Profit warnings surge as UK companies feel the squeeze

Profit warnings have risen by 24pc in the last year, as UK firms battle to win favour in 'tough' economy

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 6:01 pm

Britain's huge debt pile poses risk to UK recovery

Britain paying annual debt interest bill close to size of Government's education budget, while more discipline needed to reduce the deficit, accountancy body warns.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 6:00 pm

RBS to outline commitment to Irish arm Ulster Bank

Taxpayer-owned bank's operations in Ireland have improved significantly and could count towards RBS's best quarterly profits for years

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:30 pm

Office to expand as owners examine sale

Silverfleet has hired JP Morgan to advise on the future of the shoe retailer

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:30 pm

Ingenious predicts victory ahead of HMRC court battle

Peter Shawyer, chairman of the media investment firm, says he is 'confident of success' ahead of November tax tribunal

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:16 pm

EU migration is essential for a healthy economy, says CBI's John Cridland

Immigration has helped to keep the British economic recovery on course, argues John Cridland, the CBI director-general

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:08 pm

Gulf Keystone Petroleum wins costs ruling

A shipping magnate and hedge funds have been found liable to pay legal costs estimated at between £4m and £5m

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

Reckitt Benckiser to detail spin-off plan next month

Consumer goods giant will send circular to investors in November detailing demerger plans for pharmaceutical division

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

EU membership is 'critical' for British exports

Exiting the European Union would hit British exporters says David Godfrey, chief executive of UK Export Finance

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

Will King to step down from helm of King of Shaves after 21 years

Entrepreneur decides to relinquish throne as banking adviser appointed to steward sales approaches

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

Bank of England bows to Europe over stress test reporting

Old Lady of Threadneedle changed guidance following intervention from the European Banking Authority

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

Quartix braves volatile markets with £54m float

The vehicle tracking company is set to sell shares on Aim, raising about £11m for investors

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

Vehicle tracking company braves volatile markets with £54m float

The vehicle tracking company is set to sell shares on Aim, raising about £11m for investors

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

Why it's hard to take the European bank stress tests seriously

The European Banking Authority's assessments are far from testing

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

Can British banking thrive in the new world?

The industry is finally starting to recover from the financial crisis, but the rules have changed forever

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 12:00 pm

Dashwood: Even Tesco cowboys sing the blues

That's retail-tainment: Tesco is trying to boost staff morale in its darkest hour by staging country and western gigs in its stores.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 9:48 am

Questor share tip: Sell TSB as mortgage market softens

Bank spun off by Lloyds is gaining customers and looks to grow mortgages next year but the market is cooling, says Questor

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 9:38 am

Have the changes to company boards been radical enough?

Increasing the number of female board members should just be the starting point, says Helena Morrissey of Newton Investment

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 9:03 am

This is a bad time to be a bull in the China shop

The Chinese property market is behind slowing growth in the world's second-biggest economy, says Fidelity's Tom Stevenson

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 9:00 am

It's time to come clean about our national debt

The state of public finances should be a key focus for voters as the general election looms, says Liam Halligan

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 9:00 am

Serving up £150 steak: Former Gaucho boss has big plans for new venture

Former Gaucho boss Martin Williams aims to appeal to die-hard steak fans with his new business M Restaurant

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 7:41 am

Ofcom looms over Premier League auction

Virgin Media has called on the regulator to investigate the way broadcasting rights are sold

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 7:36 am

AEP: Spain's export-led recovery comes at a price

Booming car factories behind the country's expert-led revival leave question marks over the true health of Spanish economy, reports Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 7:25 am

Britain's export credit agency targets small business as banks retreat

UK Export Finance chief David Godfrey says he will be "straight on the phone to the Chancellor" if a big deal for British business comes along that needs more funding

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 6:30 am

'Letter box scam almost cost me £20,000'

Fraudsters nearly stole thousands of pounds from Sarah Stead, 30

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 3:01 am