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Ex-minister Agnew quits Marshall media group amid Telegraph bid doubts

Thu, 18/07/2024 - 13:12
The former minister who resigned over the handling of COVID loan fraud has stepped down from the media group bankrolled by Sir Paul Marshall, casting fresh doubt on its interest in The Daily Telegraph.

Championship club Preston North End in talks about ownership review

Thu, 18/07/2024 - 09:35
One of the founding members of the English football league is working with bankers to explore options for its future ownership.

Intensive work needed to avoid 'unjust' transition when Scotland's only oil refinery 'likely' closes - report

Thu, 18/07/2024 - 09:30
Accelerated action and intensive work is needed to avoid a "disorderly and unjust transition" when Scotland's only oil refinery "likely" closes, a report has warned.

What the owner of Sports Direct tells us about overall retail health

Thu, 18/07/2024 - 08:06
While longer-established names like Marks & Spencer, John Lewis and Next are often taken as good barometers of UK retailing, there is a case for saying that no one company better provides a snapshot of how the sector is faring than Frasers Group.

BlackRock eyes bid for Thames Water contractor Lanes Group

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 15:45
An arm of BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, is plotting a bid to acquire a big stake in a major contractor to Thames Water even as the UK's largest water utility hovers close to collapse.

'Queen of Shops' seeks Labour block on Shein London listing

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 15:17
The TV retail consultant known as 'Mary Queen of Shops' has called on the government to block a proposed London stock market listing by Shein.

Wage rises slow as interest rate decision too close to call

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 14:23
Wage rises have slowed, official figures show, potentially signalling good news for those hoping for a fall in the cost of borrowing.

Bitcoin surges but big tech has reason to fear JD Vance

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 12:44
Much is known about JD Vance, Donald Trump’s running mate, not least his past criticism of the Republican presidential candidate, his tough working class upbringing and his time in the US Marine Corps.

Petfood giant Inspired takes a Butchers at latest acquisition

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 10:16
One of Britain's biggest petfood manufacturers is in talks to add another independent producer to its stable of brands.

Bank of England economists will not be panicking over inflation data - as 'Taylor Swift effect' appears minor

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 08:04
There is nothing in today's inflation data that will cause the nine policymakers who decide UK interest rates to panic.

British millionaire close to agreeing deal to buy The Body Shop out of administration

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 07:43
A deal to buy The Body Shop has come closer to being agreed, the administrators have announced.

No change in inflation rate as figure higher than expected

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 06:50
There has been no change to the rate of inflation which remained at 2%, the target rate for the Bank of England, according to official figures.

Elon Musk says California gender ID law 'final straw' as he moves HQs to Texas

Wed, 17/07/2024 - 03:52
Elon Musk has said California's new gender identification law was the "final straw" and that he is moving the SpaceX and X headquarters to Texas.

Tiger Global in talks to lead $500m Revolut share deal

Tue, 16/07/2024 - 15:08
One of the world's most prolific investors in technology companies is in talks to lead a new investment round at Revolut, the British-based fintech.

UK economy to grow faster than expected but short of Labour pledge, IMF says

Tue, 16/07/2024 - 11:33
The International Monetary Fund has confirmed that it is expecting the UK economy to grow faster than previously expected this year.

Investment for beleaguered shipyard - as ferry builder sought

Tue, 16/07/2024 - 11:25
The Scottish government has announced plans for a multi-million-pound package of support to help secure the future of the beleaguered Ferguson Marine shipyard.

Cineworld kicks off talks with landlords about closure plan

Tue, 16/07/2024 - 11:01
Cineworld has opened talks with some of Britain's biggest commercial landlords about its plans to axe up to a quarter of its British cinema estate.

Computer scientist who falsely claimed he was Bitcoin creator referred to CPS

Tue, 16/07/2024 - 10:43
An Australian computer scientist who falsely claimed to have invented Bitcoin has been referred to UK prosecutors for alleged perjury.

The rise and fall of India's once most valuable start-up and first 'unicorn'

Tue, 16/07/2024 - 10:32
Less than two years ago, it was valued at $22bn and was one of the most familiar brand names on the planet, thanks to a shirt sponsorship deal with India's cricket team.

All wastewater companies in England and Wales face investigation over sewage spills

Tue, 16/07/2024 - 07:11
The water regulator is now investigating every wastewater company in England and Wales over fears that some may not be meeting their obligation to minimise pollution.

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