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BOOST ISSUER PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY BOOST WTI OIL 3X LEVERAGE DAILY ETP (�) – Receive News … – HuronReport

BOOST ISSUER PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY BOOST WTI OIL 3X LEVERAGE DAILY ETP (�) – Receive News …HuronReportFor investors interested in tracking the health of the U.K. economy, the FTSE 250 is a better guide because it is dominated by domestic U.K. companies. Components of FTSE 100 make up more than 80% of LSE’s entire market capitalization and that partly …

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SP Services in Telford to host Export Hub roadshow

SP Services in Telford will host the Export Hub roadshow on Tuesday, September 26 as it tours the West Midlands as part of the UK Government’s Exporting is GREAT campaign. Paul Watts, Head of International Business Development at SP Services The 32 tonne Exporting is GREAT campaign truck will be at SP’s Bastion House HQ in Hortonwood, Telford, bringing a ...

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Brexit Bulletin: Chaos Warning – Bloomberg Quint

In a sign of the EU’s renewed confidence, Juncker will push for free-trade pacts with Australia and New Zealand at a time when the U.S. is turning inward, along with a bloc-wide system for screening foreign takeovers and deeper euro-area banking integration. To underline the range of EU projects being planned without Britain, he may not even refer to Brexit at all, ...

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Bill Jamieson: Home not always best for UK investors

The cry of investors looking for dependable income from their shareholdings has long been: “East, west, home’s best.” Many top FTSE 100 companies have until now been solid dividend ­performers. Why look further afield? Investing ­overseas often involved an income ­sacrifice. And UK-generated profits were less vulnerable to political setback and currency worries. ‘East, west, home’s best?’ Not always, writes ...

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Labour supply chain are making modern slavery ‘invisible’, Sheffield researchers find

LABOUR SUPPLY chains are making modern slavery “seemingly invisible” and companies must wake up to where they are getting their staff from, researchers from a Yorkshire university have warned. A study by the universities of Sheffield and Bath found that while companies can increasingly trace where their products come from, many do not know the backgrounds of their staff. Researchers ...

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Slavery checks not fit for purpose at UK firms, report says

Image copyright Getty Images UK businesses are running the risk of employing forced labour because they do not know enough about their staff, researchers have warned. Firms are realising that often they do not fully trace the backgrounds of workers, a study by the University of Sheffield and University of Bath found. It means their checks are not “fit for ...

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Postal union’s pensions plan doesn’t deliver what it claims | Business

September 11 2017, 12:01am, The Times John Ralfe After months of toing-and-froing, the Communication Workers Union is now balloting Royal Mail employees on industrial action. Will posties strike over their pensions? As part of privatisation in 2012, the government took on Royal Mail’s £38 billion pension liabilities, £28 billion assets and £10 billion deficit, so Royal Mail is liable only for ...

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