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Shutdown 'risks petrol shortages' PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Shutdown 'risks petrol shortages'Bosses at Scotland's only crude oil refinery have started a shutdown after claiming an impending strike will compromise safety.

Ineos said the Grangemouth refinery could shut for "at least a month", and warned of major fuel shortages.

About 1,200 members of the Unite union are to strike on 27 and 28 April in a dispute over pensions.

Scottish ministers urged both sides to try to resolve the dispute, instead of "trading commentary" in the...

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:24
 
Date set for crackdown on agents PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Date set for crackdown on agents A delayed scheme to deal with complaints against estate agents will start in October, according to the Office of Fair Trading...
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:25
 
Retail surge fans rate rise fear PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Retail surge fans rate rise fear A record level of spending has provided a rest from dull economic predictions but has also fanned fears of high interest rates...
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:25
 
Warning on private pension choice PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Warning on private pension choice A former government pensions adviser has warned that hundreds of thousands of people who have invested in private pension funds have lost out...
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:25
 
US tanker deal thrown into doubt PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
US tanker deal thrown into doubt Boeing should get a second chance to bid for a $35bn US Air Force contract, a US government agency has said.

The Government...

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:25