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IAfrica South African Business News
GWM eyes Fiat-Chrysler purchasebiggest Chinese auto company in terms of sales -- 1.07 million in China last ye
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 18 minutes ago
biggest Chinese auto company in terms of sales -- 1.07 million in China last year -- but any purchase of FCA would take the firm to another level. "There is an intention to make the purchase," a Great Wall Motor spokeswoman told AFP, though she... Read more
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EuroNews
Special Report - Refiner Valero's secret campaign against U.S. biofuels mandateshundreds of millions of dollars each year in regulatory costs, according to two
EuroNews / Posted 25 minutes ago
hundreds of millions of dollars each year in regulatory costs, according to two former Valero executives with knowledge of the firms’ lobbying strategy. Valero is a big loser under current regulations, which require refiners to either blend... Read more
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The Register
Energy firm slapped with £50k fine for making 1.5 million nuisance callstime. And, as a result, the data protection watchdog the Information Commissio
The Register / Posted 26 minutes ago
time. And, as a result, the data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner's Office received 133 complaints about the firm from people who had registered with the TPS and did not expect to be picking up the phone to marketeers. The ICO... Read more
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International Business Times
Boutique UK fintech firm Prodigy Finance raises $240m in funding alternative access to finance, has raised $240m (£186.2m) via a funding round;
International Business Times / Posted 45 minutes ago
alternative access to finance, has raised $240m (£186.2m) via a funding round; one of the largest by a UK company in 2017. The firm touts itself as a borderless fintech platform that provides finance to international students from emerging markets,... Read more
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Reuters
Refiner Valero's secret campaign against U.S. biofuels mandateshundreds of millions of dollars each year in regulatory costs, according to two
Reuters / Posted 47 minutes ago
hundreds of millions of dollars each year in regulatory costs, according to two former Valero executives with knowledge of the firms' lobbying strategy. Valero is a big loser under current regulations, which require refiners to either blend... Read more
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PRWeek US
Audi joins Adidas and BBC to refute claims it worked with 'follower-buying' websitethan $300 (£231). On its website, Greedier boasts that customers can "become a
PRWeek US / Posted 51 minutes ago
than $300 (£231). On its website, Greedier boasts that customers can "become a social media celebrity, from only £2.99". The firm says its services include providing "UK Twitter followers, targeted Facebook likes, Instagram followers [and]... Read more
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walesonline
Controversial lobbying contract awarded by Ofcom terminatedConsultants (APPC). Returns made to APPC by Deryn for the four quarters betwee
walesonline / Posted 54 minutes ago
Consultants (APPC). Returns made to APPC by Deryn for the four quarters between December 2015 and November 2016 show that the firm was contracted to provide Ofcom with consultancy services during those periods. In the quarter December 2016 to... Read more
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iafrica.com
GWM eyes Fiat-Chrysler purchasebiggest Chinese auto company in terms of sales -- 1.07 million in China last ye
iafrica.com / Posted 55 minutes ago
biggest Chinese auto company in terms of sales -- 1.07 million in China last year -- but any purchase of FCA would take the firm to another level. "There is an intention to make the purchase," a Great Wall Motor spokeswoman told AFP, though she... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Eclipse fever at the office? Throw a rooftop party, but don't forget the special glassesthe office Monday (most work at client sites). It is also a timely chance for t
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
the office Monday (most work at client sites). It is also a timely chance for the 25 new analysts who recently started at the firm to meet their colleagues and experience the company culture, she said. The Prudential Plaza concierge will hand out... Read more
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Morningstar
Wal-Mart Continues to Grow, but at What Cost?As this number suggests, the firm continues to focus on driving its omnichannel
Morningstar / Posted an hour ago
As this number suggests, the firm continues to focus on driving its omnichannel experience (online, delivery, and pickup in store), which enabled strong traffic through its vast network (U.S. traffic up 1.3%, Sam’s Club traffic up 2.1%) and boosted... Read more
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chad
Man cost Sports Direct £48,000 after hacking into their website - to try and get a jobforced the Sports Direct website to shut down for 30 minutes after hacking into
chad / Posted an hour ago
forced the Sports Direct website to shut down for 30 minutes after hacking into it, which was estimated to have cost the firm almost £50,000 in lost sales. And the Shirebrook-based company then had to spend another £15,000 in consultancy fees... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan's Foxconn to build three ancillary facilities as part of Wisconsin LCD campusgoing to the governor. Foxconn expects a final decision on the matter in Septe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
going to the governor. Foxconn expects a final decision on the matter in September, and if the bill wins final approval, the firm will immediately begin land survey work, Woo said. He also said Foxconn is considering investing in other states,... Read more
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birminghammail
Brides claim wedding dresses not delivered as bridal shop closestrading standards. Syreata Granderson, 35, is due to be married to fiancé Andr
birminghammail / Posted an hour ago
trading standards. Syreata Granderson, 35, is due to be married to fiancé Andrew in October and claims she paid £937 to the firm for her dream dress last September.Syreata Granderson She said: “I went to a few boutiques in Birmingham in August... Read more
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SKY News
Mum 'cut in half' by lift after giving birththe lift had undergone checks on 12 August and complied with the regulations.
