London-based tech start-up Zepz is preparing a $6 billion listing in New York

London-based cross-border transfer startup Zepz is pricing an initial public offering (IPO) on Wall Street at an estimated $6 billion valuation, sidestepping pressure from the UK to entice more tech companies to sign up, reported Bloomberg Wednesday February 2 citing sources. with privileged information. Zepz, formerly known as WorldRemit Group, …

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Pension reform ‘could boost UK annual savings by £1.2tn’

By Martin Croucher (February 2, 2022, 1527 GMT) — The amount invested in pensions in Britain could rise by £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) a year if the government comes up with long-delayed auto-enrollment reforms, a retirement savings provider said Wednesday. Now Pensions said young people should be eligible to be …

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City launches inquiry after 15 people were displaced by a fire at a London home

Breadcrumb Links Local News The City of London is investigating a house in north east London where 12 people escaped a fire early on Tuesday and three others were rescued by firefighters, a city official said. Publication date : February 01, 2022 • 4 minutes ago • 3 minute read …

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Stirling professor to decide UK standards for teaching economics in higher education | On

A lecturer from the University of Stirling has been appointed to review the academic standard of economics degrees across the UK. Dr Paul Cowell, Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling Management School (SMS), will sit on the Economics Advisory Group for QAA – the independent body that monitors …

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Live news: UK house prices have strongest start to year since 2005

The New York Times company has agreed to buy Wordle, the daily word game that became an overnight sensation – the news company’s latest move to boost its products and reach its goal of 10 million digital subscribers by 2025. Josh Wardle, a software engineer from Brooklyn who created Wordle …

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Santander Mortgage Review – Forbes Advisor UK

What type of lender is Santander? Santander is one of the biggest – and best known – mortgage lenders in the country and has more than 100 million customers. According to our mortgage partner, Trussle, the bank lent £26.6 billion in 2020. This represents nearly 11% of all mortgages. Santander …

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What tips are grabbing property in major postcodes?

It seems that the old real estate mantra of location, location, location is not lost on our local councils, with around 40% of them having their main offices located in areas where the prices of l ‘real estate are higher than the local authority …

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FirstFT: UK and US finalize Russian sanctions plans

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning Russian oligarchs with ties to President Vladimir Putin who have British investments will be hit with tough new sanctions …

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UK to introduce new laws to target Russian banks and oligarchs with sanctions

The UK will introduce new legislation to impose tougher sanctions on Russian banks, energy companies and “Kremlin-friendly oligarchs”, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announced on Sunday, amid growing tensions between the Ukraine and Moscow. “We will introduce new legislation so that we can hit targets, including those that are essential to …

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Large-scale free health insurance scheme on the cards for UK travelers

Britain is in talks with Australia, New Zealand and Israel to offer holidaymakers free healthcare while abroad as part of a post-Brexit scheme for travellers. The Sunday Telegraph understands ministers are negotiating to extend the successor to the EU Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to a number of countries outside the …

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Brexit news: Nigel Farage mocks crisis predictions after another win for City of London | Politics | News

Nigel Farage has told GB News viewers that forecasts of Brexit disaster have once again failed after another massive vote of confidence in the UK. It comes after a report by EY found that 90% of major global financial services said they would look to move to the UK or …

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How the UK government lost £4.9bn to Covid loan fraud | Economic policy

In the final days of April 2020, bankers and Treasury officials were huddled together on laptops in makeshift home offices across the country, negotiating the terms of what is fast becoming the most controversial of pandemic bailouts. of the government. The country was in its sixth week of nationwide lockdown …

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UK Neobanks expands its offerings | PYMNTS.com

In this week’s neobanking news for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), British digital bank Monese has launched a feature to help improve the creditworthiness of those in credit difficulty, estimated at 5.2 million in the country, ultimately facilitating their access to loans at affordable rates. Read more: UK …

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No 10 denies he was behind Met request to amend ‘partygate’ report

JThe former prime minister has weighed in on ‘partygate’, saying she expects those involved in ‘partygate’ to take ‘full responsibility’ if Sue Gray’s report uncovers wrongdoing. The Maidenhead Advertiser, the former Prime Minister’s constituency weekly, reported his comments: “I fully understand the disappointment and outrage voters have shared with me. …

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Live News: McDonald’s sales growth lacking after China’s Covid lockdowns

Levi Strauss said his revenue rose more than expected as the holiday season approached, even as he navigated supply chain issues that wiped out profits from Black Friday sales. The shift to casual wear has spurred demand for Levi’s jeans, including newer styles with a looser fit, as consumers work …

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Cautious Bank of England set to crush sterling in first half, says Credit Agricole

