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....The two Estonians started TransferWise in 2011 in London. Mr Kaarmann had bills to pay in Estonia and his salary was in pounds, while Mr Hinrikus needed sterling to live in the UK but was being paid in euros. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . "A lot of our managers are 21-year-olds who you're asking to run multimillion pound restaurants. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....For the battle-hardened business traveller, budget hotel chains are synonymous with dreary decor, thin walls and the hum of the motorway beyond the window. But in the same way that Ryanair and easyJet raised their game to make the low-cost option acceptable for work trips, cheap hotels are luring the corporate pound with a move upmarket. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Any security fears are dismissed by Mike Stoller, Nats operations director for airports, who said this system is no more hackable than current aircraft control: much of Britain’s airspace outside airports is already managed remotely from Swanwick. Typically, the cost of constructing a traditional aircraft tower – in the tens of millions of pounds – as well as staffing it could be potentially prohibitive for smaller airfields. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....“We have the lowest unemployment rate since 2005 and people already in work are becoming more hesitant about moving jobs amid Brexit uncertainty. Meanwhile, the weakening pound and lack of clarity about future immigration rules is putting off some EU nationals from taking up roles in the UK. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:01:52 AM
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....In 2015, he told the BBC his firm's battery contained materials that allowed for "non-traditional" reactions and the unusually fast transfer of ions from an anode to a cathode - the electrical process that charges a battery. The design involves nanomaterials, which feature extremely small structures, and - unnamed - organic compounds. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. The government’s failure to deliver on a multimillion-pound competition to develop mini atomic power stations has hurt the nuclear sector and risks international companies walking away from the UK, a Lords committee has warned. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 10:58:50 AM
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. The property sector is a multi-billion pound industry that affects all of us at some point in our lives. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 8th of May 2017 06:00:55 AM
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....Markit said the sector enjoyed "solid improvement" last month, with new orders being received at the fastest rate since January 2014. The survey found the main source of new work came from the domestic market, but there was a "solid increase in new export business" due to a combination of better global economic conditions and the weakening of the pound. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 09:23:58 AM
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...."As we head into the summer, both first-time buyer and remortgage lending [are] expected to maintain momentum in the light of the very attractive deals currently available," said Paul Smee, director general of the CML. However, first-time buyers still face significant challenges, not least strict affordability rules and a requirement to find thousands of pounds for a deposit. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... We were aiming to get a 10%-15% deposit down," said Mr Taylor. When they found a property, their parents still helped them with thousands of pounds. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 09:52:41 AM
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....”. Supermarkets including Tesco are braced for a choppy year ahead, as the sharp fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote pushes up the price of imported foods and ingredients. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 12th of May 2017 07:21:20 AM
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. Superdry has emerged as one of the winners from the Brexit vote, as the weakness of the pound boosted the clothing brand’s performance overseas. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 11th of May 2017 04:39:17 PM
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....7% this year was "entirely" due to the impact of weak sterling and that raising interest rates would not be an effective way of tackling the increase in living costs. Before last June's referendum the pound was trading at about $1. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 11th of May 2017 11:26:30 AM
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....It's not that Mr Fields has failed to pour billions of dollars into self-drive and ride-sharing experiments - it's that shareholders see little return in sight. Recent reports of tense boardroom meetings, compounded by a tetchy annual shareholders' meeting earlier this month, probably explain why Ford chairman Bill Ford Jr has acted now. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Monday 22nd of May 2017 07:20:07 AM
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.... Pre-tax profits nose-diving by nearly two thirds to £176m. A far cry from the heady days when profits went above the billion pounds mark. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Labour would nationalise the multi-billion pound water industry if elected, the BBC understands. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Monday 15th of May 2017 09:18:02 PM
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.... . "There are clearer signs that the consumer is wavering as inflationary pressures have picked up, but the production related sectors of the economy are forging ahead thanks to an improving global picture and the more competitive pound. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Friday 28th of April 2017 08:32:58 AM