SKY News / Posted an hour ago
the lift had undergone checks on 12 August and complied with the regulations. Hospital chiefs have met with officials from the firm responsible for the lift and its maintenance, and support is being provided to the family of Ms Nunez, the newspaper... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Man cost Sports Direct £48,000 after hacking into their website - to try and get a jobforced the Sports Direct website to shut down for 30 minutes after hacking into
Derbyshire Times / Posted an hour ago
forced the Sports Direct website to shut down for 30 minutes after hacking into it, which was estimated to have cost the firm almost £50,000 in lost sales. And the Shirebrook-based company then had to spend another £15,000 in consultancy fees... Read more
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Reuters
Taiwan's Foxconn to build three ancillary facilities as part of Wisconsin LCD campusgoing to the governor. Foxconn expects a final decision on the matter in Septe
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
going to the governor. Foxconn expects a final decision on the matter in September, and if the bill wins final approval, the firm will immediately begin land survey work, Woo said. He also said Foxconn is considering investing in other states,... Read more
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give me sport
Conor McGregor has sent a cocky tweet to Floyd Mayweather days before big fightlegend Floyd Mayweather on Saturday evening in a bout that nobody quite knows w
give me sport / Posted an hour ago
legend Floyd Mayweather on Saturday evening in a bout that nobody quite knows what to expect. Although Mayweather is still the firm favourite to win this weekend - the bookmakers have him as 1/4 to win the fight - his odds have lengthened slightly... Read more
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Scotsman
Equator boss harnessing creative sector’s digital potentialas “humble beginnings” as a two-man band, founded with creative director James
Scotsman / Posted 2 hours ago
as “humble beginnings” as a two-man band, founded with creative director James Jefferson and armed only with a blue iMac. The firm set out to be a specialist digital agency and today it has offices in London and New York, about 175 staff and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Admits Plane Seized in Canada, Blames Oppositiongovernment's failure to pay compensation of $38.7 million (Sh83 billion) to the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
government's failure to pay compensation of $38.7 million (Sh83 billion) to the Canadian firm Stirling Civil Engineering. The firm was tendered to construct the Wazo Hill-Bagamoyo Road in the 2000s but, according to Lissu, the government... Read more
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NBC News
Workers on government construction jobs 'powerless' to stop wage theftin federal construction contracts since 2013. In a written statement, the compa
NBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
in federal construction contracts since 2013. In a written statement, the company's lawyer noted its appeal and said the firm believes it paid the workers properly. A Whiting-Turner spokeswoman declined to comment. Representatives of its... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Audi joins Adidas and BBC to refute claims it worked with 'follower-buying' websitethan $300 (£231). On its website, Greedier boasts that customers can "become a
PRWeek UK / Posted 2 hours ago
than $300 (£231). On its website, Greedier boasts that customers can "become a social media celebrity, from only £2.99". The firm says its services include providing "UK Twitter followers, targeted Facebook likes, Instagram followers [and]... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Horrified husband heard "loud blow" as new mum's body was 'cut in half by lift'Alvarez confirmed the lift had last been checked on August 12. Hospital manage
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 hours ago
Alvarez confirmed the lift had last been checked on August 12. Hospital manager Silvia Calzon has already met with the firm that looks after the lift, as well as the family of Rocio and the hospital porter. Friends of the mum claimed the... Read more
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New York Post
Mags weigh in on Trump’s reaction to Charlottesvilleinvestor responded, “You should feel flattered.” And when Pao lodged a formal
New York Post / Posted 2 hours ago
investor responded, “You should feel flattered.” And when Pao lodged a formal complaint against the same male partner, “the firm suggested I transfer to the China office,” she writes. Time, meanwhile, delves into the latest Trump headlines,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Fishing store Angling Direct opens new shops in Swindon and Slough as it grows its market capitalisation to £35mtime. Angling Direct said both sites were in popular fishing areas with strong
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 hours ago
time. Angling Direct said both sites were in popular fishing areas with strong communities and would be a good fit for the firm. Angling Direct’s chief executive officer Darren Bailey said: “The vast array of lake and river fishing within the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Fishing store Angling Direct opens new shops in Swindon and Slough as it grows its market capitalisation to £35mtime. Angling Direct said both sites were in popular fishing areas with strong
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 hours ago
time. Angling Direct said both sites were in popular fishing areas with strong communities and would be a good fit for the firm. Angling Direct’s chief executive officer Darren Bailey said: “The vast array of lake and river fishing within the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China to Train Engineers in Railway Constructionall aspects of engineering and infrastructure construction, including operation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
