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Newfound launches virtual fintech trade mission to stimulate economic growth in UK and Australia

1 day ago   |   Roi Investing

London, UK & Melbourne, Australia, 2nd July 2020 : Global expansion specialists Newfound today announced the first ever virtual fintech trade mission between the UK and the...
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Business bailouts must build an economy that works for everyone

2 days ago   |   Positive Money

Below is an open letter sent to the Prime Minister and opposition party leaders, calling for all state support for businesses to serve the wider public good, signed by Positive...
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Letter by 25 Black environmental leaders demands an end to systemic racism in the environmental sector

Letter by 25 Black environmental leaders demands an end to systemic racism in the environmental sector

8 days ago   |   Metro

The environmental sector is being called out for systemic racism Systemic racism fuels just about every institution and sector of Western society. Our cities were built with...
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Millions went hungry during first months of UK lockdown, figures show

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Government data reveals up to 7.7m adults reduced or missed meals and 3.7 used food banks Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Government figures have...
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Forget cards - kids prefer cash in hand | Brief letters

10 days ago   |   The Guardian

Reasons to visit Hartlepool | Live concerts | Cashless society | Art restoration | Boris Johnson's repainted plane You paint a gloomy picture of Hartlepool ( Britain beyond...
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Florida: Model For Free-Market Reform

10 days ago   |   Roi Investing

The Florida Legislature recently wrapped up one of its most successful sessions in recent memory. The legislation passed this year ensures that students will enjoy greater...
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UK betting firms' move to redirect problem gambling funds raises concerns

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

Rerouting of £100m shows industry has too much say on how money is spent, experts warn Betting firms' surprise decision to redirect £100m of funds for tackling problem gambling...
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UK TV & Film Stars Sign Open Letter Calling For Commitments To End Systemic Racism In Industry

UK TV & Film Stars Sign Open Letter Calling For Commitments To End Systemic Racism In Industry

12 days ago   |   Huffington Post

More than 5,000 names from across TV and film have called for the industry to “put its money and practices where its mouth is” to tackle systemic racism in an open letter. The...
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A marketing chief boycotting Facebook says brands that advertise on the site are guilty of bankrolling a destructive 'polarization' of society

A marketing chief boycotting Facebook says brands that advertise on the site are guilty of bankrolling a destructive 'polarization' of society

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

Civil rights groups are trying to persuade advertisers to boycott Facebook in July because of the hate speech on its platform. Companies that have signed up for the campaign...
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Mortgage crunch as banks axe 90% of 10% deals in lockdown

Mortgage crunch as banks axe 90% of 10% deals in lockdown

13 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Banks and building societies have pulled more 10% deposit mortgage deals in the past four months than in the entire first year of the financial crisis.
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Astra boss says UK must stay close to China

Astra boss says UK must stay close to China

Pascal Soriot's intervention comes at a critical juncture. The Government is under pressure to pull back from close relations to Beijing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Thames Water hands former boss £2m golden goodbye

Thames Water hands former boss £2m golden goodbye

Thames Water sacked Steve Robertson after three years in the role, over his failure to reduce leaks in the water network. During that time, he also oversaw sewage flooding... Read more ...

RUTH SUNDERLAND: We must bridge Coronavirus divide

RUTH SUNDERLAND: We must bridge Coronavirus divide

I can remember expressing similar sentiments during the financial crisis, when the feeling was also that the disaster would lead to a rethink and a more moral capitalism. Read more ...

Is this the end of the road for White Van Man?

Is this the end of the road for White Van Man?

Large firms are 'crippling' their smaller suppliers by delaying or freezing payments. A survey by payment firm Previse found that 62 per cent had seen late payments increase... Read more ...

Man Utd urged to pay 'big money' for Borussia Dortmund ace Erling Haaland by...

Man Utd urged to pay 'big money' for Borussia Dortmund ace Erling Haaland by club legend

Despite joining Borussia Dortmund in January, Erling Haaland can expect interest from plenty of clubs in the summer. Read more ...

Bride runs charity 5K in wedding dress to mark cancelled big day

Bride runs charity 5K in wedding dress to mark cancelled big day

Tracie wanted to make something out of her cancelled wedding On 27 June, Tracie Stanley-Wills and her partner Craig were meant to getting married with a hand-fasting ceremony... Read more ...

I get turned on by giving women money - but now I'm £20k in debt

I get turned on by giving women money - but now I'm £20k in debt

One glamour model once had me continually adding items to my shopping cart until I reached £1,000 I will always remember the first time I realised I was into being dominated... Read more ...

Kelly Rowland 'almost lost everything' due to overspending

Kelly Rowland 'almost lost everything' due to overspending

The singer believes giving back helped her appreciate the value of money and turn her situation around. Read more ...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'need to make money' after months of work...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'need to make money' after months of work behind the scenes

MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry "need to make money", a royal expert said after pointing out the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have yet to start their new profitable venture. Read more ...

Youtube star LadBaby discovers he has 'rare' Battle of Hastings 50p - after...

Youtube star LadBaby discovers he has 'rare' Battle of Hastings 50p - after one sold for £63,000

Mark Hoyle, 33, who keeps every 50p he's given in change, discovered the coin in his money bank after learning that they could be sold for thousands. There are six million in... Read more ...