5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Friday 15th March 2019
Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
05:47, 15th March 2019

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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Friday 15th March 2019

5. Tesla unveiled its Model Y electric sports utility vehicle yesterday in California, promising a much-awaited crossover that will face competition from European car makers rolling out their own electric rivals.

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4. Twenty percent of Britain’s largest companies have been put on notice for failing to have more women represented on their boards.

The Investment Association said it had written to 69 British companies which it said have no women on their boards or just one asking them for explanations.

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3. Key government contractor Interserve faces a crunch vote today which could lead to administration.

The outsourcing giant has been trying to persuade shareholders to back a rescue deal which would see 95% of the firm pass to lenders.

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2. China has passed a new foreign investment law in a move widely seen as an effort to facilitate US trade talks.

The measure is seen as a possible olive branch to the US as negotiators from both countries work to resolve their bruising trade dispute.

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1. A vote in Parliament to seek a delay to Brexit could only be "a stay of execution".

The British Chambers of Commerce said the vote "leaves firms with no real clarity on the future."

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