The gross payouts will be £2.25bn less in 2014 than in 2013
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Thursday 27 November 2008
The owner of Currys and PC World today continued a grim week for the high street's biggest names after plunging almost £30 million into the red.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
Conservatives last night vowed to vote against Alistair Darling's plans for a 2.5 per cent temporary cut in VAT, as ministers faced claims that the centrepiece of the pre-Budget report would not do enough to kick-start Britain's weakening economy.
Sunday 16 November 2008
Saturday 15 November 2008
Monday 10 November 2008
The Queen Mother once labelled some of Britain's EU colleagues as "Huns, wops and dagos", a BBC broadcaster has said.
Saturday 25 October 2008
Friday 24 October 2008
Sony fuelled fears of a global recession yesterday as it issued a profits warning and warned it had been badly hit by the strength of the yen and plunging demand for flat-screen televisions and digital cameras.
Friday 24 October 2008
Thursday 23 October 2008
Consumer electronics giant DSG today said it planned to cut capital expenditure by around £30m this year as part of efforts to deal with deteriorating consumer confidence across Europe.
Wednesday 08 October 2008
Short-sellers barred from betting against financial services companies have instead stepped up their targeting of the UK's biggest pub companies and retailers as they try to cash in on the deteriorating consumer outlook.
Saturday 04 October 2008
More retailers released dire trading figures yesterday, reinforcing fears that the sector is heading for its worst Christmas in 30 years.
Thursday 04 September 2008
DSGi unveiled dire trading at its Currys and PC World stores in the UK yesterday, and revealed that it does not expect trading conditions to improve until 2010.
Wednesday 03 September 2008
European electrical goods retailer DSG International Plc said it did not expect its markets to recover before 2010 as it posted a drop in first-quarter underlying sales and profit margins and pledged to cut more costs.
Sunday 24 August 2008
Wednesday 20 August 2008
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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- 4 Bill Cosby: Isn’t it obvious why his accusers have stayed silent up until now?