VEUVE CLICQUOT business woman awards: Your chance to tell who to toast | City & Business | Finance

Now is your chance to tell the rest of us.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Public entries for the 45th Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Awards close this Sunday, November 26, so there’s still time to nominate an inspirational example of what female enterprise is achieving. The legendary Champagne house’s accolades, More...

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By news On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Budget 2017: What does the Budget mean for Businesses? | City & Business | Finance

That’s the general verdict from business groups as they broadly welcomed measures announced by the Chancellor in his Autumn Budget today.   The decision to switch the calculation of business rate increases More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Financial crash fears rise as stock valuation reaches high not seen since Black Tuesday | City & Business | Finance

There is a growing sense of foreboding amongst economists who believe the market is poised to repeat what happened during the dotcom bubble and the Wall street crash.  Stock values have reached levels not seen More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Bitcoin currency crash ‘IMMINENT’ finance and investment advisors warn | City & Business | Finance

The value of the currency has dramatically increased over the course of 2017 and a single coin is now worth $7,600 (£5819), up 750 per cent from $973 (£745) at the start of the year. The sudden growth of the More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Chancellor Philip Hammond urged to scrap stamp duty on property purchases | City & Business | Finance

The Adam Smith Institute recently called it the most damaging tax in the UK, so any action would be popular. Stamp duty land tax can add tens of thousands to the cost of buying a home and hinders the property market More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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FCA claim fraud level is ‘the tip of the iceberg’ as fraudsters scam £250m much a year | City & Business | Finance

Director of enforcement Mark Steward said that given that investment fraud victims on average lose £32,000 and that the City watchdog received 8000 reports of potential scams last year, the annual loss to fraudsters More...

By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Services sector has fastest expansion for six months | City & Business | Finance

A snapshot of activity in industries ranging from hotels and restaurants to transport, communication and IT, which generate over three-quarters of UK output, cited stronger domestic demand and successful new product More...

By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Brexit doom-mongers have egg on face as economy continues to strengthen | City & Business | Finance

The FTSE 100, which measures the UK’s top publicly-listed companies, hit a record high of 7,560.35 yesterday, up 5.03 points on the day. The previous high was 7,556.24 just three weeks ago on October 12. The More...

By news On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Will bitcoin crash? Could the bitcoin bubble burst? Experts weigh in | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin’s price surge past $7,400 for the first time today, just days after Chicago-based CME gave its stamp of approval for bitcoin’s futures trading. But UBS analyst Paul Donovan warned that the More...

By news On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Bitcoin price LIVE: Bitcoin hits $7,400 amid fears it could crash | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin broke through another record today, peaking at $7,454.04 (£5693.58), according to crypto exchange CoinDesk. The digital currency has seen unprecedented growth this year, but experts are concerned these More...