Digital Economy Bill Opposed Heavily

Digital Economy Bill Opposed Heavily

It is being said that the Merseyside lawyers are worried about the fact that the much anticipated Digital Economy Bill will be made functional even after it does not get a full support in the parliamentary debates.

Queen with Duke of Edinburgh Met Hospital Patients and Staff

Queen with Duke of Edinburgh Met Hospital Patients and Staff

Six patients became lucky as they were chosen for a meeting with the Queen during her visit. One of them was Keeley Ward and her newly born baby, who happened to meet Her Majesty 12 hours after he was born. Mrs. Ward gave birth to the kid at 2.40 am on the day that had the Queen's visit scheduled. Mother of the new born talked to the Queen about the infant.

EMI Faces Tough Time

EMI Faces Tough Time

The British music company EMI which has been struggling to hit the licensing deals since the last few days, was taken over by the bankers, yesterday, as it failed to secure any of the deals for selling the rights for its artists.

One Fifth Britons Have No Savings

One Fifth Britons Have No Savings

A recent survey has revealed that more than one fifth of the people in UK do not have any saving, with only 35% of them possessing less than £500 each as savings.

On an encouraging note, the study explained, the number of people adopting measures of savings has reached 47%, growing from 40% in August 2009.

Retailer Mothercare Witnesses Abrupt Drop in Sales

Retailer Mothercare Witnesses Abrupt Drop in Sales

British specialist retailer running the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre, has reported an abrupt fall of 1.6% in its sales over the 11 weeks ending March 27 on a like-for-like basis. However, the analysts were expecting a 2.8 % like-for-like rise in the sales.

SFO Criticized for Reporting Improved Conviction Rate

SFO Criticized for Reporting Improved Conviction Rate

Few figures were published by the Serious Fraud Office which revealed that its conviction rate, rather than facing a slump, has gone up.

Investor’s Rushing Up to Meet Isas Deadline

Investor’s Rushing Up to Meet Isas Deadline

Easter weekend is being celebrated but many of the stressed savers and investors will be hurrying to use up their tax- free Isas allowance before April 5. It has been predicted that an amount of more than £500m will be made as an investment in equity shares and cash over the Easter weekend.

Matalan Man John Hargreaves Rewards Himself

Matalan Man John Hargreaves Rewards Himself

The founder of Matalan, John Hargreaves, is all set to reward himself with a £250m special dividend after finishing up with the refinancing of the business.

Telecom Companies Ordered to Deduct Rates

Telecom Companies Ordered to Deduct Rates

The telecoms controller Ofcom stated that it would compel operators to cut supposed mobile termination costs from 4.3 for each minute to 0.5 by the year 2014.

BT and 3 are the biggest losers under the present scheme which made them pledge to pass the savings to customers at the earliest possible.

National Strike Makes Railway Workers’ Union to Re-Vote

National Strike Makes Railway Workers’ Union to Re-Vote

Bob Crow, the leader of the rail workers' union, said that members would be re-voted over a national strike after the high court stopped a four day halt that had been planned for the coming week.

Crow irritably sacked claims that the early vote, in which a diminutive mass of Rail Maritime and Transport union members supported the strike, was defective.

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