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0 Have your say ENGINEERING services group Renew today said it had delivered a record half year trading performance after its results were boosted by an acquisition. Leeds-based Renew has announced its interim results for the six months ended March 31 2019. The board said it was confident that the group’s full year results will be in-line with expectations.Last year, the firm bought QTS, a provider of specialist services to the rail industry which include civil engineering, geotechnical services, fencing and de-vegetation.David Forbes, the chairman of Renew, said: “The group has delivered record interim results, in part reflecting the contribution of QTS which we acquired in the second half of last year. We are pleased to have increased the interim dividend by 15 per cent consistent with our progressive dividend policy. “We continue to deliver on our established strategic objectives and remain confident of reporting full year results in line … [Read more...] about Renew Holdings delivers record trading performance
Aimee, Carl, Callum and Mason Dobson from Dungannon and Ruby Greaves from Castlecaulfield were among the thousands of people to make their way to this year’s Balmoral Show. The Dale Farm stand attracted herds of visitors to sample its award-winning cheese, yogurt and protein milk. With special recipe demos, carnival games and a surprise appearance from Ulster Rugby players, visitors to the stand at the 2019 Balmoral Show all left feeling like winners! Could you be the star of The Voice 2020? … [Read more...] about Dungannon dairy lovers ‘say cheese’ at Balmoral Show
Sam Brodbeck personal finance editor Follow 21 May 2019 • 8:30am On Telegraph Money you’ll find our Fame & Fortune interviews, where we pry inside the purses and wallets of some of the great and good. “Does money make you happy?” is one of our regular queries. Over the years, the question has been more divisive than you might think. Playwright Willy Russell claimed all he needed was “basic wheels, a guitar, a pint or bottle of wine [and] somewhere to live”. Others admitted life became much easier once there was some cash to grease the wheels. To actor Simon Callow, having lots of cash allowed “a certain amount of instant gratification” which meant he could behave “as if I were a small Saudi kingdom”. He conceded the fun ended when he had to pick up the tab.... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only … [Read more...] about The secret to happiness? Be 60, retired and earning £60k
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