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Hamilton Partners welcomed guests to Ascot Racecourse for the Property Race Day 2014, with the event raising a record amount for its chosen charities.

Preferred bidder selected for giant Olympic Park PRS sites

27/Nov/2014

Places for People and Balfour Beatty have been selected to develop a huge swathe of new homes in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London.

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Shaftesbury reports bumper increase in NAV

27/Nov/2014

Shaftesbury has reported a bumper annual increase in NAV of more than a quarter.

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Labour pledges to move more civil servants out of London

27/Nov/2014

Labour unveils plans to rebalance economy, devolving £30bn of funding to cities, as Scotland is primed to win major new powers.

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Scotland plans ‘radical’ land reform

27/Nov/2014

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a “radical” land reform bill to curtail the power of large estates in the country.

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Knight Frank poaches DTZ man in Edinburgh

27/Nov/2014

Jamie Fergusson has joined Knight Frank’s Edinburgh office from DTZ, replacing Andrew Shiells, who left Knight Frank in September.

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Food bug affects 70% of shop chickens

27/Nov/2014

More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobachter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.

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Crude oil prices down as Opec meets

27/Nov/2014

Crude oil prices slip to a four-year low as Opec nations meet in Vienna to discuss production levels.

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East Coast rail winner announced

27/Nov/2014

A joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.

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Scotland 'should set income tax'

27/Nov/2014

The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.

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GSK hails Ebola vaccine breakthrough

26/Nov/2014

Sir Andrew Witty says "tantalising" prospect of viable vaccine becoming available next year

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