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....Investec analyst Kate Calvert has pencilled in pre-tax profits of £603m for the year to 31 March – down from £690m a year ago as the combination of rising costs and falling sales eats into the company’s profitability. “M&S is playing catch up in a difficult mid-market position,” said Calvert who said the collapse in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote would add to the pressures faced by management this year as the cost of imported goods rises. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 21st of May 2017 10:16:45 AM
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....". Mr Goodwin, who was stripped of his knighthood in 2012, oversaw the multi-billion-pound deal to buy Dutch rival ABN Amro at the height of the financial crisis in 2007, which led to the RBS bailout. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Monday 22nd of May 2017 12:12:00 AM
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.... . "Even though I cycle a few times a week, I carry an extra couple of pounds and I was curious to learn more about myself," says Mr Attias, who lives in Oakland, California. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....". But Sainsbury's predicts that its costs will go on rising by 2% to 3% over the next 12 months, largely because of the fall in the value of the pound which makes imported goods more expensive. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 06:27:59 AM
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.... Damp, mould, broken boilers and dangerous electrics feature prominently in the responses, with many reports of landlords who evict tenants rather than pay for repairs. One said: “After thousands of pounds’ worth of electrical items all broke down at once, an electrician assessed our flat. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 25th of May 2017 04:30:19 AM
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...."Anecdotal evidence from retailers suggests that good weather contributed to growth," the ONS said. The stronger-than-expected rise in sales pushed the value of the pound above $1. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 18th of May 2017 09:01:02 AM
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.... And a newer currency, Ethereum, has climbed even faster. Industry members say uncertainty surrounding the value of global currencies, including the pound, is driving demand for alternative currencies. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 24th of May 2017 09:07:22 AM
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.... . She said some smart meters did not work, which meant people were being sent high estimated bills, including some who were being asked for hundreds of pounds a month. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Sunday 30th of April 2017 12:47:23 AM
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.... Among them was the former HBOS banker Mark Dobson, who was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison and is referred to in the letter sent to Horta-Osório by Edmonds’ lawyer Jonathan Coad at Keystone Law. The letter said: “These individuals were fraudsters whose corrupt activities also resulted in losses to my client of tens of millions of pounds, along with his suffering deep distress and public humiliation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 10th of May 2017 10:12:13 AM
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....”. Those other things include a weak pound, a strong dollar and the generally higher stock market rating of US companies. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....1% was £990,000. A senior investment banker, who earns hundreds of thousands of pounds a year, said he “just doesn’t feel particularly wealthy” compared with other parents at his children’s private school who, he said, were sitting on £100m-plus family fortunes. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Leader Jeremy Corbyn said the manifesto - including billions for schools and the NHS and an expansion of free childcare - was a "programme of hope". The income tax rate would rise to 45p for earnings above £80,000 and then to 50p in each pound earned over £123,000. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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UK GDP growth weaker than expected as inflation hits spending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 09:24:06 AM
....The figures provide the latest evidence that the early resilience to the EU referendum result last June is now wearing off as higher inflation puts consumers under pressure. Prices have been picking up pace since the Brexit vote because it sent the pound sharply lower and has raised the cost of imports to the UK. ...
FTSE ends flat as Wizz Air takes off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 08:01:17 AM
....2% as investors shrugged off news of lower profits at the car parts and bike retailer. Annual profits fell 10% due to the impact of the weak pound, but revenues were up more than 7%. ...
Halfords profits hit by weak pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 07:13:06 AM
. Annual profits at Halfords have been hit by the weak pound despite a strong rise in sales. ...
Not just Bitcoin... image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 09:07:22 AM
.... And a newer currency, Ethereum, has climbed even faster. Industry members say uncertainty surrounding the value of global currencies, including the pound, is driving demand for alternative currencies. ...
M&S profits dive by nearly two-thirds as clothing sales slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 06:59:23 AM
....Marks & Spencer has reported a 64% drop in annual profits to £176. 4m as weak clothing sales were compounded by more than £400m of restructuring costs relating to the new chief executive’s turnaround plan. ...
