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....Steve Montgomery, the managing director of First Rail, which will operate the franchise alongside MTR, said: “We have exciting plans for the South Western rail franchise and these new trains are an important step on the way to delivering an improved journey experience for our passengers. “We know from listening to passengers and stakeholders that alongside improved performance, what they want to see is additional seats and we will deliver this via these state-of-the-art trains. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The epidemic caused a media sensation – suicides and sweatshop conditions in the House of iPhone. Suicide notes and survivors told of immense stress, long workdays and harsh managers who were prone to humiliate workers for mistakes, of unfair fines and unkept promises of benefits. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Now the company is rumoured to be plotting a $5bn (£4bn) public listing, just 10 years after it was born, making it one of the UK’s most valuable internet businesses. On Thursday, Farfetch announced plans to expand into the massive Chinese market after selling a minority stake, for $397m, to JD. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Today’s banking apps should be much more secure, but I wouldn’t bet on it. If you use public hotspots, your communications could be monitored, or you could mistakenly log on to a copycat hotspot run from a nearby PC. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....An economics professor from the London School of Economics who warned against Brexit has been appointed to the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee. Silvana Tenreyro was one of 280 economists who signed a public letter ahead of the referendum last year stating it would be a “major mistake” for Britain to leave the EU. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Further, Brexit and Theresa May’s decision to quit an EU nuclear treaty could make the situation even worse, by triggering taxpayer compensation for EDF or a more generous deal for the French state-controlled company. The watchdog condemned the past two governments for failing to look at alternative ways of financing the power station, such as taking a stake in the construction. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The investigation was announced in August 2012. The stakes are high, not only for the individuals involved and the bank itself, which has been trying to restore its reputation after a series of scandals, but also for the SFO and its head, David Green. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....” His fellow peer, Michael Heseltine, has suggested that the problem could be sorted out at heads-of-government level, and that it should not be impossible to achieve the kind of concessions that eluded David Cameron. The stakes are that great!. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... If it was under £130 we’d be in trouble because the store wanted us to recoup 30% of its security spending. We all felt massively uncomfortable with this new approach, but our jobs were at stake so we’d just try our luck with people who looked a certain way or had unusual shopping habits. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. The Co-operative Group’s stake in the Co-op Bank could fall dramatically under a rescue plan being drawn up by hedge funds. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Hammond played a relatively low-key role during the Conservative election campaign, with May refusing to confirm that she would keep him as chancellor if she won, although she retained him in his post, along with all her other most senior cabinet ministers, after her failure to obtain a majority left her without the authority to reshape her team. In a sign of the new confidence he feels in his role, Hammond said three times that the decision to sideline him during the campaign – or keep him “not quite in a cupboard”, as joked – was “a mistake”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... It also says it has 8,000 staff waiting to help customers who experience problems. My view is that the site should introduce a one-hour cooling-off period to avoid mistaken bookings. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Handbags at dawn with Farfetch, the latest thing in upmarket online fashion image
....Now the company is rumoured to be plotting a $5bn (£4bn) public listing, just 10 years after it was born, making it one of the UK’s most valuable internet businesses. On Thursday, Farfetch announced plans to expand into the massive Chinese market after selling a minority stake, for $397m, to JD. ...
Spending watchdog condemns 'risky and expensive' Hinkley Point image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:01:08 PM
....Further, Brexit and Theresa May’s decision to quit an EU nuclear treaty could make the situation even worse, by triggering taxpayer compensation for EDF or a more generous deal for the French state-controlled company. The watchdog condemned the past two governments for failing to look at alternative ways of financing the power station, such as taking a stake in the construction. ...
Is it safer to use an app or a browser for banking? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 09:55:03 AM
....Today’s banking apps should be much more secure, but I wouldn’t bet on it. If you use public hotspots, your communications could be monitored, or you could mistakenly log on to a copycat hotspot run from a nearby PC. ...
Derby-based Bombardier beats German rival to £900m train contract image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 09:01:04 AM
....Steve Montgomery, the managing director of First Rail, which will operate the franchise alongside MTR, said: “We have exciting plans for the South Western rail franchise and these new trains are an important step on the way to delivering an improved journey experience for our passengers. “We know from listening to passengers and stakeholders that alongside improved performance, what they want to see is additional seats and we will deliver this via these state-of-the-art trains. ...
