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How Profitable are UK Companies?

How Profitable are UK Companies?

July 18, 2019 12:50 pm Published by

Today the Office of National Statistics has released its much-anticipated report on the profitability of UK businesses between January to March 2019. With uncertainty surrounding Brexit, and rumours that UK companies have already seen their profits impacted by the decision to exit the EU – do the results measure up

RBS treatment of SME bosses labelled as disgraceful

January 18, 2018 1:33 pm Published by

An internal memo telling Royal Bank of Scotland staff to let small businesses “hang themselves” has been heavily criticised by MPs and business leaders. The memo referred to struggling companies as “basket cases” and staff were advised that “missed opportunities will mean missed bonuses”. The document which was debated by