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....A further £32m has been loaned via George Banco, a provider of consumer credit, in which Ratesetter had taken an equity stake. Ratesetter now says it is withdrawing from its partnership with the company and will only be a “passive shareholder in the business”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Not only had the company promised to do so, Walker believed, but the Department of Work and Pensions’ opposition undermined claims that the Conservatives had delivered equal rights to gay and lesbian citizens. The government relied on exemptions in the 2010 Equality Act that, their lawyers argued, permitted firms to restrict benefits generated by periods of service before 2005, when civil partnerships were introduced. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Ashley told City analysts that he was now expecting a better UK performance at Sports Directs partly because the company had “smashed the ball out of the park” with its investment in more up-market flagship stores. The latest development is a new strategic partnership with Japanese footwear brand Asics, which will take space in Sports Direct’s flagship stores. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Mike Ashley brushes off 60% dive in profits as shares in Sports Direct rise image
....Ashley told City analysts that he was now expecting a better UK performance at Sports Directs partly because the company had “smashed the ball out of the park” with its investment in more up-market flagship stores. The latest development is a new strategic partnership with Japanese footwear brand Asics, which will take space in Sports Direct’s flagship stores. ...
Peer-to-peer lender Ratesetter hit by £80m of struggling loans image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 07:37:39 PM
....A further £32m has been loaned via George Banco, a provider of consumer credit, in which Ratesetter had taken an equity stake. Ratesetter now says it is withdrawing from its partnership with the company and will only be a “passive shareholder in the business”. ...
The man who won a landmark legal battle for same-sex pension rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 06:00:43 AM
.... Not only had the company promised to do so, Walker believed, but the Department of Work and Pensions’ opposition undermined claims that the Conservatives had delivered equal rights to gay and lesbian citizens. The government relied on exemptions in the 2010 Equality Act that, their lawyers argued, permitted firms to restrict benefits generated by periods of service before 2005, when civil partnerships were introduced. ...
One in three Burberry shareholders revolt against executive pay deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 03:37:20 PM
....The new appointment followed pressure from shareholders concerned that Bailey was struggling to handle his dual role in a luxury goods market faced with slowing sales across key markets such as China and the Middle East. Speaking after the meeting, Gobbetti said both he and Bailey were used to working in partnership. ...
Sports Direct buys 26% stake in Game Digital image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 06:59:54 AM
....Game said in a statement to the London Stock Exchange that it was aware Sports Direct had taken “significant strategic equity stakes in a number of retail and brand businesses across both the UK and US”, and that it was “pleased that the strategic value of the group has been recognised by Sports Direct”. It added: “The group looks forward to working collaboratively with Sports Direct to explore the clear opportunities that a constructive partnership and collaboration can deliver for all stakeholders in the gaming, live events and rapidly growing eSports markets in which it operates. ...
Carillion has 'no future without rights issue of at least £500m' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 06:20:18 AM
....Meetings through Saturday and Sunday produced an 800-word statement to the stock exchange, which shocked the City when it was released at 7am on Monday morning. It was a monster profit warning following an £845m writedown, of which £375m related to three large public private partnership (PPP) contracts in the UK and £470m to the cost of pulling out of several markets in the Middle East and Canada. ...
Paris's Colette – 'the trendiest store in the world' – set to close image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 01:19:11 PM
.... During its final four months, collaborations are planned with Sacai, Chanel and Saint Laurent. Other past partnerships have ranged from Ikea to Hermès and Vespa to Vans shoes. ...
Carillion boss steps down as shares crash 40% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 09:40:51 AM
....Carillion has worked on the £400m Battersea power station revamp in London, the £335m Royal Liverpool University hospital, Birmingham’s flagship library and the expansion of Liverpool FC’s main stand at Anfield. But some of these projects have run into problems, and the firm announced a writedown of £845m related to three big public-private partnership (PPP) projects in the UK, including the Royal Liverpool, and the cost of pulling out of construction projects in the Middle East and Canada. ...
German industry warns UK not to expect help in Brexit negotiations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of July 2017 08:51:32 AM
....A government spokeswoman said: “While we will be leaving the single market and the EU customs union, we want to achieve a comprehensive free trade agreement that allows for the most frictionless possible trade. The government has been clear that we want to ensure a smooth implementation of our new partnership with the European Union that is in the interests of businesses in the UK and across the EU. ...
