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WPP to splash out to reboot world's biggest ad group

Dec 11 2018

LONDON WPP will invest to hire new creative staff and reduce costs by cutting offices and jobs under a plan by new boss Mark Read to steer the world's biggest advertising group back to growth.

Hoarding for Brexit sparks race for warehouse space in Britain

Dec 06 2018

LEIGHTON BUZZARD, England In a vast warehouse complex 40 miles north of London, staff are wrestling with ways to cram in more goods after a surge in demand from companies building stockpiles ahead of Brexit. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-Hoarding for Brexit sparks race for warehouse space in Britain

Dec 06 2018

LEIGHTON BUZZARD, England, Dec 5 In a vast warehouse complex 40 miles north of London, staff are wrestling with ways to cram in more goods after a surge in demand from companies building stockpiles ahead of Brexit.

Thomas Cook shares plunge on hot summer hangover

Nov 27 2018

LONDON Thomas Cook lost a third of its value on Tuesday after the holiday operator cut its profit guidance for the second time in two months and suspended its dividend, burned by the effects of a hot British summer and one-off charges. | Video

May's Brexit deal prospects ebb as top ally rejects it

Nov 27 2018

LONDON One of British Prime Minister Theresa May's most trusted lawmakers said on Tuesday he will not back her Brexit deal, further stacking the odds against it passing through parliament next month.

May's Brexit deal prospects ebb as top ally rejects it

Nov 27 2018

LONDON One of British Prime Minister Theresa May's most trusted lawmakers said on Tuesday he will not back her Brexit deal, further stacking the odds against it passing through parliament next month.

WPP combines famous JWT ad agency with digital arm Wunderman

Nov 26 2018

LONDON WPP is merging its famous JWT agency with its digital outfit Wunderman in the most high-profile move by the world's biggest advertising group to simplify its business.

With Carney warning of 1970s-style shock, UK firms ready for no-deal Brexit

Nov 21 2018

LONDON Companies began triggering plans to keep operating if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement, a "no deal" scenario the Bank of England said could plunge the economy into a crisis not seen since the 1970s.

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