Posts Tagged ‘News’

Bees: Friends of the Earth mounts legal challenge over govt pesticide decision

Monday, August 24th, 2015

A Government decision to allow farmers to use ‘banned’ bee-harming pesticides in England, is being challenged at the High Court by Friends of the Earth. (more…)

“Substantial” number of NHS hospital staff treat victims of human trafficking

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Maternity services most likely to do so; but staff across NHS don’t know how best to respond

A “substantial” proportion of NHS hospital staff—around one in eight, in some places—treat the victims of people trafficking (more…)

What's Really At Stake With The Iran Nuclear Deal

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Recently, I wrote on these pages that a remarkable turnaround was taking place in the President's fortunes. (more…)

UKIP calls for NATO Action to Stem Migrant Flow

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Responding to today’s ‘Gold Command’ declaration on the Calais migrant crisis by the French and British governments, UKIP’s Migration spokesman Steven Woolfe commented: (more…)

Companies will miss out on the top talent of Generation Z if they fail to create a smart office empowered by technology

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

The warning comes as ONS figures reveal youth unemployment fell by 38,000 this year

The latest official government figures reveal that more young people are entering the workforce than ever before (more…)

Euro rallies after German vote for third Greek bail-out

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Daily Currency Update

Pound Sterling

With UK data lacking and the positive impact of Tuesday’s better-than-forecast British inflation print fading (more…)

TWINO improves its loan portfolio

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

…… and becomes the first company in Europe to offer only consumer loans with a buyback guarantee (more…)

Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa talk socialising, scenery and the Eau Rouge prior to the Belgian GP

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

This weekend, looking to build on an already impressive campaign, Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa are gearing up to take on one of the greatest and officially longest circuits on the Formula 1 calendar, Spa Francorchamps. (more…)

SEC Charges Citigroup Global Markets for Compliance and Surveillance Failures

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Citigroup Global Markets has agreed to settle charges that it failed to enforce policies and procedures to prevent and detect securities transactions that could involve the misuse of material, nonpublic information. (more…)

SME Finance Monitor Annual Report

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Regional analysis shows positive outlook – with some local challenges (more…)

Thompsons Solicitors calls for action to protect motorists as Admiral follows Direct Line in increasing dividend pay out

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Thompsons Solicitors is calling for government action to protect motorists from increased premiums as car insurers announce another rise in profits and dividends. (more…)

CHART OF THE WEEK: Chinese Exchange Rate

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Summary:

Over the last couple of weeks, there has been a lot of coverage of the devaluation of the Chinese currency. (more…)