UK business leaders to call for indefinite delay in leaving single market image
....”. A government spokesperson said on Thursday evening: “The government has been clear that we want to ensure a smooth implementation of our new partnership with the European Union that is in the interests of businesses in the UK and across the EU. ...
Jeremy Corbyn: UK firms must pay more tax to fund better education image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 11:20:27 AM
....“I don’t see a future for this country of being a sort of low-tax haven on the shores of Europe. I see the future of this country as one that has a close partnership with the European Union, a tariff-free trade access to Europe and a similarity in taxation levels. ...
Post-Brexit EU drug regulation deal urged by ministers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of July 2017 06:50:52 AM
...."Our overall aim is to ensure that patients in the UK and across the EU continue to be able to access the best and most innovative medicines," they added. In the letter, they cited examples where the UK and EU partnership had helped patients, including the licensing of 130 products to treat rare diseases. ...
Channel 4's Bake Off set 'will be product-placement-free' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 02:25:38 PM
....Advertisers think Bake Off is a really good property, but very few have that big chunk of cash to commit in this market. “The Bake Off tent will look exactly as it always has when it airs on Channel 4 for the first time later this year,” said Jonathan Lewis, head of digital partnership innovation at Channel 4. ...
Horror stories told by central bankers will not end in an interest rate shock image
.... On a line that promised easy pickings, first GNER and then National Express each lasted only 18 months before announcing they couldn’t make it work. The present incumbent has managed two years before confirming it would be seeking some form of bailout, demanding that the Department for Transport renegotiate with preferential terms for the Stagecoach-Virgin partnership. ...
Online fraud 'overlooked' by government says watchdog image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 11:01:37 PM
....Improved data-sharing between banks and law enforcement had closed thousands of accounts linked to fraud, it said, adding that it was working with Financial Fraud Action UK on its Take Five to Stop Fraud awareness campaign. Tom Ironside of the British Retail Consortium said: "The retail industry strongly supports a much closer partnership between the government, law enforcement and industry to tackle online fraud. ...
Malawi and Unicef launch drone air corridor image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 04:27:48 PM
. Malawi has launched Africa's first air corridor to test the use of drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, in humanitarian missions in partnership with the UN children's agency, Unicef. ...
Europe is the shared story our papers tell. It’s what made me who I am image
.... There ought to some comprehension of the forces that drive ever-closer union. There ought to be some effort to see how countries, overrun time and again in war, have a different order of priorities for partnership. ...
Cambodian female workers in Nike, Asics and Puma factories suffer mass faintings image
.... Puma is now replacing short-term contracts for workers who have given more than two years’ service. It was engaging with Better Factories Cambodia – a partnership between the United Nations’ labour organisation and the International Finance Corporation. ...
UK caves in to EU demand to agree divorce bill before trade talks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 06:23:20 PM
.... Whitehall officials had feared that future trade deals could be held to ransom while the EU extracted the highest possible divorce settlement from a weakened UK government. “The UK wants to build a deep and special partnership with the EU,” Davis reportedly told Barnier during their plenary session. ...
Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in $13.7bn deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 01:26:19 PM
....Analysts at Bernstein suggested Morrisons and Sainsbury’s were possible targets in the UK alongside Ahold Delhaize in the Netherlands and France’s Carrefour. But Roberts said Amazon already operated partnerships with a number of regional supermarkets in the US as well as Morrisons in the UK and would not necessarily need to buy them out in order to expand. ...
Tesco says price rises are last resort as UK growth hits seven-year high image
....Last year Tesco removed Marmite and other household brands made by Unilever from its website after the manufacturer tried to raise its prices by about 10% as a result of sterling’s slump after the Brexit vote. “The whole idea is to work in partnership with our suppliers,” Lewis said. ...
Debt warning: Cash-strapped Brits adding a TENNER a day to their burdens - this is how image
....”. The group runs free financial education courses, in partnership with the Open University, which have helped 250,000 learn about finance and gain confidence dealing with money, but more action is needed, added Mr Harrison. ...
Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’ image
....Silicon Valley’s other behemoth, Google parent company Alphabet, has also shifted the focus of its driverless vehicle plans towards technology for installation in cars built by established automotive firms. The company’s Waymo division confirmed on Monday it is phasing out its “Firefly” bubble car and has instead sought to highlight its partnership on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan. ...
EasyJet offers private jet experience at Luton – without the private jet image
....Passengers can pay £475 to be checked in and clear security while relaxing in a luxury lounge, before being driven across the airfield to the plane in a private car and returning to bleak reality onboard. The partnership will allow passengers travelling from the headquarters of Britain’s biggest budget airline to use Luton’s new Signature terminal, opened in December 2016. ...
British Airways looks to Capita to run call centres after IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 12:04:02 PM
....”. In a trading update, Capita confirmed it had “entered a period of exclusive engagement with British Airways to explore forming a potential partnership to support its global customer contact operations”. ...
Celebrity rich list 2017: Taylor Swift falls to 49th place as Diddy takes top spot image
....Rapper and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs landed on top of the rich list for 2017 with annual earnings of $130m. Combs’ big payout was thanks to his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, earnings from his Sean John clothing line, and his partnership with Ciroc vodka. ...
Qatar and the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 04:51:11 AM
....". Qatari Diar also has a partnership with the real estate investment company Delancey and the Dutch pension fund asset manager, APG to develop and rent the 2012 Olympic Athletes' Village, known as East Village, and the Elephant and Castle redevelopment. ...
US oil firm Halliburton branded ‘obscene’ over unpaid UK internships image
....Interns in the UK are entitled to the national minimum wage unless they are under 16 or are taking part in a student internship for less than a year as part of a school or university course. Halliburton said applicants for its unpaid positions could use their work as part of a degree but did not say whether they formed part of a recognised course in partnership with specific universities. ...
Hopes of EU-US trade agreement put on ice, say Brussels sources image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 10:46:08 PM
....Neither Donald Trump nor European officials raised the possible resumption of talks during the US president’s visit to Brussels last month, EU sources said. Documents relating to the transatlantic trade and investment partnership, known as TTIP, had now been locked in a filing cabinet and the code to open it had been lost, one diplomat joked. ...
Canada calling: tech industry lures workers north in wake of Trump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 10:00:21 AM
....”. The opportunity comes at a unique time for Canada’s tech industry, said Heather Galt who helms Go North Canada, a partnership between the country’s tech organisations aimed at bringing Canadian expats home. ...
Walmart asking staff to deliver online orders on their way home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 06:36:59 PM
.... Britain’s biggest supermarket this week announced it had successfully used a six-wheeled buggy to deliver food from stores to homes in some parts of central London. The company said it planned to widen the pilot scheme in partnership with Starship Technologies, who make the robots that have also been used by takeaway company Just Eat. ...
China sees an opportunity to lead as Trump withdraws from Paris. But will it? image
....In the meantime, China will likely look for a new global partner to tackle climate change, as Chinese officials are not entirely comfortable taking sole responsibility. “The moment Trump announced his Paris pull out marked the divorce of US-China climate relationship and the beginning of a reinvigorated partnership between China and the EU,” said Li Shuo, climate policy adviser at Greenpeace East Asia. ...
David Beckham and other celebrities lose £700m tax case image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 02:53:43 PM
....Last year, HMRC won a case against another tax avoidance scheme used by celebrities called Icebreaker. The Tax Tribunal ruled members had claimed tax relief on losses many times higher than the actual amount they invested in the partnerships. ...
The new hipsters? London's exclusive 'downsizer' homes for the over-55s image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 06:15:16 AM
....Branded downsizer housing remains niche for now, although other private developers, including McCarthy and Stone and Barratt Homes, seem to be tapping into the clear economic opportunity they represent. Even Quadra is a private-public partnership with the developer Hill: downsizing obviously represents a commercial opportunity to private developers, not just socially motivated housing associations. ...
NatWest CLEARSPEND APP gives growing firms instant spending and budget insights image
.... . Alison Rose, chief executive of NatWest's commercial and private banking division, drove the innovation in partnership with Silicon Valley start-up SpendLabs. ...
