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McDonald's British operation paid £132m in "franchise rights" last year ... filed by McDonald's Restaurants Limited at companies House, are ...
BuzzFeed's Charlie Warzel had the best roundup of the YouTube search results in a story he published Wednesday. While I shouldn't have to ...

The Spanish government approved an emergency decree on Friday allowing companies based in Catalonia to move elsewhere in the country, ...
German firms operating in the UK must brace themselves for a "very hard ... "German companies with a presence in Britain and Northern Ireland must ... the "zig-zag course" of the British government and the slow-going Brexit ...
Two of Kellogg's biggest UK arms paid no corporation tax while raking in ... Kellogg Company of Great Britain and Kellogg marketing and Sales made ... The accounts highlight the complex web of businesses that US giant Kellogg's, famed ... Accounts filed at Companies House show turnover for the Kellogg ...

Under Britain's 2015 modern slavery Act, all businesses with a ... "The level of complacency from major companies, particularly those that ...
Social network's British revenues nearly quadruple on the back of climbing advertising sales ... facebook's revenues from the UK increased from £210.8m to £842.4m in 2016. ... for the period, according to accounts filed at Companies House. But its UK corporation tax only rose to £5.1m from £4.2m a year ...
Most UK small businesses are failing to reap the rewards of a huge boom in ... it is daunting and some companies think they need an overhaul.
The chief executive of Britain's biggest quoted leisure group has called for a "sanity check" on the government's corporate governance agenda as he warned management time is being "soaked up" with even more UK-led red tape. Nick Varney, chief executive ...
Small businesses want a meeting with Liam Fox to create a long-term strategy for export support, replacing what has been described as a "shambles" in the current system of trade aid.
Foreign companies flock to build nuclear plants in the UK. A South Korean firm is just the latest to be lured by ... Its biggest power company is in talks to join the consortium backing a nuclear power station in Cumbria, in a sign of the continuing ...
"This latest increase in postage costs is a wake-up call to small businesses to review how they manage their communication costs," commented Ryan Higginson, Vice President & UK/ROI Country Leader, at Pitney Bowes. "The growth in the volume of parcels ...
Like Jessie Boot and the Cadbury brothers, Josiah Wedgwood's name is synonymous with a family businesses that has a rich heritage, writes Nigel Kirk.
Responding to a survey by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, eight per cent of CAs in large businesses with 250 or more employees said their organisations were already transferring some activities from the UK to continuing EU member ...
The ICO, which governs data protection in the UK, will add 200 people to its staff of 500 who are already said to be buckling under the pressure.

