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Social media firms under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’

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Consumer confidence spurs Wall Street

Wall Street has ended...

Why shops are already playing Christmas tunes

The other day, I was in a toy shop with my son, browsing Star Wars kits, waiting to watch a football match. All was fine...

Bookmakers' shares end higher

Bookmakers held on to...

BP back from its near-death experience

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010, which claimed the job of its former chief executive Tony Hayward, BP was unquestionably the most...

Learndirect wins last-ditch lender reprieve

Learndirect, the former state-owned training provider, has won a last-ditch reprieve from its lenders as it seeks to rebuild its finances in the wake...

BA cabin crew land new pay deal to end strikes

A costly pay dispute involving 85 days of strike action by British Airways cabin crew, has been resolved. The union Unite said so-called mixed fleet...

'Sod it' factor's role in eurozone recovery

Amid all the cacophony over Donald Trump's presidency and the Brexit negotiations, it would be easy to ignore that this has actually been quite...

FCA warns over Brexit transition deal timing

Banks will start taking "irreversible" decisions such as moving staff abroad if no Brexit transition deal is agreed by the end of this year,...

May reveals thousands of new Brexit jobs

Up to 5,000 staff will be hired by HMRC next year to prepare for Brexit, the Government has announced. An extra £250m will also be...

Ring-fencing drives RBS's £200m Lombard sale

New regulations that will effectively break up Britain's biggest lenders from 2019 have prompted Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to hoist a "for sale"...

Business Doctors has recruited its first franchisee for Lincolnshire and Rutland

With 30 years experience in operations, learning & development, project management and sales, David O’Brien will launch the new East of England territory. David...

Smith and Henderson 5 Star Satisfaction for Tax Assist

For 5th year running, TaxAssist Accountants awarded 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction Independent franchise satisfaction survey reveals outstanding results yet again For the fifth consecutive year,...

ChipsAway celebrates at annual conference and awards dinner

Over 200 delegates congregated at 5* resort – The Celtic Manor, for ChipsAway’s annual conference and awards dinner over the weekend, celebrating 23 years...