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An Amazon Engineer Is Trusting The Internet With $50k Of His Money On The Stock Market

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Tech

Ever fancied channeling your inner Wolf Of Wall Street and dabbling in the stock market, but didn’t fancy blowing your life savings on a dodgy inves...

30K Bank Staff And £1.5tn Of Assets Could Leave London After Brexit, Report Warns

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Politics

Up to 30,000 banking staff and £1.5trillion of assets could leave London after Brexit, according to a study published today. The stark warning comes ...

FTSE 100 Record Rally Continues in 2017 as Pound Plunges

Vikram Kumar Khosla | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Politics
Vikram Kumar Khosla

This year will be a testing time for the UK economy as Brexit negotiations will begin and it is likely that the Stock market will continue to make gains with sterling plunging. Theresa May will make a speech on Brexit answering questions on Brexit and this is likely to make the value of the pound fluctuate.

HSBC Planning To Shift 1,000 Jobs To Paris Because Of Brexit Confusion

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Politics

HSBC is preparing to move 1,000 workers from London to Paris because of confusion over the UK’s Brexit plans, the bank’s boss told MPs today. Doug...

How to Ensure UK Startups Get the Finance to Scale

Annabel Denham | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK
Annabel Denham

Further, he believes capital gains tax on secondary unlisted shares that align with the new Entrepreneurs' Relief should be set at 10 per cent, or exempt after three years. "We believe there are over 3,000 established UK companies with 500,000 shareholders and £300bn of locked-in equity. Recycling a portion of this would be a huge boost to the sector," he says.

From Small Seeds Grow Mighty Trees

Emma Sinclair | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK
Emma Sinclair

In a country where young people make up a significant proportion of the available labour force, yet unemployment rates for 20 to 24yearolds have been estimated to be as much as five times greater than those for older adults, Building Young Futures works hard to support hard to reach people in places where there are few jobs or prospects for the bulging youth population. What's the alternative?

Royal Mail Shares Soar On Early Trading

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

Royal Mail shares have risen 36% to 450p at the start of conditional dealings on the London Stock Exchange. The rise in share price, which started ...

Royal Mail Sale Could Cause 'Complete Chaos', Critics Warn

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Politics

The government's plan to take the Royal Mail into private ownership is expected to be revealed this week, with critics warning the process could cause...

G4S Set To Extend Deal To Protect British Embassy In Afghanistan

PA | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK

The firm behind the Olympic Games security fiasco has reportedly extended its deal to protect the British embassy in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul. ...

Cheque Out: Barclays Chairman To Step Down

PA | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK

The chairman of Barclays Bank was tonight reported to be on the brink of stepping down as the row intensified over the Libor rate-fixing scandal. R...

UK Markets Set For Jubilee Hangover As FTSE Set To Plummet

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Weak economic data on the continent highlighted the underlying problems in the eurozone today, setting up the London market for a Diamond Jubilee hang...

Stock Market Takes £26 Billion Hit

PA | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

Nervous traders wiped £26 billion from the value of London's leading shares index as eurozone fears returned to haunt world markets on Tuesday, Th...

Five Arrests As Occupy London Protesters Move Into Paternoster Square

PA | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK

Police arrested five people after a group of anti-capitalist protesters set up a temporary camp outside the London Stock Exchange following May Day de...

Here We Go Again: Protesters Occupy London Square

PA | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Anti-capitalist protesters said they had "fulfilled" a goal when they moved into Paternoster Square, home to the London Stock Exchange, on tuesday eve...

'World Domination' - How 'Green' NGOs are Harming International Development

Raheem Kassam | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics
Raheem Kassam

I've written previously about 'green' non-governmental organisations and their penchant for protectionism. But as the European Environmental Paper Network met over the past few days in Portugal (my invite must have been lost in the post), I thought I'd bring to you a video worth watching and sharing.

Need A Quote? Google Unveils Free Real-Time UK Stock Prices

PA | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Tech

Internet giant Google began offering real-time share prices from the London Stock Exchange today in a move it hopes will breed a new generation of sma...

London Terror Group Jailed Over London Stock Exchange Plot

PA | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Nine members of an al Qaeda-inspired terror group that plotted to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp were jailed on Th...

Four Radical Islamists Admit Plot To Blow Up London Stock Exchange

PA | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

Four radical Islamists have admitted an al Qaeda-inspired plot to detonate a bomb at the London Stock Exchange. The Muslim fundamentalists' group w...

Terror Suspects Accused Of Plotting Attacks On London Landmarks Face Court

PA | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK

Nine terror suspects will appear in court on Tuesday accused of plotting attacks on major London landmarks including the Houses of Parliament, the Sto...

Occupy London Protesters To Stay Put Despite Eviction Deadline

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Not one person has left the protest camp outside St Paul's Cathedral since a legal eviction notice was served giving them 24 hours to quit, activists ...

Occupy London - A Sympathiser's Critique

Ram Mashru | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Politics
Ram Mashru

Protests have two aims: to garner publicity and air a grievance. The Occupy London Stock Exchange movement has succeeded with the former but not the latter.

Thermal Images 'Reveal Occupy London Protest Empties At Night'

Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

Infra red imaging from police helicopters has reportedly shown that only one in 10 tents pitched outside St Paul's Cathedral as part of the 'Occupy Lo...

Square Mile Workers Face Protesters

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK

Anti-capitalist protests in the heart of London's financial district are entering their third day. Activists set up a makeshift campsite on Saturda...

Police Out In Force For London Demonstration

PA | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

Police on Saturday prevented anti-capitalist activists from occupying the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Several hundred protesters, who had organise...

'Occupy' Banking Protests Set To Spread To London

PA | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

Protests against the global financial system which have seen huge demonstrations in New York's Wall Street will spread to the City of London this week...