M&S annual profits fall by 64% as revamp costs bite image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 06:30:53 AM
.... Pre-tax profits nose-diving by nearly two thirds to £176m. A far cry from the heady days when profits went above the billion pounds mark. ...
The financial benefits of getting married in retirement image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 07:53:00 PM
....The number of people over the state pension age who are cohabiting is rising rapidly but they could face a financial sting in the tail, according to a new report from insurer Royal London. They are missing out on valuable tax allowances, state pension rights and inheritance tax benefits that could ultimately cost them tens of thousands of pounds. ...
If London subsidises the rest of the UK, where does that leave Scotland? | Nils Pratley image
.... That makes the currency question – one of the central debates in the 2014 referendum – critical. Back then, the Scottish National party said a post-independence Scotland would continue to use the pound sterling. ...
Jaeger suppliers owed millions consider legal action against ex-owners image
. A group of suppliers owed millions of pounds by the collapsed fashion retailer Jaeger is considering taking legal action against its former owners. ...
London economy subsidises rest of UK, ONS figures show image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 10:26:10 AM
.... It’s clear that households are increasingly feeling the pinch, as rising inflation pushes down on real earnings. Taken together with higher import cost pressures from a weaker pound, this is creating a challenging environment for retailers. ...
Retailers sag as FTSE 100 slides image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 08:04:48 AM
....3% to £525m, helped by fewer leaks following an investment programme. On the currency markets, the pound was flat against the dollar to $1. ...
What you should do before repatriating proceeds from your foreign property sale image
. This is because you will need to transfer the foreign currency proceeds of the sale back into pounds. ...
FTSE 100 rises as sterling weakens image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 12:02:52 PM
. London's stock market began the week higher as the pound fluctuated around the $1. ...
Ford chairman denies that he fired chief executive image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 07:20:07 AM
....It's not that Mr Fields has failed to pour billions of dollars into self-drive and ride-sharing experiments - it's that shareholders see little return in sight. Recent reports of tense boardroom meetings, compounded by a tetchy annual shareholders' meeting earlier this month, probably explain why Ford chairman Bill Ford Jr has acted now. ...
Workers 'suffer £200 pay cut' to fund pension deficits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 07:16:46 AM
. Workers may be suffering from lower pay as a result of their employers spending millions of pounds to keep their pension schemes afloat. ...
RBS court battle with investors adjourned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 12:12:00 AM
....". Mr Goodwin, who was stripped of his knighthood in 2012, oversaw the multi-billion-pound deal to buy Dutch rival ABN Amro at the height of the financial crisis in 2007, which led to the RBS bailout. ...
Church of England fund sees 'stellar' returns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 06:34:39 PM
.... . The Church Commissioners said the performance had been partly driven by the drop in the pound following the Brexit vote, but said strong returns from its investments in global equities, private equity and timber had been "equally helpful". ...
Church of England made stunning 17% return on investments in 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 01:08:44 PM
....The church’s fund’s outperformance over the past decade has slightly outpaced even the Yale Endowment fund, which is rated by the Financial Times (paywall) as the most admired in the sector. The Church Commissioners, whose target is making a return of inflation plus five percentage points, said it had been partly aided in 2016 by sterling’s weakness after the Brexit vote, with the fall in the value of the pound accounting for about half the gains made on its equity portfolio. ...
Save money this summer and opt for an all-inclusive holiday package image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 01:06:00 PM
. Booking an all-inclusive holiday with accommodation, meals and drinks all thrown in can help you keep within budget and save hundreds of pounds. ...
Save money this summer and opt for an all-inclusive holiday package image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 01:06:00 PM
. Booking an all-inclusive holiday with accommodation, meals and drinks all thrown in can help you keep within budget and save hundreds of pounds. ...
