Archive for September 6th, 2012

UK Economy

OECD lowers forecast for UK economy in 2012

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has said that it expects the UK economy to contract by 0.7% in 2012. This is a significant decrease from the OECD’s forecast in May that the economy would grow by 0.5% […]

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Care Home Fees

Deadline to claim back care home fees Is looming

Anyone who thinks they are owed for NHS Continuing Care need to act fast to beat the cut-off date of the 30th September 2012.

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Sponsor Bain enters race for Australian surf fashion retailer Billabong

Australian surf, skate and snow apparel and accessories retailer Billabong International Ltd (ASX:BBG) on Thursday said it had received a cash AUD1.45 (USD1.48/EUR1.18) a share conditional, non-binding takeover

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AIG launches $2bn sale of shares in Hong Kong-unit AIA Group

US insurer American International Group Inc (NYSE: AIG) said on Thursday it had started a process to dispose of as much as USD2bn (EUR1.6bn) worth of shares of

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Car hire firm Avis widens global presence with New Zealand deal

US car rental company Avis Budget Group Inc (NYSE:CAR) said it had signed a definitive deal to buy New Zealand's sector firm Apex Car Rentals. The buyer will pay

Facebook partners with Norton on web safety

Facebook to remove fake likes on company brand pages

Facebook is launching a scheme for cracking down on fake “Likes” on brand pages, coming from fake user accounts, the social network has announced on its blog spot. Facebook

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