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Construction Enquirer - May 19, 2022
Fire safety work plunges Countryside to £182m loss - Construction Enquirer
The reported loss includes a £109m provision for fire safety and £77m of impairments relating to the switch from a home developer to partnerships business. The revised remediation provision will tak…
The reported loss includes a £109m provision for fire safety and £77m of impairments relating to the switch from a home developer to partnerships business. The revised remediation provision will tak… [+2045 chars]
The worst losses for US stock markets since June 2020 have prompted a wider panic over the prospects for an inflation-fuelled recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 3.6% and the broader… [+1861 chars]
The Bank of England's first ever book which vows to make learning about the economy 'accessible' to the masses has been branded 'conceited' and 'patronising' by critics.  For £14.99, Can't We Just P… [+14012 chars]
The founder of HomeServe and his wife are set to bank almost half a billion pounds after agreeing a £4.1 billion deal to sell their business to a Canadian infrastructure funds business. The Walsall-… [+492 chars]
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The founder of HomeServe and his wife are set to bank almost half a billion pounds after agreeing a £4.1 billion deal to sell their business to a Canadian infrastructure funds business. The Walsall-… [+492 chars]
A disabled woman was left in tears after claiming an M&S staff member made cruel remarks about her appearance. Tay Beales was out shopping at Marks and Spencer with her girlfriend Freya Baldwins… [+4955 chars]
A Boeing 737 aircraft worth millions of pounds was written off after a heavy landing at Exeter Airport. The plane landed so hard that it was left leaning to one side with its fuselage bent. A new go… [+4246 chars]
The European Central Bank has told the biggest Wall Street and City of London investment banks to bulk up the “empty shell” trading desks they set up in the eurozone after Brexit to reduce their reli… [+4056 chars]
Mercedes-Benz has launched a dedicated brand for "highly exclusive collectible cars", Mythos, as part of its push to boost top-end vehicle sales by 60% from 2019 to 2026.  Announced today as the Ger… [+2167 chars]
By Darren McConachie A newly-wed couple have claimed they are missing out on their £2,700 honeymoon to Mauritius after TUI cancelled a week before they were due to fly out. Jannie and Javita Conra… [+3013 chars]
Bitcoin has managed to bounce back after crashing to an 18-month price low over the weekend. The cryptocurrency is trading at just below $30,000 on Thursday, marking a 56 per cent drop from its all-… [+8944 chars]
Google's new hi-tech eco-headquarters covered in 'dragon's skin' has opened to employees in California as the tech giant hopes to lure workers back to the office. The Bay View campus on the San Fran… [+7562 chars]
A daredevil entrepreneur who was killed while attempting to break a land speed record may have started braking too soon in the moments before he died, an inquest has heard. Zef Eisenberg was trying … [+1856 chars]
Marks & Spencer has been forced to apologise after an over-zealous staff member refused to let a young woman use the ladies toilet because they thought she was a man.  Tay Beales, 22, accused th… [+5868 chars]
Lars Christensen, an economist who runs the Market Monetarist blog, says the Bank took the right decision in 2008, possibly even being too cautious with QE at first, but has learned the wrong lessons… [+2628 chars]
Heads of government from the North Sea countries met in the Danish town of Esbjerg on Wednesday (18 May) to sign a cooperation agreement on offshore wind development and green hydrogen. They will tar… [+3847 chars]
Interest rates are on the rise with further increases expected over the coming months as the Bank of England seeks to contain inflation which is on course to pass 10 per cent this year. That figure … [+5849 chars]
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