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Kier seeks Chief Executive to push shares to previous highs

If you're running a heavily-indebted company, and you're obliged to ask shareholders for money to save the business, it is not exactly a vote of confidence when most decide against putting their hand in their pocket.

International community could 'roll with' no-deal Brexit, says OECD head Angel Gurria

The head of one of the world's leading economic organisations has cast doubt on claims that a "no-deal" Brexit would be an economic catastrophe, pledging that the international community would "roll with it".

Sir Martin Sorrell: UK should copy Singapore's low taxes after Brexit

Britain should copy Singapore's model of light-touch regulation and low taxes after Brexit, according to one of Britain's best-known businessmen.

Bakery chain Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration

Patisserie Valerie has collapsed into administration, putting up to 3,000 jobs at risk, after it was unable to extend its bank facilities amid allegations of fraud.

P&O post-Brexit plan to register Channel fleet in Cyprus

P&O post-Brexit plan to register Channel fleet in Cyprus

Shipping operator P&O has announced it will be re-flagging its entire UK-registered fleet to Cyprus ahead of Brexit, in order to keep its tax arrangements within the European Union.

Brexit backer Dyson moves head office from UK to Singapore

Brexit backer Dyson moves head office from UK to Singapore

Brexit-backing businessman Sir James Dyson is to relocate the head office and tax base of the design and technology firm he founded from the UK to Singapore.

Goldman Sachs to back retail wealth platform Nutmeg

Goldman Sachs to back retail wealth platform Nutmeg

Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street banking giant, is to extend its push into Britain's retail financial services sector by taking a stake in Nutmeg, the digital wealth manager.

Wage growth at highest level since 2008 crisis and jobless rate falls

Wage growth at highest level since 2008 crisis and jobless rate falls

Total pay awards hit their highest level in more than 10 years in the three months to November, according to official figures showing record employment in the run up to Brexit.

Pets at Home may boost stockpiles by £8m in case of hard Brexit

Pets at Home may boost stockpiles by £8m in case of hard Brexit

Pets at Home says it is considering spending an extra £8m stockpiling products, including food, in case of a "no-deal" Brexit.

EasyJet puts £15m cost on Gatwick drone chaos

EasyJet puts £15m cost on Gatwick drone chaos

EasyJet has said the chaos at Gatwick caused by drone sightings before Christmas cost it £15m, describing it as a "wake-up call" for UK airports.

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Aspiration Academy Trust to run things from September.

Dorset Police tackle drug networks

Vulnerable people and children are transporting drugs on public transport.

Death toll falls on Dorset's roads

The police say there's a 'sustained fall' in the number of people killed or seriously injured.

Weymouth man jailed for 7 years after fatal crash

John Joe Darch sentenced for causing death by dangerous driving along coastal road in 2017

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