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The London fintech star that’s raised £500m for UK firms in JUST FOUR YEARS

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Taking stock of the fintech sector with MarketInvoice boss Anil Stocker

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Crush on London C2C train so severe businessmen “wet themselves”

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Rumours of staff walkout as shortage of drivers and smaller trains blamed for late night travel pandemonium

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Barclays hit by £1bn lawsuit, here's what you need to know about it

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Dealmaker Amanda Staveley’s firm PCP Capital Partners is suing Barclays for a whopping £1bn over its emergency fundraising in 2008.

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Why has George Osborne delayed Lloyds Bank share sale?

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

UK Chancellor George Osborne has postponed the sale of the government’s final stake in Lloyds Banking Group.

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How rich is Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn?

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Comrade Corbyn’s got a house and a salary, but wants to be a man of the people. Can he have his mushroom stroganoff and eat it?

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RBS set for EIGHTH consecutive year of full-year losses after taking £2.5bn hit to profits

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Royal Bank of Scotland is set to take a £2.5bn hit to its 2015 profits, this will be the bank’s eighth consecutive year of full-year losses.

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The world's most corrupt countries revealed - how corrupt is Britain?

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Denmark named the least corrupt country in the world

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Facebook to fight against UK tax claw-back

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Tax battle follows £130m back payment from Google

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CONNECT BETTER - Open doors to amazing opportunities

Mon, 25 Jan 2016| By Rebecca Hobson

The changing face of business relationships revealed…

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US banks are spending “hundreds of thousands” campaigning to stop Britain leaving the EU

Thu, 21 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Is big business beginning to panic over possibility of a Brexit?

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E.On announces 5.1% gas price cut for customers

Wed, 20 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Residential customers to see average of £32 cut to bills

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Exclusive: Londoners not minding the gap. Tube accidents rocket 432% since 2003

Wed, 20 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

RMT union blasts “poisonous cocktail of cuts and overcrowding” for huge rise in injuries

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The global economy is in for a “bumpier ride” in 2016 as IMF cuts world growth forecast for THIRD TIME

Tue, 19 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

The global economy is in for a “bumpier ride” in 2016, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.

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Money, money, money: The four charts that show just how obscenely wealthy the world's 62 richest people are

Mon, 18 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Money, money, money, always sunny in the rich man’s world

Flexible working myths busted

Eight ridiculous flexible working myths you should NOT believe

Mon, 18 Jan 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Flexible working does NOT only mean “working from home”

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Disease? Nuclear war? Here are the top global risks for 2016

Fri, 15 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

State collapse, migration, extreme weather and water crises are all on the list. But what’s number 1?

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Get your gold bullion here! New London shop selling gold bars worth £300,000

Thu, 14 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Bling it on home: Mayfair store opens offering Londoners top-notch swag

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Dystopia, pollution and the “horrible two-horse race” – London Loves Business meets mayoral candidate Siân Berry

Thu, 14 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Why the Green Party’s mayoral candidate is unimpressed with her rivals

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Planning to start a business? Take a look at the UK's best cities for start-ups

Thu, 14 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

The UK start-up scene expanded by 22% in the past year

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These are the UK's top 50 employers

Thu, 14 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Jaguar Land Rover, AstraZeneca and Harrods have just been named the UK’s top three employers.

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Mog the cat couldn’t save Sainsbury’s slip in Christmas sales

Wed, 13 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Update from supermarket reveals more about plans to acquire Argos

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Is Jeremy Hunt on strike too? As junior doctors strike for first time since 1975, health secretary refuses to give interviews

Tue, 12 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Doctors’ strike will be the first for 40 years as government imposes contract changes

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Where to buy property in London in 2016 and 2017

Wed, 6 Jan 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The capital’s sizzling property hotspots

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The top 15 money saving tactics for 2016

Wed, 6 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Saving money is a New Year’s resolution meant to be broken.

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REVEALED: The best countries in Europe to get a new job

Wed, 6 Jan 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Earlier this week we told you that half of UK workers plan to quit their jobs in 2016.

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CEO sack race: Which top bosses are likely to quit or get fired in 2016?

Tue, 5 Jan 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The year 2016 might not be a happy new year for the CEOs of some of the world’s biggest companies, according to Ladbrokes.

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