Crédit Agricole cautious on the GBP According to the BoE, caution could weigh But the 2nd semester will be better Photo © Adobe Stock Foreign exchange analysts at a major investment bank are warning that the pound may face headwinds following the Bank of England’s policy decision in February and …

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InsurTech Laka secures $12 million for eMobility solution

London-based cycling start-up InsurTech Laka secured over $10.6 million ($12 million) to advance its insurance model, EU-Startups reported Wednesday (January 26). The round was led by California-based venture capital firm Autotech Ventures, Amsterdam-based sustainable mobility investor Ponooc and European bank ABN AMRO Ventures. Existing investors Creandum, 1818 Ventures, LocalGlobe and …

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The Big Interview: Dexter Moren, Founding Director, Dexter Moren Associates

Founding Director of Dexter Moren Associates talks to our Managing Editor Richard Frost about the hotel design practice’s current pipeline, window shakers and Tesla Powerwalls. It’s been exactly 30 years since Dexter Moren established the London-based architecture and interior design firm that bears his name. In an exclusive conversation, he …

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How the Brexit doommongers got it wrong: Britain’s economy is back in power

As Britain settles into the post-Brexit era, it would be wrong to judge Britain’s world-class financial sector and the strength and creativity of the economy by appearances. Covid and working from home have left the normally crowded lanes of the City of London and the crowded squares among the towers …

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Lloyds Bank issues scam alert as vulnerable pensioners are targeted | Personal finance | Finance

The number of scams has increased by almost a third during the pandemic, with 33% more reported in the year ending April 2021, according to Which?. Lloyds Bank has issued a warning and says it is working with Age UK and the City of London Police to resolve the issue. …

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Why is air pollution in London so bad and what can we do about it?

In the previous three years, Ella, who lived near South Circular Road in Lewisham, had been to hospital nearly 30 times and suffered multiple seizures. In December 2020, she became the first person in the UK to list air pollution as a cause of death. But Ella is not alone. …

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FirstFT: US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning The United States ordered the family members of its embassy staff to leave Ukraine on Sunday due to the …

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Dividend payouts jumped more than 46% last year

Dividend payouts from UK-listed companies jumped more than 46% last year, boosted by windfall payouts from the mining and banking sectors By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, January 23, 2022 | Update: 22:18 GMT, January 23, 2022 Dividend payouts from UK-listed companies jumped more than 46% …

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Robert Jenrick calls for postponement of insurance hike he approved

Former housing secretary Robert Jenrick has said the government should postpone a National Insurance hike he approved last year. Mr Jenrick, who held the post until September 2021, said the hike should be delayed and the government should ‘exploit Britain’s gas reserves’. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Mr Jenrick said …

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Saturday transfer rumours: Manchester City arrival, Chelsea to sign starlet, Arteta’s anti-City deal

Hhello and welcome to this saturday transfer rumors Blog. the January transfer window fast approaching, with teams already having potential targets in mind, so we’ll bring you all the latest rumors and deals made. Saturday’s transfer rumors This is the start of our transfer rumors blog, with the most recent …

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Global economy chart: UK inflation soars, China cuts rates

Breadcrumb Links PMN Company Author of the article: Bloomberg News Vince Golle and Molly Smith Content of the article (Bloomberg) – Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast. The fastest inflation in three decades and a booming labor market are increasing …

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Lotto winner cashes in $100, then $200 and $400 before cashing out $100,000 the same day in an incredible winning streak

A LUCKY lottery player won hundreds of dollars on three tickets before cashing out $100,000 in an incredible winning streak. The man told lottery officials he felt lucky last month after an initial investment of $5 on a scratch ticket paid off. 3 Jose Vasquez (pictured) was on a winning …

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National Insurance warning: Britons ‘on the brink’ as hike ‘straw that breaks the camel’s back’ | United Kingdom | News

The government is pushing ahead with plans to raise taxes to pay for health and social care costs, meaning National Insurance will rise by 1.25% from April. The hike has drawn widespread backlash from backbench MPs as she backtracks on the government’s pledge not to raise taxes in the 2019 …

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New 1.5-acre park opens in heart of city as workers flock to Square Mile

Friday, January 21, 2022 5:59 a.m. The first city workers strolled through the new Square Mile park this morning as the 1.5-acre Exchange Square in Broadgate opened to the public after a complete overhaul. The park, part of a £1.5billion redesign of the square, quadruples the amount of green space …

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Brexit News: UK consolidates its seat at the global table – AMT in talks on global economic recovery | Politics | News

