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  1. Euro zone businesses growing at fastest rate in nearly six years

    Irishtimes.com - Business 03.24 / 10:25 www.irishtimes.com
    Futher signs of growth leads investors to shed euro zone…
  2. Terror victims honoured at FSB conference in Torquay

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Greg Clark – Secretary of State for Business, Energy and the Industrial Strategy – were forced to cancel appearances in South Devon in the wake of the Westminster attack. The two were due to be headline speakers on day one of the Federation of Small Businesses Show in Torquay. The official opening of Exeter's Met Office supercomputer complex was also cancelled due to Wednesday's Westminster terrorist incident. Joseph Johnson –…
  3. Nwes: Businessman inspired by his Italian heritage to launch food stall

    EDP Business - News 03.24 / 10:02 edp24.co.uk
    Using his Italian heritage to open his own unit on the Norwich Market was a proud moment for Paolo…
  4. Republic ranks almost bottom of list for maternity leave

    Irishtimes.com - Business 03.24 / 09:53 www.irishtimes.com
    Croatia tops the table with six months of decently-paid…
  5. Bus Éireann strike: How are transport services affected in your area ?

    Irishtimes.com - Business 03.24 / 09:39 www.irishtimes.com
    ‘This is a nightmare,’ says a Sligo cllr as thousands of commuters left str…
  6. Investors shed euro zone bonds on further signs of economic strength

    Irishtimes.com - Business 03.24 / 09:27 www.irishtimes.com
    The rise came as data showed French and German business activity expanded in…
  7. German private sector growth strongest in almost six years

    Irishtimes.com - Business 03.24 / 09:16 www.irishtimes.com
    France hoping election uncertainty won’t disrupt similar gains it has m…
  8. Finance no longer the enemy as bankers come in from the cold

    Irishtimes.com - Business 03.24 / 09:05 www.irishtimes.com
    Practitioners of the ‘alchemy of finance’ appear to be out of the doc…
  1. Smiths Group doubles profit thanks to x-ray detector sales

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 03.24 / 10:44 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Engineering giant Smiths Group more than doubled its pretax profits to £346m in the six months ended January 31 on strong sales of security sensors and x-ray …
  2. The Dangers of Enhanced Income Funds

    Morningstar.co.uk -Markets 03.24 / 10:27 www.morningstar.co.uk
    A recent report starkly showed the extent to which investors were sacrificing capital growth for income when buying so-called "enhanced income"…
  3. Chart analysis: FTSE 100 and Gulf Keystone

    Iii.co.uk -Markets 03.24 / 10:07 www.iii.co.uk
    A FTSE 100 drop target identified by chartist Alistair Strang is a 'pretty serious issue', breaking the uptrend since the Brexit manipulation. He has the latest on Gulf Keystone, too. Article Analysis and Commentary ii Alistair Strang (Trends & Targets AUTNT) …
  4. It’s win or bust for Trump, but has the Trump trade had its day?

    Cityindex.co.uk -Markets 03.24 / 09:45 www.cityindex.co.uk
    It’s win or bust for Trump, but has the Trump trade had its day? The key theme this morning is that the vote on President Trump’s changes to the Affordable Healthcare Act will now go ahead today, after being […] Kathleen Bro…
  5. MARKETS LIVE: FTSE 100 opens flat as Smiths reports

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 03.24 / 08:40 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Shares have opened broadly flat in London despite a slight sell-off in the US…
  6. Fightback against fatcat pay begins -

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 03.23 / 23:10 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Housebuilder Crest Nicholson was rocked by a shareholder revolt as the backlash against boardroom excess began following a string of bumper pay…
  7. Next warns of price rises as profits sink

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 03.23 / 23:10 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Profits at Next fell for the first time in eight years as the retailer admitted it had got its wrong by filling shops with fast fashion trends rather than wardrobe…
  8. Stock in Focus: Standard Chartered

    Morningstar.co.uk -Markets 03.23 / 23:03 www.morningstar.co.uk
    Standard Chartered is amid a massive upheaval. Analysts expect the turnaround to be difficult but think CEO Bill Winters has the right…
  1. State pension age, surging inflation, & Norwegian happiness

