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David Burrows

For more than 25-years, Dave has written for a wide range of newspapers and broadcasters including The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Sky News. Previously nominated as National Financial Media Journalist of the Year, Dave specialises in investment features and business profiles.

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William Hill

UK bookies suffer share price hit as Govt crackdown looms

William Hill and Ladbrokes Coral have seen their share prices plummet as a potential government crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals appears imminent.

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Revolution toasts strong Xmas trading figures

Revolution Bars has posted a strong set of Christmas trading figures. Like-for-like sales in the four weeks from December 4 increased 5.9%, a record performance, according to the company.

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Dixons Carphone

Improved numbers from Dixons Carphone and new chief announced

Dixons Carphone has announced a 6% growth in Group like-for-like revenue over the Christmas period this year.

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Ocado shares soar as Sobeys partnership revealed

Shares in online grocery retailer Ocado rose sharply in early morning trading – up over 10% to 457.20 – following the company’s announcement of an agreement to partner with Sobeys.

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US market calm following Federal shutdown – for now at least

No deal has been reached yet to re-open the US federal government. And while the financial impact of the impasse on markets and the economy is minimal so far

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EMIS sees share price plummet after service level failure

EMIS Group, the healthcare software provider, saw its share price plummet almost 16% in morning trading.

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Royal Mail

Royal Mail share boost as union talks progress

Royal Mail shares rose in early trading following an upbeat trading statement and assurances of “progress” in ongoing talks with unions over pay and pensions

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Jobs losses at M&S as retailer continues business restructure

After a difficult Christmas trading period and a tough year in general, Marks & Spencer is to close its London distribution centre in Neasdon, with up to 380 jobs in jeopardy.

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GKN disputes Melrose facts after hostile takeover bid

Having rejected a £7.4bn hostile takeover bid earlier this week, GKN is now rejecting several of the key statements made by Melrose Industries at the time of the bid.

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Cryptos stage a comeback …at least for a while

Just when you thought it might be over for Cryptocurrencies with inflated valuations coming back to earth with a bump - then values start to rise again… least for a while.

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Starbucks wins battle over similar logo use

Starbucks has won a trademark case to stop a company called Coffee Rocks using a very similar logo.

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Carillion fall-out: who are the winners and losers?

As the fallout continues from the collapse of Carillion, how have companies linked to the failed business fared?

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Greggs outlines growth strategy as sales figures rise

Greggs, the UK bakery food retailer reports total sales up 7.4% for the fourth quarter.

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Premier Foods

Improved sales at Premier Foods but debt reduction target key

Premier Foods, the UK food manufacturer and the company behind Bisto gravy and Mr Kipling cakes, reports a 4% increase in group sales for Q3 (compared to the same quarter last year) at £261.4m.

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Rolls Royce engines

Speculation over Rolls Royce sale of L’Orange continues

Rolls-Royce has launched a strategic review of L’Orange, the German division of its business that manufactures fuel injectors for diesel engines.

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