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What’s next for the BP share price?

It is a big day for BP (LSE: BP) tomorrow, when the company releases its second-quarter results. These could be the very numbers that give a bump up to the BP share price, which fell below 300p last month. There are four reasons I think this is possible.

fool.co.uk ,  7h 0
What’s next for the BP share price?

Should I buy FTSE 100 stock Tesco in August?

It hasn’t been an easy decade in the life of Tesco (LSE: TSCO). Britain’s biggest retailer has been on the defensive as discounters like Aldi and Lidl and premium chains such as Waitrose have shorn down its customer base. The subsequent drive to slash prices has taken a huge bite out of profitability.

fool.co.uk ,  9h 0
Should I buy FTSE 100 stock Tesco in August?

BP will struggle to emulate Shell's big dividend increase because it is spending so much on green projects and slashing its debt, analysts say

BP will struggle to emulate Shell's big dividend increase because it is spending so much on green projects and slashing its debt, analysts say. BP's Anglo-Dutch rival increased its dividend by 40 per cent last week and revealed plans to return $2billion (£1.4billion) to shareholders by the end of the year after the oil price recovered.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 0
BP will struggle to emulate Shell's big dividend increase because it is spending so much on green projects and slashing its debt, analysts say

New Tamworth Subway opening 'after much anticipation over many years'

A brand new Subway is opening in Tamworth town centre 'after much anticipation over many years'. The store will be opening by the BP garage near to Morrison's in Upper Gungate and will be offering 'a wide range of choice from our menu that will offer eat-in, takeout, online ordering and delivery 24 hours a day'.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  3d 6
New Tamworth Subway opening 'after much anticipation over many years'

BP isn’t the only FTSE 100 stock I’ll be watching in August

Based on Thursday’s numbers from index and industry peer Royal Dutch Shell, FTSE 100 oil giant BP (LSE: BP) is one stock I’ll be watching closely next month. Having said this, it’s not the only top-tier member I plan to check in on in August.

fool.co.uk ,  3d 0
BP isn’t the only FTSE 100 stock I’ll be watching in August

INVESTING SHOW: Where investors can profit in the dividend recovery- the firms bringing back payouts for shareholders

After slashing payouts as the Covid crisis hit, companies are now bringing back their dividends. Dividends from UK-listed firms jumped a 51.2 per cent to £25.7bn between March and June, according to the latest UK Dividend Monitor from Link Group. This beat its expectations but the total payout remains a sixth below its pre-pandemic average levels.

thisismoney.co.uk ,  3d 0
INVESTING SHOW: Where investors can profit in the dividend recovery- the firms bringing back payouts for shareholders

Questor: we put £20,000 into this trust five years ago and have got £9,714 back in dividends

Questor Income Portfolio: Northern Venture Trust has recovered from its initial pandemic hit and declared a special payout The share price graphs of our two venture capital trusts do not look at all like the graphs of normal listed companies. While the graph of BP, say, resembles the outline of a distant mountain range, full of jagged changes of direction big and small, that of Northern, one of our VCTs, looks like something man-made: the Manhattan skyline perhaps.

telegraph.co.uk ,  3d 0
Questor: we put £20,000 into this trust five years ago and have got £9,714 back in dividends

Online dating firm Bumble offers employees unlimited paid leave

Online dating firm Bumble has said all its employees can take unlimited paid leave as long as they get their work done, according to reports. Managers will have to sign off on the leave before staff can take it. It comes after the firm closed down for a week in June in what it said was an attempt to help employees deal with work-related stress.

standard.co.uk ,  4d 1
Online dating firm Bumble offers employees unlimited paid leave

More Lifesaving Devices To Be Donated Across Beverley & Holderness

MP, Graham Stuart, has paid thanks to PX Group and HFR Solutions after it was announced that they would donate six defibrillators to Graham’s CADEY (Community Access Defibrillators for East Yorkshire) campaign for blanket defibrillator coverage across his constituency. The surprise announcement came during a visit by some of the CADEY Committee to Saltend Chemicals Park, which is owned by px Group, to welcome another defibrillator being provided on the site thanks to HFR Solutions, who provide emergency management consultancy in addition to responding to any incidents on the chemicals park.

