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A quarter of Australia’s property investments held by 1% of taxpayers, data reveals
Exclusive: Taxation office figures also show a clear majority of those investors are over the age of 50

Mostafa Rachwani and Antoun Issa

03, Jun, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Shell shareholders should oust chair, says influential adviser
Pirc and Church of England back calls for investors to vote against Sir Andrew Mackenzie at AGM

Alex Lawson

09, May, 2023 @10:55 AM

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Green investment funds pushing money into fossil fuel firms, research finds
BlackRock and L&G among asset managers using funds with ESG label to invest in coal, oil and gas

Phillip Inman

02, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Woodford fund compensation for investors likely to total 77p in the pound
Takeover of frozen fund’s administrator and FCA ruling could filter extra £235m to 300,000 investors

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

20, Apr, 2023 @12:37 PM

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‘A naive and stupid idea’: how Rishi Sunak’s Future Fund spent millions on failed firms
The then chancellor’s loan scheme, set up as Covid hit, was supposed to keep dynamic startups going, but ended up giving taxpayer cash to long-established or lame duck businesses

Rob Davies and Samantha Gottlieb

15, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Metro Bank risks shareholder revolt over pay increase for top bosses
Glass Lewis urges investors to vote against award, saying 20% hike unjustified given average 5% rise for staff

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

08, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Bank of England calls for tougher pension scheme rules after crisis
Bank wants to avoid repeat of situation that followed Kwasi Kwarteng’s calamitous mini-budget

Phillip Inman

29, Mar, 2023 @11:33 AM

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Investors force HSBC shareholder vote on structural overhaul
Minority shareholder Ken Lui leads campaign seeking to split bank’s Asian and western businesses

Anna Isaac

26, Mar, 2023 @11:20 AM

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Scottish Mortgage chair quits after governance row
Fiona McBain’s independence was questioned by Amar Bhidé, who has also left board of FTSE 100 trust

Julia Kollewe

21, Mar, 2023 @4:38 PM

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Jeremy Hunt aims to spur business investment with ‘full expensing’ tax break
Measure over next three years will allow firms to write off costs of IT equipment and machinery against tax on profits

Anna Isaac and Julia Kollewe

15, Mar, 2023 @6:35 PM

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Budget 2023: Hunt overhauls pensions, benefits and childcare in push for growth
Chancellor pledges cash for businesses and parents, and says UK will avoid recession this year

Richard Partington and Jessica Elgot

15, Mar, 2023 @5:42 PM

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From pensions to pools: what to expect from Hunt’s spring budget
Biggest change to welfare system in a decade and extension of energy price guarantee among expected measures

Phillip Inman

15, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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