Law and business: commercial news round-up 05.11.15
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What’s different about today? It no ordinary Thursday – it’s Super Thursday! Which means that the Bank of England is making a decision on interest rates, releasing minutes from its most recent policy-setting meeting and publishing its Quarterly Inflation Report. Follow it live on the Guardian’s live business blog. And don’t forget about these other important business-driven stories from the past week:
- The government-backed Davies Review has recommended that by 2020, FTSE 250 company boards should be one-third female, as a separate study warns that UK boardroom diversity “risks going into reverse gear”.
- VW and Audi face a class action lawsuit in Australia, as consumers band together to fight back against the manufacturer’s emissions deception…
- …while there is also news that it’s not just VW’s diesel cars that are affected – nearly 100,000 petrol cars are also in the frame.
- Another payday lender – Quick Quid – has agreed to pay money back to customers, to the tune of £1.7 million.