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Capita shares hit as profits fall

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:28
The outsourcing group reports lower half-year profits as it overhauls its business.

Co-op Group sells remaining stake in Co-op Bank

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:18
The Co-operative Group has sold is remaining 1% stake in Co-op Bank for £5m.

Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson to step down

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:54
The UK power producer says its current finance chief, Will Gardiner, will take over the top role.

Co-op Group profit drops as insurance income falls

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:42
Interim profits almost halve as the group's insurance business falls into a loss.

Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:06
The Taiwanese handset maker has struggled to compete against rivals Apple and Samsung.

Brexit 'crunch time' for City of London, says group

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:21
UK firms and the economy as a whole need a Brexit transition period, City lobby group warns.

Cork questioned

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:09
As an increasing number of vineyards and wineries seal their bottles with screw-caps, the natural cork industry is fighting back.

Nine million people still make or receive calls while driving

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:03
A survey by the RAC suggests 23% make or receive calls illegally - but the number is falling.

Consumers told to stop buying 'fire-risk' fridges

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:00
The consumer group wants manufacturers to stop making fridges with flammable plastic backs

Ryanair pilots reject bonus to work through cancellation crisis

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:49
Pilots had been offered cash to work extra days after the airline was forced to cancel thousands of flights.

'We are planning weekly rocket launches'

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:05
The small satellite industry is the fastest growing part of the space sector "and they all require launch" says Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck.

Fed holds rates, plans portfolio unwinding

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:03
The Fed said it would start to reduce its $4.2tr balance sheet in October.

Thomas Cook pilots to strike on Saturday

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:00
Thomas Cook pilots to strike at the weekend after talks fail in a continuing pay dispute.

Dominic Chappell denies BHS probe charges

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:22
Dominic Chappell pleads not guilty to charges brought by the Pensions Regulator after the collapse of BHS.

Ryanair provides update on flight cancellations

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:45
Ryanair says it has now emailed all customers advising them of flight changes and offering recompense.

HTC shares suspended on Google takeover rumours

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:26
Shares in Taiwanese smartphone firm HTC are suspended amid rumours Google parent Alphabet is planning a takeover.

Toshiba sells chip unit for $18bn

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:20
The embattled electronics firm hopes the deal will cover heavy losses from its nuclear division.

NotPetya cyber-attack cost TNT at least $300m

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:24
Delivery company FedEx says a recent cyber-attack cost its TNT division about $300m (£221m).

Rise in female workers suppressing wages, says OECD

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:38
A rise in the number of lower-paid female workers has held back global wage growth, the OECD says.

Tata Steel Thyssenkrupp merger: Safeguard Welsh jobs call

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:49
The tie-up between Tata - which owns Port Talbot steel works - and a German firm will lead to job losses.


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