Growth in the UK's services sector slowed in July, according to the CIPS/Markit purchasing managers' index survey Services sector growth slows in July

Growth in the UK's services sector slowed in July, according to the CIPS/Markit purchasing managers' index survey Growth in Britain's powerhouse services sector cooled off last month in the latest sign that economic expansion has eased since a robust second quarter, according to figures. Read Full Story

 

Legal and General said its pre-tax profit in the period rose on the back of improved workplace pension auto-enrolment business Legal and General shrugs off pension reforms with half-year profits hike

Legal and General said its pre-tax profit in the period rose on the back of improved workplace pension auto-enrolment business Insurer Legal & General posted higher half-year profits despite seeing annuity sales plunge by nearly two thirds following recent pension reforms. Read Full Story

 

Ryanair is celebrating its 30th anniversary Ryanair’s international passengers exceed 10 million in a month

Ryanair is celebrating its 30th anniversary Budget carrier Ryanair said it became the first airline to fly more than 10 million international passengers in a month as its customer service overhaul continues to boost business. Read Full Story

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Picture from the new Glencraft Factory on Whitemyers Avenue , Mastrick.
Graham McWilliam the General Manager
Pic by Chris Sumner
Taken 3/4/15 Glencraft manager basking in rewards of switch to social enterprise

Picture from the new Glencraft Factory on Whitemyers Avenue , Mastrick.
Graham McWilliam the General Manager
Pic by Chris Sumner
Taken 3/4/15 After accumulating more than a quarter of a century in banking, most people would be happy to rest on their laurels and watch the big bucks flow in, having made their name already. Read Full Story

 

Burger & Lobster are coming to Aberdeen Burger & Lobster and All Bar One coming to Aberdeen… In controversial Marischal Square development

Burger & Lobster are coming to Aberdeen High end fast food chain Burger and Lobster is on the verge of signing a deal to open its first outlet in Scotland at the controversial Marischal Square development. Read Full Story

 

The TUC says no existing workers should be forced to work nights Number working nights rises to 3m as unions warn of impact on families

The TUC says no existing workers should be forced to work nights The number of people working nights has increased to more than three million since the recession and is set to rise further because of plans to extend services and the NHS, according to a new report. Read Full Story

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George Osborne began his programme of sell-offs this week when he authorised the disposal of £2.1 billion of shares in RBS George Osborne to sell more public assets in 12 months than in past 20 years

George Osborne began his programme of sell-offs this week when he authorised the disposal of £2.1 billion of shares in RBS George Osborne is set to raise more money this year through the sale of public assets than every privatisation of the past two decades combined. Read Full Story

 

Construction workers at Sellafield were taking part in an early morning strike in a row over health and safety Sellafield nuclear plant construction workers strike over health and safety

Construction workers at Sellafield were taking part in an early morning strike in a row over health and safety Construction workers involved in the decommissioning of the nuclear plant at Sellafield are taking part in a strike in a row over health and safety. Read Full Story