Co-op Bank in advanced talks to secure hundreds of millions for rescue image
. The Co-operative Group’s stake in the Co-op Bank could fall dramatically under a rescue plan being drawn up by hedge funds. ...
Brexit critic joins Bank of England interest rate-setting committee image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 03:47:58 PM
....An economics professor from the London School of Economics who warned against Brexit has been appointed to the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee. Silvana Tenreyro was one of 280 economists who signed a public letter ahead of the referendum last year stating it would be a “major mistake” for Britain to leave the EU. ...
Barclays to learn if SFO will press charges over Qatari cash injections image
....The investigation was announced in August 2012. The stakes are high, not only for the individuals involved and the bank itself, which has been trying to restore its reputation after a series of scandals, but also for the SFO and its head, David Green. ...
Philip Hammond hints government will ease up on austerity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 09:51:43 AM
....Hammond played a relatively low-key role during the Conservative election campaign, with May refusing to confirm that she would keep him as chancellor if she won, although she retained him in his post, along with all her other most senior cabinet ministers, after her failure to obtain a majority left her without the authority to reshape her team. In a sign of the new confidence he feels in his role, Hammond said three times that the decision to sideline him during the campaign – or keep him “not quite in a cupboard”, as joked – was “a mistake”. ...
Life and death in Apple’s forbidden city image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 08:30:02 AM
....The epidemic caused a media sensation – suicides and sweatshop conditions in the House of iPhone. Suicide notes and survivors told of immense stress, long workdays and harsh managers who were prone to humiliate workers for mistakes, of unfair fines and unkept promises of benefits. ...
Humiliation on the high street as security guards rob shoppers of their dignity image
.... If it was under £130 we’d be in trouble because the store wanted us to recoup 30% of its security spending. We all felt massively uncomfortable with this new approach, but our jobs were at stake so we’d just try our luck with people who looked a certain way or had unusual shopping habits. ...
Is Booking.com breaking its ‘free cancellation’ pledge? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 06:00:04 AM
.... It also says it has 8,000 staff waiting to help customers who experience problems. My view is that the site should introduce a one-hour cooling-off period to avoid mistaken bookings. ...
Brexiters have voted for a poverty even worse than austerity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 06:00:04 AM
....” His fellow peer, Michael Heseltine, has suggested that the problem could be sorted out at heads-of-government level, and that it should not be impossible to achieve the kind of concessions that eluded David Cameron. The stakes are that great!. ...
Record levels of green energy in UK create strange new world for generators image
....Both E. ON and RWE, Germany’s second-largest electricity provider, have reacted by radically restructuring their companies, splitting their renewable business from their fossil-fuel operations and selling stakes in the new operations to investors. ...
'People can change': ex-prisoner smashes stereotypes, one workout at a time image
.... And we’re not just working out; we’re solving a real problem,” Marte said. How Marte got to where he is today could be mistaken for your quintessential Orange Is The New Black flashback, a show he loves: “I love the show. ...
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Revealed: the Romanian site where Louis Vuitton makes its Italian shoes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 08:00:33 AM
....At such wage rates, garment production in Romania is cheaper than elsewhere in the EU, but lower prices do not mean lower quality, according to Ioana Ciolacu, a leading Romanian fashion designer. “Nor should it be mistaken for child labour, sweatshops and all those horror stories we hear now and then happening in let’s say China or Bangladesh,” she said. ...
American whiskey a go go: UK downing record amounts of US spirit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 04:07:13 PM
....“Scotch is extremely traditionalist, and uber-conservative when it comes to positioning and innovation – partly because it’s a much tighter regulated industry,” said Spiros Malandrakis. The biggest mistake made by the Scottish whisky industry, he added, was that it had been “much more hesitant in embracing cocktail culture than American whiskey”. ...
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The eurozone must reform or die | Kenneth Rogoff image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 05:00:00 AM
.... Over the past year, the eurozone has been enjoying a solid cyclical recovery, outperforming expectations more than any other major advanced economy. And make no mistake: the election of Emmanuel Macron is a landmark event, raising hopes that France will re-energise its economy sufficiently to become a full and equal partner to Germany in eurozone governance. ...
