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Comcast tops 21st Century Fox’s Sky bid

US cable TV firm Comcast has bid £22bn for Sky in a move that threatens media giant Rupert Murdoch’s attempts to take over the pay-TV group, according to BBC News. Murdoch’s 21st Century … Continue reading “Comcast tops 21st Century Fox’s Sky bid”


Shire to recommend sweetened Takeda takeover bid

Biotech giant Shire has said it would be willing to recommend an amended $64bn takeover bid from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co to shareholders, according to Reuters. The rare disease specialist made the statement amid … Continue reading “Shire to recommend sweetened Takeda takeover bid”


Whitbread to spin off Costa Coffee following shareholder activism

Whitbread has announced that Costa Coffee will be spun off as a separate company, according to Reuters. The move comes after pressure from investor activists pushed for the coffee chain to be listed … Continue reading “Whitbread to spin off Costa Coffee following shareholder activism”


What is an identity management solution?

Identity management solutions allow an organisation to recognise, verify and approve a person or people in a country, company or network, allowing them access to a particular system. The level of authorization or … Continue reading “What is an identity management solution?”


Garden centres see lowest sales since 2013

The recent spell of wet weather has hampered growth in the UK gardening sector, with sales at the lowest level in five years, according to BBC News. The Garden Centre Association says that … Continue reading “Garden centres see lowest sales since 2013”


Jaguar Land Rover to shed 1,000 temp workers

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that the contracts of 1,000 temporary workers in the UK will not be renewed, according to BBC News. The auto giant has cited ‘continuing headwinds’ impacting the car … Continue reading “Jaguar Land Rover to shed 1,000 temp workers”


New Peugeot van to be built in Luton

Peugeot has unveiled plans to build its new van model at its British Vauxhall plant in Luton, according to Reuters. Peugeot’s owner PSA’s announcement will be seen as a gesture of confidence in … Continue reading “New Peugeot van to be built in Luton”


Nobel Upstream Completes Risk Service Agreement with SOCAR Over Azerbaijan Umid-Babek Gas Condensate Field In Caspian Sea

27th March 2018 – London An announcement has been released by Nobel Upstream, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with its base in the UK, that it will be entering … Continue reading “Nobel Upstream Completes Risk Service Agreement with SOCAR Over Azerbaijan Umid-Babek Gas Condensate Field In Caspian Sea”


UK new car registrations fall 10% in two years

New car registrations are set to fall 5.5% in 2018, making the UK the worst performing economy of the major European nations, according to BBC News. Spain, Italy, Germany and France are all … Continue reading “UK new car registrations fall 10% in two years”


Prezzo to close one third of its restaurants

Italian restaurant chain Prezzo is to close around one third of its outlets as part of a restructuring plan to avoid the company going into administration, according to BBC News. The restaurant chain, … Continue reading “Prezzo to close one third of its restaurants”


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