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Southern Rail owner handed £13.4m fine

Southern Rail’s owner has been fined £13.4m by the Department of Transport over delays. The Go-Ahead Group operates Southern Rail via its Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) subsidiary. “We are pleased that this issue has been concluded, and accept and are sorry that our service levels haven’t been good enough for passengers”, said GTR CEO Charles […]

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VIDEO: How having your own business is like never working a day in your life

Nick Wheeler, Chief Executive and founder of Charles Tyrwhitt Shirts Ruraidh Conlon O’Reilly speaks with entrepreneur Nick Wheeler about the “constantly changing” entrepreneurial landscape. Successful businessman Wheeler was in Dublin to speak with guests at the KPMG Inspire Series, which features guest speakers from across the business spectrum, from leading entrepreneurs to venture capital and business leadership […]

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Carlsberg snaps up London Fields Brewery

Craft beer brewery London Fields has been bought out by Carlsberg UK and will operate it in a joint venture with New York’s Brooklyn Brewery. The Hackney-based brewer was founded in 2011 and today’s announcement involves returning brewing to the company’s original north London railway arches home. “We’re thrilled to add London Fields Brewery to […]

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UK entrepreneur Nick Wheeler kicks off KPMG Dublin series

KPMG has launched a new series of speaker events for business, the KPMG Inspire Series, with UK entrepreneur Nick Wheeler, chief executive of Charles Tyrwhitt Shirts. Successful businessman Wheeler spoke to guests at a lunch in the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin at the KPMG Inspire Series yesterday. The series will feature guest speakers from […]

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UK election results hit consumer confidence – YouGov

The indecisive outcome of this month’s general election damaged consumer confidence, according to data released by YouGov. The research firm saw a sharp dip in the important economic measurement immediately after the vote. “UK consumer confidence slumped sharply after the indecisive result of the general election, falling to levels comparable to the immediate aftermath of […]

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British tech firm Imagination for sale amid Apple dispute

UK computer processor firm Imagination Technologies Group is on the market and has received takeover interest from a number of parties, the group announced in a statement today. The company, which designs and makes graphics and processing chips for products such as Apple’s iPhone, said that following approaches from potential buyers “the board of Imagination […]