all aspects of engineering and infrastructure construction, including operations and management of projects. Additionally, the firm agreed to procure explosives for the construction of SGR exclusively from NEC on condition that they are of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who's Winning Data Race Ahead of SIM Registration Deadline?in revenues to Shs678.2 billion compared to Shs619.4 billion registered in 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
in revenues to Shs678.2 billion compared to Shs619.4 billion registered in 2016 and Shs633.6 billion in 2015. Rob Shuter, the firm's group president and chief executive officer, said the revenue growth is attributed to an increase in subscriber... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Diner chain Eddie Rocket’s to launch a fourth Northern Ireland restaurantfor its American diner-inspired interior and menu which includes hamburgers, fr
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
for its American diner-inspired interior and menu which includes hamburgers, fries, soda and milkshakes. A spokeswoman for the firm said: “Eddie Rocket’s franchisee Justin Ward is preparing to open a new Eddie Rocket’s restaurant in Lisburn in... Read more
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asianage
Essar Oil completes sale of India assets to Rosneft for USD 12.9 billionand a captive power plant and captive port as well as over 3,500 petrol pumps.
asianage / Posted 4 hours ago
and a captive power plant and captive port as well as over 3,500 petrol pumps. The company director, Prashant Ruia, said the firm will pay back as much as Rs 70,000 crore to lenders, including SBI, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, IDBI Bank and StanChart,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Factory Nearly Halves Cost of Fish Feedsinstalled a facility worth $400,000 (about Rwf330 million). Bart Gasana, the m
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
installed a facility worth $400,000 (about Rwf330 million). Bart Gasana, the managing director of Aquahort Exports Ltd, the firm that owns the factory, told The New Times last week that the plant will expand its activities depending on feed... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Recall rundown: Everything pulled from shelves Aug. 13 to 19Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin for further distrib
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 hours ago
Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin for further distribution. The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints of the wrong meal inside the retail boxes. If you purchased these products, you're... Read more
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The Economic Times
NCLT admits insolvency plea against Kochi's SmartCity infrastructureprofessional to take charge of SmartCity's management immediately and make publ
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
professional to take charge of SmartCity's management immediately and make public announcement inviting claims against the firm. KP Sreejith, the managing partner of IndiaLaw LLP and an expert in bankruptcy law, said NCLT has directed a... Read more
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Business Standard India
For Uber, a quiet investor becomes a sudden thorncompany’s top echelons. In June, Benchmark helped oust Uber’s co-founder, Travi
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
company’s top echelons. In June, Benchmark helped oust Uber’s co-founder, Travis Kalanick, as chief executive. Last week, the firm escalated its actions against Mr. Kalanick by suing him for fraud and saying he should be removed from Uber’s board.... Read more
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Reuters
In Montana’s Indian country, tribes take opposite sides on coalregulations could also help convince Cloud Peak Energy to open its planned Big
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
regulations could also help convince Cloud Peak Energy to open its planned Big Metal mine on the Crow reservation. The firm paid the tribe $4 million in 2013 for development rights and has until 2018 to exercise the option. Wearing jeans... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Marengo City Council votes down mayor's recommended legal appointmentof Smith Amundsen. Koziol proposed Crystal Lake-based attorney David McArdle of
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
of Smith Amundsen. Koziol proposed Crystal Lake-based attorney David McArdle of Zukowski, Rogers, Flood and McArdle. The firm has nine attorneys who specialize in municipal law, according to city documents. Koziol wrote in a memo to City... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois farms welcome foreign workers amid a tight labor marketworker standing on the tractor’s edge is tasked with separating the soft peache
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 hours ago
worker standing on the tractor’s edge is tasked with separating the soft peaches meant for the farm’s on-site market from the firm ones destined for grocery stores. Mariano’s is a major customer. “They’re looking for opportunities,” Sirles says... Read more
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The Economic Times
Way forward for Infosys: War or peace?in June 2009 to join UIDAI. It is believed that he was asked by Murthy to consi
The Economic Times / Posted 7 hours ago
in June 2009 to join UIDAI. It is believed that he was asked by Murthy to consider returning when the latter came back to the firm in 2013. Nilekani is said to have declined. Even as the disagreements between the Infosys board and the founders... Read more
