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Hamilton Partners welcomed guests to Ascot Racecourse for the Property Race Day 2013, with the event raising a record amount for its chosen charities.

RBS to wind down West Register and sell assets

17/Apr/2014

The Royal Bank of Scotland is to wind down and sell the contents of its controversial West Register property division.

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Leslau’s £1.5bn ride

16/Apr/2014

Madame Tussauds, Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Warwick Castle and hospitals to form part of £1.5bn listed vehicle.

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Tomlinson allegations report gives RBS clean bill of health

17/Apr/2014

An independent report into the conduct of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Business has ruled out any wrongdoing by the department, Property Week can reveal.

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Gordon and Adams to remain in post at RBS

17/Apr/2014

Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed that Helen Gordon, global head of Global Restructuring Group Real Estate Asset Management, and Aubrey Adams, head of property in GRG, will remain in post despite plans to wind down West Register and sell off assets.

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Towie star buys Essex hotel

17/Apr/2014

The Only Way is Essex star Michael Norcross has acquired the leasehold of the Grand Hotel in Leigh-on-Sea and plans to turn it into a boutique West End-style hotel.

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Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss

17/Apr/2014

The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.

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Pensioners could get death estimate

17/Apr/2014

Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

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Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'

16/Apr/2014

Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.

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Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

17/Apr/2014

Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.

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UK housing market 'shows resilience'

17/Apr/2014

The "resilient" UK housing market recorded another increase in mortgage lending in March, according to a lenders' group.

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