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....Jamie Oliver has struck a new multimillion-pound “golden handcuffs” deal with Channel 4, including a new TV series, that will tie him exclusively to the broadcaster for the next three years. The agreement, which will extend his exclusive relationship with Channel 4 to 17 years, is a fillip for the celebrity chef after he was forced to shut six underperforming restaurants earlier this year. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Jamie Oliver to launch new show as part of deal with Channel 4 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 03:41:50 PM
....Jamie Oliver has struck a new multimillion-pound “golden handcuffs” deal with Channel 4, including a new TV series, that will tie him exclusively to the broadcaster for the next three years. The agreement, which will extend his exclusive relationship with Channel 4 to 17 years, is a fillip for the celebrity chef after he was forced to shut six underperforming restaurants earlier this year. ...
Unilever bids to heal shareholder rift amid 'garage sale' warnings image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 01:46:15 PM
....But Polman is also understood to be aware that he must also appease a sizeable faction of shareholders who disagree with Buxton – who does not own Unilever shares – and want to see radical plans to boost their returns. One option under consideration is the sale of the group’s underperforming spreads business, which includes household names such as Flora and Stork. ...
Bovis in talks with rival builder Galliford Try after rejecting £1bn offer image
....The two offers come during a period of upheaval for Bovis. Its shares have underperformed the rest of the sector since last summer’s Brexit vote clouded the future for housebuilders. ...
Snap slides as Wall Street ends lower image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 11:51:47 PM
....Five of seven financial analysts covering Snap advised investors to "sell" the stock, with none advising them to buy, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Needham analyst Laura Martin rated Snap as "underperform" and compared the shares to buying a lottery ticket. ...
Standard Life's Aberdeen deal means job losses – but avoids US takeover image
.... Aberdeen has been leaking funds in the soggy Asian market for three years. Standard Life lost its fizz last year as GARS underperformed its benchmark. ...
GM set to announce Opel and Vauxhall sale on Monday image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 12:03:33 PM
...."All the western carmakers have been making their money in the Chinese market these past few years," said Marc Staudenmayer of the Advancy management consultancy. "Opel wasn't allowed to do that, which explains its underperformance since 2005. ...
Memo to bosses: expect zero loyalty from your zero-hours workers | Barbara Ellen image
.... In a wonderfully ironic twist, their workers would be perfectly within their rights to feel zero commitment to businesses that cynically placed them on zero-hours contracts they didn’t want and couldn’t survive on. In years to come, as the power balance shifts, it may be that zero-hours businesses finally end up with the disenfranchised, underperforming, fast-dwindling workforce they deserve. ...
UK’s star fund manager aims to win over the older savers market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 07:00:08 AM
.... “Woodford’s performance has been relatively weak in the past year or so, but investors shouldn’t let that deter them. His long-term record is peppered with periods of underperformance, yet he has delivered exceptional value for those who are willing to stick with him. ...
Bridgend reels from jobs threat hanging over Ford plant image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 07:00:39 AM
.... Why should they be denied the chance to make a good, honest living?”. The Bridgend Ford workers are stung by the idea, contained in a leaked memo, that they are underperforming compared to other sites, including Dagenham in Essex. ...
Ford forecasts 1,160 Bridgend job cuts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:37:23 AM
....The American car giant currently manufactures 655,000 engines in Bridgend but the contracts for these are coming to an end and there is only guaranteed work for 125,000 in future. A leaked company document, seen by BBC Wales, said the plant was underperforming in comparison to similar sites, including at Dagenham in Essex. ...
Warren Buffett upbeat on US business growth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 11:22:32 AM
....3bn (£5bn). However, over the course of the year it underperformed the S&P 500 share index for the fourth time in the last five years. ...
Humbled Unilever aims to show shareholders it values their loyalty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 07:36:53 PM
....But there are actions Unilever could take without trampling on its heritage. Bernstein analyst Andrew Wood set out five this week: sell the perennially underperforming Flora spreads business; demand higher profit margins; be tighter on capital expenditure; use the strong balance sheet to buy more small businesses or to return cash to shareholders; communicate with investors better. ...
