 259 claimed by the government. The controversy led to the Liberal Democrats accusing the ministers of misleading people with “half truths”. ...
We all have the ‘right to disconnect’ – but only some of us can afford it | Evgeny Morozov image
....What should we make of this new right? Will it join “the right to be forgotten” to become yet another inventive measure that aspires to compensate ordinary users for the unpleasant excesses of digital capitalism? Or will it simply leave things as they stand, giving us false hopes without addressing the fundamentals of the global – and increasingly digital – economy?. First of all, to call the privilege of not responding to after-hours work-related emails “the right to disconnect” is misleading at best. ...
Co-op Bank faces struggle to find owner with ethics – and deep pockets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 04:00:05 PM
....“Putting them in the documents, they are clearer than they’ve ever been,” said Coleman. The business secretary Greg Clark and the Financial Conduct Authority can ban any buyer from using the Co-op name if it is regarded as misleading to the public. ...
Camelot Furniture's rescue mission bring comfort to some UK Mobility Direct customers  image
.... . Suffolk Trading Standards, which prosecuted WR in 2013 and 2015 for misleading and aggressive practices, confirmed it was investigating. ...
For sale: Co-op Bank looks for buyers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 08:05:49 AM
Five minute guide to choosing to invest in premium bonds image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
....This is a particular blow for cautious savers who have chosen NS&I products as a government-backed safe haven. Lowcock says Premium Bonds are the wrong investment for pensioners who need a regular monthly income to fund their everyday living expenses, as they may win nothing at all: “The average prize rate is a misleading figure as the returns are skewed towards those few savers who do win a big prize, such as the £1 million jackpot. ...
Developer claiming £132m   from Candy brothers is accused of 'serial dishonesty' image
.... In return, their advisers have raked over the collapse of Holyoake’s fish import business, British Seafood. Setting out the case for the defence on Thursday, Tim Lord QC said Holyoake had given the Candys a misleading account of how much he was worth in order to borrow £12m from them to develop luxury flats. ...
Spinal Tap creators aim to 'go to 11' with $400m lawsuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 09:11:21 AM
....”. Shearer welcomed his co-creators’ decision to join, saying: “Their participation will help demonstrate the opaque and misleading conduct at the heart of this case. ...
Energy customers locked into a costly scheme who have no right to switch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 07:00:07 AM
....Last April, the Advertising Standards Authority upheld a complaint by New Capital Quay residents that e. on’s advertised promise that its charges were comparable to those of a traditional gas boiler, was misleading. ...
Beware the call connection services that charge £3.60 a minute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 06:59:22 AM
....uk website in relation to calls that at the time cost £1. 53 per minute was “misleading”. ...
Ex-UBS and Citigroup trader jailed over Libor seeks review of case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of January 2017 07:00:15 AM
....During his City career, Hayes did not submit Libor rates – which are determined by collating a range of submissions from investment banks – but he was convicted because the crown alleged he had been the ringleader in manipulating those who did. In his letter to the Guardian, Hayes continued: “The only time Libor rates were dishonest and inaccurate was during what became known as the ‘lowballing’ period, when senior bankers and central bankers conspired to mislead investors about the banks’ solvency [by suggesting that they could borrow money cheaper than they really could in order to camouflage fears banks’ finances were under strain]. ...
What the dip in sterling means for your holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....He adds: “The pound recently dropped below €1 in some airports, which is nothing short of shocking. ” Ignore misleading claims that airport booths sell commission-free money, the real cost is what consumer group Which? calls their “notoriously poor” exchange rates. ...
Moneysupermarket grabs most complained-about ad top spot again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 12:01:22 AM
....“The ads that attract the highest number of complaints are often not the ones that need banning,” said Guy Parker, chief executive of the ASA. “Our action leads to thousands of ads being amended or withdrawn each year, mostly for being misleading, but there wasn’t one misleading ad in the top 10 in 2016. ...
EU's £300m 'Space Egg', where UK's Brexit fate is likely to be sealed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 08:24:48 AM
....In contrast, the new EU headquarters has 3,750 windows made from ultra-clear glass. But the symbolism is misleading. ...
Volkswagen confirms $4.3bn payment over diesel emissions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 11:08:24 PM
.... vehicles as well as facing unresolved lawsuits from US investors and about 20 US states. Volkswagen’s expected guilty plea is in contrast to Justice Department deferred prosecution agreements with Toyota Motor Corp and General Motors Co, which were both accused of misleading regulators or consumers and paid fines of $1. ...