    Icl-ifa.co.uk -Personal Finance 03.24 / 09:40 icl-ifa.co.uk
    Welcome to the latest roundup from our experts and thought leaders here at Informed Choice, with latest news and unique … read…
  2. Cost of motoring soars by more than 10% in a year

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 03.24 / 08:51 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    The research looked at the cheapest models to own. It found the cost per mile for the Toyota Aygo jumped by over 15% to 28p - that works out at £2,800 if you cover 10,000 miles every …
  3. Why your credit applications is getting rejected

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 03.24 / 08:51 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Almost one in five people who have applied for some form of credit over the past year has been turned…
  4. How do I drip feed money into an Isa in case markets crash

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 03.24 / 08:40 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Maike Currie of Fidelity International explains how you can still transfer money into an 'Isa cash park' ahead of the April 6 deadline, and phase it into your chosen investments…
  5. Is Virgin Atlantic's cash call email real?

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 03.24 / 07:55 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Virgin Atlantic is emailing customers asking for money after they paid for seat reservations. The email and phone number make it look like a…
  6. Pension protection shake-up: Retirees FURIOUS over plans to cut scheme

    Express-Personal Finance 03.24 / 00:11 express.co.uk
    BRITAIN’S retirees today slammed new plans to cut their pension protection sc…
  7. Gambling firm GVC Holdings boosts dividend and shares leap

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 03.23 / 23:52 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Online gambling firm GVC Holdings lifted shareholders’ spirits along with the market as it announced a second special dividend for the y…
  8. ALEX BRUMMER: The bell tolls for Co-op Bank - '

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 03.23 / 23:52 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Don’t believe the name or the hype. The Co-operative Bank is neither a true co-operative or e…
  1. Investment Trust Insider 37 is out now!

    Citywire.co.uk -Finance 03.24 / 09:37 citywire.co.uk
    Can US trusts beat the market? Which smaller company trusts made our experts' top 10? Plus we profile an up-and-coming rival to RIT…
  2. The Expert View: Next, Merlin and Ted Baker

    Citywire.co.uk -Finance 03.24 / 05:09 citywire.co.uk
    Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Halma and…
  3. Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls as House postpones healthcare vote

    Citywire.co.uk -Finance 03.24 / 02:27 citywire.co.uk
    The Dow component UnitedHealth Group plunged 1%, chipping away 12 points from the blue-chip…
  4. Friday Papers: Barclays faces new fight over ‘crash cash’ from Qatar

    Citywire.co.uk -Finance 03.24 / 02:17 citywire.co.uk
    And shoppers started spending again in February after two months of falling…
  5. VIDEO: Dublin Tech Summit – Dejan Cusic, Comtrade Digital Services

    Dejan Cusic, Business Director, Ireland and UK at Comtrade Digital Services, speaks with Deanna O'Connor on day one of the inaugural Dublin Tech Summit at The CCD. The post VIDEO: Dublin Tech Summit – Dejan Cusic, Comtrade Digital Services appeared first on Business & F…
  6. The rise of asset allocation

    Investortoday.co.uk - Finance 03.23 / 23:02 investortoday.co.uk
    Since the Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States, investors have woken up to the fact that it makes sense to reduce risk by investing in a range of overseas markets in a number of different currencies.   This is particularly true in the UK, where…
  7. The FTSE at an all-time high - great news, provided your ‘home’ currency is sterling

    Investortoday.co.uk - Finance 03.23 / 23:02 investortoday.co.uk
    In a year of political turbulence, dominated by the unexpected Brexit vote in the UK in June and Donald Trump’s surprise triumph in the US presidential election in November, the FTSE-100 has had a stellar year.    The benchmark index finished 2016 at an all-time closing high of 7142.8, up 14.4%…
  8. Payment scams – have the banks been let off the hook?