International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan joined many high-profile politicians earlier today in a virtual meeting of the Ottawa group. It consists of members of the World Trade Organization who want to “urgently modernize” the organization to promote the benefits of free trade across the planet. Canada created the group “to …

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Big banks ‘lose their grip on UK current accounts’

About one in 12 personal checking accounts (8%) are now held with a digital “challenger” bank, up from just 1% in 2018, according to the city regulator. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said these banks have “attracted customers in part by offering innovative mobile apps that make the banking experience …

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London weather: A glorious sunrise makes the sky above the city feel like it’s on fire

A beautiful sunrise is difficult to beat. And, we might be biased, but a beautiful sunrise over London is especially hard to beat. Dawn broke dramatically over the capital this morning (January 19). READ MORE: Britons urged to protect ‘vulnerable’ parents from freezing ‘arctic air’ as temperatures set to drop …

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Stormont urged to lift ‘punitive Covid restrictions’ to save Northern Ireland’s economy

The executive is under pressure to lift Covid-19 restrictions to save the economy from collapse. Industry leaders are calling for a clear roadmap to help Northern Ireland emerge from the pandemic as Scotland announced plans to lift most Covid-19 safety measures from next Monday. A series of restrictions remain in …

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The best cities in the UK for electric vehicle ownership – Forbes Advisor UK

The best and worst cities to drive an electric vehicle in 2022 have been named in exclusive research by Forbes Advisor – and it looks like drivers in Sunderland will have a much easier experience than those in Portsmouth. As electric vehicles grow in popularity (nearly 750,000 new electric vehicles …

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Kelvin Fletcher ditched the campaign for a wedding in town – see epic photos

January 17, 2022 – 22:22 GMT hellomagazine.com Kelvin Fletcher wedding: Former Emmerdale actor Kelvin, who is expecting twins with wife Elizabeth Marsland, married in 2015 – see photos Old Emmerdale Star Kelvin Fletcher just announced the good news that he and his wife Elizabeth Marsland are expecting twins! The couple …

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UK faces billions annual climate damage bill – Government analysis

J he UK faces billions of dollars in annual costs from floods and heatwaves by the middle of the century, a government risk assessment has revealed. The cost of climate change to the UK is expected to reach at least one per cent of GDP by 2045, with economic damage …

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Leonteq launches cooperation with VP Bank

Leonteq AG / Keyword(s): Alliance 17-Jan-2022 / 07:00 CET/CESTPublication of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53LRThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. PRESS RELEASE | LEONTEQ LAUNCHES COOPERATION WITH VP BANK Zürich, January 17, 2022 | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53LR Leonteq …

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State pensions shock as Britons discover their NI contributions don’t count | Personal finance | Finance

People who work for decades to build up their state pension entitlements so they can get the full amount when they retire may be shocked to find that some of their contributions haven’t counted. National insurance contributions are extremely important as they have a direct impact on the amount of …

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Zahter, London: “The best baklava I’ve ever had” – restaurant review | Food

Zahter, 30-32 Foubert’s Place, London W1F 7PS (zahter.co.uk). Hot and cold meze £9-£18, platters £18-£42, desserts £8-£9, wines from £29 The Instagram accounts I follow, like the jars of gummy condiments I collect in my fridge, are a real mess: chefs showing off what they fattened last night; the carpet-bagging …

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UK tourism industry in jeopardy as overseas visitors stay away | Travel & leisure

Britain’s summer holiday boom last year was not enough to save thousands of tourism businesses, despite increased domestic bookings in popular places such as Cornwall and the Yorkshire Dales. A Tourism Alliance survey of 1,927 tour operators, hotels, attractions, language schools and other travel and hospitality businesses serving overseas tourists …

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Blues need to break the bank with Rudiger, set to ship Ziyech while Pulisic needs a hug

CHELSEA came on to Manchester City to snatch a point – but were undone by a bit of genius from Kevin De Bruyne. Thomas Tuchel’s side played the ball upside down and were finally overtaken in the 70th minute when KDB curled the ball past Kepa. 5 Chelsea boss Thomas …

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A fifth of Britons say their bike is their most prized possession

New research has found that more than half of UK cyclists (61%) do not have insurance to cover their bike. Despite this, a fifth of Britons cite their bike and accompanying kit as their most important possession. Around 1,100 bikes are stolen every day in the UK. insurance company Direct …

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London named best city in the world to be a young entrepreneur, ahead of NYC, San Francisco and Moscow

Friday, January 14, 2022 1:48 p.m. Using Forbes 30 Under 30 lists from Europe, North America, Russia, Asia and Africa, London has been named the best city in the world to be a young entrepreneur. Although North America is by far the most popular for providing Forbes Under 30 candidates, …

