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Hotel group Millennium & Copthorne sees Brexit-led hiring crunch

15 Feb 2019

Britain's impending exit from the European Union is making it hard to hire workers from the bloc who are at the centre of London's hotel business, operator Millennium & Copthorne Hotels said on Friday.

Patisserie Valerie rescued by Irish fund Causeway

15 Feb 2019

Private equity fund Causeway Capital Partners confirmed on Thursday that it had agreed terms with administrators to buy British cafe chain owner Patisserie Holdings for an undisclosed sum.

Insurer Lancashire to use Lloyd's Brussels hub after Brexit

14 Feb 2019

Property and casualty insurer Lancashire Holdings Ltd will use insurance market Lloyd's of London's European Union hub in Brussels after Britain leaves the European Union, its top boss told Reuters.

Insurer Lancashire to use Lloyd's Brussels hub after Brexit

14 Feb 2019

Feb 14 Property and casualty insurer Lancashire Holdings Ltd will use insurance market Lloyd's of London's European Union hub in Brussels after Britain leaves the European Union, its top boss told Reuters.

UPDATE 2-UK's Patisserie Valerie rescued by Irish fund Causeway

14 Feb 2019

* Strong interest received for Baker and Spice brand (Adds Patisserie statement, deal value, Philpotts sale)

Whitbread adds 2 billion pounds to share buyback plans

13 Feb 2019

Whitbread will buy back an extra 2 billion pounds ($2.58 billion) of shares using proceeds from its Costa Coffee sale and aims to double the long-term network potential at its hotels business to more than 170,000 rooms in Britain and overseas.

UPDATE 2-Whitbread adds 2 billion pounds to share buyback plans

13 Feb 2019

* Promises 200 mln stg in cost saving over 3 years (Adds more details on buyback, hotel plans)

Britain's Galliford says projects being delayed by Brexit distraction

13 Feb 2019

Britain's government is being distracted from embarking on major projects by the impending exit from the European Union while private sector clients are also dragging their heels on starting work, builder Galliford Try said.

Investors cheer after Debenhams secures £40 million lifeline

13 Feb 2019

Shares in Debenhams surged by a third in value on Tuesday after the embattled UK retail chain secured £40 million in extra funding from some of its lenders, giving it more time to secure its longer-term future.

UPDATE 2-Online trading platform Plus500 slumps on profit warning

12 Feb 2019

* Co's FY 2018 revenue tops estimates (Adds CEO quotes, shares)

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