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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Nov 28 2017

As Brexit nears, new London office construction slows - survey

The number of new office developments in London is falling as higher construction costs and uncertainty over Brexit lead builders to delay new schemes, a closely-watched industry survey showed on Tuesday.

Nov 05 2017

New UK property rental website to shut out letting agency fees

HomeRenter, a new British online property lettings website backed by newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror is to be launched on Monday, offering to cut out the role of traditional letting agents and the hefty fees which they levy on tenants.

Oct 27 2017

Carillion picks ex-BAE exec Davies as CEO to drive turnaround

British builder Carillion , which has issued two profit warnings this year, named Andrew Davies as its chief executive on Friday, bringing in a former executive of defence company BAE Systems to help turn around its business.

Oct 26 2017

Barratt pulls out of $8 billion London development project

British housebuilder Barratt has pulled out of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) development in north London that was expected to produce 10,000 homes due to disagreement over terms with the local authority.

Oct 26 2017

Mediator picked to resolve Royal Mail pensions row with union

Royal Mail and the Communications Workers Union have appointed Lynette Harris of Britain's Central Arbitration Committee to mediate in a row over plans to replace the company's defined benefit pension scheme.

Oct 25 2017

Virgin Money targets rare female leadership team

Virgin Money is paving the way for the only female chair and chief executive team among Britain's top 350 listed companies with plans to hire former HSBC executive Irene Dorner as its chairwoman.

Oct 25 2017

Mediator picked to resolve Royal Mail pensions row with union

Oct 25 Royal Mail and the Communications Workers Union have appointed Lynette Harris of Britain's Central Arbitration Committee to mediate in a row over plans to replace the company's defined benefit pension scheme.

Oct 24 2017

Debt-laden Carillion secures new funding, shares jump

Carillion , which has issued two profit warnings this year, agreed to new credit facilities and deferrals on some debt repayments on Tuesday, sending shares in the troubled construction and services group up as much as 25 percent.

Oct 12 2017

Banks filling London staffing gaps before Brexit - Hays

Global banks are still filling job vacancies in London despite concerns that Brexit could threaten the city's status as a major financial centre, recruiter Hays said on Thursday.

Oct 11 2017

British recruiter PageGroup bemoans Brexit uncertainty

International companies are cutting back on hiring and senior staff are reluctant to switch jobs because of uncertainty over Brexit, British recruitment company PageGroup said on Wednesday.

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