Remarks by Bank of England governor Mark Carney poured cold water on recently buoyant housebuilding stocks as investors panicked.
The scandal-hit outsourcing group Serco has parted with the head of its domestic business as it tries to repair its relationship with its largest customer, the UK Government.
FTSE 100 directors’ total remuneration up 14 per cent on share award deals
Every font in this newspaper has now been especially designed for us
Firm is now slashing capacity over winter, grounding as many as 80 aircraft to cut costs
Nearly half of all first-time directors appointed at Britain’s biggest companies last year were women, offering renewed hope that the Government target of a 25 per cent female make-up of FTSE 100 boards by 2015 will be met.
A worldwide share plunge saw the FTSE 100 Index fall more than 100 points today as a run of pessimism on the markets pulled leading stocks further down from near-record heights seen just a few weeks ago.
The FTSE 100 reached a 13-year high this week, before falling back. What’s next?
Economic View: How well we in Britain do will largely be determined by what happens to the rest of the world
The big question now is whether there has been permanent damage
The shockwaves from Greece's failure to form a coalition government have continued to reverberate around markets, though upbeat US economic indicators gave the more positive-minded investor something to latch on to.
Financial markets were plunged into fresh turmoil after Greece's political parties failed once again to agree to form a unity government, and European policymakers warned that Greece's aid payments would be cut off unless Athens quickly produced an administration prepared to deliver far-reaching economic reforms and budget cuts.
The Indy's annual top 10 of stocks to pick have shown a 33 per cent return so far. James Moore, chief tipster, reflects on the gambles that seem to be paying off
Male directors of British companies still vastly outnumber female ones, but things could soon change thanks to the efforts of pioneers such as these. Kate Youde reports on gender imbalance in the boardroom
While some FTSE 100 companies have already beaten the target to have one in four female directors by 2015, overall change at the top is still slow
Steve Hilton, Dave Cameron's "blue sky thinker" might be parodied online and mocked for his ghastly taste in casual wear, but I'll give him credit for one thing – persuading the PM to attend a get-together last week with the heads of the Nordic Baltic countries. Yes, the countries whose television drama we've fallen in love with – intelligent, civilised fare like Borgen, Wallender, The Killing and - soon to come, The Bridge and Lilyhammer on BBC4. This group includes the brave nations (Norway and Iceland) who decided to implement a quota of 40 per cent women on the boards of their public companies. And guess what – nothing ground to a halt and economies didn't implode. There's so much to like about this group, even if you're not a fan of oily fish and snow.