Marks & Spencer to report slump in clothing sales after short-lived boost image
....Investec analyst Kate Calvert has pencilled in pre-tax profits of £603m for the year to 31 March – down from £690m a year ago as the combination of rising costs and falling sales eats into the company’s profitability. “M&S is playing catch up in a difficult mid-market position,” said Calvert who said the collapse in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote would add to the pressures faced by management this year as the cost of imported goods rises. ...
Forget Brexit, the real challenge is creating enough wealth for an ageing population image
.... Indeed, they have probably suffered as a result of the concentration of growth in London and the south-east. Why? Because the flow of global capital into the City has pushed up the value of the pound, making life harder for exporters in regions that still rely heavily on manufacturing. ...
Car loans, low rates, second mortgages: all the ingredients for a new credit crunch image
.... It will, as the current RBS chief executive Ross McEwan put it, “take the organisation back to 2008”. As it is, McEwan is still grappling with problems that date back a decade: the multibillion-pound penalty from the US authorities over the mis-selling of mortgage bonds, and disposal of 300 branches demanded by the EU as punishment for its bailout. ...
Ikea seeks to make more products in UK to fend off post-Brexit vote price rises image
....” She said manufacturing and sourcing more locally could help offset the risks in importing goods. “Currency is our biggest challenge,” she said, referring to the fall in value of the pound against the euro and the dollar, which despite recent fluctuations, is down by between 10% and 12% since the EU referendum. ...
Young people 'most likely to go abroad without insurance' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 11:54:01 PM
. About 40% of young people go abroad without travel insurance, risking medical fees of thousands of pounds if they are taken ill, a survey suggests. ...
Winter fuel allowance: What the Tory Manifesto pledge REALLY means for you image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 02:29:00 PM
....25 for couples. It's not been confirmed if there will be a cliff-edge where someone a pound above the income threshold will get nothing, or if the allowance will be tapered. ...
Winter fuel allowance: Will I still get my winter fuel payment under a Tory government?  image
....25 for couples. Experts have said the Government must avoid a cliff-edge where someone a pound above the threshold will get nothing, compared to someone a pound below who will still receive it. ...
Sterling's fall buoys UK manufacturers as export orders rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 01:17:38 PM
. UK factories have cashed in on the sharp fall in the pound since the Brexit vote, with export orders at the joint highest level in three and a half years. ...
FTSE 100 rebounds and sterling rises image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 08:02:14 AM
....8% after announcing that chief financial officer Chris O'Shea was stepping down. On the currency markets, the pound rebounded back above the $1. ...
Remote air traffic control preparing for takeoff at London City airport image
....Any security fears are dismissed by Mike Stoller, Nats operations director for airports, who said this system is no more hackable than current aircraft control: much of Britain’s airspace outside airports is already managed remotely from Swanwick. Typically, the cost of constructing a traditional aircraft tower – in the tens of millions of pounds – as well as staffing it could be potentially prohibitive for smaller airfields. ...
What does increased consumer spending really mean for the UK? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 03:47:00 PM
....7 per cent on the year in April. The surge in price pressures is largely to do with the depreciation in pound exchange rates recorded in the months following the UK’s decision to Brexit from the European Union. ...
Retail sales in April beat forecasts with a 2.3% rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 09:01:02 AM
...."Anecdotal evidence from retailers suggests that good weather contributed to growth," the ONS said. The stronger-than-expected rise in sales pushed the value of the pound above $1. ...
FTSE 100 sinks while pound jumps image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 08:41:00 AM
....The row over the firing of FBI director James Comey has led to growing scepticism about Mr Trump's ability to deliver tax and regulatory reform. The pound rose above $1. ...
Burberry's profits fall amid 'challenging' US trading image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 08:02:50 AM
....8m as it was hit by weak wholesale trading in the US. However, tourists attracted by the low pound helped to drive an "exceptional" performance in the UK. ...
Ikea to create 1,300 UK jobs in three new stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 10:02:07 AM
....These improvements come as retailers and other businesses face the potential loss of workers from the EU. Uncertainty about post-Brexit employment and residency rights, and the slump in the value of the pound, which has devalued wages in euro terms, have combined to make hiring more difficult. ...
