What the papers say – November 19

The Duke of York’s sit-down chat with the BBC’s still dominates the papers. The “fallout continues” after Andrew’s interview, according to The Daily Telegraph, which along with The Times cites businesses and charities as threatening to sever ties with the royal. The Daily Mirror says Andrew’s accuser, Virginia Giuffre, has been interviewed by …

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Only 15 FTSE 250 firms publicise parental leave policies

Metro Bank is among the organisations who have published their parental leave policies. Image: Shutterstock Only 15 of the organisations in the FTSE 250 are telling job candidates how much paid leave they could expect if they have a baby, according to new analysis. Parents’ network Mumsnet, which looked at …

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US dividends grow by record high in third quarter of 2019

The latest Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index report, a long-term study of global dividend trends, shows underlying growth in payouts from publicly listed companies of 5.3% for the third quarter, coming in at $355 billion (£273 billion). Janus Henderson says growth is in line with the long-term trend identified by …

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