Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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HomeRenter, a new British online property lettings website backed by newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror is to be launched on Monday, offering to cut out the role of traditional letting agents and the hefty fees which they levy on tenants.
British builder Carillion , which has issued two profit warnings this year, named Andrew Davies as its chief executive on Friday, bringing in a former executive of defence company BAE Systems to help turn around its business.
British housebuilder Barratt has pulled out of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) development in north London that was expected to produce 10,000 homes due to disagreement over terms with the local authority.
Royal Mail and the Communications Workers Union have appointed Lynette Harris of Britain's Central Arbitration Committee to mediate in a row over plans to replace the company's defined benefit pension scheme.
Virgin Money is paving the way for the only female chair and chief executive team among Britain's top 350 listed companies with plans to hire former HSBC executive Irene Dorner as its chairwoman.
Carillion , which has issued two profit warnings this year, agreed to new credit facilities and deferrals on some debt repayments on Tuesday, sending shares in the troubled construction and services group up as much as 25 percent.
Global banks are still filling job vacancies in London despite concerns that Brexit could threaten the city's status as a major financial centre, recruiter Hays said on Thursday.
International companies are cutting back on hiring and senior staff are reluctant to switch jobs because of uncertainty over Brexit, British recruitment company PageGroup said on Wednesday.
Property investment firm M7 Real Estate launched a sale of shares in a new company on Tuesday, M7 Multi-Let REIT, which owns and manages industrial and office property, aiming to raise 300 million pounds on the London stock market.
Singapore's City Developments (CDL) has made an offer to buy the remaining shares of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) it does not own, in a deal that values the hotels group at about 1.8 billion pounds ($2.4 billion).
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