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Business bosses alarmed as resignations imperil Brexit deal

15 Nov 2018

LONDON Business leaders expressed growing alarm on Thursday as a draft Brexit agreement seen as the only chance of preserving some stability in UK-EU trading threatened to unravel, sending stock prices and the pound plunging.

Business bosses alarmed as resignations imperil Brexit deal

15 Nov 2018

LONDON Business leaders expressed growing alarm on Thursday as a draft Brexit agreement seen as the only chance of preserving some stability in UK-EU trading threatened to unravel, sending stock prices and the pound plunging.

UK says free flow of personal data from EU not guaranteed if no-deal Brexit

13 Sep 2018

LONDON British organizations will need to agree new contracts to ensure they can continue to receive personal data about their customers or workers in the European Union if the UK leaves the bloc without a deal next year, the UK government said on Thursday.

Bilfinger to seek compliance damages from former executives

20 Feb 2018

FRANKFURT Bilfinger said on Tuesday it will pursue former executives of the German engineering group for at least 100 million euros ($123 million) in damages for alleged breaches of duty in compliance and mergers over almost a decade.

C.H. Robinson teams up with MerQbiz as Chinese recycling ban bites

22 Jan 2018

FRANKFURT, Jan 22 MerQbiz, an online marketplace for recycled paper, is teaming up with U.S. logistics giant C.H. Robinson as a Chinese ban on imports of scrap paper pushes the fragmented industry to become more efficient.

German strikes spread to Daimler, union mulls escalation

16 Jan 2018

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Tens of thousands of German industrial workers downed tools on Tuesday in support of trade union IG Metall's demands for a 6 percent pay rise and a right to the first new cut in weekly working hours since the 1980s.

Siemens sees scale, data privacy as winners in digital race

15 Dec 2017

MUNICH Germany's Siemens sees its broad industrial base and respect for customers' data privacy as giving it the edge in a race to attract businesses to its factory software platform, rather than those of rivals.

Siemens partners with Amazon as it ramps up industrial software platform

15 Dec 2017

MUNICH Siemens is partnering with Amazon as it accelerates the rollout of its MindSphere industrial software platform, the core of its bid to dominate the market in digital factory automation.

Siemens partners with Amazon as it ramps up industrial software platform

15 Dec 2017

MUNICH, Dec 15 Siemens is partnering with Amazon as it accelerates the rollout of its MindSphere industrial software platform, the core of its bid to dominate the market in digital factory automation.

German domestic demand for factory equipment seen rising

12 Dec 2017

FRANKFURT German engineering output is likely to grow at a steady 3 percent next year as domestic manufacturers begin to reinvest in equipment, compensating for slower export growth to China, industry association VDMA said on Tuesday.

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