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December 14, 2017
Administration for owner of i and Scotsman

Administration for owner of i and Scotsman

Johnston Press, the publisher of the i newspaper and The Scotsman, has said it intends to place itself into administration.

Heartened but cautious - business reacts to May's Brexit plan

Heartened but cautious - business reacts to May's Brexit plan

One of the country's biggest companies has welcomed the government's proposed Brexit withdrawal agreement as a "positive step forward".

'No-deal' Brexit looms large over UK businesses

'No-deal' Brexit looms large over UK businesses

A "no-deal" Brexit is a curious thing, like the shark in Jaws.

Babcock braces for £100m helicopter charge

Babcock braces for £100m helicopter charge

Babcock International Group, the engineering giant which maintains Britain's nuclear submarine fleet, will next week try to draw a line under its recent difficulties by taking a £100m hit on the value of its he‎licopter business.‎

Share slide persists amid Brexit fallout

Share slide persists amid Brexit fallout

Banking and housebuilding stocks remained under pressure as businesses exposed to the UK economy continued to feel the heat from the ongoing political crisis over Brexit.

Europe has economic woes of its own beyond Brexit

Europe has economic woes of its own beyond Brexit

Business and City folk who spend much time travelling, when asked about how the rest of Europe looks at the Brexit issue, report two key trends.

Police: No-deal Brexit could bring unrest and rationing

Police: No-deal Brexit could bring unrest and rationing

Police fear the fallout from a "no-deal" Brexit could lead to "widescale disruption and dangers for the general public" and have warned they may not have the resources to cope.

EE and Virgin Media fined for overcharging customers

EE and Virgin Media fined for overcharging customers

EE and Virgin Media have been fined a total of £13.3m for overcharging nearly 500,000 phone and broadband customers who wanted to leave their contracts early.

'Staggering' number of bank branches have shut

'Staggering' number of bank branches have shut

Almost two-thirds of the UK's bank branches have shut their doors over the past 30 years, research indicates.

Ex-LSE chief Rolet closes in on hedge fund job

Ex-LSE chief Rolet closes in on hedge fund job

The former boss of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is closing in on the next phase of his City career with a top role at CQS, the hedge fund manager founded by one of the Conservative Party's most prolific benefactors.