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Persimmon reports bumper year amid UK housing market boom
Housebuilder reports weekly sales up 20% on pre-Covid levels

Mark Sweney

13, Jan, 2022 @10:53 AM

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The Guardian view on high pay: the fat cats are still there | Editorial
Editorial: Vast disparities in income may have lost some of their power to shock. But they remain a gross injustice


20, Aug, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Persimmon reports 64% rise in profits fuelled by UK Covid property boom
Housebuilder adds sites to land bank and predicts sales will stay above pre-crisis levels

Richard Partington and Jasper Jolly

18, Aug, 2021 @3:45 PM

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Housing boom takes Persimmon sales past pre-pandemic levels
Housebuilder benefits from cut in stamp duty to report revenues of £1.84bn for first half of 2021

Jasper Jolly

08, Jul, 2021 @9:47 AM

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Inflation pressures weigh on US and UK firms; Eurozone economy ‘booming’ – as it happened
Thousands of leaseholders should benefit from leasehold changes, says CMA

Graeme Wearden

23, Jun, 2021 @4:56 PM

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Persimmon and Aviva to refund leaseholders after UK rent inquiry
Housebuilder and insurer agree to make payments after watchdog uncovers evidence of overcharging

Jillian Ambrose

23, Jun, 2021 @7:51 AM

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Wealthy buyers snap up £958m of UK trophy assets during pandemic
The Ritz hotel, Moss Bros and Charlton Athletic among purchases during surge of private buyout deals

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

02, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Housebuilder Persimmon reports 23% sales rise
Housing shortage and government measures drive sales rise for UK’s second biggest builder

Hilary Osborne

28, Apr, 2021 @12:27 PM

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Jeff Fairburn could cash in again after Avant Homes takeover
Acquisition puts ex-Persimmon boss in position to exploit UK housing market – and taxpayers’ money

Hilary Osborne, Rupert Neate and Julia Kollewe

23, Apr, 2021 @5:20 PM

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Housebuilder Persimmon's profits fall as Covid takes toll
Company doubles team of inspectors after row over quality of its homes

Julia Kollewe

03, Mar, 2021 @1:05 PM

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Ex-Persimmon chief fails to set up charity three years on from bonus row
Jeff Fairburn was to donate some of £82m payout due to public anger but still has not made inquiries

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

14, Feb, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Housebuilder Persimmon sets aside £75m for cladding removal
Developer identifies 26 multistorey buildings that may be affected

Joanna Partridge

10, Feb, 2021 @8:48 AM

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