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Evening Standard
MPs may quiz Ivy-owner Richard Caring over BHS dividends£400 million from the chain — to appear before them for questioning over the co
MPs may quiz Ivy-owner Richard Caring over BHS dividends
Evening Standard / Posted 16 hours ago
£400 million from the chain — to appear before them for questioning over the company’s finances. Former business secretary Vince Cable told the Standard there was a “strong case” for Caring to be called. Caring’s lawyers, Carter-Ruck, pointed out... Read more
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birminghammail
Public to get chance to 'pilot' driverless carswould be recruited to get behind the wheel of autonomous driving (AD) cars on p
Public to get chance to 'pilot' driverless cars
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
would be recruited to get behind the wheel of autonomous driving (AD) cars on public highways. Ex-business secretary Vince Cable in a driverless car at the Nuneaton base of motor industry research body MIRA. A limited number of semi-AD cars... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Today to Hold China-Africa Trade, Investment SummitAbuja — Eminent British economist and politician, Sir Vince Cable who was Unite
Africa Today to Hold China-Africa Trade, Investment Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Abuja — Eminent British economist and politician, Sir Vince Cable who was United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills from 2010 to 2015, will be arriving in Nigeria today (Sunday) for the 2016 Africa Today Summit. The... Read more
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express
Blue chip CEOs in the firing lineof UK plc should recognise the strong signal being sent to them and respond app
Blue chip CEOs in the firing line
express / Posted 5 days ago
of UK plc should recognise the strong signal being sent to them and respond appropriately.” GETTYFormer business secretary Vince Cable introduced new rules giving investors a binding vote on pay Pension funds are still smarting from criticism,... Read more
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thebee
Weir Faces Investor Revolt Over Pay Policywhich listed companies are required to hold every three years under reforms int
Weir Faces Investor Revolt Over Pay Policy
thebee / Posted 8 days ago
which listed companies are required to hold every three years under reforms introduced by the former business secretary Sir Vince Cable. While humiliating rebellions over the past week at Anglo American, BP and Smith & Nephew have been advisory,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Why Sadiq Khan cannot escape questions about extremistsis becoming a full blown racist scream.” She was quickly followed by Chuka Umu
Why Sadiq Khan cannot escape questions about extremists
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
is becoming a full blown racist scream.” She was quickly followed by Chuka Umunna and the Lib-Dem former Cabinet minister Vince Cable who adopted the term “Islamophobia” to denounce Mr Goldsmith for raising such questions. In the Commons... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
5 myths about tax havenstiny palm-fringed countries in the Caribbean — “sunny places for shady people,”
5 myths about tax havens
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
tiny palm-fringed countries in the Caribbean — “sunny places for shady people,” as Britain's former secretary of business, Vince Cable, put it. But this notion is slowly giving way to a more accurate — and more alarming — picture. Among the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cable: Anti-Islamic campaigning does no favours to Zac GoldsmithFormer business secretary Vince Cable today accused Zac Goldsmith of running a
Cable: Anti-Islamic campaigning does no favours to Zac Goldsmith
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
Former business secretary Vince Cable today accused Zac Goldsmith of running a “dog whistle anti-Islamic” campaign to defeat Sadiq Khan in the mayoral election. Mr Khan has been criticised for sharing platforms with extremists before he was elected... Read more
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thebee
BIS Defends Under-Fire BP Pay Chief Dowlingwhere they have concerns. "The policy is working." Professor Dowling joined t
BIS Defends Under-Fire BP Pay Chief Dowling
thebee / Posted 11 days ago
where they have concerns. "The policy is working." Professor Dowling joined the BIS board in February 2014, after Sir Vince Cable, the last Business Secretary, had drawn up plans to introduce a binding shareholder vote on public companies' pay... Read more
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thebee
Cable: City Must Demand BP Scalps Over Paycommittee, according to the architect of the most recent overhaul of boardroom
Cable: City Must Demand BP Scalps Over Pay
thebee / Posted 15 days ago