Buy-to-let slump after stamp duty change image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 09:57:25 AM
...."As we head into the summer, both first-time buyer and remortgage lending [are] expected to maintain momentum in the light of the very attractive deals currently available," said Paul Smee, director general of the CML. However, first-time buyers still face significant challenges, not least strict affordability rules and a requirement to find thousands of pounds for a deposit. ...
Government accused of ignoring workers' plight as UK faces pay squeeze image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 09:24:55 AM
....“The big question for every party is – what’s your plan to get Britain’s wages rising again?”. Liberal Democrat spokesman Vince Cable said:“This squeeze on living standards is almost certainly caused by the falling pound since the Brexit vote. ...
FTSE's recent record-breaking run stalls image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 07:29:02 AM
....03 points. Against the US greenback, the pound was up 0. ...
Protect your shed: Valuables in your garden could be a target for thieves image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Yet half of all sheds are uninsured, often leaving items worth thousands of pounds with no protection against theft or damage, according to research from household insurance specialists Policy Expert. ...
These are the five things you must do when buying property abroad image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 12:00:00 AM
....Exchange rates are highly volatile and can move by as much as 5 per cent in a matter of days. The difference of a couple of cents per pound can leave you thousands better or worse off when moving the size sums involved in a typical property purchase, so it really pays to be aware of what the exchange rate is doing. ...
Affordable art image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:00:59 PM
TransferWise becomes profitable six years after being founded image
....The two Estonians started TransferWise in 2011 in London. Mr Kaarmann had bills to pay in Estonia and his salary was in pounds, while Mr Hinrikus needed sterling to live in the UK but was being paid in euros. ...
Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell could be pursued by Sir Philip Green for millions image
. Dominic Chappell, the former owner of BHS, could be pursued for millions of pounds owed to Philip Green’s business empire as well as to creditors of the now collapsed department store. ...
UK inflation: How could latest figures impact an international property purchase? image
....But how could the uptick in CPI impact anyone planning to make an international property purchase?. UK inflation has been climbing steadily over the last year, with the post-EU referendum depreciation in the pound causing consumer price pressures to exceed the Bank of England’s (BoE) 2 per cent target for the first time in years. ...
Labour manifesto: Extra £48.6bn in tax revenue to fund pledges image
....Leader Jeremy Corbyn said the manifesto - including billions for schools and the NHS and an expansion of free childcare - was a "programme of hope". The income tax rate would rise to 45p for earnings above £80,000 and then to 50p in each pound earned over £123,000. ...
Global stock markets: what's driving the record rises – and will they continue? image
.... And with low interest rates and bond yields, investors searching for growth have little option but to continue buying equities. Even a stronger pound in recent weeks has failed to dent the current rally in the FTSE 100, which has reached 7,500 for the first time. ...
UK inflation jump means the 2017 voter is getting poorer | Larry Elliott image
.... Part of the increase in the cost of living in April was due to one-off factors: the timing of Easter pushed up air fares, while budget tax changes added more to inflation this year than in 2016. What’s more, the recent rise in the value of the pound – if sustained – will help limit future price increases by making imports a bit cheaper. ...
FTSE 100's record-breaking streak continues image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 09:33:01 AM
....Confidence in the outcome of the UK election and a recovery in commodity stocks helped lift the index, analysts said. Continuing weakness in the pound also helped, they added. ...
Vodafone reports hefty loss after hit from Indian unit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 08:12:13 AM
....1% in the third. The UK was one of the operator's worst performing markets last year, with revenues dropping 17% and profits down 31% due to the weak pound. ...
EasyJet half-year loss widens on weaker pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 07:28:42 AM
. EasyJet has reported a larger loss for the the first half of its financial year, partly due to the impact of the lower pound and the timing of Easter. ...
Gene genie image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 11:01:39 PM
.... . "Even though I cycle a few times a week, I carry an extra couple of pounds and I was curious to learn more about myself," says Mr Attias, who lives in Oakland, California. ...