VW chiefs 'hushed up emission cheating' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 08:05:24 AM
.... . A complaint to the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against VW at the end of last year, accuses the carmaker of deliberately misleading regulators about cheating US pollution tests by means of so-called "defeat devices". ...
Campaign group rapped over fracking claims image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 01:35:12 AM
. Friends of the Earth (FOE) must not repeat misleading claims it made in an anti-fracking leaflet, the advertising watchdog has said. ...
Brexit will create 400,000 jobs? This is a fiction, as any economist will tell you | Jonathan Portes image
.... Even more fundamental is the obvious point that the impact of free trade deals – if they are successful – is to increase both exports and imports. Claiming that free trade deals would create British jobs because our exports would go up, but ignoring the fact that our imports would also increase, is either deeply ignorant or deliberately misleading. ...
Economists dispute claim that Brexit could create 400,000 jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 10:27:25 AM
....“Successful free trade deals would increase both exports and imports,” he said. “Calculating, as Change Britain does, a speculative figure for the number of jobs created by additional exports while ignoring the jobs lost as a result of additional imports is either deeply ignorant or deliberately misleading. ...
Deutsche Bank reaches $7.2bn settlement with US in mortgages case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 05:16:46 AM
....Royal Bank of Scotland, Wells Fargo, UBS and HSBC are also under investigation, according to company disclosures. US banks have paid tens of billions of dollars over the past three years to settle with US authorities over misleading investors about the quality of mortgages underlying securities. ...
The 2016 awards for worst customer service, plus homes for Christmas walks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:16:49 PM
....Hello and welcome to this week’s Money Talks – a roundup of the week’s biggest stories and some things you may have missed. Hospice charity ‘locked into fundraising deal that misleads public’. ...
BT tops UK broadband complaints list image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 12:20:17 PM
....In October, Vodafone was hit with a £4. 6m fine by Ofcom for breaking rules on handling complaints and misleading customers on what they received when they signed up for pay-as-you-go services. ...
Facebook accused over WhatsApp takeover image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 11:45:31 AM
. Facebook has been accused by the European Commission of misleading it during its investigation of the company's 2014 takeover of WhatsApp. ...
FTSE 100 closes above 7,000 level image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 09:16:53 AM
....Reckitt Benckiser fell 0. 9% after an Australian court tripled the company's fine for misleading customers over Nurofen. ...
Australian court increases fine over 'misleading' Nurofen image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 01:28:38 AM
....6m; $4. 4m) for misleading customers in Australia. ...
Nurofen maker's fine for misleading consumers increased from $1.7m to $6m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 10:51:30 PM
. The manufacturer of Nurofen has been fined $6m for misleading consumers. ...
JD Sports denies 'prison' conditions at warehouse image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 03:06:28 PM
....Channel 4 News says the report, to be broadcast on Wednesday, will show workers saying conditions at the Rochdale site are "worse than a prison" and a team leader "boasting of sacking workers on the spot, for as little as sitting down through exhaustion". In response, JD Sports issued a statement saying: "We are deeply disappointed and concerned by the allegations being made which we believe are misleading and not an accurate reflection of our culture, the vast majority of our people or our standards of practice and procedures. ...
New crowdfunding platforms following peer-to-peer lending are riskier than many realise image
....City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is looking to crack down on these crowdfunding platforms to protect savers who do not understand the dangers. It is lining up tough new regulations after warning that some platforms fall short of its demands to be “clear, fair and not misleading”. ...
Trump picks Exxon chief Rex Tillerson for secretary of state image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 07:01:29 PM
....Although he has no formal foreign policy experience, as Exxon chief Mr Tillerson oversees a company with 75,000 employees and business activities in more than 50 countries. He has warned of the "catastrophic" impact of unchecked climate change, although his company has been accused of deliberately misleading the public about the role of fossil fuels in global warming. ...
Present danger: trading standards' battle against deadly Christmas gifts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 07:23:09 AM
.... In addition, the doll has a bogus CE mark that suggests – falsely – that she meets recognised EU safety standards. “This is purporting to be a stamp of approval and appears to be a deliberate attempt to mislead consumers,” says Reed. ...
We’ll get a Brexit that suits Europe, not one that suits us image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 07:00:20 AM
....Yes: despite the objections of some readers, I repeat that only 37% of the adult population voted for Brexit, and only 28% of the entire population. And to those who say the latter figure is misleading, because it includes children ineligible to vote, I commend a recent letter in the New European from Mr Warwick Hillman. ...
City regulator to crack down on crowdfunding image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 08:53:42 AM
.... BrewDog, the self-styled punk brewer, has raised £26m from UK beer drinkers using crowdfunding. The FCA said it was difficult for investors to understand the risks and returns of crowdfunding, marketing material was sometimes unclear and misleading, and some firms did not manage risks and conflicts of interest properly. ...
