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Southern owner loses rail franchise after 10 years

The owner of embattled Southern Railway has lost a separate rail franchise in the West Midlands after 10 years. Govia said it was “disappointed” after it missing out to West Midlands Trains, a joint venture between Dutch and Japanese companies. The franchise covers routes across the West Midlands – …

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Britons still jetting off on holiday despite price rises

Britons are still willing to splash out on holidays despite the plunge in the pound pushing prices higher, travel giant TUI has said. The Thomson and First Choice owner said UK customer numbers this summer were unchanged from last year despite average selling prices climbing by 7%. The UK …

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Review finds BoE flaws after Hogg resignation

A review has found “shortcomings” in how the Bank of England deals with conflicts of interest after a deputy governor failed to disclose that her brother had a senior role at Barclays. Charlotte Hogg quit earlier this year, just weeks after her appointment, following her admission to MPs that …

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Private pension income gap grows for retirees

There is a growing gap between the incomes of those retiring with private pension income and those without, according to new analysis. Between 1977 and the financial year ending 2016, the disposable income of retired households increased at an average annual rate of 2.8% after taking into account inflation …

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Starting salaries boosted by Brexit exodus

Starting salaries are rising at their fastest pace for 20 months as the departure of European workers after the Brexit vote squeezes the availability of suitable job candidates, new figures show. The report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) suggested now might be a good time to consider …

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Google sacks man over 'harmful' gender memo

Google has fired the man behind an internal memo which railed against political correctness at the company. The memo’s author, James Damore, had argued that the reason women were not in more leadership roles was because of their biological differences with men. Confirming his dismissal to Reuters, he said …

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Why a Resale Business?

An established resale franchise is a positive investment. They become available from time to time, offering a solid foundation you can maintain and build on successfully. At any time, setting up a business can be a daunting prospect but, a resale opportunity has the additional benefit of having a …

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