Labour reveals 'fat cat' tax pledge aimed at reining in excessive pay image
.... This levy will put pressure on companies to curb fat cat pay while bringing in some additional revenue to invest in public services,” they said. The party will argue that by targeting multibillion pound companies, rather than individuals, the policy would not deter highly paid workers and would not see prices passed on to consumers. ...
Reality Check: What's been going on with pay? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 02:49:56 PM
....In the last few years, low levels of inflation have meant that pay rises have on average outstripped price rises. But inflation has now been boosted, partly by the rising price of imports caused by the falling value of the pound since the EU referendum was called. ...
Online betting firm 888 investigated by watchdog image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 02:37:15 PM
....Betfred paid more than £800,000 in compensation and contributions towards socially responsible causes, over failures in its anti-money laundering and social responsibility policies. In a similar case, the regulator announced an £880,000 settlement with Coral after the bookmaker took hundreds of thousands of pounds from a “VIP” problem gambler who was using the proceeds of theft to feed his habit. ...
French TV company behind Versailles to invest in UK drama image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 05:00:36 AM
....The French maker of the lavish TV period drama Versailles is launching a €50m (£42. 4m) fund to make English-language dramas with UK production companies, in a move influenced by the weakening of the pound since the Brexit vote. ...
Do you have to pay fees when buying foreign currency?  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 12:01:00 AM
. Being charged transfer fees when exchanging your pounds for foreign currency can really eat into how much you ultimately receive – but do you have to pay fees? . ...
Jobs market will suffer a Brexit slowdown, say experts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 11:01:29 PM
....”. Inflation has been steadily rising since the Brexit vote last June, which triggered a sharp fall in the value of the pound, making goods imported from abroad more expensive. ...
Anti-corruption police investigate UK firm over ex-Nigerian warlord deal image
. Anti-corruption investigators in four countries are examining a British firm’s links to a multimillion-pound defence deal involving a former Nigerian warlord. ...
Revealed: Rarest coins of 2016 – see if YOUR change is worth a fortune image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 12:56:00 PM
....7 million. The overall smallest run released last year by the Royal Mint is the Britannia two pound, with 2. ...
General election 2017: Tory housing plan 'paid from existing budget' image
....". The Conservatives say they expected "thousands" of homes to be built each year with "hundreds of millions" of pounds invested over the course of the next parliament, without giving precise figures. ...
Analyst predictions: The future of the pound looks bleak image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 03:48:00 PM
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Great bed and power shower: is this really a budget hotel? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 03:00:03 PM
....For the battle-hardened business traveller, budget hotel chains are synonymous with dreary decor, thin walls and the hum of the motorway beyond the window. But in the same way that Ryanair and easyJet raised their game to make the low-cost option acceptable for work trips, cheap hotels are luring the corporate pound with a move upmarket. ...
Fresh warning to holidaymakers about bogus food complaints image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 03:48:18 PM
....One hotelier on the island, Sebastián Darder, told ITV’s Good Morning Britain that claims from British holidaymakers for gastric illnesses increased from seven in 2015 to 350 in 2016. Abta blamed unscrupulous claims-management touts for encouraging holidaymakers on all-inclusive packages to submit dishonest or exaggerated claims worth thousands of pounds. ...
Holy guacamole! Avocado fans in UK face further price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 03:45:26 PM
....With supplies tight, he said prices were currently up to £17 per 4kg box, up from £11-£12 six weeks ago. The fall in the value of the pound against the euro and the dollar has also contributed to price rises. ...
Fast-charging smartphones set for launch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 11:50:02 AM
....In 2015, he told the BBC his firm's battery contained materials that allowed for "non-traditional" reactions and the unusually fast transfer of ions from an anode to a cathode - the electrical process that charges a battery. The design involves nanomaterials, which feature extremely small structures, and - unnamed - organic compounds. ...
FTSE 100 boosted by AstraZeneca rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 07:54:47 AM
....4% up. On the currency markets, the pound was down 0. ...

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