    Investortoday.co.uk - Finance 03.23 / 23:02 investortoday.co.uk
    The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has called for banks to do more to prevent scams where people are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters. But it has fallen short of requiring banks to compensate the victims. In making its recommendations the PSR was responding to a ‘super-complaint’ made by…
  1. Alliance Trust Savings returns to profit

    Alliance Trust Savings has returned to profit with a £1.2m profit last year compared with a £5.2m loss for 2015. Assets under administration for the firm rose by 60 per cent to £13.6bn in 2016, with a 31 per cent increase in the number of accounts. Overall, Alliance Trust has improved returns for its shareholders […] The post Alliance Trust Savings returns to profit appeared first on Money…
  2. MAS chief: New guidance body should not use the word ‘advice’

    The outgoing head of the Money Advice Service says the Government’s new single guidance body should not carry the word “advice” in its branding. MAS is preparing to merge with the other two public guidance bodies, Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service at some point after Autumn 2018. Speaking to Money Marketing, Rookes acknowledges […] The post MAS chief: New guidance body should not use the word ‘advice’ appeared first on Money…
  3. Gina Miller on how trade bodies are failing over Brexit

    SCM Capital co-founder Gina Miller says the financial services community is still in the dark over Brexit as she hits out at trade bodies and lobbying groups for so far failing to secure a good deal for the industry. In an exclusive interview with Money Marketing, Miller shares her fears over the unclear path financial […] The post Gina Miller on how trade bodies are failing over Brexit appeared first on Money…
  4. Watchdog proposes automatic compensation for poor broadband or landline service

    Express & Star -Money 03.24 / 08:45 expressandstar.com
    Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new…
  5. Lighter evenings make it easier for burglars, analysis suggests

    Express & Star -Money 03.24 / 08:45 expressandstar.com
    Home owners are being warned to prepare for a spike in opportunistic thefts as the clocks go…
  6. UK lags behind rest of Europe for maternity leave, union warns

    Express & Star -Money 03.24 / 00:37 expressandstar.com
    The UK is almost bottom of a European league table for maternity leave, according to a new…
  7. Manchester 'top for house price growth' across major UK cities

    Express & Star -Money 03.24 / 00:37 expressandstar.com
    Manchester is now leading the way for house price growth across the UK's major cities, with property values there up by nearly 9% year-on-year - according to an…
  1. How long does it take a FTB to furnish their home?

    First time buyers are struggling through the first few months of home ownership without essential items of furniture and appliances - and turning to unusual ways to make do, according to new…
  2. How will land and rural homeowners be affected by Brexit?

    Who wants gold when you can buy land? Land is a secure asset, and it outperforms gold in terms of capital…
  3. Landlords at risk of non-compliance due to BTL tax changes

    According to software house, Visionbase Software, the raft of new buy-to-let tax measures introduced by the Government, including the changes in mortgage interest tax relief which comes into force in April 1 2017, is putting huge pressure on landlords and making them vulnerable to non-compliance in their…
  4. London's rent hikes drop pace

    The latest report from ARLA has revealed that rental costs in London are increasing at a much slower rate than the rest of the…
  5. Could BTL be on its way out?

    Buy-to-let has long provided bumper returns for investors, but a number of clouds on the horizon have prompted some concern as to the sector's…
  6. Ideal Home Show: New space age will put you in a spin

    Express-Property 03.24 / 09:01 express.co.uk
    HAVE you ever looked at the corners of your room and thought, ‘I’m not using that space pro…
  7. Lutyens’s mysterious masterpiece comes to the market

    Countrylife.co.uk - Real Estate 03.24 / 07:55 countrylife.co.uk
    How a little-known early example of the architect’s work was brought to life. Chinthurst Hill, at Wonersh in the Surrey Hills AONB, restored to single ownership for the first time in 60 years. £18.5mHow a little-known early example of the architect’s work was brought to life…
  8. REVEALED: THIS is the place leading the way for house price growth across major UK cities

    Express-Property 03.24 / 00:22 express.co.uk
    MANCHESTER is now leading the way for house price growth across the UK's major cities, with property values there up by nearly 9 per cent year-on-year - according to an…