Thames Water needs to clean up its act after yet more fines | Nils Pratley image
....75bn of debt financing, is contained within a labyrinth of intermediary offshore companies that makes it impossible to calculate how much the owners have made over the years. All one can reasonably observe is that even insiders concede Australian financial outfit Macquarie made a packet in the period before it sold its final stake this year. ...
Street wars 2035: can cyclists and driverless cars ever co-exist? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 06:00:19 AM
....”. Hickman believes “the case is overwhelming against AVs” but fears the powerful motor industry lobby means there is so much private and government money already at stake that the rise of driverless cars would be hard to stop. ...
The fast track to becoming a bricklayer | Brief letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 07:01:28 PM
.... Can I have my £3 back? Nigel David StockLower Harlestone, Northamptonshire. • Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett (Make Trump’s visit a great joke, 7 June) is mistaken in her understanding of Trump’s narcissism. ...
Embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes indefinite leave of absence image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 06:36:50 PM
....The report also called on Uber to “reformulate” the company’s notorious cultural values, eliminating “those values which have been identified as redundant or as having been used to justify poor behavior, including Let Builders Build, Always Be Hustlin’, Meritocracy and Toe-Stepping, and Principled Confrontation”. “Implementing these recommendations will improve our culture, promote fairness and accountability, and establish processes and systems to ensure the mistakes of the past will not be repeated,” said the company’s human resources chief, Liane Hornsey, in a statement. ...
Our leaders have lost touch with reality – just like the banks did | Aditya Chakrabortty image
....Their colleagues and outriders on the backbenches, in the press and running the thinktanks are just as badly wrong. The sheer back-scratching, tummy-rubbing self-agreement is as startling as it is mistaken. ...
Bosses under fire for telling staff to vote Tory or risk losing jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 04:05:44 PM
....He said Labour and the Liberal Democrats would crack down on controversial fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs), which make up more than half of bookmakers’ revenues. Both parties pledged in their manifestos to reduce the maximum stake from £100 to £2 over allegations, disputed by the bookmaking industry, that the machines are particularly addictive. ...
Rio Tinto bidding war: Glencore offers US$100m more for Australian coalmines image
....The Yancoal deal permitted Rio to look at other offers if they were considered superior. Glencore said it would also buy Mitsubishi’s minority stakes in some of the mines for US$920m if the Rio deal went through. ...
If hard Brexit is dead, the odds on a chaotic one have shortened image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of June 2017 06:00:47 AM
....The immediate problem is that the negotiating clock is now ticking. May’s biggest mistake – bigger than the botched manifesto, the U-turns and her arrogantly aloof approach to campaigning – was to trigger article 50 before calling the general election. ...
Alphabet sells off 'BigDog' robot maker Boston Dynamics to Softbank image
.... Softbank’s shares rose 7. 4% in Tokyo on news of the acquisition, although some of that increase was down to an unrelated jump in the US shares of Chinese retailer Alibaba, in which Softbank holds a $105bn stake. ...
Boohoo co-founder sells £80m in shares as he reveals 'supersite' plan image
....”. It left the Kamani family, together with co-founder Carol Kane, with a 39% stake in the business, which also includes the brands Pretty Little Thing and Nasty Gal. ...
Co-op Bank draws interest from Qatar conglomerate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 03:30:28 PM
.... The City believes the most likely outcome to the bank’s latest fundraising exercise will involve hedge funds stumping up the cash, as part of a transaction involving the bank’s bond holders and issuing new shares. The Co-op Bank has already warned bondholders that potential bidders have sought “some form of liability management exercise” – which could require investors taking losses in return for equity stakes. ...
Republicans take aim at Dodd-Frank financial rules image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 02:18:10 PM
....But the proposal goes farther than just repealing Dodd-Frank. For example, it would require shareholders to have a bigger stake in a company to propose changes, and abolish a new rule that requires financial advisers to act in the best interests of their clients. ...
Aramco: London listing inappropriate, says Royal London image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 08:18:50 AM
....A London listing for shares in Saudi Aramco, the world's biggest oil firm, would be "inappropriate" if it meant bending the rules, according to a pension firm. Saudi Arabia is said to want to sell a 5% stake in the company as it plans to expand its economy away from oil. ...
