Feb 14 The Telegraph
ANGELA MERKEL TO LAUNCH TAX HAVEN FIGHT FROM UK
Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken aim at multinational
corporations that use tax rules in Europe and the United States
to avoid payments and said the G8 plans to fight tax havens.
VODAFONE DOES THE NUMBERS ON A POTENTIAL 5.4 BLN STG BID FOR
Vodafone is looking at a potential takeover bid for
Kabel Deutschland, Germany's largest cable provider, with a
market value of 6.2 billion euros.
AG BARR AND BRITVIC MERGER THWARTED BY OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING
The chairman of Britvic, Gerald Corbett, has lambasted
the Office of Fair Trading and accused it of thwarting "national
champions" after the company's merger with AG Barr was
LSE CHANGES RULES TO BOOST TECH COMPANIES IN BRITAIN
The London Stock Exchange is to change its rules to help Britain
compete with America as a centre for technology flotations,
boosting the UK's chances of establishing the next Google
BLOCKBUSTER JOB LOSSES HIT 2,300 AS 164 MORE STORES CLOSE
Administrators for DVD rental chain Blockbuster have announced
their biggest single round of store closures since being
appointed in January, putting a further 1,400 jobs at risk.
UK SET FOR LOW GDP GROWTH FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS, BANK OF
Inflation is forecast to remain above the central bank's 2
percent target until at least the end of 2015 - peaking at 3.2
percent later this year.
ANOTHER DARK DAY FOR THE HIGH STREET AS JOHN LEWIS CUTS JOBS
Surprise job cuts at John Lewis, one of the strongest
players on the high street, came as 2,500 jobs were threatened
at Republic, and 800 jobs went at Blockbuster.
RECKITT BENCKISER ENJOYS BUMPER FLU SEASON AS COUGHS FILL
Ill winds blow big profits British Lemsip-and Nurofen-maker's
way in final quarter of 2012.