Business investment is forecast to contract at a faster rate this year and recover more slowly in 2020 than expected in previous forecasts amid continued uncertainty over Brexit, a new report has predicted.
The average nurse, teacher, paramedic, police officer or firefighter can only afford to own a home in 8% of towns across Britain, a report has found.
More than one in 10 people in Britain own second homes, buy-to-let and overseas properties worth a combined £941 billion, a new study suggests.
Bosses at energy giant SSE have missed out on an annual bonus this year after the collapse of its merger with npower in 2018.
The entire board of Royal Mail has missed out on any bonus this year after a disastrous period for the postal service, according to the company’s annual report.
High street giant Marks & Spencer has revealed 85.1% take-up for its £600 million investor cash-call to finance its joint venture deal with online grocer Ocado.
Supermarket giant Tesco has seen UK sales growth slow in its first quarter as it blamed weak consumer confidence and volatile weather.
Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell has revealed plans to hand over 125 billion dollars (£98 billion) to shareholders over five years.
Online gambling firm 888 Holdings has cheered an “encouraging” start to the year after UK revenues surged by nearly a fifth.
Train and bus business FirstGroup has launched a scathing attack on the company’s biggest shareholder, calling it an “opportunistic, self-interested player that is only focused on short-term gains”, as bosses attempt to stave off a boardroom coup.
The FTSE 100 has ended the day higher, after a positive performance by Wall Street helped to buoy the UK markets.
Housebuilder Telford Homes has reported a 13% fall in annual profits as it shifted focus to the build to rent market and battled against a “subdued” London market.
The boss of Flybe is to leave the airline following its sale to rival operators for just £2.2 million.
Administrators have launched a last-ditch attempt to save women’s fashion retailer Select and its 1,800 high street employees.
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has confirmed the £120 million sale of its Derbyshire headquarters in a deal with a Malaysian pension fund.
Troubled five-a-side football pitch business Goals Soccer Centres has warned over results for both 2018 and 2019 as an accounting blunder continues to wreak havoc at the firm.
Travelodge is planning to open 17 new hotels this year, creating more than 350 jobs.
Premium dog food brand Lily’s Kitchen has shrugged off Brexit concerns to drive forward with plans to double its sales through global expansion.
Bargain retailer B&M posted another year of profit and revenue growth, despite issues in its German business and a weak period for homeware sales.
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has announced plans to shut 23 stores in the UK and Ireland, putting 520 jobs at risk, as part of a rescue plan.