The Week Ahead: ARM's prospects linked to sales growth at Apple

Shares in the chip-maker ARM Holdings have been much in demand in recent weeks after rumours of a potential takeover resurfaced. That chat, along with a good contract win with Samsung, almost sent the Cambridge-based company's shares to an eight-year high in September.

Britain's job 'bloodbath'

Cabinet minister issues stark warning of carnage for private and public sectors as employers delay huge redundancies until the new year