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Woodie's DIY owner Grafton acquires UK timber business - Irish Independent


Irish Independent

Woodie's DIY owner Grafton acquires UK timber business
Irish Independent
T Brewer is a London based specialist timber business that trades from three branches in Clapham, Enfield and Amersham. It generated revenue of approximately ?14m (?19m) in 2015. Grafton said the deal "extends coverage of the merchanting market in the ...

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Champions League boost for BT TV

BT Group reports a big rise in TV customers, helped by the start of its coverage of Champions League football.

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Twitter lays off hundreds of staff

Twitter says it is cutting 336 jobs, roughly 8%, of its global workforce, as part of a restructuring of the business.

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Lloyds Bank is getting close to supporting Apple Pay in the UK - Business Insider


Business Insider

Lloyds Bank is getting close to supporting Apple Pay in the UK
Business Insider
UK residents can now add a Lloyds card to the Apple Pay Wallet, rather than being presented with an error message. But several Lloyds customers have found that they are unable to accept Apple Pay's terms and conditions and complete the sign-up process.

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