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Thursday newspaper round-up: Retirement, Centrica boss, energy prices

Thursday newspaper round-up: Retirement, Centrica boss, energy prices

Thu, 23 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Millions of people in their late 30s and early 40s look set to have to work for an extra year after an official review recommended pushing up the state pension age (SPA) more quickl... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Laundering, insurance claims, Le Pen, Dowson

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Laundering, insurance claims, Le Pen, Dowson

Tue, 21 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain's high street banks processed nearly $740m from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB, the Guardian can... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Banking regulations, investing boost, Bovis, water deals

Monday newspaper round-up: Banking regulations, investing boost, Bovis, water deals

Mon, 20 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Ministers from the world's leading economies have agreed to review banking regulations in a move that could start to unpick reforms made since the financial crisis. The decision was... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Unilever, BoE, SSE, Pound

Sunday newspaper round-up: Unilever, BoE, SSE, Pound

Sun, 19 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Unilever is preparing a £6bn sale of brands including Flora and Stork as part of its response to the ill-fated takeover bid from Kraft Heinz. Chief executive Paul Polman will unveil... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: May gets tough, consumer spending, Lloyds, Google

Friday newspaper round-up: May gets tough, consumer spending, Lloyds, Google

Fri, 17 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May stepped up the pressure on Nicola Sturgeon, accusing the SNP leader of forcing a "fundamentally unfair" independence referendum that would damage Brexit negotiations. In... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Energy companies, money laundering, tech giants

Thu, 16 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Energy companies are braced for a sharp political backlash on Thursday as MPs debate plans to intervene in energy tariff pricing to protect consumers who are slow to switch. Fifty M... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: UK construction, Unilever, GSK boss

Wed, 15 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - The UK construction industry could lose more than 175,000 EU workers - or 8% of the sector's workforce - if the country does not retain access to the European single market after Br... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Brexit bill, May delay, Trump, M&S

Tue, 14 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May's Brexit bill on Monday night cleared all its hurdles in the Houses of Parliament, opening the way for the prime minister to trigger article 50 by the end of March. Peer... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Scottish referendum, post-Brexit trade, fracking

Mon, 13 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Nicola Sturgeon will threaten to derail Brexit by setting out plans for a second independence referendum unless Theresa May offers Scotland a special deal. The Scottish First Minist... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Bovis Homes, Vodafone, HSBC

Sun, 12 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Troubled builder Bovis Homes is in talks with rival construction firm Galliford Try over a merger that would create one of Britain's biggest housebuilders. Bovis, which has recently... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: NICs delay, Brexit rebate, Mars, Blue

Fri, 10 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May said she will delay legislating to implement a controversial national insurance rise for self-employed workers until the autumn, after a public rebellion by senior Conse... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Scotland, Standard Life, Ogden, Google

Thu, 09 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Nicola Sturgeon has claimed autumn 2018 would be the 'common-sense time' to stage a second Scottish independence referendum. The First Minister yesterday refused to rule out holding... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: UK Budget, North Korea warning, Brexit battles

Wed, 08 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - The United States and North Korea are racing towards a catastrophic "head-on collision", China's foreign minister has warned, amid Chinese fury at America's deployment of a controve... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Oil, Vauxhall, Efta, Sky, ITV

Tue, 07 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - A global glut of oil could turn into a shortage within three years unless billions of dollars worth of new investments are made in the industry, the International Energy Agency said... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: China GDP, SL-Aberdeen cuts, ITV, Budget

Mon, 06 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - China has cut its growth target to around 6.5 percent for 2017, as Beijing focuses on stability ahead of a sensitive political gathering later this year. The Chinese economy slowed ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Budget, bank warnings, Marks & Spencer, Sky

Sun, 05 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Philip Hammond wrote that he will use this week's budget to build up a £60bn Brexit war chest to boost Britain's "resilience" to economic turbulence as the UK withdraws from the Eur... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit, PPI, Glencore

Fri, 03 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Plunging out of the European Union in two years without a new trade deal would open up a Pandora's box for Britain's businesses, Paul Drechsler, the president of CBI, has warned. As... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Job losses, Dominic Chappell, Snapchat

Thu, 02 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Nearly 1,400 UK jobs are at risk as pharmacy chain Boots, Walkers crisps and bakery Greggs all cut costs. Both Walkers and Greggs are restructuring their manufacturing operations i... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Nissan, 21st Century Fox, Dyson

Wed, 01 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Nissan has called on the government to provide investment to help rebuild the UK's car parts business so it can replace components that come from overseas after the country leaves t... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Budget, post-Brexit rules, PPI complaints

Tue, 28 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Solid economic growth and strong tax receipts since the Brexit vote have put Philip Hammond on course to announce a drop in government borrowing when he presents his spring budget n... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit concessions, new referendum, Unilever, Barclays

Mon, 27 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Labour peers say they are confident that the government will ultimately make concessions as the article 50 bill on leaving the EU passes through the House of Lords this week. Opposi... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Warren Buffett, Unilever, Spanish homes

Sun, 26 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Billionaire Warren Buffett has denounced "Wall Streeters" for charging "high fees" and urged ordinary investors to buy low-cost index funds. In his famed annual letter to Berkshire ... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Boeing, Ryanair, business rates, John Lewis

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Boeing plans to open its first manufacturing plant in Britain, picking Sheffield to make critical parts for its best-selling 737 and 777 airliners. The company has earmarked the Nor... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Business rates, Peugeot, AO World

Thu, 23 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Rising fuel and food prices are eating into household budgets as the impact of the Brexit vote on the value of the pound pushes up inflation, according to a Guardian analysis that c... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, business rates, Peugeot

Wed, 22 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - The City of London has warned that the loss of banking jobs to EU countries due to Brexit could threaten British and European financial stability. Interviews with more than half a d... [more]