Tougher crowdfunding rules proposed by FCA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 08:28:05 AM
....It said that it was difficult for investors to compare crowdfunding sites with each other - or with other asset classes - due to "complex and often unclear product offerings". It also found that financial promotions were not always "clear, fair and not misleading", and that the complex structure of some investments created "operational risks that are not being managed sufficiently". ...
MPs recommend clampdown on fixed-odds betting machines image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 01:04:05 PM
...."When a properly balanced and independent Select Committee of MPs investigated FOBTs, they came out strongly in favour of them. "As opposed to that Select Committee report, this is a biased and highly misleading piece of work, with no material evidence to support their claims. ...
Cut fixed-odds betting stakes to £2, MPs urge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 12:28:54 PM
....“When a properly balanced and independent select committee of MPs investigated FOBTs they came out strongly in favour of them. “As opposed to that select committee report, this is a biased and highly misleading piece of work, with no material evidence to support their claims. ...
Sports Direct chairman lambasts critics as profits fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 07:26:28 AM
.... . "The board accepts responsibility for our shortcomings, but there has also been disproportionate, inaccurate and misleading commentary. ...
TalkTalk's wi-fi hack advice is 'astonishing' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 02:23:07 PM
....". University College London's data security expert Dr Steven Murdoch suggested the statement was misleading. ...
Google, democracy and the truth about internet search image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 10:00:11 AM
.... It’s a link to a rather dense, scholarly book review from thetabletmag. com, a Jewish magazine, with the unfortunately misleading headline: “Why Literally Everybody In the World Hates Jews. ...
US unemployment rate falls to nine-year low image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of December 2016 01:33:12 PM
.... A decline in the number of part-timers suggests some more of the "slack" being taken up. The marked decline in the unemployment rate is a little misleading. ...
Asos accused of underpaying new warehouse staff image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 07:29:02 PM
.... Earlier this year, the GMB raised concerns about the levels of surveillance on the site and questioned whether so-called “flex” contracts were causing workers to be underpaid. Asos responded to the union’s claims, which it described as misleading, in October when it said it was “committed to migrating towards the living wage as determined by the Living Wage Foundation within 18 months” and that it was “reducing the probation period to three months from six, effective immediately”. ...
Price cap on rent-to-own goods possible, says FCA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 07:00:32 AM
....And it said that rent-to-own firms did not always take a flexible approach when shoppers got into debt. However, BrightHouse, the biggest rent-to-own firm, accused Citizens Advice of producing a "misleading" and "inaccurate" report. ...
Theresa May should ignore objections to publishing pay ratios | Nils Pratley image
....Yet even this gentle proposal, likely to be included in the government’s green paper on corporate governance on Tuesday, is running into resistance. Pay ratios are too crude and could mislead, runs one argument, because an investment bank, where lots of people tend to earn megabucks, could seem to be a “fairer” employer than a supermarket chain employing tens of thousands of shelf-stackers and checkout assistants. ...
OK, no workers in the boardroom: but May must be strong on executive pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of November 2016 07:00:53 AM
.... But, crucially, it failed to back the two remaining flagship ideas. The taskforce said a “snapshot” pay ratio could lead to misleading comparisons and create perverse incentives. ...
Theresa May's executive pay reforms challenged by thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 11:03:07 AM
....Instead, they recommend that companies introduce a binding vote only after 25% of shareholders vote against the pay report two years in a row. On pay ratios, the report said that “although well-intentioned, snapshot pay ratios by themselves have the potential to create misleading comparisons and perverse incentives. ...
Black Friday: a shopper’s guide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of November 2016 07:00:01 AM
.... While some will view it as a horrific American import, it is undoubtedly a big deal for retailers: last year, the week that included Black Friday was John Lewis’s biggest-ever for sales. However, consumer body Which? this week condemned some retailers’ “misleading” Black Friday offers, saying that in many cases “shops are exaggerating discounts”. ...
Energy bills mislead with phantom savings offers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 10:16:21 PM
....The BBC has learned that in industry consultations before the personal projection methodology was introduced in 2014, Ofgem was warned it was likely to produce inflated savings offers. Archna Luthra, of the MoneySavingExpert website, told Money Box: "We gave them a very clear warning about how damaging and misleading this calculation could be. ...
UK broadband speed ad rules to be revamped image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 12:01:01 AM
....However, the UK watchdog has yet to decide how they will be replaced. Digital Minister Matt Hancock said he was "delighted" by the move because the current adverts were "incredibly misleading". ...
