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Tesco posts worst interim results in its history

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Tesco’s interim results for the first half of 2015 are more disappointing than ever. The underlying profits were £354m, 55% lower than in the same period a year before. Tesco has confirmed it will cost about £500m to meet the government's proposed National Living Wage rate.


Why ROI must be at the centre of your energy-saving plans

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Across the board, FDs are frantically searching for new, innovative ways to curb their energy spend without having an adverse impact on overall productivity. In many cases, you need to spend money in order to save money in the long term, so FDs must constantly think about maximising ROI.  

Currency: risky business?

Currency

For finance directors making overseas payments, managing currency volatility can be a real challenge. A sudden shift in exchange rates can lead to a profitable deal or international payment suddenly losing value, increasing a business’s costs.


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