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Thursday 12 March 2009
Savills, the upmarket estate agent, has suffered its first annual loss since 1992 after the financial crisis forced it to write down the value of acquisitions and investments.
Wednesday 04 March 2009
Sunday 15 February 2009
Thursday 18 December 2008
The upmarket estate agent Savills announced its second profits warning in two months yesterday conceding that full-year 2008 profits would be "significantly below" analysts' expectations, and that it would "consider its dividend policy".
Sunday 27 July 2008
Shares in Rentokil Initial are set to dip further this week after the rat-catcher to parcel-delivery group issued its fourth profit warning since December.
Tuesday 17 June 2008
The former head of of the Office of Fair Trading, Sir Bryan Carsberg, urged the Government yesterday to regulate estate agents and to make Home Information Packs (Hips) voluntary, as he published conclusions from his year-long review into the housing market.
Friday 21 March 2008
Tuesday 04 March 2008
There are countless examples of small businesses started by people working in particular industries who spot gaps that their current employers either do not see or fill inadequately. Through attention to detail and dedicated service, such enterprises can make surprisingly impressive profits out of the least likely opportunities and in so doing sometimes grow to a size to rival the original businesses from which they spring.
Wednesday 27 February 2008
The Office of Fair Trading began a High Court action against Foxtons, the estate agency chain, yesterday, in an attempt to force it to remove a handful of allegedly "unfair terms" from its contracts with private landlords.
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Monday 22 May 2006
Dillie Keane is no stranger to musing on female foibles in an ensemble situation, as her work with Fascinating Aida in the Eighties shows. Twenty years on, Grumpy Old Women requires Keane (with Linda Robson and Jenny Eclair) to dispense similarly withering remarks on fashion and food fads - except without musical accompaniment, and with a tone that's more end of the pier than Noel Coward.
Wednesday 09 November 2005
Wednesday 26 October 2005
Wednesday 12 October 2005
Thursday 22 September 2005
Thursday 30 June 2005
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