Press round-up from ShareCast

Wednesday newspaper round-up: British pubs, Thomas Cook, Lloyds Banking Group
Wednesday 11 December 2019 07:38
(Sharecast News) - The decline of the British pub may be at an end, according to official figures showing that the number of pubs has increased for the first time this decade. The UK ended March 2019 with 39,135 pubs, 320 more than a year earlier, accordi

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Hiring, Drax, Piggybank
Tuesday 10 December 2019 07:25
(Sharecast News) - Employers in Britain have "hit the pause button" on job hiring, according to a survey of the labour market that shows demand for new workers has tumbled to a seven-year low. ManpowerGroup said years of strong jobs growth had ended in 20

Sunday newspaper round-up: General election, mortgages, Premier Oil, Ted Baker, Tesco, Park First
Sunday 8 December 2019 18:02
(Sharecast News) - Boris Johnson launched a final offensive on Brexit and immigration last night as polls suggested he should secure a comfortable working majority on Thursday. The prime minister used an interview with The Sunday Times to set out his immi

Friday newspaper round-up: Eddie Stobart, Uber, property funds, Saudi Aramco
Friday 6 December 2019 07:24
(Sharecast News) - The Eddie Stobart transport business, famed for its red and green lorries, is teetering on the brink of collapse with its future due to be decided at a key shareholder vote in London on Friday. The vote will pit William Stobart, the thi

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Labour plans, diversity, Alphabet, Zopa
Wednesday 4 December 2019 07:32
(Sharecast News) - Labour's plan to renationalise large chunks of the economy risks years of disruption that could delay Britain's transition to a low-carbon economy, a thinktank has said. The Institute for Fiscal Studies warned that taking water, energy

Tuesday newspaper round-up: TSB, Trump, Virgin Atlantic, Lendy
Tuesday 3 December 2019 07:38
(Sharecast News) - Bosses at TSB will have their bonuses docked for failing to meet gender balance targets intended to raise the number of women in senior roles by 2020. It is the latest blow for the leadership team at the bank, which is cutting jobs and

Monday newspaper round-up: Trump, train strikes, Carney, Brexit
Monday 2 December 2019 07:36
(Sharecast News) - President Donald Trump and his lawyers will not participate in a congressional impeachment hearing this week, the White House has said, citing a lack of "fundamental fairness". Trump's aides responded defiantly on Sunday to the first of

Friday newspaper round-up: RBS, Fortnum & Mason, minibonds
Friday 29 November 2019 07:37
(Sharecast News) - RBS has launched its own standalone, Monzo-style digital bank, and as is now customary, it comes with a quirky name: Bó. Royal Bank of Scotland reportedly approached Monzo with a potential takeover back in 2017 but was put off by the p

Thursday newspaper round-up: Workers' rights, UK car production, RBS, Nando's
Thursday 28 November 2019 07:37
(Sharecast News) - Boris Johnson's admiration for Donald Trump will lead to workers' rights being ripped up if the Conservatives win the general election next month, the leader of Britain's trade unionists has warned. Frances O'Grady, the general secretar

Wednesday newspaper round-up: UK car industry, Inter Ikea, Persimmon
Wednesday 27 November 2019 07:27
(Sharecast News) - The British car industry has delivered a bleak warning over the danger of a no-deal Brexit, saying it would devastate UK motor manufacturing at a cost of more than £40bn in lost production by 2024. About 1.5m fewer cars would be produc

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