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New Look Chairman Mason Quits After £2bn Deal
New Look Chairman Mason Quits After £2bn Deal

Paul Mason, the retail veteran who chairs New Look, is to step down from his role at the fashion retailer following its £2bn takeover by a South African investment vehicle. 294 more words

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Amazon to begin paying corporation tax on UK retail sales

Amazon to begin paying corporation tax on UK retail sales
The Amazon Fulfilment Centre just outside Peterborough: for 11 years internet transactions involving UK online shoppers have been booked in Luxembourg. 755 more words

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The sad lives of loveless puppets

The cake that started it all

If you haven’t heard about the Northern Irish #gaycake row, here’s a useful run-down of it. Such timing, emerging in the same week as… 186 more words

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Sky customer sends company bill for all time spent trying to cancel his contract - and receives £1,500 payout

Sky customer sends company bill for all time spent trying to cancel his contract – and receives £1,500 payout
SWNS Pete Swift

Tables turned: Pete Swift, with the correspondence he received… 983 more words

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Tesco Paid New Boss £4m In First Six Months

Tesco Paid New Boss £4m In First Six Months
Tesco (Xetra: 852647 – news) has paid new chief executive Dave Lewis £4.1m in the six months since luring him from consumer goods group Unilever (NYSE: UL – news) and tasking him with turning around the firm. 229 more words

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Mothercare planning to close South Africa stores

Mothercare halves losses as chief executive Newton-Jones’s turnaround plan takes effect
Mothercare

Mothercare said it halved its losses for the full year as a result of new chief executive Mark Newton-Jones’s turnaround plan. 230 more words

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51% of UK Directors believe a UK withdrawal from the EU would be a significant challenge for their company

The April Policy Voice survey addressed the topics of the UK’s relationship with the European Union. Below are some of the survey highlights:

  • 61% say an EU referendum will cause uncertainty for their business – but 51% want an in-out vote anyway…
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