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Citibank donates £200,000 towards London food waste campaign

Global banking group Citi has been the first bank to contribute towards The Felix Project, donating a generous £200,000. The Felix Project was founded by Evening Standard Chairman...

Small business confidence plunges post-Brexit

Small business confidence has fallen for the third quarter in a row, as economic concerns weigh in the wake of Brexit. The survey, conducted by...
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OECD revises growth forecast for Britain following Brexit

A leading French think-tank has revised its warning about UK economic growth post Brexit, after abandoning its support for George Osborne’s austerity plan. Despite the evident...
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Bank of Japan shocks markets with policy change

The Bank of Japan shocked markets this morning by altering its monetary stance after three years of ineffective policy decisions. The bank refrained from cutting interest...
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Glaxo Smith Kline appoints first female CEO

Pharmaceutical firm Glaxo Smith Kline has announced the appointment of Emma Walmsley as the firm's first female chief executive, taking over from its current...
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UK has “appallingly bad” funding for tech start-ups

Leading fund manager Neil Woodford has criticised UK investors for taking a "short-term" approach to tech start-ups, arguing that more capital must be made available...

British banks may suffer if passporting rights revoked

British banks may lose their passporting rights to operate across the EU unless the UK stays within the European Economic Area. The head of Germany's...

MPs to investigate pay of FTSE 100 bosses

MPs have launched an inquiry into the salaries of top business executives in the wake of several shareholder revolts over pay. Prime Minister Theresa May...
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Hargreaves Lansdown shares fall on Liberum downgrade

Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL) shares fell on Thursday after being downgraded from buy to sell by investment group Liberum. The group cited industry headwinds as a...

Unemployment holds steady in the wake of Brexit

UK unemployment data has dodged a downturn in the wake of Brexit, remaining steady at 4.9 percent. The figure represents a 0.6 percent fall from...