In the gig economy, recruitment agencies are the gangmasters | Faiza Shaheen image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 01:08:37 PM
.... At the Centre for Labour and Social Studies conference last month, the general secretary of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, spoke of this race to the bottom culture, calling for us to focus on safeguards for workers, and proposing that any employer wishing to recruit labour abroad could only do so if they are either covered by a proper union agreement, or by sectoral collective bargaining. Such solutions get to the heart of problems in the labour market and would help us move away from an unhelpful and misleading focus on the number of immigrants. ...
Ex-Autonomy director accused by US prosecutors of elaborate financial fraud image
....The objective was to ensure Autonomy exceeded the quarterly projections for its revenue and profit growth, “to maintain and increase the defendant’s position within the company, to enrich themselves and others through bonuses, salaries and options”, and to make Autonomy more attractive to potential purchasers and HP. A long list of charges claims the ex-finance director misled market analysts, made false entries in company accounts, and made “false and misleading statements to Autonomy’s regulators in response to inquiries about its financial statements”. ...
We are living in a depression - that's why Trump took the White House image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 03:29:04 PM
.... She led 53%-41% among those earning less than $30,000 a year and by 51%-42% among those earning between $30,000 and $50,000. But these statistics are misleading. ...
25 texts and emails a day: how payday loan firms hound vulnerable borrowers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 07:00:43 AM
.... “Our rules require that firms do not state or imply to customers that credit is available regardless of the customer’s financial circumstances or status. We also require that all communications are clear, fair and not misleading. ...
National Grid looks to benefit from Trump infrastructure plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 05:02:29 PM
....Ofgem said the regime that governs what the Grid could charge for use of its network had brought down its charges by 17% and improved customer satisfaction. “Comparisons between the GB and US regulatory regimes can be misleading,” the regulator said. ...
Seeing red when my London Bus Driving School course disappears image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 07:00:26 AM
....There’s nothing on the company’s website to suggest that there’s a problem except that the phone number no longer works. But the two prominent photos of red Transport for London double-deckers are misleading. ...
HSBC boss urges government clarity on EU workers in the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 07:16:23 AM
.... . The headline numbers in bank financial results can often be misleading, and that is the case with HSBC. ...
Online scams and 'portal juggling': National Trading Standards lists threats image
. Consumers are facing emerging threats from increasingly sophisticated online scammers, which include counterfeit goods advertised on social media and misleading listings by estate agents on online portals. ...
Boss of firm that used cold-calling to sell call-blocking devices is jailed image
....“You were just another scammer using carefully crafted lies. Scripts were riddled with falsehoods and misleading information. ...
Broadband advert rule changes come into effect image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 31st of October 2016 12:04:13 AM
....People were "likely to be confused and misled" by price claims in the adverts, the ASA found. Geoff Roberts, from Northampton, told the BBC that he found broadband adverts "completely misleading". ...
Uber is misleading drivers about its legal defeat, claims union image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 30th of October 2016 05:59:58 PM
. The GMB union has accused Uber of misleading its drivers by claiming last week’s tribunal decision on working conditions only affects two drivers involved in the case. ...
China's main search engine Baidu sees first ever revenue drop image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of October 2016 12:19:42 AM
....The treatment was unsuccessful and the 21-year-old student died on 12 April. Before his death, Wei publicly accused the hospital of misleading him and his family of the treatment's effectiveness, and criticised Baidu for selling search listings for medical information to the highest bidder. ...
Falling behind? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 11:09:46 PM
....Converting output into US dollars to rank economies may not be the best way to look at it. As a World Bank analysis of the best way to compare economies puts it: "Exchange rate-converted GDPs can be highly misleading on the relative sizes of economies and levels of material well-being. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of October 2016 06:00:09 AM
....The reluctance of past employers to provide references to past employees seems to be becoming more common. This is mainly because employers are not obliged to provide references (unless specifically included in the original employment contract or in certain regulated occupations such as financial services); there is no advantage to the ex-employer in providing such a reference; and a growing fear of litigation for having provided a misleading reference makes companies wary of saying anything at all. ...
Yahoo urges US to publish surveillance order image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 08:53:25 PM
....Chief executive Marissa Mayer was also criticised for not appealing the order. But on Thursday, Yahoo general counsel Ron Bell called the claims "misleading" and said the order must be published. ...
RT: NatWest to close Russian channel's UK bank accounts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of October 2016 11:13:52 AM
....The UK broadcasting regulator criticised a programme in which RT claimed the BBC had "staged" a chemical weapons attack for a news report on Syria. Ofcom ruled that parts of the RT programme were "materially misleading". ...

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