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Nesquik ad ban for 'great start' claim

An ad for Nesquik hot chocolate featuring a rabbit cartoon has been banned by the UK's advertising watchdog, which found it encouraged poor nutritional habits in children.

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Aegis plans to open second centre in UK with surge in local demand - Business Standard


Business Standard

Aegis plans to open second centre in UK with surge in local demand
Business Standard
So we are now looking at a second centre in the UK," Sandeep Sen, CEO of Aegis told Business Standard. "The reason being, during the last one year, we have been able to attract a lot of new clients, primarily in the banking and financial services ...

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UK GDP just came in weaker than expected in Q3 - Business Insider


Business Insider

UK GDP just came in weaker than expected in Q3
Business Insider
The British economy grew by 0.5% in the third quarter of the year, a weaker pace than was forecast. Analysts were expecting a 0.6% increase from Q2, down from 0.7% previous. Some had even revised their estimates down as various economic data points ...

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UK factories slash jobs as Chinese slowdown causes global ripples - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK factories slash jobs as Chinese slowdown causes global ripples
The Guardian
In the UK, a key survey of manufacturers was weaker than City analysts had been expecting and it highlighted businesses' growing concerns about China. The headline activity index on the Markit/Cips UK manufacturing PMI fell to to 51.5 in August, from ...
Chinese fund managers are deserting the nation's stock marketBusiness Insider
UK factory growth slips, hiring deteriorates in August: PMIThe Straits Times
Chinese shares down on fears of further market volatilityBBC News
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Faslane deals 'to secure 6,700 jobs'

Chancellor George Osborne announces more than ?500m of contracts for the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane, securing 6,700 jobs.

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