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Payday lenders’ lobbyist quits after shake-up

Payday lenders' defender to step down as credit providers dwindle Russell Hamblin-Boone is to step down after five years at the helm of the Consumer Finance Association, Sky News understands. 12:56, UK, Tuesday 02 May 2017


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300 UK steel jobs to be created with Tata sale

300 UK steel jobs to be created by new owner of Tata business Liberty House says its plan for the speciality steels operation is a vote of confidence in the future of British industry. 12:18, UK,


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Greens fifth on rich list despite BHS scandal

Philip Green and wife fifth on rich list with £2.8bn despite BHS scandal Disgraced ex-BHS boss Philip Green and his wife lost £433m in a year and still made the UK's wealthiest couples list. 11:41, UK,


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300 UK steel jobs to be created by new owner

300 UK steel jobs to be created by new owner of Tata business Liberty House said its plan for the speciality steels operation was a vote of confidence in the future of British industry. 11:34, UK,


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Three-year high for manufacturing growth

Weak pound prompts manufacturing growth spurt Latest figures prompt hopes that UK factories could offset a slowdown in economic growth caused by a squeeze on consumers. 10:38, UK, Tuesday 02 May 2017 Image: Manufacturing exports


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Tory peer Lord Lupton to join Lloyds board

Former Tory treasurer Lord Lupton to join Lloyds board The life peer will chair the non-fing-fenced division of Lloyds as the Government completes its exit from the bailed-out lender. 09:31, UK, Tuesday 02 May 2017


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Oil price recovery helps BP back to profit

Oil price recovery helps BP back to quarterly profit The oil giant posted a loss in the same period last year amid a collapse in the price of crude but is now back in the black.


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Bank of mum and dad funds 26% of home buys

Bank of mum and dad funding a quarter of home purchases: report Young home buyers are increasingly reliant on funding from friends and family, which is this year expected to rise to £6.5bn. 07:01, UK, Tuesday


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Tory peer banks on Lloyds as taxpayer exits

Tory peer Lord Lupton to chair Lloyds unit as ring-fencing looms The former Tory treasurer will be named this week as the first chairman of Lloyds' non-ring-fenced bank, Sky News learns. 20:05, UK, Monday 01 May


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New Bovis chief’s pay deal draws City warning

Troubled housebuilder Bovis draws City anger over new boss's pay A top City voting adviser has issued its strongest possible alert over Greg Fitzgerald's pay package, Sky News learns. 16:23, UK, Monday 01 May 2017


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