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Rob Griffin

Rob Griffin worked on the business desks of The Yorkshire Post, The Guardian, Sunday Business and Sunday Express before going freelance in 2002. Since then he has written regularly for national newspapers, consumer magazines, trade titles and websites. His work has appeared in titles such as the Mail on Sunday, The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent, Daily Express, Citywire and FT Adviser.

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French Connection shares soar after takeover bid

Fashion retailer receives £29m offer from consortium of bidders

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Spire Healthcare logo on external sign
Spire Healthcare expands into South Yorkshire

UK group is paying £15.7m for an 87% stake in Claremont Private Hospital

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Shard Capital buys 50% stake in Irish investment platform

The deal will give the UK wealth manager access to Omnium’s strong digital platform

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Shares in Gemfields rise after positive results

The UK-based gemstone provider is positive after mines reopen after Covid-19

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Photo collage of well-known landmarks across Europe
European equity markets consolidate gains

The major indices enjoyed increases after no unwanted surprises from the US Federal Reserve

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Evergrande debt
Evergrande debt crisis explained: implications for global markets

Which markets and sectors will be most affected by the Evergrande debt crisis?

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European equity markets make gains

Major indices in positive territory on Wednesday afternoon

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Scientist looking into a microscope
Halma reveals revenue growth ahead of expectations

UK technology group highlights its response to changing market conditions. Read more...

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Alfa logo on a mobile phone
Shares rise in optimistic Alfa Financial Software holdings

UK company increases full-year revenue predictions and unveils special dividend

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The word fraud under a microscope
Fraudsters changing approach since Covid-19 pandemic

Criminals use innovative methods to trick people into handing over personal details

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Fintechs continue to attract equity backers

Analysis: Investment in financial technology firms has soared since 2010, but what next?

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Outside of B&Q store
Kingfisher sees profits soar 70% on DIY boom

B&Q’s owner increases interim dividend by 40% and announces £300m share buyback

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European equity markets rebound after tough start

The major indices all showed gains during early trading on Tuesday morning

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Insulation being fitted
SIG expects profits to increase this year

UK building materials supplier optimistic despite shortages and cost price inflation

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Fitch Ratings logo underneath a magnifying glass
European banks continue to recover

Fitch Ratings expects third-quarter results to show earnings continuing to recover

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