News archive from 13 October 2014

Number of UK wine producers continues to grow

Number of UK wine producers continues to grow

The number of new wine producers in the UK has risen sharply, according to new research. In the year to 31 March, 46 new producers registered with the taxman, up from 31 in the 2012-13 period, said accountants UHY Hacker Young. There are now 135 UK...

BBC, 00:02 in Business
 
Manufacturers bear brunt as private sector slows

Manufacturers bear brunt as private sector slows

Growth in Scotland's private sector economy slowed to an 18-month low in September as manufacturers suffered their first decline in production this year, a key study out today showed. The latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) from Bank of Scotland...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
Likely inflation drop signals good news for workers

Likely inflation drop signals good news for workers

This week looks set to bring good news for British workers, as a modest pick-up in wage growth coincides with a further dip in inflation. Although the headline CPI rate is now significantly below the Bank of England’s 2 per cent target, this five-year...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
Comment: Conference had bags of goodies

Comment: Conference had bags of goodies

Why listen to investment managers when you could do as well with mathematical formulae and appointing an algorithm to the investment board? And what's the point in buying shares when patient inactivity could save you a fortune? There was no lack of...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
People: Magical evening to celebrate Cathcart

People: Magical evening to celebrate Cathcart

Cathcart Associates staff threw quite a party last week to celebrate the Edinburgh recruitment consultancy's fifth birthday. There was a healthy turnout of clients and suppliers despite the monsoon-like conditions that hit the city on Thursday...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
Apprentice’s Nick Hewer attacks Tesco as he backs Fairtrade banana campaign

Apprentice’s Nick Hewer attacks Tesco as he backs Fairtrade banana campaign

A veteran businessman and well-known in the BBC’s The Apprentice series – which returns this week – has launched an attack on the troubled retailing giant Tesco, warning that it is “running on empty” after losing the goodwill of both customers and...

Guardian, 00:06 in Business
 

Euro zone seeks to soften German opposition to stimulus spending

European finance ministers take the argument to Luxembourg on Monday for two days of talks following last week's International Monetary Fund meetings in Washington. There, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble ruled out "writing...

Reuters, 00:08 in Business
 

Michael Essien and AC Milan deny rumours that player has Ebola as 'totally unfounded' as former Chelsea...

Former Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder Michael Essien has been forced to deny rumours that he has Ebola. The Ghanaian star, now playing his club football with AC Milan, was left out of his country's squad for a 1-1 draw in the African Cup of...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

Anthony Joshua fires warning to rivals with crushing win over Denis Bakhtov

Such was the ease with which Anthony Joshua broke down Denis Bakhtov in exactly four minutes on Saturday night that he immediately returned to his dressing room to hit the pads with his trainer for half an hour. ‘I was scheduled for 10 rounds and it...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 
Ukip to target ‘rust belt’ seats in Scotland

Ukip to target ‘rust belt’ seats in Scotland

THE UK Independence Party will target up to a dozen safe Labour seats at Westminster as part of a "rust belt" general election

Scotsman, 00:08 in Politics
 
Cameron putting fragile Union at risk, warns Brown

Cameron putting fragile Union at risk, warns Brown

Gordon Brown has accused David Cameron of putting Scotland's place in the UK at risk and said the Prime Minister had been "unstatesman-like" in his response to the No vote. Previously, Mr Brown attacked Mr Cameron’s intervention the day...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Politics
 
Rents charged by private landlords could be capped

Rents charged by private landlords could be capped

A CONSULTATION on tenancy reform has been launched by the Scottish Government in the first major overhaul of legislation in the private rented sector for 25 years. The paper, New Tenancy for the Private Sector, is part of the Government’s commitment...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Politics
 
Directors 'earn 120 times more than average employee'

Directors 'earn 120 times more than average employee'

Directors of the top 100 listed UK companies now earn 120 times the average sum earned by their employees, according to a report by Incomes Data Services (IDS). Executive pay has escalated far faster than average pay. In 2000, bosses of top companies...

BBC, 00:09 in Business
 
UK manufacturers hit by global economic worries

UK manufacturers hit by global economic worries

UK manufacturers are feeling the impact of the eurozone's slowdown and wider global problems, a survey has found. The business trends report from the accountancy and services group BDO said that in September growth expectations among manufacturers saw...

BBC, 00:09 in Business
 
Millions told to stay at home as cyclone hits India

Millions told to stay at home as cyclone hits India

CYCLONE Hudhud blasted India's eastern seaboard yesterday with gusts of up to 120 mph, uprooting trees, damaging buildings and killing at least three people despite a major evacuation effort. The port city of Visakhapatnam, home to two million people...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31