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£8 million a year? That’s modest, says RBS chief

£8 million a year? That’s modest, says RBS chief | General Business News | Scoop.it
Stephen Hester, the chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, is only “modestly paid” on an annual package of £7.8m, the bank’s chairman claimed tonight.
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Euro rate concern for Europe

Euro rate concern for Europe | General Business News | Scoop.it
France is set to voice concerns about the strength of the euro at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers later.
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HMV announces 66 store closures

HMV announces 66 store closures | General Business News | Scoop.it
The administrators of HMV announce that 66 of the music and DVD retailer's stores will close over the next two months, affecting 930 staff.
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Tesco: When crisis management is nothing less than horseplay

Tesco: When crisis management is nothing less than horseplay | General Business News | Scoop.it
The news that Tesco and other major supermarkets have been selling beef burgers containing up to 30% horsemeat has led to headlines,...

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Debbie Gordon's curator insight, February 4, 2013 4:10 PM

Just love the headline! 

 

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Findus lasagne beef '100% horsemeat'

Findus lasagne beef '100% horsemeat' | General Business News | Scoop.it
The meat in some beef lasagne products recalled by Findus earlier this week was 100% horsemeat, the Food Standards Agency says.

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Quality Control and Need for Contingency Planning

 

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Debbie Gordon's curator insight, February 8, 2013 5:55 AM

Operation management - quality control v quality assurance

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Service sector economies improve

Service sector economies improve | General Business News | Scoop.it
The UK's service sector returns to growth in January, while the pace of decline in the eurozone slows, a purchasing managers' survey shows.
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BP posts fall in full-year profits

BP posts fall in full-year profits | General Business News | Scoop.it
Oil giant BP reports a fall in full-year profits as it continued to settle charges related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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Dell to be bought back by founder

Dell to be bought back by founder | General Business News | Scoop.it
Michael Dell is buying back the personal computer manufacturer he founded and that carries his name for $24.4bn (£15.5bn).
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South Korea's virtual grocery

South Korea's virtual grocery | General Business News | Scoop.it
In South Korea, you can now shop right from inside the subway, using your smartphone.
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Tesco web security 'flaw' probed

Tesco web security 'flaw' probed | General Business News | Scoop.it
The UK's data watchdog is to make enquiries into the security practices at Tesco.com, following concerns from numerous experts.
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Tesco Poised to Exit U.S. After Starting Fresh & Easy Review

Tesco Poised to Exit U.S. After Starting Fresh & Easy Review | General Business News | Scoop.it
Tesco Plc, the U.K.’s largest grocery company, said it will likely leave the U.S. after announcing a review of its Fresh & Easy unit in the country and the departure of the unprofitable business’s head.
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Has Christmas dinner price risen?

Has Christmas dinner price risen? | General Business News | Scoop.it
Will this year's Christmas meal gobble up your seasonal budget?
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Interesting link which can be used for teaching demand and supply

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Google boss: I'm very proud of our tax avoidance scheme

Google boss: I'm very proud of our tax avoidance scheme | General Business News | Scoop.it
The head of the internet giant Google has defiantly defended his company’s tax avoidance strategy claiming he was “proud” of the steps it had taken to cut its tax bill which were just “capitalism”.
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Apple sued by activist shareholder

Apple sued by activist shareholder | General Business News | Scoop.it
An activist shareholder is demanding Apple share out more of its $137bn (£87bn) cash pile to its investors.
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Barclays shuts 'tax avoidance' unit

Barclays shuts 'tax avoidance' unit | General Business News | Scoop.it
Barclays is to close down a controversial part of its business which helps clients avoid tax, the BBC understands.
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Business confidence 'hits new low'

Business confidence 'hits new low' | General Business News | Scoop.it
Confidence among UK businesses hit its lowest level in at least 21 years last month, a survey suggests, renewing recession fears.
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Worrying, possibility of a triple dip recession?

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Forty-Four Timeless Business Sayings You Should Know - Forbes

Forty-Four Timeless Business Sayings You Should Know - Forbes | General Business News | Scoop.it
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I don't want to do business with those who don't make a profit, because they can't give the best service. – Lee Bristol. ****.
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Horse meat scandal wipes £300m off Tesco's market value

Horse meat scandal wipes £300m off Tesco's market value | General Business News | Scoop.it
Supermarket's shares down 1% as analysts say news hits attempts to regain consumer confidence

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External influences impact on share value!

 

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Emirates signs Formula One deal

Emirates signs Formula One deal | General Business News | Scoop.it
Emirates airline signs a five-year branding deal worth at least $10m per year with Formula One in a bid to boost its global presence.
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Is there good news in HMV's collapse?

Is there good news in HMV's collapse? | General Business News | Scoop.it
Will HMV survive in any form, and is its collapse a sign that banks are feeling more confident that they have sufficient capital to absorb losses from a rising incidence of insolvencies, which could be a precursor to stronger economic recovery?
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Banks in $8.5bn foreclosure payout

Banks in $8.5bn foreclosure payout | General Business News | Scoop.it
Ten big US banks, including Bank of America and Citigroup, agree to pay $8.5bn (£5.2bn) to settle a review of home foreclosures by regulators.
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UK's 'first virtual interactive shop'

UK's 'first virtual interactive shop' | General Business News | Scoop.it
Tesco is trialling a new technology which aims to solve the problem of an empty fridge the day you arrive back home from your holidays.
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Inside Tesco's new-look store

Inside Tesco's new-look store | General Business News | Scoop.it
Tesco is rolling out "Scan as you Shop" technology as part of the £1bn investment in its UK stores.
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Supermarket Giant Tesco Looks to Expand in India: Video

Supermarket Giant Tesco Looks to Expand in India: Video | General Business News | Scoop.it
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Ritz 'paying no corporation tax'

Ritz 'paying no corporation tax' | General Business News | Scoop.it
London's high-end Ritz hotel has not paid any corporation tax in the 17 years since it was taken over by the reclusive Barclay twins.
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