Students and rail passengers are being unfairly penalised by an openly-admitted error in the way a key measure of UK inflation is calculated, a Lords committee has warned.
Top-flight shares in London ended the day lower on Wednesday, with consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser among the biggest fallers after the announcement of its chief executive’s departure.
Sterling was in a resilient mood on Wednesday, holding onto gains ahead of a Parliamentary no-confidence vote on Theresa May’s Government.
Patisserie Valerie has unveiled the “devastating” extent of the irregularities in its accounting, which included thousands of false entries into the company’s ledgers.
The founder of the Green and Black’s chocolate brand Jo Fairley will reveal her recipe to business success when she takes to the stage at Entrepreneurial Scotland’s annual conference in Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire.
A number of offers have been put forward for music retailer HMV, administrators have confirmed.
Goldman Sachs’s fourth quarter earnings beat expectations thanks to growth in its core investment banking arm, but the lender booked a multimillion-US dollar litigation charge.
Cineworld welcomed a record number of film goers last year, even as the blazing hot summer and the World Cup hit sales in the UK.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said the pound’s rebound after the Commons vote signals market hope that Brexit can be delayed, but warned over further volatility.
The boss of City Pub Group has said there would be a “Remain dividend” for consumers if Brexit is called off, including lower prices for food and drink.