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Chinese firm picked to help build UK tidal power plant

A Chinese company has been selected to help build the world's first artificial tidal lagoon to generate clean electricity for British homes, the company behind the project said

8 Jun 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Home-improvements chain Kingfisher says profits soar

LONDON, UK: Kingfisher, Europe's biggest home-improvements retailer, said on Wednesday (11 September) that group net profit surged by 70% during the first half of its financial year mainly thanks to an exceptional tax gain.

12 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Aerospace & defence M&A results are record-breaking, says PwC

LONDON, UK: Global aerospace and defence (A&D) merger and acquisition (M&A) value reached a record level in 2011, according to Mission Control, a quarterly analysis of M&A activity in the global A&D sector by PwC.

15 Feb 2012

SOUTH AFRICA

UK commercial property market recovery presents investment opportunities

The continued recovery of the UK commercial property market, coupled with the strengthening of the rand relative to pounds sterling, has presented South African investors with a unique opportunity to invest in the UK while capitalising on the recovery cycle.

3 Dec 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Public sector spending cuts could significantly affect private sector jobs

LONDON, UK: PwC research finds that industries such as the outsourcing market could help alleviate potential combined public and private sector job losses due to public sector spending cuts and that public sector spending cuts could reduce private sector gross output by around £46 billion (about R500 billion) per annum by 2014/15.

15 Oct 2010

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