Flybe promises overhaul after £20m loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 08:00:13 AM
....However, it insisted the current year was going well and efforts to turn a profit again were well underway. Flybe has struggled in the past year with a series of costly mistakes, including running too many loss-making routes and failed joint ventures. ...
I was badly let down by Bank of Scotland’s bereavement service image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 06:00:19 AM
....I tried calling the bank’s bereavement service but was transferred, kept on hold and asked for my security details so many times that, after 25 minutes going round in circles, I grew so distressed that I eventually gave up. At no point has BoS tried to follow this up or correct its mistake. ...
Does British Airways' explanation stack up? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:16:05 PM
.... . I've been told about a builder once hitting the red button with a ladder, and a manager hitting it by mistake and never living it down. ...
US oil firm Halliburton branded ‘obscene’ over unpaid UK internships image
.... “Halliburton is worth billions – it’s outrageous they’re asking their young staff to work for free when they can more than afford to pay the living wage. Certainly, few big UK firms would make this mistake in 2017. ...
WPP boss £48m pay voted against by a fifth of investors image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 02:46:21 PM
....Deborah Gilshan, stewardship and governance director at Standard Life Investments, which has a 1. 5% stake in WPP, said: "[Succession] remains the key governance risk to our long term investment in WPP. ...
More than a fifth of WPP investors reject Sorrell’s £48m pay package image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:58:17 AM
....Standard Life Investments, which holds a 1. 5% stake in WPP, challenged the board to force Sorrell to extend his notice period. ...
Some RBS investors still refuse settlement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:29:00 AM
....Shortly afterwards, the government was forced to prop up the bank with £45bn of taxpayers' money to save it from collapse. The state still owns a 72% stake in RBS. ...
Tories have ‘shameful record’ on FOBT gambling, says Labour image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 05:19:03 PM
.... Of 62 constituencies where gamblers lost more than £5m in 2015-16, 47 are Labour, five are Scottish National party areas and 10 are Conservative. Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats have promised in their general election manifestos to cut the maximum stake on FOBTs from £100 to £2. ...
China's HNA: The biggest company you've never heard of image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 02:52:26 PM
....China's HNA Group is quickly becoming one of the world's biggest companies, but the chances are you will have never heard of it. It has gone on a multi-billion dollar spending spree in recent years, snapping up dozens of businesses as well as major stakes in Deutsche Bank, hotel chain Hilton and skyscrapers in London. ...
Rangers fraud trial: Craig Whyte found not guilty image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 12:26:41 PM
....". During the trial, jurors at the High Court of Glasgow were told how Mr Whyte struck a £1 deal to purchase Sir David Murray's controlling stake at Ibrox. ...
RBS reaches settlement with shareholders image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 10:37:18 AM
.... The state still owns more than 70% of the bank. In contrast, the government recently sold its last remaining stake in Lloyds, which took over HBOS during the crisis before receiving £20bn of rescue funds from the state. ...
The study that shows life is a lot more unequal than you (probably) think image
....The lack of credibility of this assumption suggests a range of research on inequality needs to be revisited, including Thomas Piketty’s famous theory that the actual level of social mobility in a country is related to people’s support for redistribution; the Indonesia results imply it should in fact be the perceived level of social mobility. The World Bank’s nationally representative survey of more than 3,000 Indonesian households came about in 2014 because a range of stakeholders wanted to understand how Indonesians perceived their country’s deepening levels of inequality. ...
FTSE 100 steady as Burberry shares fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 08:06:48 AM
....7% after HSBC cut its rating on the company to "reduce" from "hold". But Convatec was the biggest faller on the index, down 4%, after two investors sold a stake in the firm. ...
BA meltdown: switching off and on again may have caused IT crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 06:10:50 PM
....Willie Walsh, the chief executive of the airline’s parent company, IAG, said the technician responsible was “authorised to be in the room, but wasn’t authorised to do what he did”. He added: “You could cause a mistake to disconnect the power – it’s difficult for me to understand how you can mistakenly reconnect the power. ...
British Airways says IT chaos was caused by human error image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 05:58:37 PM
....However, some experts say that blaming a power surge is too simplistic. Mr Walsh, appearing at an annual airline industry conference in Mexico on Monday, said: "It's very clear to me that you can make a mistake in disconnecting the power. ...
