Markets were knocked on Thursday as traders were caught off-guard by the US decision to cancel its summit with North Korea.
Lloyds Banking Group has suffered double humiliation after more than a fifth of investors voted against pay for top bosses, while TV star Noel Edmonds publicly berated the board.
Sainsbury’s has enraged unions and MPs after refusing to back down in a row over staff pay, with the supermarket accused of “holding a gun to workers’ heads”.
BT boss Gavin Patterson is celebrating a £1 million hike in annual pay, weeks after swinging the axe on 13,000 jobs.
Retail sales bounced back in April in a recovery after the disruption caused by the Beast from the East but remain subdued, figures show.
Deutsche Bank is to slash more than 7,000 jobs in a move that is likely to affect London staff as the struggling lender reshapes its trading and investment banking operations.
Engineering firm Babcock announces record profits just months after hundreds of Fife workers were sacked
Engineering giant Babcock International, which sacked hundreds of Fife workers last year, has announced record profits.
The new boss at Tate & Lyle has outlined plans for 100 million US dollars (£75 million) of cost savings and to boost profits as part of an overhaul after taking up the reins last month.
Retailer Shoe Zone has defied the gloom on the high street by more than trebling profits in the first half of the year.
The group behind the troubled Southern Railway franchise has said it will rake in more profits than previously expected, just days after passengers suffered disruption from a major timetabling overhaul.