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Adani Group: Fortune of Asia's richest man hit by fraud claims

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 16:54
A report of fraud has sparked a mass sell-off in businesses led by Indian billionaire Gautam Adani.
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Rolls-Royce is a burning platform, claims new boss

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 16:22
Tufan Erginbilgic told staff they faced their "last chance" to turn the engineering company around.
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Plans for more banking hubs as branches close

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 13:31
In total, 38 of these shared branches have been announced so far, but only four have opened.
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Job risk as Shell considers quitting energy market

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 12:04
The Coventry-based firm said tough market conditions had forced a review of the business.
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Warning to 100 funeral directors over price lists

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 11:45
Businesses could be named and shamed for flouting rules but critics say the those rules need strengthening.
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Most bosses want staff back in offices says Tony Danker

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 06:04
Tony Danker, director-general of the CBI, says most bosses 'secretly' want workers to return.
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LVMH: Luxury giant's sales soar despite China losses

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 05:34
LVMH - owner of brands including Moët and Louis Vuitton - saw strong sales despite losses in China.
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HS2 may not run through to central London - report

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 03:29
The government says it is committed to delivering the rail line to Manchester amid rising costs.
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Cost of living: How onions became a luxury in the Philippines

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:49
The staple ingredient has become a symbol of the country's rising cost of living.
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Hemp makes a comeback in the construction industry

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:07
A revival of hemp cultivation in Portugal has spurred the use of hemp blocks in construction.
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Warning over risky electric blankets sold online

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:05
The consumer rights group Which? found products being sold online that could cause electric shocks.
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Mobile phone fraud: 'They stole £22,500 using my banking app'

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:02
Banks are being caught off guard by the growing threat of mobile phone fraud, says charity the Fraud Advisory Panel.
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Hundreds of thousands paying wrong tax fines

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:01
Those on the lowest incomes are being hit hardest by tax penalties, a non-profit says.
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Hunt to set out plan for growth as criticism mounts

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 22:58
It will be scrutinised by businesses who claim the government has no long-term plan for the economy.
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Transpennine Express boss apologises for poor services

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 17:39
The head of Transpennine Express admits services have not been good enough in recent months.
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US economic growth stronger than expected

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 15:07
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.9% at the end of 2022, but home sales and construction tumbled.
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Adani Group: Asia's richest man hits back at 'con' allegations

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 13:26
Indian billionaire Gautam Adani hits back after fraud claims wipe billions off his company.
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Green claims on household basics investigated

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 12:28
The competition watchdog is concerned shoppers are being "misled" about goods claiming to be green.
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Royal Mail says strikes have cost it millions

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 09:03
The ongoing row with postal workers over pay and conditions has cost the company £200m in recent months.
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Subscription-based bike hire schemes on a roll

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:04
A growing number of people are choosing to hire a bicycle over a long period of time.
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