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UK economy recovers to pre-pandemic levels after growing 0.9% in November – business live | Business

7:29 GMT 07:29 UK growth spurt in November unfortunately overtaken by Omicron variant, warns Alpesh Paleja, CBI chief economist. Supply chain issues and the cost of living crisis are also weighing on growth, Paleja Explain : “While it is good that economic growth picked up in November, the data has …

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Countryside Properties, M&S drive UK midcaps down; banks raise the FTSE 100

Tesco and M&S slip after raising profit outlook Countryside Properties falls as CEO resigns FTSE 100 up 0.2%, FTSE 250 down 0.4% Jan 13 (Reuters) – London’s FTSE 250 index fell on Thursday, led by shares of Countryside Properties and Marks & Spencer, while a rise in financials and commodities …

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Invesco expands UK ETF coverage – London Business News

Invesco has further expanded its London-based ETF team with the appointment of Tom Banks to the business development team, primarily responsible for distributing the firm’s ETF range in the UK wealth market. He will report to Kate Dwyer, Head of UK ETF Coverage for Invesco EMEA. Prior to joining Invesco, …

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City of London Hampstead Heath boss to resign

Posted: 6:45 PM January 12, 2022 Hampstead Heath head of the City of London Corporation is leaving the company after six ‘fulfilling years’. Anne Fairweather is leaving the City of London Corporation (CoLC) at the next election. Under his chairmanship of the Heath Committee, controversial mandatory charges were introduced for …

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Prime Minister urged to “end homework and revive the economy” | Politics | News

Demands for a return to “normalcy” have multiplied, with official figures showing that Covid cases are now on the decline in almost all regions of the country. The current restrictions, known as Plan B, expire on January 26 and will be reviewed in a fortnight by ministers. The measures include …

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McDonald’s Pilots UK loyalty program

Today in the food business, McDonald’s is launching its MyMcDonald’s Rewards program at 10 restaurants in the north of England, while Albertsons sees digital sales continue to increase. Additionally, data from PYMNTS reveals how restaurants can get the most from their digital investments to increase spend. UK rewards programs increase …

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Solo Attys Ditch Practices Due to Rising Insurance Costs

By Martin Croucher (January 11, 2022, 2:40 p.m. GMT) – More lawyers in smaller firms are closing their businesses and becoming consultants because they cannot afford the rising cost of professional liability insurance a law firm said on Tuesday. Taylor Rose MW said the number of legal counsel he hired …

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Weekend violence on the Victoria Park ice rink

Violent incidents at the Victoria Park ice rink led to the arrest of four young people and numerous witnesses wondering if they would return. Vanessa Armstrong was there for one of the incidents. “It was like a twilight zone, like it came out of nowhere. These children were now hitting …

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FirstFT: Russia warns West against Ukraine

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa or Americas edition to receive it directly to your inbox every morning of the week Russia has warned the United States and NATO to make concessions or face a worsening security situation …

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Coronavirus slows economy as growth in Scotland slows, bank says

Fears of a resurgence of the coronavirus have held back the UK’s economic recovery, the Royal Bank of Scotland said, with the Scottish private sector growing at the slowest pace in nearly a year. While business activity in Scotland rose in December, the rise was the smallest since growth returned …

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Landlord places tenants in unit without heat after missing repair time due to explosion

Two elderly people displaced by a suspicious explosion in their London apartment building are being accommodated by their landlord in accommodation without heating or furniture, as a city order to carry out repairs has come and gone. Lynn Buckingham, 72, her roommate Doug Shearing and other displaced tenants were hosted …

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“India will overtake Japan as Asia’s second largest economy by 2030”

India is expected to overtake Japan as Asia’s second-largest economy by 2030, while its GDP is also expected to overtake that of Germany and the United Kingdom to rank third in the world, IHS Markit said in a report on Friday. Currently India is the sixth largest economy, behind the …

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Last payment dates for Universal Credit following an interruption of a public holiday

The Christmas period disrupted Universal Credit payments, with public holidays causing some changes. Christmas Day fell on a Saturday in 2021, followed by public holidays on December 27 and 28. So, payments scheduled on those dates were moved to Christmas Eve, which meant early cash flow for anyone with a …

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Mayor hails success of London vaccination effort as he urges more Londoners to come forward – London Business News

London Mayor Sadiq Khan today hailed the success of the vaccination program in London and praised the incredible work of the NHS as more than 86% of adult Londoners have received their first dose. Nearly 2 million vaccines were given in the capital over the past month as the booster …

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The Guardian’s Perspective on Boris Johnson’s Britain: Crisis to Crisis | Editorial

