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Crisis-ridden Carillion is on the critical list

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:49
Carillion is crucial to the people of Liverpool, where the crisis-ridden firm is building the new £335 million Royal Liverpool Hospital. The firm is ten months behind schedule and suffocating in debt.

Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi quits family firm

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:42
Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi has unwound his business interests after being made Education Minister in last week’s reshuffle.

Waterstones boss James Daunt hope he stays on after sale

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:39
Bookseller Waterstones is on the verge of being sold to a private equity purchaser and chief executive James Daunt says he hopes the new owners will keep him on.

The White Company hits record £2m slales

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:35
The clothing, homeware and fragrance business has defied the gloom in the retail sector. It was founded by Chrissie Rucker, pictured, in 1994 to provide ‘impeccably stylish, everyday luxury’,

Interview with American singing star Alexander O’Neal

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:31
Alexander O’Neal, the legendary R&B singer, could earn £2 million a night performing his music if he was white – or so he believes. Donna Ferguson speaks with the American singer.

Companies and consumers ignore what works well

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:28
Sometimes, in our quest for progress, we shunt into the backwater the tried and trusted. By we, I mean society – companies and consumers alike. Take bank branches, writes Jeff Prestridge.

High streets left without banks or ATMs

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:23
A toxic mix of bank branch and cash machine closures could soon create cashless ‘deserts’ across swathes of the country, warns consumer group Which?

Bank closures are disenfranchising the elderly

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:20
When a local bank branch closes, it causes widespread inconvenience as customers are forced to change the way they bank, either by travelling further afield or signing up to online banking.

Ruth Sunderland interviews CBI director Carolyn Fairbairn

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:11
Carolyn Fairbairn is cool, crisp and calm. She needs to be. It would be challenging enough to be the first female director general of the CBI, which was, until her arrival in late 2015, a very male bastion.

Tony Hetherington investigates a blocked HSBC account

Daily Mail - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 13:38
Tony Hetherington investigates a blocked a reader's blocked HSBC account. They live in Spain and were receiving retirement income from Britain into their HSBC account.

Cost of rolling out smart meters to be investigated by NAO

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:37
The costly drive to force millions of homes across Britain to have smart meters will be reviewed by the National Audit Office, it has revealed today.

More than £40m lost from steel workers' pensions

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:40
Documents published yesterday showed that Active Wealth, a West Midlands-based financial adviser, transferred more than 100 staff out of their gold-plated pensions into riskier investment funds.

Two million taxpayers facing £800m bill

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:37
Officials said the average shortfall is around £400. This will be collected over the course of the next financial year starting in April through an adjustment to their tax code.

Firms impose new charges to dodge ban on credit card fees 

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:36
From today, businesses are forbidden from adding an extra charge if someone pays by credit card. It was hoped that the ban would save consumers £473million a year.

Is it too late to cash in on the great oil rush?

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:29
One of the major attractions of oil firms is that their share prices look cheap compared to other listed companies due to the troubles they have faced over the past few years.

MPs accuse Ryanair of 'fobbing them off' over crew pay

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:20
Two Commons select committees are investigating the budget airline over the payment of cabin crew hired by third-party agencies, which could be in breach of minimum wage laws.

Changes to cause highest level of intended property sales

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:09
The NLA has revealed that one in five of its members plan to reduce their property portfolios in the next year because of the government’s recent tax changes

Homes on popular TV series are drawing in the tourists

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 09:21
Sir Ridley Scott has long moved on to big-budget blockbusters, but the Hovis advert he directed in 1973 still draws buyers to Gold Hill in Shaftesbury, Dorset

Police using intelligence markers on drink-drive cars

Daily Mail - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 09:13
According to Auto Express, previously disqualified motorists are having their cars electronically tagged depending on where they live - but not all forces have the tactic in place.

Shareholder revolt at Persimmon boss' £131m payout

Daily Mail - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:39
Persimmon has been under fire ever since it announced the bonus scheme, which is one of the biggest in UK business history. Chief executive Jeff Fairburn could pocket £131million.
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