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Powa: The start-up that fell to earth

A British start-up that once boasted of having "trumped" Apple runs out of cash after hiring strippers and paying for premium office space.

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Basic state pension set to rise

The basic state pension will rise to ?119.30 a week from April 2016, the Treasury confirms.

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Grayling in redundancy talks across UK business - PR Week


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Grayling in redundancy talks across UK business
PR Week
Richard Jukes, chairman of UK & Ireland, Grayling, told PRWeek: "With the ongoing drive to transform Grayling and with new leadership in place we are embarking on a period of consolidation and restructuring of the business in the UK. Regrettably this ...

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Argos owner warns on profits

The owner of Argos and Homebase, Home Retail Group, says full-year underlying profits could be slightly below market expectations.

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United appoints acting chief executive

United Continental has appointed an acting boss after its chief executive suffered a heart attack last week.

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