Britain’s financial guard dog faces a hard choice – Financial Times

Financial TimesBritain's financial guard dog faces a hard choiceFinancial TimesThis is just marketing. That does not make it harmless. The multiplication of categories diminishes transparency. Clear distinctions are particularly important when index-linked funds are the primary instrument for so many investors. That Saudi Aramco …and more »

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Britain’s financial guard dog faces a hard choice – Financial Times

The duel for P&G – Financial Times

Financial TimesThe duel for P&GFinancial TimesBut P&G's powerful brands have been losing market share for a decade, while sales have dropped for the past three years. People can buy toothpaste with the tap of a button on Amazon while they browse videos on YouTube. The world has changed and …

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Pain-free succession at HSBC not as fun as last time – Financial Times

Financial TimesPain-free succession at HSBC not as fun as last timeFinancial TimesCritics reckon Gadhia, who used to work at RBS, is more of a marketing woman than a banker. She's certainly burnished her own brand — as well as making friends in Westminster, she's written a book (The Virgin Banker) and starred on Radio 4's Desert …

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Pain-free succession at HSBC not as fun as last time – Financial Times

The 30-second ad has had its 15 minutes of fame – Financial Times

Financial TimesThe 30-second ad has had its 15 minutes of fameFinancial TimesThe 30-second television ad has been dethroned. As US television networks face growing digital competition for marketing dollars and viewers' attention, they are selling shorter ads. The result? Thirty-second spots, long the industry standard, now make …

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Ebay paid £1.6m in UK tax while reporting $1.3bn in revenue – Financial Times

Financial TimesEbay paid £1.6m in UK tax while reporting $1.3bn in revenueFinancial TimesInstead the UK subsidiary describes its revenue as coming from providing marketing and advertising services to eBay's Swiss entity, eBay International AG. Several tax experts who looked at the Companies House filings said the UK commission revenue …

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Ebay paid £1.6m in UK tax while reporting $1.3bn in revenue – Financial Times

The People’s Trust collapses after failing to raise £125m – Financial Times

Financial TimesThe People's Trust collapses after failing to raise £125mFinancial TimesIts collapse will vindicate critics in the industry who said Mr Godfrey had used his skills as a former sales and marketing professional to advertise the fund beyond its genuine value. Its annual charge of 1.07 per cent was set to be more expensive …and more »

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The People’s Trust collapses after failing to raise £125m – Financial Times