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Brexit bites London: Singapore lender suspends loan programme in capital

Thu, 30 Jun 2016

But will a drop in pound attract investors?

London skyline

Ranked: The easiest cities to travel in the UK

Thu, 30 Jun 2016

Edinburgh beats London

Retirement - old hands

The top 5 questions you should be asking your would-be workplace pensions provider

Thu, 30 Jun 2016

Only 3% of small business owners consider auto enrolment as their biggest concern this year

Branson space jet

Sir Richard Branson and Tyra Banks choose UK's best start-ups

Wed, 29 Jun 2016

Winner of VOOM 2016 announced


Brexit could make Vodafone hang up on Britain

Wed, 29 Jun 2016

Brexit threats continue

London Stock Exchange

LSE-Deutsche Borse merger: Bafin chief against London as HQ

Wed, 29 Jun 2016

Planned merger could face regulatory opposition over the London location of the combined company

Rupert Grint

Harry Potter star Rupert Grint sues HMRC

Wed, 29 Jun 2016

The hearing closes on 29 June

Istanbul attack

Over 35 dead and more than 140 hurt in Istanbul airport bomb attack

Wed, 29 Jun 2016

Early signs show Islamic State is responsible for the attack

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver launches scathing attack on Boris

Tue, 28 Jun 2016

Oliver vs Johnson

Excercise class

This sports millionaire wants to buy Fitness First

Tue, 28 Jun 2016

Today’s big deal


HS2 not on track due to "unrealistic timetable"

Tue, 28 Jun 2016

A report by National Audit Office finds


Pound and FTSE 100 recover as Britain digests Brexit

Tue, 28 Jun 2016

Yesterday the pound dropped to a 31-year low against the dollar

99p stores poundland

Poundland rejects Steinhoff offer amid Brexit jitters

Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Brexit hits Poundland hard


Brexit vote obliterates pound as billions wiped off FTSE

Fri, 24 Jun 2016

The pound got pounded after the UK voted to leave the EU yesterday.

Jeremy Corbyn

Two Labour MPs call for Corbyn to resign

Fri, 24 Jun 2016

Corbyn should resign

shocked man

Brexit will deliver "months of tortuous, recruitment-sapping uncertainty" to UK labour market

Fri, 24 Jun 2016

Many businesses are still reeling from the shock resullts of the EU referendum yesterday.Mariano Mamertino, economist at the global job site, Indeed, warned that after months of “tortuous, recruitment-sapping uncertainty” in Britain’s labour market, the Brexit verdict ...

Rich guy dodging

Asian millionaires now the richest people in the world

Fri, 24 Jun 2016

Billionaire battle hots up

Media deal

Imagine Publishing sold to Future in £14m deal

Thu, 23 Jun 2016

Imagine has a portfolio of 19 scientific and technology magazines

Weir Group deal

Weir Group ramps up £100m disposal programme

Thu, 23 Jun 2016

Today’s big deal

London's population hits eight million

UK population now at 65 million as 135,000 more people now call London home

Thu, 23 Jun 2016

Capital’s population now above 8.5 million

Man with cash

Over £100m set to be gambled on EU referendum outcome

Thu, 23 Jun 2016

Betting fever takes over

one pound

Pound hits 2016 high as FTSE breaks 6,300

Thu, 23 Jun 2016

Referendum mania helps pound

Polling station

D-Day: Race too close to call as Britain goes to polls

Thu, 23 Jun 2016

Which side are you voting for?

Steel foundry furnace in China

Liberty House arranges funding for Tata Steel UK bid

Wed, 22 Jun 2016

Liberty House is among the list of suitors for Tata Steel’s UK operations

Buccelati silver

The 21 incredible uses for silver

Wed, 22 Jun 2016

Whether in laundry detergent or inside jet engines, silver has become a material of innovation…

Met Police

Ex-MI6 boss: Voting Remain will protect London against terrorism

Wed, 22 Jun 2016

Londoners should vote Remain to safeguard the city against terrorism, former MI6 head Sir John Sawers said today.

A view of the information screens at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London which show the FTSE 100 index.

EU referendum uncertainty wipes off £73bn from FTSE 100 in four days

Wed, 22 Jun 2016

EU referendum poll to be held on Thursday

FoMo - Fear of missing out

This one big factor is holding back UK SMEs

Tue, 21 Jun 2016

Why aren’t businesses taking risks?

Raining money

London & Country mulling £300m sale or float

Tue, 21 Jun 2016

London & Country has hired Fenchurch to advise it on its options

Credit cards

The UK could become a cashless society within 20 years

Tue, 21 Jun 2016

Cashless technology takes over the world

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Heathrow airport

Airport expansion decision on hold until October

Thu, 30 Jun 2016

The airport saga continues

Rajesh Agrawal, chairman & CEO,, a global online payments site

London's new deputy mayor for business is worth £90m

Thu, 30 Jun 2016

Who’s Rajesh Agrawal?

Morrisons M Local

It's official: My Local enters administration putting 1,600 jobs at risk

Thu, 30 Jun 2016

Another day, another retail failure

Michael Gove thumbs up

Can Michael Gove be Britain's next prime minister?

Thu, 30 Jun 2016

Here’s what he said

Millionaire wealthrich - Who wants to be a millionaire with Chris Tarrant

Is ITV poised for takeover?

Wed, 29 Jun 2016

ITV has been a perennial takeover candidate for some time


These five tech start ups are set to disrupt retail in 2016

Wed, 29 Jun 2016

How many have you heard of?

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