UPDATE 2-UK builder Barratt scraps special dividend, sales pick up

This post was originally published on this site… * Barratt sees higher 2021 home completions. * Scraps 2021 special dividend; FY profit slumps. * Stock among top gainers on FTSE-100 (Adds

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Britain’s Pret A Manger cuts 2800 jobs due to slump in trade

This post was originally published on this siteAug 27 (Reuters) – British coffee and sandwich chain Pret A Manger said on Thursday it has cut 2,800 jobs in its UK business following its

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Britain’s Bellway forecasts lower profits due to COVID-19 curbs

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters) – British housebuilder Bellway Plc (BWY.L) said on Tuesday it expects profits to fall in 2020 and beyond as coronavirus lockdowns

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UPDATE 1-UK’s Hammerson plans equity raise, stake sale to cushion pandemic blow

This post was originally published on this site(Adds details on market conditions, Sky news report). Aug 3 (Reuters) – British Mall operator Hammerson said on Monday it was considering a

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Car dealership Pendragon to lay off 1800 workers, shut loss-making stores

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters) – British auto retailer Pendragon Plc (PDG.L) said on Thursday it would slash 1,800 jobs and close 15 loss-making stores, as the

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UPDATE 1-UK’s Taylor Wimpey predicts 40% drop in home completions this year

This post was originally published on this site(Adds details on housing market, background). July 29 (Reuters) – Taylor Wimpey Plc expects to complete around 40% fewer homes in 2020, the

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South Africa’s MTN buoyed by expected leap in first-half earnings

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters) – South Africa’s MTN Group (MTNJ.J) expects first-half sales to double, beating analyst estimates, the company said on Friday,

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UPDATE 1-S. Africa’s MTN expects at least twofold jump in first-half earnings

This post was originally published on this site(Adds details on earnings, background). July 24 (Reuters) – South Africa’s MTN Group expects at least a twofold rise in its first-half

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G4S plans more than 1100 job cuts at cash-handling business

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters) – Private security company G4S (GFS.L) could axe 1,150 jobs at its UK cash business as it grapples with an increased shift to

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G4S to cut over 1000 jobs as UK cash handling business hit by lockdown

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters) – Security services provider G4S (GFS.L) said on Monday it would cut jobs in its UK cash business as it struggles with falling

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