The research which was conducted by Osterman Research and sponsored by Cyren highlighted that security problems in small to medium sized businesses are rampant. It surveyed IT and security managers at 102 UK companies with anywhere from 100 to ...
TechCity UK has released its third annual Tech Nation report, revealing that talent supply is the number one growth challenge for more than 50% of digital tech businesses in the UK. The report includes a variety of data on the growth of the sector in ...
Only 8% of companies polled claim to have full visibility across all areas of DNS, including frequency of dropped requests, cache poisoning, latency and overall load on DNS infrastructure, rendering it impossible to ensure a consistent service to ...
U.K. money management firms owned by insurance companies are set to capitalize on their existing client relationships and expertise when it comes to winning retirement business as the market changes and regulation forces insurers to diversify their ...
At Amazon "fulfillment centres" in Doncaster, Dunstable and Manchester, robots are already a fact of life. Where humans once used to walk the aisles, selecting items for packaging and delivery, robots now do a large part of the job instead.
The number of tourists visiting Britain as a result is also on the up, while more UK residents are taking holidays domestically instead of travelling abroad.
Britain is the second largest market for Google after the U.S., generating $7.8 billion primarily from advertising in 2016.
Almost half of small British businesses would prefer to trade with the U.S. than other major international markets if blocked off from the European Union after Brexit, according to a new report.
Bluechip U.K. companies including Tesco (TSCDY) and Sainsbury's (JSAIY) have pulled advertising from Google after it was revealed that their ads were being shown alongside videos from Britain's far right English Defence League and the Ku Klux Klan.
Speaking in Buenos Aires as part of a visit to South America, International Trade Minister Greg Hands said: "Argentina has huge potential to be a modern vibrant economy, which is why we are reintroducing financial support for UK companies to maximise ...
The funding process for start-ups in the UK discriminates against female entrepreneurs, research has revealed. As little as 9pc of the investment that poured into British start-ups in 2016 went to companies with a female founder, according to data from ...
Publicity stunts were an almost daily occurrence during the referendum campaign, with each side endlessly competing to outdo the other's behaviour in a bid to capture the public's attention - and votes.
Britain's biggest companies have been warned they face a wave of revolts in the forthcoming annual meeting season and risk a government clampdown on ...
Ninety-five UK councils have had their private care contracts cancelled, as companies say they lack enough funding, a BBC Panorama investigation has found.
Fewer than one in 10 of those polled by management firm Alexander Mann Solutions said uncertainty over the UK's exit from the EU was their main challenge.
One of Ireland's leading businessmen, Denis Brosnan, has advised Limerick companies that are reliant on UK markets to start exploring business streams elsewhere.
This changed when initial calls for an in/out referendum on whether the U.K. should leave the European Union emerged during 2012.
Over the last 12 months, there have been three UK Medtech missions to the State of Texas, which have brought over 20 UK companies to the region. The missions have been organised by the Association of British healthcare Industries (ABHI) - the industry ...
The U.K. tax agency is threatening multinational companies with a "Google Tax" to collect extra corporation tax receipts, according to two people familiar with the tax authority's private meetings. Introduced in 2015, HMRC's diverted profits tax ...
American companies with huge investments in the UK are reviewing expansion plans and are prepared to move employees out of the country, amid concerns over post-Brexit access to the EU's single market and a sharp break with EU regulations.
By Ben HirschlerLONDON, March 15 (Reuters) - British drugmakers on Wednesday accused Theresa may's Conservative government of breaking a manifesto commitment to improve access to new medicines, following approval of new cost rules that take effect on ...
British defense companies are facing a 16 percent cut in the baseline profit rates they can earn on contracts awarded without competition, Defense Secretary ...
Greater collaboration is needed in order to combat the significant cyberthreat to British businesses, according to the UK's National Crime Agency and the National Cyber Security Centre. A jointly released report found that industry and government, as ...
Brexit surprise: British businesses are buying up overseas rivals. It might seem counter intuitive given that the weak pound in theory ... According to the latest figures from Thompson Reuters, post-Brexit vote (from June 24 to March 13) deals ...
The slowdown has been most marked in the financial centres of London and Edinburgh, Manpower's employment Outlook Survey found.
The boss of Unilever has urged the government to provide more help for Britain's largest companies when they are targeted by foreign takeovers.
"Thanks to the hard work of businesses and the continued resilience of the redoubtable British consumer, the UK economy is likely to grow somewhat more strongly than we'd previously expected during 2017," said BCC director general Adam Marshall.
A weakness in seeking to use corporation tax differences has always been that lower corporation tax rates may attract some new investors but, for businesses already based in Northern Ireland, the low tax rates would, in part at least, deflect some of ...
With the appetite for innovative British companies strong, the stage is set for The Leap 100, a list of Britain's fast-growing new businesses. Over the past two years, the list has contained many examples of companies forging ahead in new sectors ...
Train conductors at Arriva Rail North, Merseyrail and Southern Rail struck Monday to oppose the planned introduction of Driver Only Operated services (DOO).
Further findings explain why this concern is rife across UK organisations. Just one-third (33%) of UK companies have a secure mobile strategy for bring your own device (BYOD) schemes, whilst six in ten (60%) admit employees or contractors use third ...
The report on the current state of the cyber security industry from the NCA and NCSC explores numerous avenues of the UK cyber security industry, noting that ransomware is a "significant and growing" risk.
U.K. businesses are waking up to new challenges on cross-border taxes and customs duties in the wake of the British government's decision not to remain a full member of the European Union's customs union after Brexit.


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