Avoid sky-high costs and charges to get the most out of your investments image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . While the best managers such as Terry Smith at Fundsmith Equity can thrash the market, three quarters routinely underperform, yet charge a high price for failure, through fund management charges. ...
Rolls-Royce posts biggest loss in its history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 07:28:53 AM
.... He has cut hundreds of middle and senior managers and by the end of 2017 wants to have cut £200m of annual costs. At the same time, however, he has backed the quality of the technology that the company is developing and resisted pressure to sell off underperforming businesses. ...
Markets hit new highs over Trump's change of tone on Japan and China image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 06:01:07 PM
....85%, reaching its highest level since December 2015. But with the pound holding firm ahead of inflation figures on Tuesday, UK markets underperformed their rivals. ...
Bank of England appoints Charlotte Hogg as deputy governor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 05:57:26 PM
....He said: “Homogenous groups that pay insufficient attention to minority views are vulnerable to biases, groupthink and overoptimism. They are more likely to be influenced by the way information is presented; and to stick with underperforming projects because of prior investments. ...
Britain’s rail franchise model unfit for purpose, say MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 10:07:02 AM
....“While franchising enabled passenger growth and service improvements when it was first rolled out, passenger satisfaction with the railways is falling. Its core objectives are no longer being met, potential benefits are being lost and the passenger is suffering through higher fares and continued underperformance. ...
For Carney, wages are the only true window to the future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 07:00:07 AM
....Mike Ashley and Stephen Marks are not a match made in heaven. Ashley, the founder of Sports Direct, is seen in the City as being taciturn, having poor standards of corporate governance, and overseeing a company that is underperforming. ...
Business leaders call for transport revolution to rebalance UK economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 06:00:22 AM
....The report said the north of England was missing out on billions of pounds of growth and potentially thousands of jobs due to poor transport connections to its regions airports and ports. The report found that while the north currently accounts for around 25% of the UK’s population, its seven airports handle just 15% of all airport passengers in the UK “suggesting a degree of underperformance in the connectivity provided”. ...
Is equity release a good way to pay off your home loan? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 07:00:48 AM
.... Borrowers are expected to make sure they have an investment plan in place – traditionally an endowment policy – to pay off the debt at the end of the term. However, some people are facing a shortfall because their endowment has underperformed. ...
Is the City of London going to hell in a Brexit handcart? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 07:41:32 PM
....5m last year, needs a rise just because bosses of other companies with similar stock-market valuations can get even more. But if all companies take that view when their shares have outperformed (and never when they have underperformed), inflation becomes baked into the system. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of January 2017 06:59:19 AM
.... I would frame it in terms of informing him you are moving on and agreeing a transition plan, including successful delivery of the project. I would steer clear of talking about his underperformance or the unfair allocation of salaries. ...
Weak UK productivity spurs warnings of living standards squeeze image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 02:29:54 PM
....Sluggish productivity growth will intensify the pressure on workers as they face rising living costs, said Ian Brinkley, the acting chief economist at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, which represents people working in human resources. “These are disappointing figures overall, with little sign that the persistent underperformance on productivity is coming to an end. ...
Next shares slump after gloomy 2017 forecast and unfestive figures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 08:23:01 AM
.... Next’s gloomy update dragged down other fashion retailers, with Marks & Spencer and Debenhams closing down 6% and Primark owner Associated British Foods losing nearly 4%. It will not be clear if Next has underperformed its rivals until next week when Debenhams, M&S and ABF are all due to report. ...
Next warns on outlook as sales fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 07:34:13 AM
US rate rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 07:10:01 PM
....Again, a weaker pound helps exporters so they may benefit. On the flipside, utility, healthcare and consumer staple companies could see their shares underperform compared to others, says Ms Stupnytska. ...
Drax moves away from coal to bid on Opus Energy and gas plants image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 07:12:46 PM
.... The plants, which are yet to be built, will bid to supply backup electricity in 2020-21 in a government-led auction which started on Tuesday. “We see today’s announcement as a clear positive which goes a long way to addressing some of the concerns that underpin our ‘underperform’ recommendation [on Drax shares],” said John Musk, managing director of European utilities research at RBC Capital Markets. ...
