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  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Retirement, Centrica boss, energy prices
    Thu 23 March 2017 07:14
    (ShareCast News) - Millions of people in their late 30s and early 40s look set to have to work for an extra year after an official review recommended pushing up the state pension age (SPA) more quickly than previously planned. The independent report said

  • Tuesday newspaper round-up: Laundering, insurance claims, Le Pen, Dowson
    Tue 21 March 2017 07:04
    (ShareCast News) - Britain's high street banks processed nearly $740m from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB, the Guardian can reveal. HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, Barc

  • Monday newspaper round-up: Banking regulations, investing boost, Bovis, water deals
    Mon 20 March 2017 07:00
    (ShareCast News) - Ministers from the world's leading economies have agreed to review banking regulations in a move that could start to unpick reforms made since the financial crisis. The decision was taken at the G20 meeting of finance ministers and cent

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Unilever, BoE, SSE, Pound
    Sun 19 March 2017 11:55
    (ShareCast News) - Unilever is preparing a £6bn sale of brands including Flora and Stork as part of its response to the ill-fated takeover bid from Kraft Heinz. Chief executive Paul Polman will unveil a slew of cost-cutting and restructuring measures nex

  • Friday newspaper round-up: May gets tough, consumer spending, Lloyds, Google
    Fri 17 March 2017 06:52
    (ShareCast News) - Theresa May stepped up the pressure on Nicola Sturgeon, accusing the SNP leader of forcing a "fundamentally unfair" independence referendum that would damage Brexit negotiations. In an article for The Times, the prime minister toughens

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Energy companies, money laundering, tech giants
    Thu 16 March 2017 07:04
    (ShareCast News) - Energy companies are braced for a sharp political backlash on Thursday as MPs debate plans to intervene in energy tariff pricing to protect consumers who are slow to switch. Fifty MPs have backed calls from John Penrose, a Conservative

  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: UK construction, Unilever, GSK boss
    Wed 15 March 2017 07:06
    (ShareCast News) - The UK construction industry could lose more than 175,000 EU workers - or 8% of the sector's workforce - if the country does not retain access to the European single market after Brexit, the government has been told. Such an outcome cou

  • Tuesday newspaper round-up: Brexit bill, May delay, Trump, M&S
    Tue 14 March 2017 08:04
    (ShareCast News) - Theresa May's Brexit bill on Monday night cleared all its hurdles in the Houses of Parliament, opening the way for the prime minister to trigger article 50 by the end of March. Peers accepted the supremacy of the House of Commons late o

  • Monday newspaper round-up: Scottish referendum, post-Brexit trade, fracking
    Mon 13 March 2017 07:07
    (ShareCast News) - Nicola Sturgeon will threaten to derail Brexit by setting out plans for a second independence referendum unless Theresa May offers Scotland a special deal. The Scottish First Minister could name the date she intends to hold a new refere

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Bovis Homes, Vodafone, HSBC
    Sun 12 March 2017 18:16
    (ShareCast News) - Troubled builder Bovis Homes is in talks with rival construction firm Galliford Try over a merger that would create one of Britain's biggest housebuilders. Bovis, which has recently come under fire for the quality of its newbuild homes,