committee, according to the architect of the most recent overhaul of boardroom pay in Britain. Speaking to Sky News, Sir Vince Cable, the former Business Secretary, said that shareholders should demand top-level scalps after the oil giant... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cameron rejects Labour call for Whittingdale to withdraw from press regulationof any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any
Cameron rejects Labour call for Whittingdale to withdraw from press regulation
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
of any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any decision-making over this matter, just as Vince Cable was removed from deciding media policy in the last parliament." The ministerial code of conduct for ministers... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cameron stands by Whittingdale and rejects Labour call for minister to withdraw from overseeing press regulationof any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any
Cameron stands by Whittingdale and rejects Labour call for minister to withdraw from overseeing press regulation
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
of any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any decision-making over this matter, just as Vince Cable was removed from deciding media policy in the last parliament." The ministerial code of conduct for ministers... Read more
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Daily Mirror
No10 refuses to stop John Whittingdale regulating the Press amid dominatrix row"reneged" on implementing the Leveson Inquiry report in full. She demanded Dow
No10 refuses to stop John Whittingdale regulating the Press amid dominatrix row
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
"reneged" on implementing the Leveson Inquiry report in full. She demanded Downing Street take the same approach as to Vince Cable, who was removed from ruling on a Sky buyout after saying he had "declared war on Rupert Murdoch". She said: "In... Read more
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heraldscotland
Downing Street rejects calls to strip Whittingdale of regulation role amid sex worker storyof any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any
Downing Street rejects calls to strip Whittingdale of regulation role amid sex worker story
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
of any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any decision-making over this matter, just as Vince Cable was removed from deciding media policy in the last parliament." And Brian Cathcart, from the Hacked Off campaign... Read more
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heraldscotland
Whittingdale under pressure on press regulation role after sex worker revelationof any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any
Whittingdale under pressure on press regulation role after sex worker revelation
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
of any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any decision-making over this matter, just as Vince Cable was removed from deciding media policy in the last parliament." Brian Cathcart, from the Hacked Off campaign... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Essex MP Whittingdale faces calls to step aside from press regulationof any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any
Essex MP Whittingdale faces calls to step aside from press regulation
Ipswich Star / Posted 16 days ago
of any undue influence, the Secretary of State must now recuse himself from any decision-making over this matter, just as Vince Cable was removed from deciding media policy in the last parliament.” Brian Cathcart, from the Hacked Off campaign... Read more
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express
Labour demand Tory minister John Whittingdale ditch press role after prostitute flingII of the Leveson Inquiry.” Ms Eagle urged David Cameron to repeat his actions
Labour demand Tory minister John Whittingdale ditch press role after prostitute fling
express / Posted 16 days ago
II of the Leveson Inquiry.” Ms Eagle urged David Cameron to repeat his actions when he removed former Business Secretary Vince Cable from deciding media policy in the last Parliament, after the Liberal Democrat minister was caught out by a... Read more
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walesonline
MPs hold emergency debate on steel industry crisisgoing to Mumbai for the meeting where the sale of Tata’s UK assets was announce
MPs hold emergency debate on steel industry crisis
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
going to Mumbai for the meeting where the sale of Tata’s UK assets was announced. He contrasts this with action taken by Vince Cable to help the car industry and presses for “tangible action”. Ind-Ra puts Tata Steel on 'rating watch' post... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Grant Woodward: So does this make PM’s dad a traitor too?money that’s used to fund such services. The overriding sense is that people l
Grant Woodward: So does this make PM’s dad a traitor too?
