Denise Coates, co-founder of online gambling firm Bet365 and head of the Stoke-based Bet365 branch, has been announced as the highest paid UK boss. Her earning has risen to £265 million, including dividends, which is £48 million higher than she received last year.
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates fears Brexit will “cost us dearly”.
Mr Coates, who also owns Bet365, one of the city’s biggest employers, says leaving the European Union could “hurt us very much”.
Daughter of football legend Sir Stanley Matthews condemns British National Party video filmed outside Stoke City
The daughter of football legend Sir Stanley Matthews has condemned the British National Party after the party’s candidate filmed a video in which he talks about the Stoke City icon bet365 stadium.
Jean Gough, Sir Stanley’s daughter, who lives in Stafford, said her late father would not have agreed with the party or the video, which features David Furness, who is standing for the BNP in the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election on February 23.
A new Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone could bring 9,000 jobs to Stoke-on-Trent, city leaders said at the launch today.
The UK’s first Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone has already secured 1,000 new jobs in just six months.
Stoke-on-Trent’s largest employer BET365 says there will be no redundancies following an announcement it is moving remote gambling operations to Gibraltar.
It makes the firm the last of the major betting companies to move offshore.
Stoke-on-Trent gambling firm Bet365 has been given permission to move location to the former Sentinel site.
And the move to the site on Forge Lane, Etruria, will help the firm expand and employ up to 2,800 staff.
Gambling giant bet365 is creating 600 jobs in a multi-million pound expansion.
The company is moving its headquarters from Festival Park to the Sentinel newspaper’s former offices in Etruria.