Aston Martin roars back into profit as DB11 revs up sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 05:41:58 PM
....Demand for Aston Martin’s first all-new model for a decade – the flagship DB11 coupe – helped the luxury carmaker to double revenues in the first quarter, as it seeks to recover from six years of losses. The DB11, the first model Aston Martin has launched under a technology partnership with Daimler, accounted for the majority of 1,203 vehicles sold during the period. ...
Google plans to track credit card spending image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 12:13:45 PM
...."In under three years, advertisers globally have measured over five billion store visits," it said. It added that Google's "third-party partnerships" already capture approximately 70% of credit and debit card transactions in the US, but did not reveal who the partners were or how information was captured. ...
How can Macron unite Europe? He could start with its armies | Hans-Werner Sinn image
....That being said, it is important European integration moves forward. There is still much work to do to improve the EU’s cross-border traffic routes and strengthen its security partnerships. ...
EU's Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 01:08:19 PM
....Asked a second time what he would do if the British walked out of the talks, Mr Barnier said there would be moments of tension but things had to be put in perspective. "The new partnership is what's important. ...
Universal agrees deal to stream on China's Tencent's services image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 05:08:54 AM
.... . The chairman and chief executive of Universal Music Group, Sir Lucian Grainge, said recent developments in technology and the commercial environment in China meant is was "the right time for an innovative strategic partnership with a leading Chinese company like Tencent". ...
University of Apple  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:03:56 PM
....Places are awarded through open competition - with tests being held next month in Munich, Paris, London, Madrid, Rome and Naples - with no tuition fees, open to applicants from anywhere in the world and with courses taught in English. There will be 400 students recruited for the autumn, expected to be in the 18 to 30 age range, for courses run in partnership with a Naples university, the University of Federico II. ...
Leasehold now the No 1 concern for UK homeowners, study finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 05:01:05 AM
....”. The Guardian, in partnership with campaign group Leasehold Knowledge Partnership, revealed last year how developers such as Taylor Wimpey had introduced clauses into 999-year leases on new-build houses that resulted in ground rents doubling every 10 years. ...
Lyft strikes self-driving deal with Google's Waymo image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 08:23:51 AM
. US ride hailing business Lyft has formed a partnership with the Google owner's self-driving car unit Waymo to help develop self-driving vehicles. ...
AirAsia to launch China joint venture image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 02:55:06 AM
.... . Based in the central eastern city of Zhengzhou, the airline will be run in partnership with the Everbright Group. ...
Philip Hammond calls China a 'natural partner' as he seeks post-Brexit trade deals image
....Britain now hoped to benefit from that growth as it charted its post-Brexit course, the chancellor added. “As we embark on a new chapter in our history, as we leave the European Union, we want to maintain a close and open trading partnership with our European neighbours and at the same time pursue our ambition to secure free trade agreements around the world with new partners and old allies alike. ...
Office sauna image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 12:30:10 AM
.... Friday's playlist included Gregorian chant and the Bee Gees (separately). Speaking in the Magic Roundabout meeting room, Inez Miedema, head of affiliates and partnerships at TransferWise, admits that her parents - during a tour of the office - saw people playing a football computer game and questioned whether any work actually got done. ...
The left must take a lesson from the right and come together to win | Will Hutton image
....The problem is the liberal social democrat leavening is too weak. There is too much reliance on top-down statism rather than partnership and reshaping the architecture of capitalism. ...
Brexit will leave ‘a business support black hole,' says report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 06:15:12 AM
....Cherry said: “Brexit marks an unprecedented opportunity for fundamental reform. LEPs [local enterprise partnerships] and Growth Hubs must be empowered to tailor and simplify support according to local requirements. ...
French champagne house Taittinger plants first vines in English soil image
.... It will be a gradual process. ” The partnership is in line with Taittinger’s joint venture in California’s Napa Valley called Domaine Carneros. ...
Mine the gap: Transport for London hopes to profit from licensing its brand overseas image
....He cites the success of a pop-up shop opened in a Tokyo station in the Ginza shopping district last year as an example of the overseas sales potential. Among items on sale was a trainer made in partnership with Nike, patterned with the font used in all London underground maps, signs, logos, leaflets and on social media. ...
Watch me, watch me image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 11:15:21 PM
....". Khudor Annous, head of marketing and partnerships at Live. ...
