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Oversight of Greek spending to be lifted

Special oversight of Greek government spending should be lifted, the European Commission has recommended.The EU imposed disciplinary measures against Greece when its deficit ballooned after the financial crisis.Years of austerity have seen the country repair its finances and last year it posted a small budget surplus.The European Commissioner for …

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Coca-Cola bottles to be 50% recycled plastic

Coca-Cola has pledged that all its UK bottles will be made from 50% recycled plastic by 2020. The soft drinks giant will also trial a “recovery and reward” scheme in the UK, which it says will inform national projects that encourage recycling. Similar deposit return programmes have been highlighted …

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Coca-Cola UK is to double the amount of recycled plastic in its bottles

Coca-Cola bottles in the UK will now have more recycled plastic in them.The drinks firm has announced that all 20 of its brands including Sprite, Fanta and Schweppes, will be made up of 50% recycled plastic by 2020.The move to boost the recycled content of plastic bottles is part …

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RBS agrees £3.65bn settlement over risky mortgages in US

Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed a £3.65bn ($4.75bn) settlement for its role in the sale of risky mortgage products in the US before the financial crisis.The settlement is with the US Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the secondary mortgage market. A separate deal with the Department of …

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Games giant

Could Overwatch be the game to take e-sports mainstream?Its developer Activision Blizzard has just announced the first seven team owners for a forthcoming league. It believes, in time, the tournament could prove more lucrative than the UK’s Premier League – football’s highest-earning competition.Several of the successful bidders have made …

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For American Franchisors to Succeed Overseas, They Have to Be Open to Change

Image credit: Chris Skinner This story appears in the July 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Reader Resource Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » There are massages…and there are massages,” says Lee Knowlton, the senior vice …

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