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Friday newspaper round-up: EasyJet, Ofgem, Brexit, Rolls-Royce

Friday newspaper round-up: EasyJet, Ofgem, Brexit, Rolls-Royce

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - A French court on Thursday fined British low-cost airline easyJet €60,000 (£52,000) for having refused to allow a disabled passenger to board for "security" reasons. The crimin... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Yellen, Aussie trade deal, Rolls-Royce, Rics

Thursday newspaper round-up: Yellen, Aussie trade deal, Rolls-Royce, Rics

Thu, 19 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Janet Yellen, the chairman of the US Federal Reserve, said the economy had come a long way in recovering from the 2008 financial crisis and that she and her colleagues expect the ce... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Retailers, Deliveroo, Davos

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Retailers, Deliveroo, Davos

Wed, 18 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Almost three-quarters of international retailers are choosing to expand outside of the UK because of this country's burdensome and complex business rates system, fresh figures have ... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: May, Carney, Merkel, oil

Tuesday newspaper round-up: May, Carney, Merkel, oil

Tue, 17 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May will rule out Britain staying in the European single market today as she makes immigration controls a priority in Brexit talks. Britain should not be "half-in, half-out"... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: May, Hammond, Trump all upbeat on Brexit

Monday newspaper round-up: May, Hammond, Trump all upbeat on Brexit

Mon, 16 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Ministers are prepared to start a tax and trade war with Europe to ensure Britain's economic prosperity, the chancellor said yesterday. Philip Hammond said that if the EU cut off th... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Hard Brexit, Putin, Hammond

Sun, 15 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May will announce that Britain is seeking a clean and hard Brexit in a speech this week that will promise to create a "strong new partnership" with the European Union. The p... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Hard Brexit, mortgages, retailers

Fri, 13 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - British companies across all sectors will remain resilient after the country leaves the European Union, even if the UK heads for a "hard Brexit", according to Fitch. Officials at th... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: VW, Hammond, City, housebuilders

Thu, 12 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Six former Volkswagen executives are being charged over their alleged roles in the 2015 emissions scandal, as the company admits liability and is ordered to pay a record $4.3bn (£3.... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Bovis Homes, VW, UK growth forecasts

Wed, 11 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Bovis Homes has been accused of pressuring customers to move into unfinished houses before Christmas by offering them cash incentives, a week before it issued a profit warning. Seve... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Retail sales, Tesco, Whitbread

Tue, 10 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales continued to grow at the end of last year as Britons made a late dash for Christmas gifts and festive foods, according to industry figures that add to signs the econ... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Consumer spending, factory outlook, drug deals

Mon, 09 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shoppers and business owners have signalled confidence in spending more, suggesting the credit-fuelled growth seen in late 2016 is showing few signs of flagging. Consumer spending o... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: France, Brexit, Russia

Sun, 08 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - France is to beef up cyber-security amid growing fears that Russian hackers could try to influence its upcoming presidential election following claims that Moscow orchestrated US... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Retail sales, London property prices, Royal Mail

Fri, 06 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - British high streets endured a fourth Christmas of falling sales as shoppers switched to buying gifts online from the comfort of their sofa. Underlying sales dipped 0.1% in December... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: business confidence, car industry, John Lewis

Thu, 05 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain's economy is bouncing back from the slump in business confidence which struck in the wake of the Brexit vote, with services, manufacturing and construction firms all reporti... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Inflation, 'fat cats', gender pay gap

Wed, 04 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Ryanair and LastMinute.com been rapped over the knuckles by the advertising watchdog for trying to entice customers into buying flights and holiday deals with "misleading" advert... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, BHS, property prices

Tue, 03 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Brexit could have an impact on the City in the coming months as banks decide whether to implement contingency plans to ensure they retain access to the remaining 27 EU member states... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Tandem, petrol prices, Amazon, M&A

Fri, 30 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - House of Fraser is planning to invest as much as £35m in digital challenger bank Tandem as part of a tie-up that will see the upstart lender offer services to shoppers at the depart... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: banks, Brexit, finance chiefs

Thu, 29 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Four major US banks handed almost 1,000 of their top City staff at least €1m (£850,000) in pay deals last year. Goldman Sachs, the highest profile Wall Street bank, disclosed t... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: BHS, house prices, Co-op, Monte dei Paschi

Wed, 28 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - A hardship charity once chaired by Charles Dickens has been overwhelmed with requests for support from struggling shopworkers in the months since the collapse of BHS. The failure of... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Monte dei Paschi, Brexit, Carney, house prices

Fri, 23 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Italian government has agreed to a bailout of Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) after the world's oldest bank admitted that it had failed to raise €5bn (£4.25bn) from private... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Broadband, car exports, Aquascutum

Thu, 22 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The government has pledged to give decent broadband speeds to up to 600,000 homes via a new £400m funding pot. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has freed up the mo... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: BHS, Brexit, house prices

Wed, 21 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Sir Philip Green may have to pay £1bn to resolve the problems facing the BHS pension scheme under proposals tabled by MPs. The work and pensions committee, which is chaired by Labou... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Tax havens, Lagarde, AstraZeneca, Brexit

Tue, 20 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The UK's overseas territories face renewed pressure to abandon corporate secrecy after 80 MPs joined forces to demand greater financial transparency from offshore havens. The cross-... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Hiring optimism, coal collapse, Apple fight

Mon, 19 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Two out of five British companies plan to recruit more staff next year, despite the uncertainty created by the vote to leave the European Union. The "renewed optimism" among busines... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Reckitt Benckiser, workers' pay, Brexit bill

Fri, 16 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The manufacturer of Nurofen has been fined $6m for misleading consumers. The federal court increased the penalty from $1.7m to $6m after an appeal by the Australian Competition and ... [more]