Nissan launches British-made home battery to rival Tesla's Powerwall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 09:00:05 AM
....Batteries that have powered electric cars around the UK will get a second life providing energy storage for households, with the launch this week of a British-made home battery to rival the one made by Elon Musk’s Tesla. The cells will be made by the Japanese car-maker Nissan in Sunderland, where its popular Leaf electric car is built, and sold in partnership with the US power firm Eaton. ...
Voices of the 1%: how do Britain's highest earners feel about their income? image
....However, the pay of chief executives is likely to be eclipsed by those working in hedge funds, private equity and the partners of accountancy and law firms. As private companies or partnerships, they are not required to publish data on earnings. ...
Alarm sounded over delays to develop UK mini nuclear reactors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 10:58:50 AM
....Rolls-Royce, which is bidding for a slice of the competition funding, told the Lords it hoped to deploy a small modular reactor in the UK by 2028 if it had government backing. The company is competing with Chinese state firm CNNC, US firm NuScale and the US-Japanese partnership GE-Hitachi. ...
Norway billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke to give away 'lion's share' image
....Kjell Inge Roekke, a former fisherman who made his fortune in the oil industry, will begin by funding a research ship that will remove plastic from the ocean. It will operate in partnership with the environmental organisation WWF. ...
Sir Philip Green and wife took £433m hit last year, says rich list image
....4bn in the past 12 months. Robert Watts, compiler of the Sunday Times Rich List 2017, said this year’s wealth ranking “will show how the makeup of Britain’s richest 1,000 people is changing – with a record number of women and more husband and wife partnerships than before”. ...
Social media giants 'shamefully far' from tackling illegal content image
.... . "We've recently tightened our advertising policies and enforcement; made algorithmic updates; and are expanding our partnerships with specialist organisations working in this field. ...
On the buses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 11:31:11 PM
....Phil Medlicott, managing director at bus company First Manchester, says operators and regulators have the same aim: "To get more people out of their cars and using buses". "We recognise that there is still much to do to make this a reality, but we are convinced that the quickest, cheapest and best way to improve bus services throughout Greater Manchester is through positive and proactive partnerships," he says. ...
Can Emmanuel Macron solve France's economic riddle? | Larry Elliott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 10:23:32 AM
.... Berlin has grown impatient with the failure of French politicians to deliver on the reforms they have promised. As a result, it is no longer a partnership of equals. ...
Just Eat delivers £10m The X Factor sponsorship deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 09:18:01 AM
....A fall in The X Factor viewing numbers – last year’s final was the lowest-rated in the show’s 12-year history – has not dented the value of the deal. It is understood to be similar to the figure paid by TalkTalk, which last year ended its 10-year partnership that dated to when it was part of Carphone Warehouse. ...
Even Trump's Twitter binges aren't enough to make it worth $11bn | Nils Pratley image
.... But Walmsley was clearly signalling a shakeup of some sort in pharmaceuticals with her pointed criticism that GSK has sometimes pursued “interesting” drugs that lack sufficient commercial potential. Some programmes may be dropped or shoved into partnerships. ...
Isle of Wight Festival takeover bid by Live Nation investigated image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 09:47:24 AM
....Announcing the plan last month, Mr Desmond said it was "fantastic" to add it to its portfolio of more than 85 music festivals worldwide, including Reading, Leeds, Wireless and T in in the Park. Isle of Wight Festival founder John Giddings said the partnership would "give us the ability to access the company's scale and talent pool, bringing more acts and a better experience to the UK". ...
Jockey Club horse racing posts record annual turnover image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 05:05:46 AM
.... It is governed by Royal Charter, with all profits invested back into the sport. It said its healthy commercial performance had been driven by a range of revenue streams - including continued growth from large racing festivals, its Jockey Club Live joint music venture, commercial partnerships, media fees and record numbers of racehorses using Jockey Club Estates' training facilities. ...
Virgin, Stagecoach and France's SNCF link up for HS2 bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 12:47:58 PM
.... First partner Trenitalia’s Italian network includes a spine served by Frecciarossa high-speed trains. Martin Griffiths, the chief executive of Stagecoach, said: “This creates a powerful world-class partnership, bringing together the team which has transformed intercity rail travel in the UK with the most recognised and capable high-speed operator in Europe. ...
