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    Employment disputes keep City lawyers busy

    Employment disputes are on the rise in the City, as companies attempt to poach rival teams to capitalise on improving market...

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    With a view to improvement

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  1. 18 hours ago

    The Art Market: Fabergé hunt; Scandi Warhol; new fair for New York

    Just before Easter, London jeweller and Fabergé specialist Wartski put on display, for just four days, the rediscovered...

  2. 18 hours ago

    Why Shakespeare was also a savvy property investor and developer

    In 2011, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao paid a visit to a long, timber-framed Tudor house on Henley Street in...

  3. 18 hours ago

    Super-commuters: how to live and work in different continents

    Wolf and Kate Allisat were keen for their daughters’ names to be easily pronounceable around the world because, if their...

  4. 19 hours ago

    Ukraine tensions cast shadow over art world

    The art world faces a nervous build-up to its crucial June auctions, amid concern that the fallout from the crisis in...

  5. 21 hours ago

    Scottish independence: Expats divided on who should vote

    The 40 or so people crammed into a small room above the Hoop and Grapes pub have gathered to discuss Scotland’s independence...

  6. April 18, 2014

    Scottish referendum: ‘Yes’ vote risk to gilts underestimated

    Markets hate uncertainty. So why are gilt and sterling investors taking such a relaxed view of the prospect of Scottish...

  7. April 17, 2014

    No tech please – we’re British

    At a recent speed pitching event for technology start-ups in London, hosted by the UK Trade and Investment Commission,...

  8. April 17, 2014

    Libyan wealth fund to appoint investment managers

    The Libyan Investment Authority plans to outsource its investment management, expand in London and implement international...

  9. April 17, 2014

    Nationwide pulls fund after Woodford exit

    Nationwide has removed the Invesco Perpetual Income fund from its panel for new customers and could look to provide...

  10. April 17, 2014

    Umunna vows to boost local funds for SMEs

    Chuka Umunna, Labour’s business spokesman, has vowed to decentralise more business support to local areas after a visit to...

  11. April 17, 2014

    One in 10 London households ‘overcrowded’

    More than one in 10 households in London are overcrowded, with fewer than the recommended number of bedrooms for those...

  12. April 17, 2014

    Taylor Wimpey house price surge threatens to negate affordability push

    The average price of a Taylor Wimpey home has surged almost a quarter since the introduction of Help to Buy, underlining how...

  13. April 17, 2014

    Activist Jason Ader steps up pressure on Bwin.party

    Bwin.party faces a fraught annual meeting next month after activist shareholder Jason Ader put forward four nominees to the...

  14. April 17, 2014

    China ‘gifting’ crackdown takes toll on Diageo and Rémy Cointreau

    The Chinese government’s crackdown on ostentatious consumption by officials has taken a heavy toll on sales of cognac and...

  15. April 17, 2014

    Third runway would lead to lower air fares, says Heathrow

    Heathrow airport says the cost of an average air fare would fall sharply if it had a third runway, according to research...

  16. April 16, 2014

    NextEnergy raises £86m for solar projects

    NextEnergy Solar Fund is to acquire eight UK solar projects after raising £86m in a London IPO. The amount raised is less...

  17. April 16, 2014

    Taxi cartels will be ‘apped’ to death

    EU states have made huge strides in transport liberalisation over recent decades, especially in areas such as the air...

  18. April 16, 2014

    Rodin, Coliseum, London – review

    Before curtain-up at the Coliseum, a voice advises us to “report any suspicious objects” to the management. Idle words when...

  19. April 16, 2014

    Bond investors parse the frontier story

    Many of the world’s poorest countries have notched up a debut dollar bond issue in recent years, taking advantage of strong...

  20. April 16, 2014

    Alex Ferguson to raise £3m from sale of reds (and whites)

    The Reds of Manchester United may have declined in value after a torrid season, but the reds in the private cellar of former...

  21. Material World

    April 16, 2014

    What's behind the Oscar de la Renta search rumours

      Getty Images And this is how a fashion rumour gets started. A few days ago Page Six, the New York Post’s gossip column,...

  22. FT Alphaville

    April 16, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan has a look at credit issuance, which is healthy, wealthy, and happening in size....

  23. April 16, 2014

    Burberry rises on Chinese sales

    Burberry’s strategy in China has paid off and helped sales at the British luxury goods group rise by almost a fifth in the...

  24. April 16, 2014

    Starbucks relocates European headquarters to London

    The Treasury’s efforts to attract multinationals to Britain received a boost on Wednesday when Starbucks, the coffee...

  25. April 15, 2014

    Former ICAP brokers in court over Libor case

    Three former brokers at ICAP, the interdealer broker, faced criminal charges in a London court on Tuesday over conspiracy to...

  26. April 15, 2014

    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Wigmore Hall, London – review

    Musical partnerships between New York and London have become ever closer over the past decade. Alongside shared productions...

  27. April 15, 2014

    Ballettwoche (Ballet Week), Nationaltheater, Munich – review

    Russia and the US lead the world in classical dance, with help from Paris and, sometimes, London. That view, however, would...

  28. April 15, 2014

    IPO enthusiasm spreads to European exchanges

    Investor enthusiasm for newly floated companies in Europe has sent the wave of initial public offerings beyond London to...

  29. April 15, 2014

    SABMiller considers shedding stake in casino chain Tsogo Sun

    SABMiller is considering a sale of its near-40 per cent stake in South African hotel and casino chain Tsogo Sun, a holding...

  30. April 15, 2014

    Allen Toussaint, Ronnie Scott’s, London – review

    Allen Toussaint joked at Ronnie Scott’s about needing a translator when he leaves New Orleans because no one understands a...

  31. The World

    April 15, 2014

    Loss of authoritative Middle East voice as Patrick Seale dies

    Patrick Seale, journalist and scholar, Middle East commentator and impassioned Syria expert, died last week after succumbing...

  32. beyondbrics

    April 15, 2014

    Private banks exit India's immature wealth market

    By Avantika Chilkoti in Mumbai and Thomas Hale in London Three major private banks have closed operations in India in recent...

  33. April 15, 2014

    AngelList sees $25m investor fund

    A $25m fund has been raised to back angel investors in the US through a novel form of online investment, marking the latest...

  34. April 15, 2014

    Abandoning UK debt would ‘strengthen’ Scotland, says report

    Edinburgh says a report on the fiscal benefits of independent Scots walking away from UK state debt shows that London would...

  35. April 14, 2014

    London City Airport attacks call for closure

    As London City Airport comes under fire for making no economic sense, the airport is part way through transformation plans...

  36. April 14, 2014

    ‘Internet of things’ at London City

    Later this year, passengers flying from London City will be able to test how the “internet of things” can rewire their...

  37. April 14, 2014

    No winners in UK’s battle of the bards

    Is there no modern issue on which William Shakespeare does not have something to say? Daniel Hannan, a UK Conservative...

  38. April 14, 2014

    Diamond’s deal for African bank reveals sanctions twist

    An African bank being bought by the former chief executive of Barclays is helping a Zimbabwe bank under US financial...

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