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Renault refuses to remove Carlos Ghosn despite shock arrest 20 Nov 6:03pm Renault refuses to remove Carlos Ghosn despite shock arrest
French carmaker Renault out of step with alliance partners Nissan and Mitsubishi Renault defied its partner firm, Nissan, and the French government on Tuesday night as its board decided to retain Carlos Ghosn as its chairman and chief executive in spite of his
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Carlos Ghosn no longer able to lead Renault, says French minister 20 Nov 2:15pm Carlos Ghosn no longer able to lead Renault, says French minister
Renault’s chief operating officer ‘in line’ to replace arrested CEO at French carmaker The French government increased the pressure on Carlos Ghosn on Tuesday after the finance minister said he could not remain in charge of Renault following his
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In Britain’s boardrooms, Brexit is already here. And the warning is stark | Aditya Chakrabortty 20 Nov 2:14pm In Britain’s boardrooms, Brexit is already here. And the warning is stark | Aditya Chakrabortty
For Westminster, leaving Europe is months away: for business, it’s the present. And our prospects are already dwindlingOn the one hand, you have the self-inflating chaos at Westminster, the fever dreams of Jacob Rees-Mogg’s gang and the rehearsed rage of the Democratic Unionists. And on the other, you have the truth nailed by Philip K Dick. “Reality,” he wrote, “is that which, when you stop believing it, doesn’t go away.” So let’s remind ourselves of some reality. While Tory MPs jostled over a replacement for Theresa May the head of the Confederation of British Industry, Carolyn Fairbairn, warned that millions of pounds were “
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MPs blast banks for discriminating against tenants on benefits 20 Nov 1:03pm MPs blast banks for discriminating against tenants on benefits
Government told to address ‘housing blacklist’ operated by mortgage lenders MPs have slammed banks for “discriminating” against tenants on housing benefit and suggested the government may need to ban them from operating “no DSS” policies. NatWest was criticised in October after it emerged that the bank prohibited many of its buy-to-let landlord borrowers from having tenants on housing benefit. The case, involving landlord Helena McAleer and her tenant, a vulnerable older woman, came to national prominence after the Guardian
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US stock markets continue to fall, erasing 2018 gains 20 Nov 11:25am US stock markets continue to fall, erasing 2018 gains
Technology stocks slid again and fears of a trade war with China worried investors US stock markets continued to fall on Tuesday, wiping out all of 2018’s gains as technology stocks slid again and fears of a trade war with China worried investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had lost more than 560 points by mid-morning, a slide of more than 2% and the Nasdaq, home to Apple, Amazon, Facebook and many other tech giants, was down another 2% following similar falls on Monday.
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No-deal Brexit fears are hurting UK economy, warns Bank of England – business live 20 Nov 5:44am Updated No-deal Brexit fears are hurting UK economy, warns Bank of England – business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, including the latest on the Carlos Ghosn investigation and a Bank of England hearing at the UK parliament
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Carlos Ghosn no longer capable of leading Renault, says French minister 20 Nov 4:37am Carlos Ghosn no longer capable of leading Renault, says French minister
Car executive, who is also chairman of Nissan, arrested in Japan over alleged misconduct France’s finance minister has declared Carlos Ghosn is no longer capable of leading Renault, after the executive, one of the leading figures in the global car industry, was
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Bitcoin price plunges below $4,500 mark in new 2018 low 20 Nov 3:54am Bitcoin price plunges below $4,500 mark in new 2018 low
Cryptocurrency’s value has slumped by more than a quarter in less than a week The price of bitcoin continued to plunge on Tuesday as it fell another 7% to $4,387, taking its losses to almost 30% in the past week. A 14% tumble in the price of the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency on Monday had taken bitcoin below $5,000 for the first time in 13 months. It is now at its lowest level since October last year.
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Tesco home delivery overcharged me – how did it happen? 20 Nov 2:00am Tesco home delivery overcharged me – how did it happen?
When I looked at my invoice, I saw 12 items cost more than when I checked out onlineI don’t often use supermarket delivery services as I like to pick my own items, especially fruit and veg. Last week I did use Tesco’s online delivery service and was shocked to find that, on checking the “delivered items” invoice, it had overcharged on 12 items. After calling Tesco, a day later I received an email saying the overcharge would be refunded but I am very concerned that it can overcharge in the first place. When I buy something online for £5, I don’t expect to be charged £6 without being told why.
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High score, low pay: why the gig economy loves gamification 20 Nov 1:00am High score, low pay: why the gig economy loves gamification
Using ratings, competitions and bonuses to incentivise workers isn’t new – but as I found when I became a Lyft driver, the gig economy is taking it to another level. By Sarah Mason In May 2016, after months of failing to find a traditional job, I began driving for the ride-hailing company Lyft. I was enticed by an online advertisement that promised new drivers in the Los Angeles area a $500 “sign-up bonus” after completing their first 75 rides. The calculation was simple: I had a car and I needed the money. So, I clicked the link, filled out the application, and, when prompted, drove to the nearest Pep Boys for a vehicle inspection. I received my flamingo-pink Lyft emblems almost immediately and, within a few days, I was on the road. Initially, I told myself that this sort of gig work was preferable to the nine-to-five grind. It would be temporary, I thought. Plus, I needed to enrol in a statistics class and finish my graduate school applications – tasks that felt impossible while working in a full-time desk job with an hour-long commute. But within months of taking on this readily available, yet strangely precarious form of work, I was weirdly drawn in.
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