The July London Employment Monitor registered a decrease in job availability of 9% from 7,749 vacancies in June 13 to 7,056 – a slight drop after rises in May and June. Compared to the same time last year, the figures show a decrease of 37% from 11,277.
Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has reported revenues of £2,515 million for the year ended 31 May 2013, an 8% increase on the previous year (£2,329 million).
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Ltd (GT Bank) £525,000 for failings in its anti-money laundering (AML) controls for high risk customers between May 2008 and June 2010.
Ladbrokes have reported a 49% fall in profits compared to the same time last year.
Sterling fell across the board this morning after the Bank of England’s quarterly inflation report during which the new Governor of the Central Bank issued forward guidance specifically in relation to when interest rates would rise.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed four directors to lead key areas of its Supervision division. These appointments complete the senior structure in Supervision, and are the final step in implementing a new structure for the division.
Greggs, the high street baker, has seen a fall in sales and profits as the effects of the heatwave as negative effects.
Sterling made healthy gains Monday morning following the release of yet another better than expected purchasing managers index for last month.
A cut in operating costs, coupled with streamlining of business, has seen HSBC record a rise in profits fore the first six months of 2013.
A marked improvement in the availability of debt financing for mid-market Private Equity deals has seen private equity deal values rise to their highest level in a year, according to BDO’s latest Private Company Price Index/Private Equity Price Index (PCPI/PEPI).