Jeff Fairburn

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Britain’s second biggest housebuilder Persimmon, which is under scrutiny from the government for its practices under the “Help to Buy” scheme, on Tues(...)

Marks & Spencer in Huddersfield, Yorkshire: over 1,000 jobs   are at risk as the retailer announced its latest round of store closures as part of a drastic transformation plan. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

For more than 100 years, there’s been a Marks & Spencer in Hull city centre, one of the high street retailer’s oldest locations. Soon, however, l(...)

Google is to review pay and conditions at one of its Dublin operations after an investigation revealed it was using third parties to hire workers at low rates, according to the Sunday Times. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

Google Ireland review The Sunday Times leads with a story that Google has promised to review pay and working conditions at one of its Dublin operatio(...)

Irish-based DIY and builders’ merchant, Grafton, rose on the back of an upbeat day for construction-related stocks in London. Photograph:  PA Wire

DUBLIN The Irish market performed in line with the rest of Europe on Tuesday. News that residential rents are at an all-time high here sparked inves(...)

Persimmon’s revenue for the first half of the year increased 12 per cent to £1.49 billion. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Housebuilder Persimmon has reported a surge in profits and said demand has held up following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. The com(...)

Persimmon had already forward sold £973 million worth of new homes as of December 31st, 2014, 7 per cent higher than the same time last year, providing a strong start to the financial year

Persimmon, Britain’s biggest housebuilder by market value, said it expected demand for new homes to remain robust this year despite uncertainty caused(...)