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 22 days ago
money that’s used to fund such services. The overriding sense is that people like Ian Cameron who set up companies in what Vince Cable once called “sunny places for shady people” don’t think they have done anything wrong. And, in the eyes of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cameron under pressure to order Panama papers probe as he avoid questions on his father's tax affairsoverseas territories and Crown dependencies acting as tax havens. The idea was
Cameron under pressure to order Panama papers probe as he avoid questions on his father's tax affairs
heraldscotland / Posted 24 days ago
overseas territories and Crown dependencies acting as tax havens. The idea was backed by the former Business Secretary Vince Cable who said that Mr Cameron should not be “bullied by rogue micro-states”. Mr Corbyn also called for an independent... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Panama Papers fallout: Corbyn for ‘direct rule’ in overseas UK territorieshas to be done about it. Either those governments comply or a next step has to
Panama Papers fallout: Corbyn for ‘direct rule’ in overseas UK territories
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 24 days ago
has to be done about it. Either those governments comply or a next step has to be taken.” Former business secretary Vince Cable, a Liberal Democrat, said: “We can’t send gunboats these days but we can take the small territories under direct... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Panama Papers leak: Jeremy Corbyn calls for investigation into Cameron family tax affairsfundamentally change the Westminster government’s relationship with the territo
Panama Papers leak: Jeremy Corbyn calls for investigation into Cameron family tax affairs
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
fundamentally change the Westminster government’s relationship with the territories. However, former Business Secretary Vince Cable said direct rule was an option. "We can't send gunboats these days but we can take the small territories under... Read more
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Daily Record
Gerry Hassan: GB should be open for business - Tories have put us up for saleby the corporatist approach of Ted Heath and then Tony Benn in the 70s. Thatche
Gerry Hassan: GB should be open for business - Tories have put us up for sale
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
by the corporatist approach of Ted Heath and then Tony Benn in the 70s. Thatcher and Blair abandoned this territory before Vince Cable and Michael Heseltine made one last doomed effort under the coalition. The British “economic miracle” of the... Read more
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walesonline
The steel crisis is when Government has to think like an emergency serviceof £73.10 to all 40,000 of those affected would cost the state £2.9m a week. Th
The steel crisis is when Government has to think like an emergency service
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
of £73.10 to all 40,000 of those affected would cost the state £2.9m a week. That would add up to more than £150m a year.” Vince Cable has said that if he was a Welsh steelworker he would worry about the industry being 'destroyed' by Chinese... Read more
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walesonline
Vince Cable 'did not do enough' for British steel industryShe also suggested that Liberal Democrat former Business Secretary Sir Vince Ca
Vince Cable 'did not do enough' for British steel industry
walesonline / Posted a month ago
She also suggested that Liberal Democrat former Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable had not done enough to address the problems in the British steel industry during his time in office between 2010 and 2015. There are fears that the board my move to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Union leaders in steel industry talks ahead of Tata board meetingsure that we continue to make steel in Port Talbot." She suggested that Libera
Union leaders in steel industry talks ahead of Tata board meeting
heraldscotland / Posted a month ago
sure that we continue to make steel in Port Talbot." She suggested that Liberal Democrat former Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable had not done enough to address the problems in the British steel industry during his time in office between 2010... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Union leaders in steel industry talks ahead of Tata board meeting « Shropshire Starsure that we continue to make steel in Port Talbot." She suggested that Libera
Union leaders in steel industry talks ahead of Tata board meeting « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted a month ago
sure that we continue to make steel in Port Talbot." She suggested that Liberal Democrat former Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable had not done enough to address the problems in the British steel industry during his time in office between 2010... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain's biggest steel plant has its D-Day as owners gather for crunch talkspotential for investment at Port Talbot. There's the land." Ms Soubry also bla
Britain's biggest steel plant has its D-Day as owners gather for crunch talks
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
potential for investment at Port Talbot. There's the land." Ms Soubry also blamed former Coalition Business Secretary Vince Cable for not doing enough to head off the crisis. She said of the ousted Lib Dem MP: "I think Vince could have done... Read more
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Gazette News
New bank will create 25 town centre jobsexpand in Colchester and create jobs and high-level jobs which will fit well wi
New bank will create 25 town centre jobs
Gazette News / Posted 1 months ago
expand in Colchester and create jobs and high-level jobs which will fit well with the local community.” Following the 2008 financial crash, former Business Secretary Vince Cable announced more competition in the retail banking sector was a prior... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tories sneak out Land Registry sell-off the night before Easter Holidayvalued at around £1.2bn. Last year it made a surplus of £36.6 and paid the Gove
Tories sneak out Land Registry sell-off the night before Easter Holiday
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
valued at around £1.2bn. Last year it made a surplus of £36.6 and paid the Government more than £100m in dividends. Sir Vince Cable blocked the sale during the coalition The Department for Business Innovation and Skills have issued a... Read more
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