IIf the Tory party could be summed up in one word, it would be power. Conservatives have dominated the 19th, 20th and – until now – 21st centuries. Their most successful leaders anticipated the national mood and shaped their party to capitalize on it. Boris Johnson won the last election …

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Monument startup appoints former Barclays boss Ian Rand as new CEO

Rand spent 12 years in the British Army before moving to banking in 2000. He started his career at JPMorgan before joining Barclays, where he worked for 12 years. Rand left the bank at the end of 2020. He will succeed as CEO of Monument to Mintoo Bhandari, former managing …

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Markel International names leader of its wholesale division

Markel International has hired Andrew McMellin (pictured above) as general manager of its wholesale division, effective January 17 and subject to regulatory approval. Based in London, McMellin will report to Simon Wilson, President of Markel International. In his new role, McMellin will leverage his market knowledge and long-standing relationships to …

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An Indian start-up mandated by the mayor’s office of London to create a gaming hub

Local gaming start-up Microgravity has been appointed by the London Mayor’s Office to set up an augmented and virtual reality (AR / VR) gaming arena in the city. The deal is expected to be finalized within the next fortnight, Rahul Bhattacharya, chief executive of Microgravity, said in a recent interaction. …

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US Treasuries drop as fears ease over Omicron’s impact on recovery

Traders sold US Treasuries and stocks of companies that were boosted by pandemic lockdowns on Tuesday as market nervousness over the Omicron variant eased and investors bet on a tightening of the market. Monetary Policy. The yield on the benchmark 10-year US Treasury bond, which moves inversely to the price …

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UK Consumers Increase Credit Card Debt, Save Less Despite Covid Crisis | Loan and debt

Consumer credit card borrowing hit its highest level in more than a year in November, pushing all forms of unsecured household credit to £ 1.2 billion, according to the Bank’s latest data from England. The increase in reliance on loans and credit cards has exceeded the city’s forecast of an …

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What are the types of health insurance in UK?

Many working expats choose to relocate to the UK, especially those from Commonwealth countries. Many people will have questions about the country’s healthcare system, such as its cost, what kind of treatment to expect and who is covered. Despite the fact that the National Health Service (NHS) offers a comprehensive …

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Former presidential candidate Bashir Tofa is dead

Bashir Tofa, a former presidential candidate, has died. Mr. Tofa died Monday morning at the age of 74 after a long illness. A close associate of the deceased, Magaji Galadima (Kachallan Kano), announced the death in a post on Facebook. Mr. Galadima wrote: “Allahu akbar, we have finally lost Alh. …

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Injured Prime Minister and struggling economy force England to ‘become Swedish’ on Covid | Larry Elliott

gGovernment policy vis-à-vis Covid-19 has come full circle. For now, at least, England has returned to the Swedish way of dealing with the pandemic. The severe and officially imposed blockades are over. Trusting people to do the right thing is back. It remains to be seen whether this approach will …

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What does 2022 hold for the UK economy and its households? | Economic growth (GDP)

The UK economy is starting 2022 on the back foot as a record number of coronavirus infections and tighter restrictions driven by the Omicron variant cloud growth prospects. It comes after a slower pace of growth at the end of last year as businesses and households face increasing pressure from …

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Trump-appointed FDIC chairman resigns after warning of ‘hostile takeover’ by Democrats

Trump-appointed Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation chairman resigns after warning of ‘hostile takeover’ by Democrats Jelena McWilliams, 48, wrote an open letter on Friday slamming Senate MPs into bypassing it to meet their own agendas When I immigrated to this country 30 years ago, I did so with a firm belief …

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Arsenal v Man City highlights: Gabriel sent off as Rodri’s late goal gives Pep Guardiola victory

Arsenal host Manchester City this afternoon in the opening match of 2022 at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners enter the game after seeing their coaching staff hit hard by a wave of COVID, meaning manager Mikel Arteta will not be on the sideline for the game. Instead, assistant Albert Stuivenberg …

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Most Hangover ‘Cures’ Have Little Evidence Behind Them, Study Finds | Hangover Healing

A dull headache, a rug-like tongue, and a strong sense of nausea and regret – this is a condition many will be all too familiar with on New Years Day. But while it can seem tempting to seek a “hangover cure,” the researchers chose New Years Day to tell us …

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How tall is Outer Banks star Chase Stokes?

