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2021-03-01 15:31:08| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Analysis: Ministers urged to show global leadership as Britain prepares to host UN Cop26 climate talksThe budget this week will be a vital test of Boris Johnsons green credentials, with campaigners watching keenly to see whether plans match up to the governments repeated claims to be creating a green industrial revolution.After this week, there are no more formal budgets to come before the UK hosts the vital UN Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow later this year. Meanwhile several of the governments flagship green policies are in difficulties. Continue reading...


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2021-03-01 15:09:50| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Sir Chris Hohns Childrens Investment fund reported a 66% jump in profits The billionaire hedge fund manager Sir Chris Hohn paid himself $479m last year after his Childrens Investment (TCI) fund, recorded a 66% jump in pre-tax profits to $695m.It is believed to be the highest annual amount ever paid to one person in Britain and equates to 940,000 a day. It is 9,000 times the average UK salary and 1,700 times the amount paid to the prime minister, Boris Johnson. Continue reading...


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2021-03-01 13:01:04| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Export delays have caused price of catch to drop, along with wages in historic Devon harbour Luke Selvey manoeuvred the beam trawler Emilia Jayne into Brixham harbour with a hold packed with fish after three and a half days at sea. He gave a toothy grin. Weve got cuttlefish, Dover sole, brill, turbot, monks ... all sorts, the skipper said. The fishing is the best weve seen for years.But Selvey stopped smiling when he considered how much he and his crew would make out of their trip. The problem weve got is that the price of the fish is terrible. Its making things really, really difficult for us. Were having to work much harder to try to make a buck. Continue reading...


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2021-03-01 12:11:17| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Democrats argue that its impossible to deliver a higher minimum wage, when there are plenty of ways to overcome this impasseWhen a Republican is president, Democratic politicians, pundits and activists will tell you that the presidency is an all-powerful office that can do anything it wants. When a Democrat is president, these same politicians, pundits and activists will tell you that the presidency has no power to do anything. In fact, they will tell you a Democratic president cannot even use the bully pulpit and other forms of pressure to try to shift the votes of senators in his own party.A tale from history proves this latter myth is complete garbage and that tale is newly relevant in todays supercharged debate over a $15 minimum wage. Continue reading...


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2021-03-01 11:31:22| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Cycle and car parts retailer says bike sales have jumped 47% in lockdownCoronavirus latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHalfords has committed to repaying all the 10.7m in furlough money it received from taxpayers, thanks to stronger-than-expected sales during the latest Covid lockdown.The cycle and car parts retailer said like-for-like group sales unexpectedly jumped 6.2% in the first seven weeks of 2021. It now expects to report annual pretax profit of between 90m to 100m, above consensus estimates for 71m, as it benefits from the cycling boom during lockdown. Profits were 55.9m for the year to April 2020. Continue reading...


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