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More Lifesaving Devices To Be Donated Across Beverley & Holderness

Thieves from Wycombe, Aylesbury and more in court last month

Bedding from B&M, drinks from BP and a packet of Benson and Hedges cigarettes. Several thieves and burglars have been seen and put to justice at Wycombe Magistrates’ Court over the past few weeks. Punishments have varied – some have been given lengthy suspended prison sentences, meaning any further offences will seen them thrown in jail, while others have been ordered to complete community service or just told to pay £5 compensation.

bucksfreepress.co.uk ,  5d 1
Thieves from Wycombe, Aylesbury and more in court last month

Column-Rising global energy use complicates path to net zero: Kemp

LONDON (Reuters) - Global energy consumption is likely to increase by between 50% and 100% from present levels by 2050, underscoring how challenging it will be to satisfy rising energy demand while simultaneously reducing net emissions to zero. Primary energy consumption climbed to 582 exajoules (EJ) in 2019, the last year before the pandemic, up from 338 EJ in 1989, a compound annual increase of 1.8% over three decades, according to data from BP ("Statistical review of world energy", 2021).

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Column-Rising global energy use complicates path to net zero: Kemp

COVID-19: PM to host bosses for talks amid anger over 'pingdemic' restrictions

Business leaders are expected to raise problems caused by the ‘pingdemic’ at a meeting hosted by Boris Johnson on Thursday, Sky News understands. Boris Johnson will hold talks with some of Britain’s leading business figures this week amid continued frustration over changing private sector exemptions from coronavirus quarantine restrictions.

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COVID-19: PM to host bosses for talks amid anger over 'pingdemic' restrictions

3 top stocks to buy in August

Several FTSE 100 companies release their results in August and I am looking forward to them. That is because they will help me in assessing their potential as top stocks to buy in August with fresh data. This in turn, can help me make better investing decisions about them.

fool.co.uk ,  6d 0
3 top stocks to buy in August

What is the ‘pingdemic’ and do people pinged by the NHS Covid app have to isolate?

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told to stay at home With cases rising sharply in England as restrictions are lifted, the country is currently seeing a 'pingdemic'. Hundreds of thousands of people have been told to stay at home after being deemed to have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for covid-19.

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What is the ‘pingdemic’ and do people pinged by the NHS Covid app have to isolate?

What is the ‘pingdemic’ and do people pinged by the NHS Covid app have to isolate?

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told to stay at home With cases rising sharply in England as restrictions are lifted, the country is currently seeing a 'pingdemic'. Hundreds of thousands of people have been told to stay at home after being deemed to have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for covid-19.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  6d 0
What is the ‘pingdemic’ and do people pinged by the NHS Covid app have to isolate?

Family of man who fell from cherry picker awarded £300,000

Michael McArthur died after a tour coach struck the arm of the raised platform he was working from in 2018. MachineHeadz via IStock Relatives of a “remarkable young man” who died after he fell from a cherry picker have been awarded more than £300,000 in damages. Michael McArthur, 26, suffered catastrophic injuries after a tour coach struck the arm of the raised platform he was working from and he was thrown from the basket onto the road at Balkerach Street, in Doune, Perthshire, on September 27 in 2018.

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Family of man who fell from cherry picker awarded £300,000

Five-figure fine for BP for rule breach at oil field in Scottish waters

BP fined for rule breach at Vorlich oil field in North Sea OIL giant BP has been given a five-figure fine by a government watchdog for breaching licence conditions in Scottish waters. The corporation's Vorlich field lies 240km off the coast of Aberdeen and is thought to contain 30 million barrels of oil equivalent.

thenational.scot ,  7d 0
Five-figure fine for BP for rule breach at oil field in Scottish waters

BP fined £50,000 over licence breach

By Press Association 2021 BP has been fined £50,000 by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) for breaching a licence condition in the North Sea. The OGA said that BP failed to report the progress and results of two extended well tests in the Vorlich field, and has also served it with a sanction notice.

thetottenhamindependent.co.uk ,  7d 0
BP fined £50,000 over licence breach