Persimmon shrugs off Brexit as half year profits rise
Britain’s second largest housebuilder Persimmon said its reservation rate had risen an annual 17 per cent since the start of July, shrugging off the impact of the Brexit vote, which some fellow builders have warned could slow the property market.
In its first Quarterly Bulletin of 2014, the Bank of England (B of E) finally admitted what some siren voices down through the ages had been espousing all along; namely that the dominant theory and practice of money was wrong and hence any policies derived there from are in error and therefore doomed to fail.
‘Unfair contract terms are costing small firms billions’
AROUND half of small firms have been stung by unfair contract terms with suppliers, which have cost them nearly £4bn in the last three years, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)