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Recruitment Business Hays Weakened ‘Significantly’ After Brexit Vote

Recruitment Business Hays Weakened 'Significantly' After Brexit Vote

Hays says economic uncertainty is weighing heavily on private-sector employers – and cites a tough banking market. Recruitment firm Hays said its UK and Ireland business weakened “significantly” after the Brexit vote. It saw a “step down” in permanent hiring immediately after the poll, though since then activity has been stable. Temporary …

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Facebook Satellite Destroyed In SpaceX Rocket Blast

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The $200m telecommunications satellite was set to be used as part of a scheme to provide internet coverage to parts of Africa. An unmanned SpaceX rocket has exploded during a routine test at Cape Canaveral in Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket and its $200m (£150m) satellite payload were destroyed in the …

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Apple chief Tim Cook says tax ruling ‘maddening’


Apple chief executive Tim Cook says the European Commission ruling that Apple should pay billions of euros in back taxes to the Republic of Ireland is “maddening” and “political”. He told Irish broadcaster RTE that Apple had not been given preferential tax breaks in Ireland. The EU ruling said Apple …

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