CHASE Stokes is an actor who rose to fame on Netflix’s Outerbanks. There is a rumor that Outerbanks season three will be returning to screens. 2 Chase stokes How tall is Outer Banks star Chase Stokes? Chase Stokes is an actor from Maryland who is best known for his lead …

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Brexit news: “Macron threats” prompted London to become the world’s leading financial center | City & Business | Finance

The United Kingdom officially left the European Union on January 1, 2021 after a final trade agreement signed between the two parties. It follows several months of tense and often bitter negotiations. But, following the historic Brexit referendum in June 2016, several predictions had been made suggesting that tens of …

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How to get 45 days of leave in 2022 using just 18 days of annual leave

It hasn’t really been the best year. But if all goes well, 2022 could bring better and brighter things, not least because you might be able to turn 18 days of annual leave into 45 days of leave. In fact, next year, Good Friday, which is a public holiday, falls …

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Work from home in 2022? Check your insurance – Forbes Advisor UK

If you’re working from home in 2022, think quickly about insurance. Is there a chance that you will cancel coverage on your buildings or content? Are you likely to need additional protection? The government is encouraging as many people as possible to work from home to minimize the spread of …

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Quick-delivery ‘arms race’ drives up rents for commercial properties in London

A worker fills orders at a Gorillas ‘dark store’ in London’s trendy Shoreditch on May 20, 2021. Hollie Adams | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – A battle for space fueling the super-fast grocery delivery boom is pushing up rents in parts of London’s commercial property sector. Companies like Getir, …

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Brexit news: UK to overtake all other G7 economies in 2022 – beating US and Germany | United Kingdom | News

Boris Johnson: Brexit will fix ‘broken’ British economic model Goldman Sachs economists predicted the UK economy to jump 4.8% next year, significantly exceeding the 3.5% forecast for the United States, 4% for Germany and 4.4% for the United States. behemoths of the European Union, France and Italy. In a further …

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Holiday rugby grab the headlines as Jonathan Davies ponders how the new England sensation slipped through the Welsh net

Here is the rugby news for the bank holiday of Tuesday, December 28. Questions raised after Dombrandt’s super show Jonathan Davies asked why New England sensation Alex Dombrandt was lost to Welsh rugby after the Harlequins ace lit up the Bank Holiday holiday season. The great back rower scored a …

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Simple signing could provide Arteta with reassurance ahead of possible midfielder crunch -Shoot

Arsenal are one of many Premier League clubs facing the prospect of losing crucial players in a key part of the season as the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in January. Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny will likely travel to Africa for the competition, which will last up to …

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Cities cancel big New Years events around the world

(CNN) – For a while there it appeared that maybe we could ring New Years Eve in the big cities of the planet with something akin to the big celebrations of old. Another outbreak of Covid-19 and the rapid spread of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus have dashed …

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£ 75million boost to modernize UK fishing industry and level coastal communities

Fishing communities across the UK will benefit from better infrastructure, strengthened supply chains, new jobs and an investment in skills with £ 75million boost to the sector announced today ‘hui by the British government. The investment will strengthen the industry’s ability to land more fish in the UK and get …

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End the year in style

This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter direct to your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the last working week of the year, One of the few things that seems to unite the world is the shared …

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22 ways to stay ahead of your finances in 2022 – Forbes Advisor UK

With the cost of borrowing on the rise, further increases in in-store energy bills, and lingering uncertainty around the pandemic and its effects on business and travel, 2022 is shaping up to be another difficult year. But it’s always better to get revenge, before getting angry. So we’ve put together …

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The best classical music of Fiona Maddocks in 2021 | Classical music

WWe were hoping that this would be the year when everything went well: that concert halls would buzz with full crowds; that musicians would return to work full time; that soloists could travel again without fear of quarantine and testing (aside from the unresolved difficulties caused by Brexit) – most …

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UK reports record 122,000 coronavirus cases

The UK reported a record 122,000 coronavirus cases on Friday, leaving Boris Johnson awaiting new data on people hospitalized with the Omicron variant before deciding whether further post-Christmas Covid restrictions will be needed in England . The Prime Minister and key members of his cabinet will meet after Christmas to …

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Learner driver having driven on M62 and without insurance sanctioned with a fine

A LEARNER driver has been fined by the courts after driving on a motorway. Nazar Roshan Mohammad, from Bostock Street in Whitecross, was caught driving a silver Chevrolet Spark on the M62. It was detected by West Yorkshire Police officers on September 7 of this year on the eastbound carriageway …

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Vampyr is now free to download from the Epic Games Store

Vampyr is currently free to download as part of the Epic Games Store “15 Days of Free Games” promotion. The narrative action-RPG from developer Dontnod and publisher Focus Home Interactive is available for free for 24 hours, with the giveaway due to end at 8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. …

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Omicron wreaks havoc on UK economy, but optimism lifts markets – business live | Business

