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PUZZLING WAGE STAGNATION

PUZZLING WAGE STAGNATION

In the wake of the Great Recession, countries around the world have been following a long and bumpy road to recovery.  Over the past decade, there have been stops and starts, good news and bad news; and governments, businesses, and individuals alike have alternately...

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BREXIT STOCKPILES

BREXIT STOCKPILES

Uncertainty surrounding the upcoming Brexit in March of 2019 is causing a tremendous amount of trepidation in a variety of business sectors.  Supermarkets are not one that I had expected to hear much about.  But supermarkets are front and centre, being called upon by...

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TAXATION IN THE NEW WORLD

TAXATION IN THE NEW WORLD

The tax strategies of US-based tech giant, Apple, have been in the headlines and under scrutiny in Europe for a few years now.  But the time has come to pay the piper. The Register has reported that Apple, as of September, has now paid the €14.3 billion, mandated by...

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Executive pay dispute continues

Executive pay dispute continues

The UK is cracking down on exorbitant executive pay.  Ever since Theresa May made this a central issue in her 2016 campaign for office, businesses have been anticipating an ongoing battle, some proactively making internal changes of their own, and others preparing to...

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Shares In Interserve Slide As It Raises Debt Forecast

Shares In Interserve Slide As It Raises Debt Forecast

Angela Monaghan of The Guardian News reported News of Interserve's troubles early this Friday. Earlier on Friday, the companies Shares dropped 7% after the government contractor said debts this year would be more than what was expected. This act reignited investors...

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Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Sacked By Board Over Cash Scandal

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Sacked By Board Over Cash Scandal

The chairman of Nissan has just been sacked after the board voted against his continued rule and recent public scandals. Justin McCurry of The Guardian news reported on Thursday that “Nissan Board sacks Chairman Carlos Ghosn after serious misconduct." The seven-member...

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Rolls-Royce Boss Gives Verdict on Brexit

Rolls-Royce Boss Gives Verdict on Brexit

Robin Johnson of DerbyshireLive news announced in a release that “Boss of Derby’s Rolls-Royce believes Theresa May’s Brexit deal is better than no deal.” Politicians must look for a “practical plan” for Brexit, the boss of engineering giant Rolls-Royce has said....

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UK Banks Urged to Justify Wavering Level of Branch Closures

UK Banks Urged to Justify Wavering Level of Branch Closures

Leading consumer groups in Britain have called on banks to justify the closure of almost 13,000 banks in the country. The closure of these banks has left a large population of the nation struggling to access important financial services nationwide. In a just-concluded...

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UK Stock Market slips Lower Amid Brexit Talks

UK Stock Market slips Lower Amid Brexit Talks

BBC news among many other sources has recently been reporting on Brexit with the BBC leading with the headline “UK shares remain fragile amid Brexit turmoil.” Theresa May’s Brexit plan has caused political fallout, which in turn has caused the UK stock market to slip...

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John Lewis Chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield Heads For Exit

John Lewis Chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield Heads For Exit

It was reported by Sky news on the 7th of November that the John Lewis partnership is on the hunt for a new chairman. This was due to Charlie Mayfield stepping down in 2020. The post has been held by Sir Charlie Mayfield for 11 years. The Waitrose and John Lewis group...

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