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  • Monday newspaper round-up: Lords Brexit debate, Budget, RBS, defence spending
    Mon 20 February 2017 07:03
    (ShareCast News) - Allies of Tony Blair will attempt to frustrate Brexit in the House of Lords on Monday by urging peers to rally against the Government. The former Labour prime minister, last week urged people to "rise up" against Brexit and support a ne

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Budget balancing, Unilever, RBS, BT, Sainsbury's
    Sun 19 February 2017 14:17
    (ShareCast News) - Philip Hammond is set to get a boost from a bigger budget surplus at the start of 2017, giving the chancellor more leeway to cut taxes or increase spending in next month's budget. Hammond is under pressure to use his March budget to pro

  • Friday newspaper round-up: Vauxhall, Donald Trump, Alcohol
    Fri 17 February 2017 06:10
    (ShareCast News) - Business Secretary Greg Clark is travelling to Paris this evening for urgent talks with Peugeot executives and the French government about the future of thousands of Vauxhall employees in Britain. General Motors - the parent company of

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Debenhams, Amazon, Tata Steel
    Thu 16 February 2017 07:18
    (ShareCast News) - High street retailer Debenhams has been "named and shamed" as the worst offender in the Government's biggest ever list of companies that have paid their staff below the national minimum and living wage. The department store chain has be

  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: Co-op Bank, city rates, Toshiba
    Wed 15 February 2017 07:41
    (ShareCast News) - Co-operative Bank's core ethical mandate is expected to pose a major obstacle to a sale of the troubled lender to a rival firm, according to City sources. The bank, which put itself up sale on Monday in a bid to solve its financial woes

  • Tuesday newspaper round-up: BAE Systems, Co-op buyers, Ocado, Toshiba
    Tue 14 February 2017 07:01
    (ShareCast News) - BAE Systems is poised to confirm Charles Woodburn as its new chief executive in a widely anticipated move that marks a generational shift at the defence giant. Mr Woodburn, 45, who joined BAE Systems last year as its chief operating off

  • Monday newspaper round-up: Rates uproar, Brexit battles, RBS, Laird
    Mon 13 February 2017 06:32
    (ShareCast News) - Britain's high streets face losing some of their most popular pubs and restaurants because of big rises in business rates, Philip Hammond has been warned. Companies including the owners of Pizza Express, Greene King pubs, Wagamama, All

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Inflation, RBS, Brexit defeat, BAE Systems
    Sun 12 February 2017 15:06
    (ShareCast News) - Higher food and fuel prices drove inflation to a three-year zenith of 2% in January, up from 1.6% in December, with more increases coming as the year progresses. Figures from the Office for National Statistics are expected to confirm th

  • Friday newspaper round-up: Greece, Sky, BHS, RBS
    Fri 10 February 2017 07:12
    (ShareCast News) - The Greek government has expressed hope of an imminent deal with its EU creditors, despite a warning from the German finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble, that the country could cut its debts only by leaving the single currency. Athens

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Waitrose, Greece, Brexit, energy suppliers
    Thu 09 February 2017 07:10
    (ShareCast News) - Waitrose is planning to close six stores and remove a level of management in its supermarkets, putting 600 jobs at risk. The upmarket grocer began consulting with staff at the six stores - in Hertford, Staines, Leek, Huntingdon, Cardiff