The global economy can recover faster if we avoid the obvious pifalls | Nouriel Roubini image
.... This would force the Fed to raise interest rates even faster, which would derail the US’s recovery by increasing long-term borrowing costs and strengthening the dollar. Indeed, Trump has introduced such profound fiscal uncertainty that the Fed could make a mistake in its own policymaking. ...
Royal Mail’s Keepsafe just let our mail pile up on the doormat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 06:00:16 AM
.... Since we moved to West Sussex a year ago we have had four short trips away; each time we returned to a pile of post on our doormat, in full view of passersby (we have a glass panel next to the front door). The first time we thought it was a one-off mistake. ...
WPP needs a big name to follow Sir Martin Sorrell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 06:00:16 AM
.... You know the ones: the (hypothetical) float of KGB Mining where the founder, Vladimir Takyorneekapov, still owns 80% of the shares. Huge investment banks once made fortunes from such floats: they calmed investor nerves by (perhaps) taking some risk themselves and parking Takyorneekapov’s stake on their own balance sheet. ...
It’s part-eBay, part-Instagram, but is Depop safe for your teenagers? image
....If someone offers to pay you outside of an app you only have the word of a stranger, which is incredibly unsafe. She now knows her mistake was to not accept payment through the Depop app. ...
Jeff Bezos: the 'obsessive' Amazon founder and world's next richest man image
....3bn, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Bezos’ fortune has soared thanks to a sharp rise in Amazon’s share price, which has gone up by one-third so far in 2017, valuing the company at $475bn and Bezos’s stake of roughly 17% at more than $80bn. ...
Arora brothers cash in £227m of shares from B&M retail chain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 12:13:31 PM
....Two brothers who built B&M into a national discount chain selling everything from curtain to biscuits, have cashed in nearly £230m of shares in the fast-growing business – taking their total proceeds from the business since it floated to nearly £1bn. The latest share sale, which cut the Arora brothers’ stake to 15% from about 21%, was part of a placing alongside B&M’s private equity backer, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, which also sold about £227m of shares. ...
Hoover pension deal agreed affecting 7,500 members image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 11:50:35 AM
.... That is still being assessed for take-over by the PPF, which acts as a pensions "lifeboat". The Hoover pensions scheme will also receive a shareholding worth a 33% stake in the company as part of the deal. ...
M&S offers cash grants to community businesses in ethical relaunch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 06:32:53 PM
.... However, M&S is not accredited by the scheme because some workers are not paid that much. M&S’s latest Plan A says: “By 2025 we’ll aim for a living wage for all our direct employees as set by us and reviewed by credible stakeholders in a way that is sustainable for M&S. ...
Scunthorpe steelworkers enjoy the rewards of act of faith in new owner image
....The restoration of their pay coincides with a return to the black – a £47m underlying profit capping a dramatic turnaround since the plant slumped to a £79m loss in its final year under the stewardship of former owner Tata Steel UK. Employees have also been given a 5% stake in the company, meaning they will share in any dividends, if and when there are any to be handed out. ...
David Beckham and other celebrities lose £700m tax case image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 02:53:43 PM
....The Tax Tribunal ruled members had claimed tax relief on losses many times higher than the actual amount they invested in the partnerships. The total tax at stake was £134m. ...
India's slowing growth blamed on 'big mistake' of demonetisation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 01:31:26 PM
....Gurchuran Das, an economic commentator, said the lagging growth was well below the rate India required to create enough jobs to match the number of new entrants to the workforce, estimated to be roughly 1 million people a month. “It shows that demonetisation was a big mistake,” he said. ...
Spain's top anti-corruption prosecutor quits over Panama link image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 01:21:08 PM
. Spain’s top anti-corruption prosecutor has resigned following weeks of pressure that culminated in an admission that he holds a stake in an offshore company in Panama. ...
Reborn British Steel gives shares to workers after return to profit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 12:30:06 PM
. Thousands of steelworkers have been granted a 5% stake in British Steel after the Scunthorpe steelworks, one of only two left in Britain, returned to profit. ...