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Perth Now
Thorpey’s new gay marriage videoPicture: AAP “Deloitte will encourage all its staff to participate in the post
Perth Now / Posted 7 hours ago
Picture: AAP “Deloitte will encourage all its staff to participate in the postal survey but in respecting views across the firm I won’t be telling our people how they should vote,” Deloitte chief executive Cindy Hook said. “I signed the letter... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Manhattan bed-and-breakfast faces closure under Airbnb crackdownwas made. "This seems like a very respectable bed-and-breakfast that would be
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 hours ago
was made. "This seems like a very respectable bed-and-breakfast that would be a benefit to any neighborhood," said Weprin, now an attorney with the firm Greenberg Traurig. "It doesn't seem like the kind of business the law was intended t... Read more
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birminghammail
West Midlands tech list: Which companies are the ones to watchsince the Ransomeware crisis hit the NHS earlier this year. brokenStones is he
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
since the Ransomeware crisis hit the NHS earlier this year. brokenStones is helping businesses combat this and the firm now turns over £750,000 a year. The company is already providing both remote and on-site support to businesses all... Read more
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chroniclelive
High-rise residents could wait years for Grenfell-led safety improvementsremove exterior panels from blocks of flats in Church Street North in Sunderlan
chroniclelive / Posted 7 hours ago
remove exterior panels from blocks of flats in Church Street North in Sunderland (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) However, the firm is awaiting final confirmation from the Government that the replacement panels it has chosen are suitable and added... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Thorpey’s new gay marriage videoPicture: AAP “Deloitte will encourage all its staff to participate in the post
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 hours ago
Picture: AAP “Deloitte will encourage all its staff to participate in the postal survey but in respecting views across the firm I won’t be telling our people how they should vote,” Deloitte chief executive Cindy Hook said. “I signed the letter... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Eight great jobs in Liverpool you can apply for nowwill develop new solutions and features for customers as well as support the da
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 hours ago
will develop new solutions and features for customers as well as support the daily operation with general IT support. The firm is seeking applications from people who are organised, reliable & trustworthy and highly computer literate, with... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool's controversial litter squad are hiring - with a surprising salaryCouncils appear to be happy enough with their work - with each council retainin
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 hours ago
Councils appear to be happy enough with their work - with each council retaining contracts for litter enforcement with the firm. Follow us This website uses cookies. Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more... Read more
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The Economic Times
What changed your market while you were asleepthe promoter-board battle, uncertainty over a new CEO and fresh reports of US l
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
the promoter-board battle, uncertainty over a new CEO and fresh reports of US law firms investigating the directors of the firm in a possible securities fraud, a relief is unlikely when the stock opens for trading on Monday. Fresh push for PSU... Read more
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The Young Witness
Hammond and Hanlon Part 21957 a modern self service system was installed. Within a few days the building
The Young Witness / Posted 10 hours ago
1957 a modern self service system was installed. Within a few days the building was completely destroyed by fire. Undaunted the firm set out to rebuild and established a modern building with a 200 foot frontage. This magnificent building is now home... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Andrew Forrest's $445 million pay day as FMG profit soars 100 per centJune quarter." FMG also reported cash on hand was $US1.8 billion with net debt
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 hours ago
June quarter." FMG also reported cash on hand was $US1.8 billion with net debt reduced by 21 per cent to $US2.6 billion. The firm will pay a final dividend of 25 cents a share, taking the full year pay out to 45 cents a share. That equates to a... Read more
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BBC News
Reckitt Benckiser slashes boss's pay by 40%also said it would be reducing his share awards for 2017 if RB's proposed acqui
BBC News / Posted 11 hours ago
also said it would be reducing his share awards for 2017 if RB's proposed acquisition of Mead Johnson went ahead. The firm has previously been accused of having excessive pay levels. Judy Sprieser, chair of RB's remuneration committee,... Read more
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asianage
Panama Papers: Sharifs fail to appear before NAB second time28, a five-member Supreme Court bench disqualified Sharif from continuing in hi
asianage / Posted 11 hours ago
28, a five-member Supreme Court bench disqualified Sharif from continuing in his office for possessing a work permit at the firm of his son in the UAE. Sharif has also sought a stay from the Supreme Court on the further of the judgement till a... Read more
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