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Bankers’ bonuses are bigger than last year’s, but majority say it is not enough money

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Bankers are set to get considerably larger bonuses this year than they received last year, but they are still not satisfied.

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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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Are higher phone bills on the way? Yes, if the Three/O2 merger goes ahead

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Ofcom outlines its reasons why the deal shouldn’t go ahead

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The former cab driver who REJECTED Dragons' Den to launch Uber rival Minicabit

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Can Amer Hasan’s taxi app hit £100m in revenue by 2020?

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How did a broker make £125m in just two months?

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Falling oil prices are not bad news for everyone

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Guess who’s back? James Murdoch to return to Sky as chairman

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

In 2012 Rupert Murdoch’s son James stepped down as chairman of Sky [then BskyB] amid the phone hacking scandal, saying his role “could become a lightning rod for BSkyB”.

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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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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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London to New York in 11 minutes? The "Antipode Jet" can make this happen...

Tue, 26 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

It’s not April, you’re no fool, and this is no joke.

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Double whammy: Tesco KNOWINGLY delayed payments to suppliers & could face a £500m fine

Tue, 26 Jan 2016

Just when you think things are looking up for Tesco, then BAM!, another big jolt hits the UK’s biggest retailer.

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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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123456: The 25 worst passwords of all time

Wed, 20 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Is your password 123456? Yes? Congratulations! Because you have managed to be innovative enough to come up with the worst password ever.

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The 25 best UK jobs for 2016 revealed

Wed, 20 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

For most of us the most ideal job is where you have a fat salary, unlimited holidays and perks galore.

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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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The pension changes are coming! Here's what you need to do...

Tue, 19 Jan 2016| By Martin Stewart

Crucial changes are about to come into effect in April that could have a huge impact on your retirement pay-out

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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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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Tesco turnaround: The three BIG problems Britain's biggest supermarket will face in 2016

Thu, 14 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

As Tesco announces its Christmas sales figures

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How many BILLIONS are the world's top tech bosses worth? Prepare to get jealous…

Fri, 8 Jan 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Apple published its CEO Tim Cook’s salary yesterday.

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“Rudderless” FCA in leadership crisis as interim leader Tracy McDermott declines top role

Fri, 8 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

No obvious successor to Martin “Grey Vampire” Wheatley emerges at banking regulator

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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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