Prince Charles followed the rules on charity donations, his office says

Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, meets Cambridge Trust students who are recipients of the HRH Prince of Wales Commonwealth Scholarships, during his visit to King’s College in Cambridge, Britain, March 31, 2022. Justin Tallis / Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – Charity donations … Read more

Harbor Energy CEO warns of lower UK investment due to windfall tax

LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) – The North Sea’s biggest oil and gas producer, Harbor Energy (HBR.L), has told the British government that Britain’s planned windfall tax on the energy sector will shrink the company’s investment in the country. With oil and gas prices soaring and households feeling the hit from higher prices across the board, … Read more

More Britons opting for three-day office week, says IWG

Workers walk towards the City of London financial district as they cross London Bridge during the morning rush hour in London, Britain, September 8, 2021. REUTERS / Toby Melville Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 17 (Reuters) – More workers in Britain are opting for a three-day office week as they … Read more

Analysis: For central bankers, tighter financial conditions may be an ally

Pedestrians and a traffic light stop sign are reflected on a quotation board in Tokyo, Japan February 26, 2021. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) – Slumping stocks and surging bond yields are rapidly crimping global financial conditions, yet given their … Read more

UK shares climb on boost from financial stocks, strong results

A worker shelters from the rain under a Union Flag umbrella as he passes the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, October 1, 2008. REUTERS / Toby Melville Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WH Smith rises as sales cross pre-pandemic levels Publisher Bloomsbury rises on strong FY profit FTSE 100 up … Read more

EU banking union ‘not dead, just napping’, says EU official

A commuter train passes by the skyline with its financial district in Frankfurt, Germany, October 25, 2021. REUTERS / Kai Pfaffenbach / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) – The European Union’s decade-old push to complete a unified banking market is set to hit the buffers … Read more

N.Irish businesses urge UK against potentially damaging unilateral plans

BELFAST, June 13 (Reuters) – Northern Irish businesses urged Britain to tackle disruption to post-Brexit trade through negotiations with the European Union rather than pursuing unilateral plans published on Monday that some sectors said would leave them worse off. London has pledged to implement the legislation overriding some post-Brexit trade rules for the British-run region … Read more

Credit Suisse lands on UK watchlist for stricter supervision, Financial Times reports

A logo is pictured on the Credit Suisse bank in Geneva, Switzerland, June 9, 2022. REUTERS / Denis Balibouse / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 12 (Reuters) – The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has put Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) on a watchlist of institutions in need of stricter supervision, … Read more

Plant-based food stocks lack sustainable finance

A McDonald’s “PLT” burger with a Beyond Meat plant-based patty at one of 28 test restaurant locations in London, Ontario, Canada October 2, 2019. REUTERS / Moe Doiron Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Plant-based diets are more environmentally sustainable than those which involve consuming meat … Read more

Apple pay-later foray blurs tech-finance boundary

The Apple Inc. logo is seen in the lobby of New York City’s flagship Apple store January 18, 2011. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 9 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Tim Cook has crossed the banking divide. Big US tech firms have so far largely kept out of the lending business. … Read more