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Brexit uncertainty prompts employers to cut graduate jobs

A survey has found that many UK recruiters are planning on cutting graduate recruitment due to Brexit uncertainty, signifying the first decline in new roles since the global financial crisis.

Carillion directors to be investigated

The government are pushing for a fast-tracked investigation into current and previous directors of Carillion after their liquidation to determine whether the company was mismanaged.

Health-conscious Nestlé sells U.S candy to Ferrero for $2.8 billion  

Ferrero are paying $2.8 billion cash for Nestlé’s US confectionary business after winning it in an auction. This will make Ferrero the third-largest confectionery company in the US.

UK inflation rate drops back to 3%

The UK inflation rate has dropped to 3% from its all-time high of 3.1% in November 2017. However, there’s no word yet on whether this will signify a long-term reduction.

Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, tumbles 11 percent on extended sell-off

Concerns about tighter regulations has seen Bitcoin tumble by 11% this week, a six-week low. Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency that has been affected either.

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