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Avon to move headquarters to UK - BBC News


BBC News

Avon to move headquarters to UK
BBC News
Cosmetics company Avon is to move its headquarters to the UK and cut 2,500 jobs worldwide as part of a turnaround plan. The company, which sells products door-to-door, said that it plans to move from New York to the UK "over time". Avon sold most of ...
Avon Products Abandoning New York for U.K. After 130 YearsBloomberg
Avon Cuts 2500 Jobs, Will Move HQ From NYC to UKNBCNews.com
Avon to cut jobs, shift headquarters to UKReuters

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Regional house price gap 'widens'

House prices rose in every region of England and Wales in the past year - but the pace of increase was vastly different, figures show.

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Sharp falls 11% after takeover delay

Shares in electronics giant Sharp lost 11% in Tokyo amid reports that the delay in its takeover by Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn was due to previously undisclosed losses.

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Another Chinese billionaire is missing - Business Insider


Business Insider

Another Chinese billionaire is missing
Business Insider
Zhou Chengjian, the billionaire chairman of the well-known domestic fashion brand Metersbonwe, is missing. Chengjian is the latest in a long line of executives across the country that have either been arrested or gone missing amid a government-led ...
Chinese billionaire Zhou Chengjian goes missingBBC News

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UK business tax system outclassed by Middle East - economia


City A.M.

UK business tax system outclassed by Middle East
economia
The PwC and World Bank Group index of effective business tax systems, which looks at how easy it is to pay taxes by assessing the tax cost and compliance burden for a case-study manufacturer, places the UK in 15th position globally (16th in 2014).
UK climbs one position to 15th place in a ranking of effective business tax ...City A.M.

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