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MPs and banks in talks to ensure lending for small business

January 17, 2011

Britain's largest banks are close to reaching an agreement with MPs to lend millions to small businesses this year. The government has held negotiations under "Project Merlin", as a means to ensure a commitment from larger banks to help fund small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The move comes as part of ...

Vodafone terminates staff over data breach

January 14, 2011

Vodafone fired several employees in NSW after a breach in its customer information database led to a leak of private data. The company said it continues to investigate the matter and is attempting to determine if an employee misused the password or sold it to criminals outside the company. The telecommunications ...

LOVEFiLM partners with DV for 30-day trial

January 13, 2011

With the recent spell of cold weather that has blanketed the UK, more and more people are opting to stay in at night. A new offer from discount vouchers can turn nights at home into a personal home theatre experience. Partnering with popular online movie rental sensation, LOVEFiLM, discount vouchers has ...

Marks & Spencer comes through Christmas on top

January 12, 2011

Marks & Spencer delivered strong profits for the Christmas trading period, despite the dismal weather causing most high street retailers to suffer from poor sales. Although the retail said it lost £55m in sales because of the heavy snowstorms, it also enjoyed a great year and finished with strong like-for-like sales ...

Bond leaves high end retail for up-and-coming firms

January 11, 2011

Andy Bond is about to depart Asda as he redefines his career to move away from the "big corporate life" into a simpler role at two small up-and-coming companies. Bond worked as the company's chief executive for five years after joining with Asda in 1994 and working his way to the ...

UK banks anger public with large bonuses

January 10, 2011

Britain's five largest banks have caused a public outcry as of yesterday after news broke that executive bonus payouts would be considerable. Totals could reach nearly £7billion as the five banks that were bailed-out in the credit crunch return to pre-recession pay schemes. Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, HSBC, Standard Chartered ...

Apple rumour says Beatles have licensing agreement for iTunes

January 7, 2011

After the Beatles' widely successful debut on iTunes, it appears that the iconic rock band may have gotten a better deal on royalties than originally reported. According to inside sources, EMI, Sony/ATV and Beatles' Apple Corps all receive direct royalties from any sales of their digital music. Namely, each time someone ...

Google remains mum on e-newsstand launch

January 6, 2011

Google is working hard to bring competition to Apple's digital media offerings on iTunes, as the internet giant enters talks with media corporations to create an e-newsstand. Google has already entered talks with Time Warner, Conde Naste and Hearst Corp, as it looks to bring media apps to its Android smartphone ...

£19 Travelodge rooms with Discount Vouchers

January 5, 2011

As VAT increases to a whopping 20 per cent this week, UK travellers will be keener than ever before to find budget lodgings and holiday deals. With discountvouchers.co.uk, customers can now "Beat the VAT" hikes using the nationally acclaimed money-saving tool. As the cold snap proliferates in the country, many will ...

BT causes a stir with Content Connect

January 4, 2011

BT has launched a new service that has already stirred up controversy amidst accusations that the move creates a 'two-tier' internet. Content Connect allows ISPs to use BT's network to require content providers to pay a fee for high-speed video delivery. The move could see "net neutrality" brought to an end, ...

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