David Cameron summons telecoms bosses

David Cameron summons telecoms bosses Coalition pushes for concessions from all major mobile and fixed line telecoms companies to keep price inflation under control.
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BT pension scheme option: should I opt to take a higher rate now?

BT is offering me a higher pension now in return for lower increases in future. How do I get the best advice on what to do?I am a pensioner and my former employer, BT, has offered me a higher pension in exchange for receiving lower pension increases in the future. I have never heard of […]
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BT chief’s pay boosted by share price rise

Ian Livingston’s annual earnings have risen to £8.5m after a 50% rise in BT’s market value in the last yearBT chief executive Ian Livingston’s annual earnings have risen to £8.5m, boosted by a rise in the company’s share price which will also see 1,000 managers share windfall payouts averaging £120,000.Having overseen a 50% rise in […]
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Post-Ferguson, Manchester United struggles to justify £2bn price tag

• Man Utd’s sluggish revenues• BT’s sporting gamble• What is Co-op’s raison d’etre?• Stuart Rose off to a flyerContrary to some reports, Manchester United’s New York-listed shares did not plunge on Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement. They ended the week 2.7% lower than they started it – that’s next to nothing.But they should have plunged. By […]
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FTSE 100 hits highest since October 2007

Central bank action, reasonable economic data and upbeat company results continued to support the marketLeading shares rose for the seventh day in a row on Friday, with the FTSE 100 index closing above 6600 for the first time since October 2007.A combination of central bank action, reasonable economic data and upbeat company results continued to […]
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BT Sport: what you will pay

BT broadband customers get its three sports channels for free, so is it worth switching and what will you pay?BT has announced that its broadband customers will get free access to its three sports channels from 1 August.What sport will be available?BT is offering three channels – BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN […]
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