Bank of England must be wary of interest rate rise, says chief economist image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of December 2016 02:37:12 PM
....2% this year but Haldane said that could prove over-optimistic. “I think there is still a material chance that growth could underperform relative to expectations during the course of next year – for example, if the squeeze on household incomes prompts a larger adjustment in household spending. ...
Class, race, wealth: Britain is a nation blighted by divisions | Rafael Behr image
.... She is no mincer of words. In a speech earlier this year, Casey warned that the review would demand “brave conversations” on a range of issues: the educational underperformance of white working-class children; misguided squeamishness around “causing offence” that inhibits efforts to support women and girls held back by “patriarchal and misogynistic attitudes”; the normalisation of Islamophobia; and social conditions that incubate jihadi and far-right fanaticism. ...
Brexit uncertainty will hold UK GDP growth back, says OBR image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 07:14:25 PM
....“Why does it assume lower productivity, a spending slowdown due to uncertainty and lower immigration?”. The OBR said in its assumptions around Brexit that productivity growth – already an area where the UK underperforms other big economies – would be hurt by weaker investment. ...
Volkswagen plans 30,000 job cuts worldwide image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 09:39:10 AM
....What this plan really represents is a culture shift at Volkswagen. Even before the emissions scandal, it was clear the core brand in the group was underperforming, with profit margins well below those of its rivals. ...
Bond bubble could burst with explosive impact image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 08:06:30 PM
.... A cut in the business tax rate from 35% to 15%, and $550bn to be spent on new infrastructure, represent crisis-style responses. But, as JP Morgan’s chief global strategist David Kelly argues, the idea that the US is massively underperforming its potential for growth and requires a big fiscal stimulus is wrong. ...
M&S to close 30 UK stores and cut back on clothing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 08:00:40 AM
.... The chain has 304 full-line stores and the closures and conversions will take five years to complete. The retailer is also looking to relocate underperforming stores. ...
Realising your home’s potential with equity release image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of October 2016 10:01:00 AM
....Growing numbers of older homeowners are heading into retirement with unpaid debts such as mortgages, credit cards and personal loans, which can become a burden. The crisis is likely to intensify as homeowners who took out interestonly mortgages in the 80s and 90s, backed by underperforming endowments, are now reaching retirement. ...
Capita's shares slump 25% on profit warning image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 08:26:31 AM
....The company now expects annual pre-tax profit of between £535m and £555m, down from a previous estimate of £614m. Capita said it was taking immediate steps to reduce costs in its underperforming businesses, which include its technology reselling division and specialist recruitment in the Workplace Services division. ...
Five-minute guide to... Targeted absolute funds image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 28th of August 2016 12:08:00 PM
. These aim to beat the dismal rates on cash while avoiding stock market volatility, but have been accused of overcharging and underperforming. ...
Game on image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of August 2016 11:11:57 PM
....8bn. But after two years of underperformance, in August 2012 the company laid off all its workers, and its assets were eventually sold for less than $5m. ...

Yes, some people really struggle, but inequality isn’t the problem 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 07:27:31 PM
.... Others are alienated in ways that cannot primarily be explained with reference to material factors, leading to the rise of Islamist extremism. In Britain, the underperformance of many from traditional working-class backgrounds is terribly concerning; their children are doing poorly at school, and while they still work they no longer have access to the well-paid manufacturing jobs of yore. ...

The Tories are destroying Labour with their progressive policies
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 21st of July 2016 07:49:45 PM
.... For men born after 1985, it is: they are paid less, which is perfectly consistent with their having worse educational attainment. As Mrs May has spotted, the underperformance of boys, especially working-class ones, is becoming a defining feature of modern Britain and might end up as a new Giant Evil. ...
Sharp fall in UK housebuilding drags down construction sector image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 15th of July 2016 10:07:05 AM
....Earlier this week the UK’s biggest housebuilder, Barratt, said it could reduce the rate at which it builds new homes as the company prepares for a possible slowdown following Britain’s vote to leave the EU. The impact of an underperforming housebuilding sector on the broader industry was to drag down output by 2. ...