Hello and welcome to our continued coverage of the global economy, financial markets, euro area and business. Economic growth across the UK has slowed to its weakest point since lockdowns last spring, as the omicron variant of Covid-19 hits confidence. The CBI’s latest private sector growth survey, released this morning, …

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Rising UK Energy Bills Are No Remedy Political Headache | Nils Pratley

You can feel the sudden political alarm in Westminster. What, if anything, can be done to cushion the shock of rising energy bills that will hit consumers next April? Until recently, it seemed that ministers’ Plan A was to pray that wholesale gas prices in Europe would drop after their …

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UK’s biggest banks face £ 8.5bn HMRC bill with £ 35.8bn in tax under consideration

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 11:59 a.m. Big banks face a potential tax liability of £ 8.5 billion from UK tax authorities, according to new figures obtained by Freedom of Information (FOI). The FOI to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), carried out by city law firm DLA Piper, showed that at …

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New Years Eve celebration at Victoria Park canceled

For the second year in a row, the City of London has canceled the New Year’s celebration that was usually held in Victoria Park. The city announced the decision on Twitter on Tuesday, calling it a “difficult but necessary decision.” Last year was the first time in over 20 years …

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UK government borrowing rises again as Covid cases skyrocket | Economy

The UK government borrowed £ 17.4 billion in November, beating economists ‘forecasts and suggesting that debt could far exceed authorities’ forecasts if the Omicron coronavirus variant slows the economy as expected. This was the highest loan in November since comparable records began 30 years ago, except last year. During last …

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Live news: Omicron spread from London to rest of UK looms, ICU doctor warns

Strong Nike sales in the United States and Europe helped offset pandemic challenges in China and Asia-Pacific in the second quarter and supported a better-than-expected result for the sportswear maker. Nike said on Monday it continued to manage the impact of supply chain disruptions on the market, but chief executive …

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HE Governor Nigel Dakin Christmas Message 2021

HE NIGEL DAKIN CMG, CHRISTMAS MESSAGE TO TURKISH AND CAICOS ISLANDS, 2021 Merry Christmas Turks and Caicos. For the first time in a year, our kids, Charlie and Fraser, have joined us at TCI, so we’re together for a family Christmas. As we come together to celebrate the season and …

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Weekend in UAE: Global banks set to adopt Monday-Friday workweek

A note from BofA said the bank welcomed the new work week as it aligns the country with major economies. Image Credit: Dubai Media Office International banks operating in the United Arab Emirates are expected to adopt a Monday-Friday working week in the country from January, bringing their regional operations …

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Covid news live: UK warned of 2 million infections per day; Germany restricts travel from UK | World news

8:58 am GMT 08:58 British minister criticizes refusals of vaccines UK Health Minister Sajid Javid said unvaccinated people were “taking hospital beds” which could be used for someone else. Speaking on Sky News, Javid said that 10% of the population – more than 5 million people – still had not …

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Major incident declared in London due to rapid spread of Omicron as cases increase across the country

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has declared a “major incident” in the capital due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant. Mr Khan said it was a statement of the gravity of things. It comes as the number of cases increases across the country. In the past seven days, …

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The COVID-19 epidemic among the homeless in St. Thomas grows: the best doctor

Breadcrumb Links Local news Up to 18 homeless people are in isolation after a cluster of COVID-19 cases erupted in St. Thomas this week, the Elgin and Oxford counties medical officer of health said. Author of the article: Calvi Leon • Journalist Local Journalism Initiative Release date : Dec 16 …

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Gold Standard created to improve public sector construction projects

Independent review calls for a new golden standard in public sector development procurement, such as schools and hospitals Together with the construction industry, the government will use the new standard to tackle waste, ensure value for money and drive innovation The Gold Standard will need to be adhered to by …

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Papaya Raises $ 50 Million to Improve Bill Payments

Consumer payment business Papaya seeks to help people pay more of their bills and pay them on time. The company has raised $ 50 million in a Series B funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and will soon expand its team with additional partnerships, VentureBeat reported on Wednesday (December …

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UK Needs Mini-Leave If Omicron Hits Economy, IMF Says | International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to make contingency plans for a mini-holiday in case the Omicron variant forces the government to shut down parts of the economy, the International Monetary Fund has said. In its annual UK health check, the IMF warned that the rapidly spreading mutation of the Covid-19 …

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US stocks fall after report showing sharp rise in producer prices

U.S. stocks fell after a report said U.S. wholesale prices rose at a record pace last month, further increasing pressure on the Federal Reserve to end its buying program more quickly of bonds. Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 fell 0.7% at the start of trading in New York, the tech-focused …

