the first banknotes with the image of Charles III revealed

the first banknotes with the image of Charles III revealed

Polymer notes will be produced on a large scale from the first half of 2023, before entering circulation the following year. The first banknotes with the image of Charles III, who became king after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, which will enter circulation in mid-2024 in Great Britain, were … Read more

Insurance broker Diot-Siaci appoints a new managing director

Insurance broker Diot-Siaci appoints a new managing director

Diot-Siaci, the French leader in insurance broking, is reviewing its management and appointing Cédric Charpentier, currently director of risk for France and international, to its general management. He takes office on 1 January and replaces Christian Burrus, who becomes co-chairman of the group together with Pierre Donnersberg. “This appointment is another important step in the … Read more

Real estate: €10,000 on average saved by switching insurance

Real estate: €10,000 on average saved by switching insurance

Between 1eh September and November 28, the online comparator Magnolia.fr registered 80,000 requests to change borrower insurance: “households are looking for savings in a period when their purchasing power is severely limited”, recalls Astrid Cousin, spokesperson for Magnolia.fr. also readCo-ownership: how individualizing heating costs can reduce your bills An average saving of 10,000 euros According … Read more

TotalEnergies to reduce its investments in the UK by 25%

TotalEnergies to reduce its investments in the UK by 25%

The French group TotalEnergies has announced that it will cut its planned investments in the British North Sea by a quarter next year, after London increased an extraordinary tax on the energy giants’ record profits. Total Energy “assesses the impact on its current and planned projects” of one “new changes in the tax environmentin the … Read more

HSBC wants to close 114 UK branches, a quarter of its UK network

HSBC wants to close 114 UK branches, a quarter of its UK network

Banking giant HSBC wants to close 114 UK branches from April, around a quarter of its branches in the country, with around 100 jobs at risk. According to the PA agency on Wednesday, the bank justifies itself by stating that it has suffered a decrease in the frequency of these agencies in the past five … Read more

Fall in demand for UK property purchases since ‘mini-budget’

AFP, published on Monday 28 November 2022 at 14.05. Demand for property purchases in the UK has fallen by 44% since former Prime Minister Liz Truss’s government’s mini-budget, which triggered market turmoil and a rise in interest rates. “Demand from potential buyers has fallen by 44% since the mini-budget and sales by 28% have fallen … Read more

London sends helicopters to Ukraine for the first time

London sends helicopters to Ukraine for the first time

The United Kingdom has sent a helicopter to Ukraine for the first time to support the country invaded by Russia and plans to procure two more, the British Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday. As he traveled to Norway to discuss military support for Ukraine with his allies, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace also indicated that … Read more

Regulated energy price rises to £4300 a year in the UK

Regulated energy price rises to £4300 a year in the UK

The price of regulated energy for an average family will rise in Britain to almost £4,300 a year from around £3,500 currently, UK sector regulator Ofgem said in a statement on Thursday. The British government, which has decided to cap the price consumers pay until April at £2,500, will therefore pay the difference to the … Read more

Google will buy power from offshore wind turbines from Engie

Google will buy power from offshore wind turbines from Engie

The French energy company Engie announced on Thursday that it had entered into a contract with the American giant Google to purchase 100 MW of electricity for 12 years in the UK from the Moray West offshore wind project, off the coast of Scotland. Total, “Engie will supply Google with more than 5 TWh of … Read more

Britain ‘in stagflation’ needs more migrants, bosses say

Britain 'in stagflation' needs more migrants, bosses say

The United Kingdom isin full stagflation“, according to the director-general of the CBI, the main employers’ organization in the country, which opens its annual conference in Birmingham on Monday. “We are gathered again in extraordinary times. Britain is in the midst of stagflation – hit by runaway inflation and negative growth“, Tony Danker declared on … Read more