“Marks & Spencer profits plunge as clothing sales continue to fall”

Nov 12, 2019 | High Street

So profits are down at M&S. Not really a surprise, I, like many, buy the occasional chicken Kiev but haven’t found anything I’d wear, even in private, for a long time. However, most of us running our own businesses would say, stop moaning, at least you’re making a profit, no mean feat in any line of work. There are now around 5m of we self-employed, almost double in the last 15 years. Most of them are delivering your take-aways and Amazon parcels. Go see ‘https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysjwg-MnZao for the real story.

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“Arcadia collapse sees 10,000 pensions head to PPF”

“Arcadia collapse sees 10,000 pensions head to PPF”

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