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FTSE 350 firms under fire over ‘unacceptable’ lack of female directors 14 Mar 8:01pm FTSE 350 firms under fire over ‘unacceptable’ lack of female directors
Investor group urges listed firms with only one woman on board to address diversity targets An influential investor group has written to more than 60 publicly listed companies with only a single female director, including Domino’s Pizza and JD Sports, raising concerns over a lack of gender diversity and warning of a backlash if progress is stalled. The Investment Association (IA), which represents 250 firms with £7.7tn in assets under management, has joined up with the Hampton-Alexander review team to criticise FTSE 350 firms with “one and done” boardrooms that have a single female board member.
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Model Y: Tesla to unveil new electric crossover SUV 14 Mar 3:01pm Model Y: Tesla to unveil new electric crossover SUV
Company is banking on the new model to revive excitement about the brand as traditional carmakers expand their electric vehicle offerings Tesla is expected to unveil a new electric crossover SUV, the Model Y, during an event in Los Angeles on Thursday evening. The company claims the car is likely to be its bestselling vehicle. The vehicle will be the fifth model for the electric carmaker, which has spent the past three years struggling to fulfill its March 2016
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Interserve could enter administration as it fights for restructuring 14 Mar 1:51pm Interserve could enter administration as it fights for restructuring
Proposal from banks and hedge funds to be considered at shareholder meeting on Friday Interserve could go into administration on Friday as the outsourcing group fights to win support for a
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UK signs post-Brexit trade deal with Fiji and Papua New Guinea 14 Mar 1:41pm UK signs post-Brexit trade deal with Fiji and Papua New Guinea
Ministers rush to do deals with countries UK trades with under EU free trade arrangements Britain has signed a post-Brexit trade deal with the Pacific islands of Fiji and Papua New Guinea, as the government rushes to sign as many agreements as possible before 29 March. The Department for International Trade
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Benefits freeze hits 10 million poor families, but top 0.1% get richer – business live 14 Mar 1:04pm Updated Benefits freeze hits 10 million poor families, but top 0.1% get richer – business live
Economists warn that poor households are suffering from the UK’s benefits freeze
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Shell CEO’s pay more than doubles to £17.2m 14 Mar 10:39am Shell CEO’s pay more than doubles to £17.2m
Ben van Beurden’s pay 143 times greater than average pay of oil company’s UK workforce The pay of Shell’s CEO, Ben van Beurden, more than doubled in 2018 to hit €20.1m (£17.2m) as the oil company rewarded him for high profits. The pay package was the largest in the company’s history, except 2014 when complex pension calculations inflated the chief executive’s reported salary.
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Shareholders set to vote on Interserve restructuring plan 14 Mar 10:24am Shareholders set to vote on Interserve restructuring plan
Proposal by banks and hedge funds to be considered at emergency meeting on Friday Interserve could go into administration on Friday as the outsourcing group fights to win support for a
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FCA plans to ban or cap investment platform exit fees 14 Mar 9:26am FCA plans to ban or cap investment platform exit fees
Financial watchdog wants clampdown as part of changes to £500bn industry Britain’s financial watchdog plans to ban or cap exit fees charged by investment platforms such as Hargreaves Lansdown and AJ Bell, as part of sweeping changes to the £500bn industry. The Financial Conduct Authority has been
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FCA plans clampdown on investment platform exit fees 14 Mar 8:02am FCA plans clampdown on investment platform exit fees
Financial watchdog wants ban or a cap as part of changes to £500bn industry Britain’s financial watchdog plans to ban or cap exit fees charged by investment platforms such as Hargreaves Lansdown and AJ Bell, as part of sweeping changes to the £500bn industry. The Financial Conduct Authority has been
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Do universities contribute enough to the UK economy? 14 Mar 7:57am Do universities contribute enough to the UK economy?
Universities are set to be evaluated on how they boost the local economy, but not everyone is convinced by the metrics For Prof Dan Parsons, director of the energy and environment institute at Hull University, being based in one of the windiest areas in Britain is a major bonus. It’s where he’s set up a wind farm cluster called
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Govia Thameslink faces £5m fine over 2018 rail timetable chaos 14 Mar 7:23am Updated Govia Thameslink faces £5m fine over 2018 rail timetable chaos
Office of Rail and Road identified a number of failures after the changes last May Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is facing a £5m fine for the chaos caused by the
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Businesses may not like the overtime rule, but best not to mess with it | Gene Marks 14 Mar 6:00am Businesses may not like the overtime rule, but best not to mess with it | Gene Marks
The revised overtime pay rule, starting in January 2020, has some twists for small businesses but playing with an employee’s compensation isn’t worth it
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Poor families face more austerity as benefits freeze continues - business live 14 Mar 5:41am Updated Poor families face more austerity as benefits freeze continues - business live
Economists warn that poor households are suffering from the UK’s benefits freeze
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Donald Trump follows lead of other nations and grounds Boeing 737 Max planes 14 Mar 3:20am Donald Trump follows lead of other nations and grounds Boeing 737 Max planes
FAA supported the grounding saying it had uncovered information in the Ethiopia crash that was similar to the Indonesia crash in October Donald Trump grounded Boeing’s 737 Max fleet on Wednesday, days after the second fatal crash involving the plane in five months. Issuing an emergency order, Trump said all 737 Max jets in the US would now be grounded. “Planes that are in the air will be grounded if they are the 737 Max. Will be grounded upon landing at their destination,” Trump told reporters at the White House.
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Amazon delivered my parcel to a mysterious neighbour 14 Mar 3:00am Amazon delivered my parcel to a mysterious neighbour
It gave me a name and address that doesn’t exist … and I had to pay a fee to find out
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Brave new production line: factory workers of the 50s and 60s 14 Mar 3:00am Brave new production line: factory workers of the 50s and 60s
Maurice Broomfield’s spectacular photographs of men and women at work in British factories in the 1950s and 60s capture a time of optimism and endeavour
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Councils stall on adding charging points for electric vehicles 14 Mar 2:30am Councils stall on adding charging points for electric vehicles
Exclusive: funding cuts blamed as 107 councils say they have no plans to expand network At least a quarter of local authorities in England and Wales have put a brake on the expansion of charging networks for electric vehicles. More than 100 local councils say they have no plans to increase the number of charging points they offer. Campaigners and politicians fear this could hinder the expansion of the UK’s electric fleet.
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Trump follows lead of other nations and grounds Boeing 737 Max planes 14 Mar 2:19am Updated Trump follows lead of other nations and grounds Boeing 737 Max planes
FAA supported the grounding saying it had uncovered information in the Ethiopia crash that was similar to the Indonesia crash in October Donald Trump grounded Boeing’s 737 Max fleet on Wednesday, days after the second fatal crash involving the plane in five months. Issuing an emergency order, Trump said all 737 Max jets in the US would now be grounded. “Planes that are in the air will be grounded if they are the 737 Max. Will be grounded upon landing at their destination,” Trump told reporters at the White House.
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