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Government reassures over supplier Interserve

The government has said it does not believe any of its major suppliers are in a similar position to Carillion.It commented after shares in the construction and services firm Interserve fell amid reports that its financial health was under special Cabinet Office scrutiny. The Cabinet Office said it monitored …

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Carillion was left with just £29m before going bankrupt

Media playback is unsupported on your device Carillion was in talks with the government since October as part of a desperate bid to stave off collapse, according to the chief executive.Keith Cochrane says the construction giant was left with just £29m in cash by the time it went bust …

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South African lawyers demand $130m refund from firms

South African prosecutors have called for two consultancy firms to repay $130 million (£94.4 million) they earned from the state power company, Eskom.McKinsey, and a local firm called Trillian, were paid the sum in 2016 for giving advice.Trillian was controlled by the Gupta family, whose closeness to President Jacob …

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Carillion fallout

The timetables of big UK building projects have been thrown into doubt by the collapse of Carillion.Major new hospitals in Liverpool and the West Midlands face further delays after the liquidation of the UK’s second biggest construction firm.Work has yet to restart on those sites, causing uncertainty among workers …

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Family of H&M child model moved house 'for security'

The mother of the five-year-old H&M model caught up in a racism row has told the BBC her family has moved house in Sweden “for security reasons.”Last week, photos of Liam Mango modelling a “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie went viral, with social media users accusing H&M of …

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Just Eat offers £10 to woman after a driver sent her unwanted messages

Image caption Michelle said the driver’s behaviour was “outrageous” Just Eat offered a £10 voucher to a woman who complained a delivery driver sent her unwanted messages.Michelle Midwinter posted screenshots of the conversation on Twitter in which the man appears to call her “baby” and sends her a pair …

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McDonald's aims for fully recycled packaging by 2025

Fast food giant McDonald’s has said all its packaging worldwide will come from sustainable sources by 2025. The restaurant chain will aim to get all items like bags, straws, wrappers and cups from recycled or renewable materials, up from half currently.McDonald’s also wants 100% of its restaurants to recycle …

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