Could the IMF's 'world currency' help encourage global unity? | Mohamed El-Erian image
.... Specifically, the fund would need to complement its traditional core constituency of governments and other multilateral institutions (particularly the World Bank) with systemically influential sub-national and private counterparts. The resulting public-private partnerships would enhance issuance, the development of market infrastructure, and liquidity provision for the SDR. ...
Packing a punch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 06:58:24 AM
....Elliott itself has made demands on dozens of companies in recent years, turning its attention beyond the technology firms that were once its primary focus. The firm has also branched out its partnerships, working with a private equity firm in at least one instance and taking a large stake in Bentham Ventures, a firm focused on shareholder lawsuits. ...
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
....“VR and augmented reality have good long-term potential in the market,” said the Sky chief executive, Jeremy Darroch. Sky also announced the launch of a global production partnership with HBO, maker of Game of Thrones, with a $250m (£195m) initial investment to make high-end dramas. ...
Sky announces HBO co-production deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 07:23:20 AM
....Sky has co-produced dramas with Game of Thrones producer HBO before - for example, Young Pope was made in collaboration with Sky Atlantic, HBO and Canal Plus - but this is the first time that production companies will pitch to Sky and HBO together. "The HBO and Sky partnership will be open to pitches from across the creative community, in both the US and Europe, and is looking for ideas consistent with the content strategies of HBO in North America and the Sky Atlantic brand in Europe," Sky said. ...
As newlyweds, what capital gains tax will we pay if we sell one of our flats? image
.... However, provided you live in them both, you can decide which of the two properties should get the relief and it doesn’t have to be the one that you live in most of the time. You have two years from the date of your marriage (or civil partnership) to nominate by writing to HM Revenue & Customs, giving the address of the property that you wish to be treated as your main home for CGT purposes. ...
Ultrasonic clothes dryer 'halves drying time' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 02:15:16 PM
....As well as speeding up the drying process, it is expected to use up to 70% less energy than conventional dryers. The dryer has been developed by scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, in partnership with General Electric. ...
Eggs-porting isn't easy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 11:14:15 PM
....The company has six shops in the South East of England and sells directly to customers in the US and Europe via its website, and further afield via export arrangements. So far most of its overseas customers have come via a partnership deal with a large US retailer. ...
The Crusader: Trader falls victim to debt collector trying to get back money owed image
....In some situations the consumer-focused Financial Ombudsman can also look at complaints on behalf of small traders. This is when the business bringing the complaint is a sole trader or a partnership (but not a limited company) and the defendant is classed as a micro enterprise so  has fewer than 10 employees and an annual turnover of less than two million euros (£1. ...
Brexit: Theresa May suggests free movement extension image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 02:32:01 AM
....She told Sky News: "There's obviously a legal situation in terms of how the EU can conduct trade negotiations. "I'm clear that by the point at which we leave the EU, it's right that everybody should know what the future arrangements, the future relationship, that future partnership between us and the European Union will be. ...
UK holidaymakers must keep EU rights after Brexit, says Abta image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 06:01:44 AM
....”. However, it also believes Brexit opens up possibilities for new partnerships and the opportunity to revamp dated laws and regulations. ...
Chemicals giant Ineos leads industry lobbying to avoid green tax image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 05:30:14 AM
....The cache of progress updates, letters and meeting notes comes from the Chemistry Growth Partnership, a government-industry initiative. Ineos is a member of the partnership and its director, Tom Crotty, chairs the initiative’s energy work. ...
Hull after Brexit – will the City of Culture regret voting out? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 02:30:03 PM
....”. Following a consultation with businesses in the region, the Humber local enterprise partnership (LEP) chaired by Lord Chris Haskins, former chairman of Hull-based Northern Foods, outlined a series of concerns about Brexit’s impact on the economy in a letter sent to several government ministers. ...
Location, location, location – where will Channel 4 move to? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of April 2017 02:59:28 PM
....Birmingham, the frontrunner, has been quickest out of the blocks, having put plans in place to offer two prime HQ locations, including a site near the city centre’s proposed high-speed rail station. The sites were in part identified by the local enterprise partnership, which at the time was chaired by Andy Street, former managing director of John Lewis. ...

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