Posts Tagged ‘uk business’

Near-term risk to peripheral states remains

Despite an array of measures, EU leaders have probably not done enough to get through to Christmas, says John Authers View full post on UK Business Stories

Government acts on payday loan worries

The government is in discussions with the industry to ensure that the vulnerable are protected from unscrupulous lending practices View full post on UK Business Stories

Boomtime buy-outs face further distress

Large leveraged buy-outs struck at the height of the credit boom have underperformed the wider market in terms of ratings, default rates and revenue growth, Moody’s says View full post on UK Business Stories

EU eyes big fines for privacy breaches

Businesses breaching privacy rules will face fines of up to 5% of their global turnover under sweeping proposals to be unveiled next month View full post on UK Business Stories

SAP buys SuccessFactors for $3.4bn cash

SAP to buy SuccessFactors for $3.4bn in cash, in an effort to make itself a cloud powerhouse View full post on UK Business Stories

Greene King’s fizz turns flat

Brewer Greene King is in the Christmas mood, celebrating “record results” by announcing it is to create 3,000 jobs. View full post on UK Business Stories

Markets boosted by bank liquidity move

Rate charged for international access to dollars is slashed in an effort to counter a deepening credit squeeze in the eurozone View full post on UK Business Stories

UK faces bigger financial black hole

Office of Budget Responsibility downgrades its estimate of Britain’s economic potential over the next few years View full post on UK Business Stories

China boost for Osborne growth plans

Chinese funds would help to update the west’s infrastructure – starting with Britain – in exchange for stable and sound financial returns View full post on UK Business Stories

GCHQ expertise to help private sector

The UK’s intelligence listening post may sell specialist technology to help safeguard the private sector from online attacks View full post on UK Business Stories