NHS ‘leaking millions’ in PFI contracts

August 30th, 2017 (No Comments)

The NHS is “leaking” money to private companies in contracts to build and run hospitals, a report says. Under the Private Finance Initiative (PFI), companies provide money for new hospitals and then charge annual fees. The Centre for Health and the Public Interest (CHPI) publication – based on 107 PFI contracts in England – said […]

Virgin Holidays become first to abolish extra charges for single parents

August 29th, 2017 (No Comments)

Virgin Holidays has become the first to abolish stealth hotel charges for single parent families to a string of long-haul destinations. Traditionally, single mums or dads who book rooms abroad are forced to pay prices based on two adults sharing. But from October 1st, single parent holidaymakers travelling with Virgin could save hundreds of pounds […]

Brexit: Keep single market for transition period – Labour

August 27th, 2017 (No Comments)

Labour would keep the UK in the EU single market and customs union for a transitional period after leaving the EU, the party has said. Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer set out Labour’s new position in the Observer. The shift in policy would mean accepting the free movement of labour after leaving the EU […]

August 26th, 2017 (No Comments)

The RBS department set up to help companies in trouble mistreated many of its clients, a leaked report for the Financial Conduct Authority says. It found some “inappropriate action” – such as interest charges being raised or unnecessary fees added – was experienced by 92% of viable firms seen by RBS’s Global Restructuring Group. GRG […]

Provident Financial appoints new boss to home credit arm

August 25th, 2017 (No Comments)

Troubled doorstep lender Provident Financial has made a management change at its consumer credit division. The firm lost two-thirds of its share value on Tuesday after it issued its second profit warning in three months. Chris Gillespie has been appointed managing director of the home credit business, replacing Andy Parkinson. His task is to re-establish […]

« Previous   1 2 ... 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ... 63 64   Next »

Switch to mobile version