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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Sunday newspaper round-up: General election, BT, Nationwide, TSB, Rathlin Energy, Saudi Aramco

Sun 17 November 2019 12:14

(Sharecast News) - Labour's policies including a pledge to nationalise the bulk of Britain's broadband network threaten to "crack the foundations of our economy", according to the head of the Confederation of British Industry. Dame Carloyn Fairburn said t

Thursday newspaper round-up: Top earners, Facebook, Saudi Aramco, Shop Direct

Thu 14 November 2019 07:34

(Sharecast News) - The top 1% of earners in the UK now account for more than a third of income tax paid to the government, following changes over the past decade that have left almost half the population exempt from making payments. In research underlinin

Wednesday newspaper round-up: FCA, Domino's Pizza, Royal Mail

Wed 13 November 2019 07:25

(Sharecast News) - One in every two FTSE 100 executive appointments over the next year will have to go to a woman if the UK is to meet targets to tackle the gender imbalance across British business by 2020, a report has warned. A "step change" at the UK's

Wednesday newspaper round-up: FCA, Domino's Pizza, Royal Mail

Wed 13 November 2019 07:25

(Sharecast News) - One in every two FTSE 100 executive appointments over the next year will have to go to a woman if the UK is to meet targets to tackle the gender imbalance across British business by 2020, a report has warned. A "step change" at the UK's

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Boeing, Revolut, HS2, business rates

Tue 12 November 2019 07:27

(Sharecast News) - Boeing said on Monday it could have its fleet of 737 Max jets flying again by January as safety checks on the aircraft's troubled flight software reach completion. The planes were grounded in March in the wake of two fatal crashes in th

Monday newspaper round-up: Wages, TSB, Prosus, Saudi Aramco

Mon 11 November 2019 07:40

(Sharecast News) - More than 210,000 workers in Britain are to receive a pay rise after the charity behind the living wage increased the national minimum hourly rate by 30p to £9.30. The Living Wage Foundation, which sets the voluntary measure, said Lond

Sunday newspaper round-up: General election, British Steel, Clintons, Saudi Aramco, HSBC

Sun 10 November 2019 17:29

(Sharecast News) - Sajid Javid, the chancellor, has defended Conservative claims that Labour would embark on a spending spree of up to £1.2 trillion as both parties battle to be seen as credible on the economy. Labour has furiously accused the Conservati

Friday newspaper round-up: Mothercare, LGIM, StanChart,

Fri 08 November 2019 07:38

(Sharecast News) - Mothercare is launching a closing down sale with nearly all products "dramatically reduced" as it prepares to close all its 79 stores and its website in the UK. The baby and maternity retailer is to begin clearing stock with the sale on

Thursday newspaper round-up: LSE, tax break, Clarks

Thu 07 November 2019 07:42

(Sharecast News) - The London Stock Exchange is to consider lopping 90 minutes of the trading day in a bid to improve mental health and attract more women and working parents to a high-pressure environment known for gruelling hours. The LSE made the annou

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Gambling companies, Walgreens Boots, RBS, Sports Direct

Wed 06 November 2019 07:27

(Sharecast News) - More than 9,000 of the richest people in the UK collected more than £1m each in capital gains last year, exploiting a loophole that could result in them paying tax at a rate as low as 10%. Economists at the Institute for Fiscal Studies