First Group leads FTSE 250 losers' list image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 07:33:17 AM
....45% at 190p. At the start of the day, Barclays had topped the FTSE 100's list of gainers after announcing that it had sold off a bigger stake than expected in its African unit. ...
Is a 10% deposit enough to get a mortgage on a new-build house? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 06:00:47 AM
.... But you don’t have to borrow the full 20% from the government. You could borrow just 5%, for example, which would limit the government’s stake in your home and give you £7,600 towards the purchase price. ...
Selling up or selling out? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 11:18:14 PM
....It also said it would stop selling Camden beer at its BrewDog pubs, because it didn't want to put money in Ab InBev's pockets. But in April this year BrewDog raised a few eyebrows when it sold a minority stake to US private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners for £213m. ...
UK councils under pressure over £1bn of tobacco investments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 05:40:08 PM
....While some large investors have sold tobacco holdings, funds managing the pension investments of UK local authority staff still own at least £1bn of tobacco stocks, according to analysis by the Guardian. The share register of British American Tobacco (BAT), owner of Benson & Hedges and Lucky Strike, includes 28 local government schemes, which together own a combined £700m stake in the company. ...
Ireland set to sell 25% of Allied Irish Banks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 10:46:21 AM
.... It stands at 200bn euros - among the highest in the eurozone. Dublin still has stakes in two other rescued banks: Permanent TSB (75%) and Bank of Ireland (14%). ...
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
....But some say the placement of Quadra in an area where younger generations struggle to find affordable housing misses the bigger picture. According to Seb Klier, a campaign manager with Generation Rent, this kind of preferential treatment for an older, economically privileged demographic is symptomatic of London’s housing mistakes. ...
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou pledges to give half of £2bn fortune to charity image
.... The business has since grown to become the second-largest carrier in Europe behind Ryanair in passenger numbers. He is no longer involved in the day-to-day running of the business, but a large portion of his wealth is made up of a 34% stake in easyJet that he shares with family members, which is worth about £1. ...
Emergency landing: how airlines can recover from a PR disaster image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 03:30:05 PM
.... “There’s something about airlines and airports that fascinates the public and the media, and means these stories are often given greater prominence than perhaps a crisis in another sector,” Charles adds. Good crisis plans include command structures and a checklist of “key stakeholders” who the CEO calls directly, such as top corporate clients and travel agents. ...
BA’s failures fly in the face of ‘customer as king’. This is the new normal | Peter Fleming image
....This could be a good example of what Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane meant when he said British corporations risked “eating themselves” due to their myopic focus on the next dividend payout. As he rightly points out: “There are other models of corporate governance round the world which share the spoils somewhat more equally between a wider set of not just shareholders but stakeholders in a firm. ...
Whole Foods represents the failures of 'conscious capitalism' | Nicole Aschoff image
....John Mackey, the company’s chief executive, has long argued that Whole Foods is wired differently — that it runs on a “conscious capitalism” model that outsmarts the competitive pressures of our for-profit system through creativity and innovation. In Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business: Conscious Capitalism, Mackey argues that his conscious capitalism model achieves success by honoring not just shareholders but all stakeholders, including workers, communities and the environment. ...
RBS investors ready to settle share sale legal dispute image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 10:24:46 AM
....Shortly afterwards, the government was forced to prop up the bank with £45bn of taxpayers' money to save it from collapse. The state still owns a 72% stake in RBS. ...
Take a break from the falling pound … you can still minimise your holiday costs image
....“The travel insurance policy is a comprehensive worldwide multi-trip policy covering the whole family and includes winter sports, golf equipment and travel disruption cover, and is available for customers up to the age of 75,” he says. “Some people make the mistake of taking out insurance a week or so before they travel,” he adds. ...
Spotify hopes going public will cement streaming as music's future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 10:00:25 AM
.... Amazon and Google are also in the game, with Facebook a likely entrant. Ek, a serial entrepreneur who started his first company at age 14, owns a stake in Spotify valued at $1. ...
IFS to voters: you have a choice between the 'undeliverable' or 'unworkable' image
....Labour’s tax proposals would raise at most £40bn a year, the IFS said, and probably less than that. The thinktank says the party’s £49bn tax calculation involves factual mistakes, optimistic assumptions and unspecified tax increases. ...

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