Markets braced for choppy week as pound falls amid Brexit fears image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of June 2016 05:08:06 AM
....Two polls on Saturday showed British voters were still closely divided on whether to stay or go. “Ahead of the referendum, many look for sterling to underperform and the yen and Swiss franc to outperform,” Marc Chandler, global head of currency strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman, said in a note. ...
Fastjet shares nosedive to low image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 3rd of June 2016 10:03:00 AM
. Chairman Colin Child, who is facing a call to be removed by 12 per cent shareholder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the easyJet founder, said it had “taken action to mitigate the effects of this prolonged downturn” by reducing costs and withdrawing underperforming services. ...
MONEY GUIDE: How to AVOID costly pension traps image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of June 2016 11:12:00 AM
'Northern powerhouse' depends on productivity not rail links: thinktank image
....“The government’s initiative has the potential to have a huge impact in addressing the north-south divide, but only if it maintains its original focus of boosting productivity in major northern cities such as Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle. “These big urban areas have the most potential for growth in the region, but are currently underperforming, especially in comparison to cities in more successful areas such as the Rhine-Ruhr and Randstad areas. ...
Steve Rowe has good ideas. But we don't need to hear about 'Mrs M&S' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of May 2016 06:07:36 PM
....The encouraging part is that Rowe has given up the pretence that a return to growth in clothing lies around the next corner, which was predecessor Marc Bolland’s pitch for the past two years. Rowe admits M&S has underperformed in clothes; wants to give up chasing fashion trends; is aiming to make the clothes more accessible; will lower prices instead of engaging in stop-start promotions; and will try not to baffle the customers with all those “sub-brands”. ...
Marks and Spencer shares plunge amid pledge to slash clothes prices image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of May 2016 11:18:00 AM
....Mr Rowe said: "Our results last year were mixed. We continued to outperform on food but we underperformed on clothing and home sales. ...
Axa to divest €1.8bn of tobacco investments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of May 2016 06:13:26 PM
....Shares in Imperial closed down 1% and British American Tobacco lost 0. 75%, both underperforming the FTSE100’s 0. ...
FTSE shrugs off early losses as Royal Mail leads the way higher image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of May 2016 08:39:37 AM
....5% to 509. 5p as analysts at RBC moved their recommendation from underperform to sector perform and lifted their target price from 445p to 525p. ...
Burberry to overhaul retail operations after 10% fall in profits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of May 2016 07:39:27 AM
....The group said that after successfully relaunching its trench coat and scarves it would next focus on bags, a category that is growing faster than clothing and an area of weakness for Burberry compared with its peers. It will also seek to improve its retail operations to lift sales online and through its stores, where analysts believe it underperforms industry leaders. ...
HSBC starts laying off 840 IT staff in UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of May 2016 01:01:28 PM
....4bn. The bank announced its three-year restructuring plan last year, designed to pare back its sprawling global network by shutting underperforming businesses to improve earnings hurt by high compliance costs, fines and low interest rates. ...
Waiters reveal what they really think about tipping image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of May 2016 09:34:25 AM
.... If a member of the team gets off early they will rarely see their tips because they are shared out before close. It is incredibly unfair that our tips are shared out, especially when one member of the team underperforms. ...
UK trade deficit with EU hits new record image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of May 2016 09:32:09 AM
....Vote Leave chief executive, Matthew Elliott, said: “The EU is not working. The eurozone is collapsing, millions of people are unemployed and Europe’s economies are massively underperforming. ...
EasyJet leads FTSE 100 higher but mining shares hit by poor Chinese data image
....Budget airline easyJet is leading the way, up 38p to £14. 54 after analysts at RBC moved from underperform to outperform and raised its target price from £14. ...
Could Italy be the unlikely saviour of Project Europe? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 04:00:43 PM
.... Moreover, Padoan, who was formerly the OECD’s chief economist, is the only G-7 finance minister with professional economics training. He understands better than anyone that misguided fiscal and monetary policies have been the underlying cause of Europe’s economic underperformance, and are largely responsible for the political tensions threatening to destroy the EU. ...
Apple CEO vows after company loses over $40bn in value: 'This too shall pass' image
....The steep one-day drop has not knocked Apple off its perch as the world’s most valuable company. The second-wealthiest company in the world, Alphabet, formerly Google, lost more than 5% after similar underperformance on its own results report last week, in what is shaping up to be one of the worst seasons for quarterly results in recent memory. ...
