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UK’s top towns see rise in new independent shop openings as barbers and beauty salons replace newsagents

UK’s top towns see rise in new independent shop openings as barbers and beauty salons replace newsagents

Finance May 26, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Britain’s high streets saw a rise in the number of independent shops last year as barbers and beauty salons replaced newsagents and women’s clothes shops, a new survey has shown.

The number of shops opening in Britain’s top 500 town …

Halfords says profit slips but sees early signs of ‘staycation’ boost to sales

Halfords says profit slips but sees early signs of ‘staycation’ boost to sales

Finance May 25, 2017 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Halfords has reported early signs of a boost to business from more Britons opting to staycation due to the Brexit-induced fall in the pound.

People choosing to holiday in the UK rather than overseas due to the weaker pound, were …

General election 2017: Len McCluskey ‘can’t see Labour winning’

General election 2017: Len McCluskey ‘can’t see Labour winning’

Finance May 21, 2017 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

The Unite boss is one of the Mr Corbyn’s strongest allies

One of Jeremy Corbyn’s key allies, Unite boss Len McCluskey, has said he cannot see Labour winning the election.

The union leader told Politico that a Labour victory on …

Dieselgate isn’t over: Volkswagen’s CEO is now under investigation

Dieselgate isn’t over: Volkswagen’s CEO is now under investigation

Finance May 21, 2017 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Volkswagen emissions scandal: A timeline

German prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller kept investors in the dark about the automaker’s massive diesel emissions scandal.

The Stuttgart prosecutor confirmed Wednesday that it was investigating Müller on …

MARKET REPORT: Smart home device maker LightwaveRF jumps nearly 50 per cent after partnering with Google on tech giant’s recently launched voice control technology

MARKET REPORT: Smart home device maker LightwaveRF jumps nearly 50 per cent after partnering with Google on tech giant’s recently launched voice control technology

Finance May 21, 2017 at 4:46 am 0 comments

Smart home device maker LightwaveRF jumped nearly 50 per cent after partnering with Google on the tech giant’s recently launched voice control technology.

LightwaveRF makes devices that allow users to control things such as light, heat, power and security through …