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Prestige Insurance Holdings to Create 60 Jobs for New Brokerage Brand

“As a company with local roots and an abundant heritage, we have a commitment and passion for the growth and expansion of the market and are continually looking for opportunities to grow our business across the group. through acquisitions and additions to our talent pool, ”said the CEO. Trevor Shaw …

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Covid: Traffic and use of public transport down as guidance work reintroduced in England

Work at home which went into effect today had an immediate impact on traffic levels and the number of people using public transport across England, new statistics show. The government has urged people to work from home whenever possible starting Monday, under the new Plan B borders brought amid growing …

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COVID-19: UK workers face worst Christmas wage cut in nearly a decade, TUC says | Economic news

Working households are facing the worst Christmas wage cut in nearly a decade, according to a TUC report. The union organization called on the government to draw up an “appropriate plan to obtain salary packages increase“, arguing that the pressure on budgets due to soaring bills and falling wages will …

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Government plans fraud task force to tackle tsunami of bank scams

A task force to tackle the explosion in financial and banking crimes destroying the lives of Britons is being prepared by the government More than £ 745million stolen from clients’ bank accounts in the first half of this year Authorized push payment fraud increased by 70% Our Stop the Bank …

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UK opens COVID boosters to all over 30s in fight Omicron, Health News, ET HealthWorld

British health authorities said on Sunday that reservations for COVID booster vaccines for all people aged 30 and over in England will be open from Monday, as one of the key actions to tackle the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the country. There are around 7.5 …

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London Police Union hold vote of no confidence, challenging leader’s leadership

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Dale carruthers Release date : Dec 11, 2019 2021 • 45 minutes ago • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation London Police Chief Steve Williams taking the oath. (Free photo of the press kit). Content of the article Members of …

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Is BT the next UK company awaiting takeover? | BT

BT’s status as a potential takeover target is back in the spotlight after UK rules preventing its most important new shareholder from making its next move expired on Saturday. Here we take a look at the key points. What is happening? Altice, the telecommunications group controlled by billionaire Patrick Drahi, …

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AM Best affirms the credit ratings of Irwell Insurance Company Limited

LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –AM Best confirmed the financial strength rating of B ++ (good) and the long-term issuer credit rating of “bbb” (good) of Irwell Insurance Company Limited (Irwell) (UK). The outlook for these credit ratings (ratings) is stable. The ratings reflect the strength of Irwell’s balance sheet, which AM Best …

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Letters to the Editor: December 10

City leaders are afraid to make big changes Regarding the letter, City lacks vision and leadership (December 8) I think our “leaders” know what needs to be done. They are just afraid to do it. They have the vision, but not the spine. No one wants to step in, offend …

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Brexit, coronavirus tests rebound above 1.3200, UK GDP, US inflation in sight

GBP / USD is depicting a corrective pullback around its annual low, jagged after a three-day downtrend. UK says France will not get 104 full fishing licenses and Ireland will raise Brexit concerns with Britain. UK Health Minister Javid tried to allay “Plan B” fears, the BOE’s rate hike expectations …

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These workers have everything to gain from the current pay increases in the UK. Time to ask for a raise?

The fastest wage gains since the 2008 global financial crisis are creating opportunities and hurdles across the UK economy, leaving workers wondering how much they will ultimately benefit. Underlying wages, corrected for distortions caused by lockdowns and the holiday schedule, are rising 4.5%, according to Bank of England policy maker …

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Jefferies Cancels Travel, Parties, Resumes Remote Work Due to COVID

A person rides a bicycle outside a mobile coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination clinic during the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant in Manhattan, New York, United States on December 7, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register December 8 (Reuters) – Jefferies …

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A letter of support for the candidature for city status of Doncaster from the leaders of Yorkshire and the Humber Council and the Mayors of West and South Yorkshire

On the day that Doncaster formally applies for city status, support has been received from the leaders of Yorkshire and the Humber Council and the Mayors of West and South Yorkshire. Dear, As leaders of Yorkshire and the Humber Council and Mayors of West and South Yorkshire, we fully endorse …

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US overtakes EU as Britain’s largest financial services export market

The US has overtaken the EU as the main destination for UK financial services exports after trade with the bloc fell last year following Brexit. Financial services exports to the EU fell 6.6% to £ 24.7 billion in 2020, according to a report by TheCityUK, the industry lobby group, across …

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Latest Vaccine Mandate and Omicron News

Video transcription Back transcription New York City Institutes Vaccination Mandate for All Private Employers New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said a broad coronavirus vaccine mandate would go into effect for all private employers on December 27 to curb the spread of the Omicron variant. De Blasio said the …

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