rank group

Rank Group down as online performance fails to offset ‘challenging environment’

Casino operator Rank Group (LON:RNK) saw shares fall nearly 5 percent in mid morning trading on Thursday, after reporting a year of weak revenues and...

Nokia launches new handset, hopes to rival Apple

Nokia has launched their brand new handset, hoping to put the brand in competition with the likes of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung (KRX:005930). The new smartphone features...
kingfisher

Kingfisher sales drop in second quarter

B&Q owner Kingfisher (LON:KGF) reported a disappointing set of quarterly sales on Thursday. The business, which owns B&Q and Screwfix in Britain and Castorama and Brico...
retail sales

Retail sales fall in July as shoppers stick to bare necessities

British retail sales dipped in July as a disappointing summer expanded to the high street, according to the latest figures from the Office for...
marshalls

Marshalls shares rise after strong first half figures

Shares in landscaping company Marshalls (LON:MSHL) rose nearly 4 percent on Thursday, after it said that its short to medium-term performance was likely to...

“I disagree with the President” – Apple’s Tim Cook joins Trump condemnation

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) boss Tim Cook has joined the chorus of those condemning Donald Trump's response to the white supremacist hate rally over the weekend. In an...
UK

Theresa May condemns far right views following Trump remarks

In a rare turn, Theresa May has condemned Donald Trump following his comments on the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. Trump refused to condemn white...
Trump

Donald Trump’s top five controversial moments – so far

With racial tensions at an all-time high following the riots that erupted in Charlottesville on the weekend, Donald Trump's lacklustre response has sent his approval...
Donald Trump Impeachment

Trump takes to Twitter to attack Amazon, shares drop

Donald Trump has once again taken to Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) to criticize Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) over taxes and jobs, causing shares of the company to fall...
Quarto Group

Quarto Group shares plunge as mystery bidder pulls out

Quarto Group (LON:QRT) shares fell on Wednesday, after the company announced that an initial bidder had dropped out of acquisition negotiations. The publisher announced last month that...

Bill Gates donates $4.6 billion worth of Microsoft donation to charity

World's richest man Bill Gates has donated an incredible $4.6 billion (£3.6 billion) to charity - the largest amount since setting up the Bill & Melinda...
Learndirect

Government drops all Learndirect contracts and funding

The UK government has dropped all contracts and funding from Learndirect, after the adult training provider attempted to suppress reports into its poor standards. On...
university

Three top tips for coping with the cost of university

As 18-year olds across the UK prepare to receive their A-level results tomorrow, the high cost of university will be weighing heavy on their...
tech visa

Brexit plan: UK opposes Irish border posts

In its proposals Britain has insisted that there must be “no return to the hard borders of the past”, ensuring that people and goods can...

PwC hit with £5m fine for “misconduct” over RSM Tenon audit

PricewaterhouseCoopers have been given a record breaking fine from the Financial Reporting Council after admitting "misconduct" in its 2011 financial year audit.  Following the investigation by...
unemployment

UK unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 1975

The UK unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in over 35 years in the three months to June, falling by 57,000. Official figures from...

Energy companies’ billing errors cost consumers £102m

New findings have revealed that energy companies have overcharged consumers £102 million last year due to "unacceptable" billing blunders. The energy switching site uSwitch found that...
balfour beatty

Balfour Beatty shares jump 7pc as company moves into recovery

Shares in infrastructure firm Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY) rose nearly 7 percent in early trading on Wednesday, after both profit and revenues saw significant jumps...
Telephone Boxes

BT to axe half of the UK’s telephone boxes

BT (LON:BT.A) announced its decision to scrap over half of the UK's remaining telephone boxes on Wednesday, in light of decreased usage in recent...
brexit SME

UK’s post-Brexit customs plans are dismissed by EU

The British government's proposals for “a new customs arrangement that facilitates the freest and most frictionless trade possible in goods between the UK and the...