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Capita shares plunge after warning on profits

Capita shares have plunged over 40% after the outsourcing firm warned on profits and announced a major shake-up.New chief executive Jonathan Lewis said the...

Byron outlets set to close in burger chain rescue plan

As many as 20 Byron outlets will close in a rescue plan for Byron, the struggling burger chain, approved by lenders and landlords. Simon...

Canary Wharf wins deal to develop new Chinese city

The British property company which transformed London’s Docklands into a world-leading financial hub is to play a key role in the development of a...

Coca-Cola to close UK sites with 300 jobs lost

Coca-Cola is planning to close two of its UK sites which could result in the loss of almost 300 jobs. The proposal would affect a...

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Byron to shut restaurants as rescue plan approved

Byron, the struggling burger chain, has won the approval of landlords and creditors for a rescue plan that aims to shut 20 restaurants and...

Capita seeks to learn from Carillion's collapse

There are a number of ways at looking at today's profits warning from Capita and the shock fund raising that has accompanied it. The first...

Fujifilm to take over Xerox as photocopier demand drops

Japanese technology firm Fujifilm is to cut 10,000 jobs by 2020 at its Fuji Xerox subsidiary saying it faces an "increasingly severe" market.It is...

M&S plans to close up to 14 stores

Marks and Spencer is planning to close 14 stores and cut hundreds of jobs.Six shops will close by April, including Birkenhead, Bournemouth and Durham....

UK could lose 30,000 free cash machines in 5 years

Up to 30,000 free-to-use cash machines - 45% of the UK total - are on course to disappear over the next five years amid...

Top Sandwich Franchises Trending Today

What are the top sandwich franchises to own? A selection of tasty ingredients bookended by slabs of bread, the sandwich is one of the most...

Car production falls for first time since 2009

UK car production fell last year for the first time since the height of the recession in 2009, industry figures show. The figures from the...

Carney calls for end of RPI inflation measure

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has called for an end to the use of RPI - the discredited inflation measure still used to...

TGI Fridays owner Electra puts sale on the menu

The British arm of TGI Fridays is being put on the menu of prospective buyers amid a steep downturn which has hit much of...

RBS boss admits turnaround claim was not true

Royal Bank of Scotland boss Ross McEwan has admitted that a past claim its controversial restructuring unit turned around the vast majority of small...

What are the advantages of a franchise?

The advantages of buying a franchise Purchasing a franchise is a great way to start a business without having to build it from the ground...