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Predicted £750m profit makes it harder for JD Sports to keep £61m furlough cash
Hesitation to return UK Covid support could be influenced by fear other governments may expect a contribution

Nils Pratley

14, Sep, 2021 @6:40 PM

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JD Sports owner’s profits soar thanks to US shoppers spending stimulus cheques
Covid cash spent on athleisure gear and trainers helps boost annual profit expectations by £150m

Sarah Butler

14, Sep, 2021 @1:17 PM

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GKN shareholders may now regret not asking of bigger slice of Melrose pie | Nils Pratley
Latest figures and outlook suggest investors rolled over too cheaply, delivering takeover bargain in 2018

Nils Pratley

02, Sep, 2021 @6:40 PM

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JD Sports may have to sell Footasylum after new watchdog ruling
Competition regulator says £90m takeover could translate into worse deal for shoppers

Jasper Jolly

02, Sep, 2021 @7:17 AM

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Top executives’ pay fell during Covid crisis, but don’t expect it to stay down for long | Nils Pratley
Pay committees read popular mood correctly during pandemic but how they behave on way back up will be revealing

Nils Pratley

19, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The furlough scheme should never have been allowed to fund million-pound bonuses | Stefan Stern
JD Sports has just handed its chief £6m. It’s clear the Treasury did not attach enough strings to the billions it gave to support businesses

Stefan Stern

02, Jul, 2021 @3:30 PM

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JD Sports hit by shareholder revolt over executive pay
Boss Peter Cowgill was paid almost £6m in bonuses despite firm accepting £100m in Covid support

Sarah Butler and Jillian Ambrose

02, Jul, 2021 @6:40 AM

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Nissan hasn’t put UK ahead in electric race, it’s just off the starting grid
The first stage of the Nissan project in Sunderland will deliver 9GWh of capacity but there is a very long way to go in this ‘race’

Nils Pratley

01, Jul, 2021 @7:03 PM

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Investors turn ire on firms whose executives are set to cash in
Firms, including some of those that drew heavily on furlough money, now face anger from shareholders over boardroom largesse

Phillip Inman Observer economics editor

26, Jun, 2021 @3:00 PM

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JD Group boss defends bonus despite retailer accepting Covid support
Near-£6m for Peter Cowgill came as group took more than £100m in business rates relief and furlough

Joanna Partridge

14, Jun, 2021 @7:10 PM

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JD Group paid its boss £6m after government support of £100m
Peter Cowgill took a voluntary 75% cut in basic pay during the pandemic but banked a special bonus

Sarah Butler

27, May, 2021 @6:40 PM

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UK trade recovering but picture is clouded by Covid and Brexit | Larry Elliott
Government figures showing a bounceback in February rightly come with a health warning

Larry Elliott

13, Apr, 2021 @1:19 PM

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