Sunday, 25 August 2019

Tag Archives: business

Sadiq Khan: London and Mumbai have similar personalities

MUMBAI/LONDON: The similar personalities of London and Mumbai should pave the way for greater interaction between the two cities, their first ethnic minority mayor, Sadiq Khan, said in the city. Khan proposed stronger ties in trade, films production and filming, improving air quality, and tackling climate change. “London and Mumbai ...

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Leadership the key to small to medium business sector

LONDON: Think innovation and leadership and it is hard to go past Elon Musk. The driver behind the Tesla electric vehicle has demonstrated that if you think big and do your research, nothing is impossible. “If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to ...

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TalkTalk swings to a loss on investment drive

LONDON: Telecoms group TalkTalk has dived to a half-year loss and trimmed its earnings outlook as it took a hit from efforts to secure more customers by investing in the business. The FTSE 250 firm booked a loss of £75 million for the six months to the end of September, ...

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John Lewis profits fall by half

LONDON: John Lewis Partnership profits have fallen by more than 50% after the retail group was hit by costs to reorganise the business. Profit before tax fell 53.3% to £26.6m for the half-year ending 29 July after a £56.4m charge mainly for restructuring and redundancy costs. At the John Lewis ...

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The High Commissioner calls on the Mayor of London

LONDON:  H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK called on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at his office, City Hall. Welcoming the High Commissioner at his office, the Mayor of London stated that the connection between London and Pakistan is as strong as ever. He said London ...

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Becky James announces retirement

LONDON: Former sprint and Keirin world champion Becky James has announced her retirement at the age of 25. James says that cycling will still be a part of her life, but her new focus will be about turning her passion for baking into a business. “Over the past year, I ...

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Pakistan is open for business, say big business entities in UK

LONDON: Pakistan Britain Business Council (PBBC) and its sister company Pakistan Scotland Business Council (PSBC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) to strengthen the links between the three organisations. All the big business entities present on the occasion said Pakistan ...

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Teenager facing jail over global computer hacking business

MANCHESTER: A teenager is facing jail for setting up a global computer hacking business which caused chaos on the world wide web and cost millions of pounds. Adam Mudd was just 16 years old when he created his Titanium Stresser programme, which was used to carry out more than 1.7 ...

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UK wants to become ‘important partner’ for CPEC

LONDON: The United Kingdom has expressed its desire to become a key partner in the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “Britain is a country of global influence and can be an important partner for China and Pakistan in the delivery of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which has the potential to ...

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Pakistanis are happier than people in India: United Nations

LONDON: Pakistan continues to be happier than India, according to the United Nations-sanctioned World Happiness Report 2017. Out of a list of 155 countries, Pakistan has been ranked at 80 while India stands at 122. Interestingly last year, Pakistan came on 92 while India was placed at 118. The latest ...

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