Global Finance

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How to build a global marketing strategy

SOME of the most recognisable brands — think Airbnb and Coca-Cola — owe their success to a global marketing strategy. In the age of the...
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UK firms hiring over-50s to plug labour shortage

ALMOST three-quarters of UK employers are turning to retirees to fill vacant job roles. According to research by LinkedIn, companies including easyJet, Halfords and McDonald’s...
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UK’s ATMs disappear as digital cash edges closer

FINTECH firm Intergiro has conducted a study to find which UK regions have seen the biggest decline in cash machines since 2018. Using data from...
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Rising investment in UK climate tech development

INTERNATIONAL investment into UK climate tech companies risen from $4m in 2021 to $7.5bn this year — and the figure could rise to £20bn...
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Mind your language! Rude company names are out

A FREEDOM of information (FOI) request found that 56,640 business names were rejected by Companies House between January 2019 and April 2022. Nearly half (25,400)...
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Buy, sell, fire: Musk hits the ground flailing

ELON Musk has sold another 19.5 million Tesla shares. The sell-off comes just days after his $44bn Twitter takeover. Tesla's share price has fallen by more...
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Does Nanny know what’s best for us…?

By CHARLES WHITE-THOMSON “NANNY finance” — excessive quantitative easing and rate-cutting by central banks — has dominated the world for many years. This overly soft...
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Russian banker gives up citizenship over war

BILLIONAIRE Russian banker Oleg Tinkov has renounced his Russian citizenship in protest at the war in Ukraine. Tinkov, the founder of online Tinkoff Bank, said...
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Support calls from SMEs in UK and US

UK firm Purbeck’s personal guarantee insurance has seen a sharp rise in small businesses contacting its mentoring and advice service for support. From January to...
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More greenwashing comes to light in HSBC ads

THE UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has taken its first action against a bank for greenwashing. It has banned two HSBC ads for misleading claims...