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 IN THE MONEY: Tim Mason, 60 Chief executive, Eagle Eye 12 Oct 6:09pm Updated IN THE MONEY: Tim Mason, 60 Chief executive, Eagle Eye
Tim Mason, a former marketing chief at Tesco, saw his pay rocket from £35,000 to £264,000 when he joined software firm Eagle Eye as chairman before switching to chief exec last year.
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 DAILY BRIEFING:Gambling firm made millions in three months 12 Oct 5:57pm DAILY BRIEFING:Gambling firm made millions in three months
Online gambling firm GVC Holdings raked in £2.3million a day from punters during the three months to September 30, up 10 per cent from a year earlier.
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 MARKET REPORT:FTSE hits record high after pound slips back 12 Oct 5:10pm MARKET REPORT:FTSE hits record high after pound slips back
The index closed up 22.43 points at 7556.24. The FTSE typically climbs when the pound falls as many of its members earn most of their cash overseas. The value of the pound slid to $1.32.
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 Electric car charger firm is snapped up by Shell 12 Oct 5:06pm Electric car charger firm is snapped up by Shell
The company manages more than 30,000 charging points in Europe and offers access to thousands more. Shell is also rolling out fast-charging points at its forecourts.
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 Lloyds swoop on £15bn pension schemes deal with Zurich UK 12 Oct 4:51pm Lloyds swoop on £15bn pension schemes deal with Zurich UK
The deal will give Lloyds access to a new IT system as it expands its operation. About 500,000 savers will be moved from Zurich to Widows, along with 200 staff.
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 Sky given a bloody nose over James Murdoch’s Fox job  12 Oct 4:51pm Sky given a bloody nose over James Murdoch’s Fox job 
Nearly 50 per cent of votes cast by shareholders not controlled by family empire Fox opposed Murdoch’s re-election as chairman, and 63 per cent opposed the pay report.
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 N Brown teams up with Amazon to sell its clothing 12 Oct 4:50pm N Brown teams up with Amazon to sell its clothing
N Brown, which owns the plus-size and men’s brands, is selling a collection of up to 150 items on Amazon Fashion in a bid to woo new customers.
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 Great British Entrepreneur Challenge to find great ideas 12 Oct 3:08pm Great British Entrepreneur Challenge to find great ideas
There’s an old line that says most people think they have a book in them. I suspect what’s equally true is that most people believe they have a business in them too.
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 FTSE 100 hits new record high as Brexit talks dent pound 12 Oct 2:04pm Updated FTSE 100 hits new record high as Brexit talks dent pound
The FTSE 100 closed at a new record high of 7,556.2 today as the pound's continued weakness encouraged investors to snap up shares on the London stock market.
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 MARKETS CLOSE: Footsie hits record high of 7,556 12 Oct 12:49pm Updated MARKETS CLOSE: Footsie hits record high of 7,556
Volatile sterling fell before recovering to $1.32 against the dollar and €1.12 verus the euro as traders got spooked by the deadlock in Brexit negotiations.
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 MARKETS LIVE: Investors buoyed by Federal Reserve minutes 12 Oct 11:25am Updated MARKETS LIVE: Investors buoyed by Federal Reserve minutes
News coming out of the Federal Reserve indicating it will stay on a dovish path has helped stocks in some major markets around the world to fresh highs.
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 Jamie Oliver pulls plug on his self-titled food magazine 12 Oct 10:03am Jamie Oliver pulls plug on his self-titled food magazine
It is the third blow to hit the British celebrity chef this year after he was forced to shut some of his Jamie's Italian restaurants and then close down his Union Jacks pizza chain.
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 MPs probe hacking attack at Equifax 12 Oct 8:27am Updated MPs probe hacking attack at Equifax
For months, unwitting victims have been left at risk of fraud and identity theft. Equifax’s defences were overcome as long ago as May and the firm realised the scale of the problem at the end of July.
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 Japan steel scandal now hits UK based Honda 12 Oct 8:25am Updated Japan steel scandal now hits UK based Honda
On Tuesday Kobe steel admitted it had falsified data about the strength of metals shipped to about 200 companies triggering a safety scare. Honda are the latest UK car dealers to be hit by the scandal.
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 Childhood home of EM Forster is for sale for £1.5m 12 Oct 7:57am Childhood home of EM Forster is for sale for £1.5m
The childhood abode of writer EM Forster, on the edge of the Hertfordshire town of Stevenage, boasts five bedrooms, an inglenook fireplace and original servant bells.
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 Will the Budget repeal landlords tax on longer tenancies? 12 Oct 7:32am Updated Will the Budget repeal landlords tax on longer tenancies?
Perks could include clawing back tax relief for landlords that is currently being withdrawn, a leading property expert has suggested.
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 UK to fall into two-year recession in event of hard Brexit 12 Oct 6:34am Updated UK to fall into two-year recession in event of hard Brexit
Even if Britain does not see a hard Brexit, a 'soft' Brexit or free trade deal will still leave the UK's workers worse off by £7,500 to £9,500 each, Rabobank claimed.
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 Thousands of Yorkshire BS savers to see rate plummet 12 Oct 5:44am Updated Thousands of Yorkshire BS savers to see rate plummet
At present, savers with issue one of its Regular Saver bag a return of 3.55 per cent on balances up to £20,000.
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 Looming interest rate rise slams the breaks on house sales 12 Oct 5:28am Looming interest rate rise slams the breaks on house sales
With many branding properties in London and the South East as too expensive, the cost of a home in these areas continues to fall, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said.
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 Spa and waterside towns are happiest areas of the UK 12 Oct 3:28am Updated Spa and waterside towns are happiest areas of the UK
The survey of 17,000 households conducted by property website Rightmove found that Leamington Spa was the most content place to live in the UK.
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 The AA estimates there are 30 million £1 coins in cars 12 Oct 3:15am Updated The AA estimates there are 30 million £1 coins in cars
The AA believes many drivers will have £1 coins lurking in their vehicles because they're handy to pay for shopping trolleys, parking and tolls. It's time to rifle through your glove box and cup holders.
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 Has the Japanese stock market turned a corner? 12 Oct 3:08am Has the Japanese stock market turned a corner?
As has been extensively documented, Japan's economy has been stuck in the slow lane for well over 20 years. There are some signs though that it has picked up pace.
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