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Flood damage repair: Leak victim is now home and dry

GETTY • STOCK Homeowner Elizabeth finally was able to get t That was in February and by the time Elizabeth James came to Crusader last month she was still semi-camping in her kitchen and bedroom, while her damp sitting room ...

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How YOUR pension has HALVED over the last 10 years, shock new figures

The figures mean Britons retiring in 2017 will be massively worse off than those who finished work just before the 2008 credit crunch and subsequent financial crisis. Calculations by financial services giant Fidelity have revealed today’s retirees have ben hit ...

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Pound V euro: GBP static as UK government prepares to publish Brexit plans

GBP/EUR is currently trading in the region of €1.096 – still dangerously close to the ten-month low struck at the end of last week. Several papers are expected to be released this week, with markets likely to be particularly focused ...

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Pound v US dollar: GBP at opening levels as Donald Trump attempts to regain support

GBP/USD is currently range-bound near US$ 1.286. There is a total lack of UK economic data due for release today, which is keeping the pound soft, although market confidence related to the continuing Brexit negotiations is pushing sterling gradually higher ...

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POUND LIVE: Pound rises against euro ahead of Euro Bank's Mario Draghi latest update

Sterling strengthened by around 0.18 per against the euro to 1.095 on Monday morning, and was flat against the US dollar at around 1.287 on Monday morning. Markets are awaiting key speeches by ECB president Mr Draghi, as well as ...

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Is your house in a British boom town? Best price growth revealed as values rocket £85k

GETTY Some lucky homeowners are seeing the price of their house soar Some lucky homeowners are seeing the price of their house soar as the industry experiences a ‘mini-boom’.  Property prices in central England have seen the best return on ...

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Balfour Beatty turnaround strategy makes headway

Margins are improving and while the order book may be down 6 per cent to £11.4billion, that has been put down to a more selective approach to bidding for contracts. Given past troubles with unprofitable contracts, caution is welcome.  All ...

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Carlsberg boss warns of further job cuts in the UK

The Danish brewer last year revealed it had axed more than 2,000 whitecollar jobs as part of the restructure and would outsource beer distribution in the UK, affecting about 900 jobs by March 2018. It will leave Carlsberg UK with ...

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