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FTSE 350 firms under fire over ‘unacceptable’ lack of female directors

An influential investor group has written to more than 60 publicly listed companies with only a single female director, including Domino’s Pizza and JD Sports, raising concerns over a lack of gender diversity.

Businesses ‘still in danger zone’ over Brexit

Business groups have cautiously warned a Commons vote to delay Brexit but warned that the decision failed to lift the uncertainty facing British firms.

UK firms warned of no-deal Brexit liability risks

Every listed company in the UK faces major liability risks for failing to properly prepare for Brexit, especially if there is a ‘no deal’ outcome, experts have warned.

Interserve: UK outsourcing giant faces crunch vote on rescue plan

Outsourcing giant Interserve faces a crunch vote on Friday over its proposed rescue plan. If shareholders fail to back the debt-for-equity deal, the firm could go into administration by the weekend.

And finally…

Man reads about own death in pensions cancellation letter

A retired nurse has read about his own death in a pensions cancellation letter. Mr Taylor said at first he was “shocked” to be sent the letter, but can now see the “funny side” of it.

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