The problem with negative interest rates image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of April 2016 09:15:17 AM
.... Of course, if there were no banks, there would be no central banks, either; but cognitive dissonance has seldom shaken central bankers’ confidence in their models. The fact is that the eurozone’s structure and the ECB’s policies have ensured that banks in the underperforming countries, and especially in the crisis countries, are very weak. ...
FTSE falters on inflation but miners lifted by Anglo American and Chinese hopes image
.... Organic sales for the key Fashion & Leather Goods division were flat against our and market expectations of +3%, decelerating from +3% in the fourth quarter and +6% in 2015. We are therefore cautious on Burberry (underperform) and Kering (underperform) reporting on 14 and 21 April. ...
Reject BP's chief's pay, shareholder group says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of April 2016 09:06:12 AM
....The controversy over the $20m (£14m) pay for BP’s chief executive has intensified after a group representing individual shareholders urged members to vote against the measure at this week’s annual general meeting (AGM). ShareSoc said Bob Dudley’s pay was too high for a company that suffered a record loss last year and has underperformed rivals for a long time. ...
FTSE 100 falls despite M&S boost image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 7th of April 2016 11:26:08 AM
....7% to 287. 20p after Credit Suisse lifted its rating on the company to "outperform" from "underperform", and also raised its share price target to 290p from 240p. ...
New M&S boss Steve Rowe faces baptism of fire as sales fall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of April 2016 11:08:48 AM
. A fresh slump in clothing sales at Marks & Spencer will push its new boss to reveal how he plans to turn around the serially underperforming division when he faces the City for the first time this week. ...
....London stocks failed to join global equities' March rally, rising less than 2 percent. "A vote to leave will probably have a severe impact on sterling, perhaps some underperformance from FTSE 250 (mid-cap index)," said Sacha Chorley, assistant portfolio manager for Old Mutual Global Investors' multi-asset range. ...
Number of City bankers earning above €1m rises to nearly 3,000 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of March 2016 11:46:36 AM
....“It would be easier to understand if there was evidence that the activities of the banks were supporting stronger growth, stronger manufacturing, higher productivity and better wages across the board. “But instead the economy has seriously underperformed across all these areas. ...
Boardroom pay under spotlight as City AGM season begins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of March 2016 01:58:28 PM
.... Sarah Wilson, chief executive of the advisory agency Manifest, said: “Are we going to get a repeat of the shareholder spring? I don’t think so. But we could see some of the underperforming companies taken to task. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Monday 21st of March 2016 07:19:17 AM
....Shares in Berkeley, Barratt Development, Taylor Wimpey and Redrow are down 7-14 percent in 2016. Berkeley shares fell on Friday to underperform a rise in the broader FTSE 100 index, even as the firm said it was seeing good demand for its properties. ...
Would you let a robot invest your hard-earned cash? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of March 2016 02:14:05 AM
....". And they don't charge the management costs normally levied by traditional funds, she says - pointing out that 88% of such funds in the US have underperformed their benchmark indexes over last five years. ...
Osborne puts £500m towards national funding formula for schools image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of March 2016 08:18:23 PM
....The education secretary, Nicky Morgan, will outline the changes in a new education white paper on Thursday. Other plans announced by the chancellor include a £20m investment in a “northern powerhouse schools strategy” to lift standards in northern England schools which have been criticised for underperforming. ...
Goals Soccer Centres plunges into full year loss image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of March 2016 11:31:05 AM
....5m impairment charge, including a write-off of £8. 2m on underperforming centres. ...
Financial stocks pull FTSE 100 higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of March 2016 10:22:48 AM
....78% lower. High Street retailer Marks and Spencer was the biggest faller on Friday with shares down 2% after Bank of America Merrill Lynch cut its rating to "underperform" from "neutral". ...
Rio 2016: Can Games outrun economic drag? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of March 2016 12:00:52 AM
....". However, despite the organisers' ability to seemingly juggle many challenges simultaneously, the underperforming Brazilian economy continues to overshadow preparations. ...

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