The US economy continued to grow in the final quarter of the year, expanding at an annual rate of 3.2 per cent, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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Friday 13 September 2013
Development follows Greg Dyke's speech on the national team
Friday 13 September 2013
The "Little Britain" comic Matt Lucas has become the latest TV star to make a fortune by selling a major stake in his production firm.
Thursday 12 September 2013
The second day of the St Leger Festival at Doncaster was marred when jockey Hayley Turner suffered an horrific fall in the DFS Park Hill Stakes.
Friday 06 September 2013
SuperGroup, the Superdry fashion company, enjoyed its fastest quarter of growth for more than a year in the three months to July as better design and better products fed through to faster sales.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Britain’s army of tradesmen is working longer than famously office-tied bankers as holidays are sacrificed and weekends ignored in a bid to squeeze more jobs in.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The upturn in the London and South-East housing market is pushing through to sales of upmarket stoves and cookers, Aga Rangemaster said today.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Profit-sharing, and options like employee share ownership, incentivise staff to work towards raising company performance and rewards them when successful
Thursday 15 August 2013
Outlook Whenever Rentokil Initial says it is doing better, I smell a rat. This is a company that has flattered to deceive for as long as I have been writing about it. A glance at yesterday's figures shows that underlying revenues are falling, it is enduring tough times in Europe, and it is trying to put in place a more efficient country-by-country operating model. So what's changed?
Wednesday 14 August 2013
A fall in the price of crude oil has knocked 13.2 per cent off interim profits at the North Sea oil explorer EnQuest.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Fashion chain New Look rode the vagaries of the British weather better than some of its rivals, surviving the coldest spring for 50 years but having the right dresses and skirts on the rails when the summer finally arrived.
Sunday 11 August 2013
Sunday 04 August 2013
Corporate governance advisers have warned they have "problems" with how the bosses of Publicis and Omnicom have carved up boardroom roles between them for the next five years as part of their £23bn advertising mega-merger.
Friday 02 August 2013
Trinity Mirror has suffered an 8 per cent drop in digital revenues in the past six months, underlining the problems that the owner of the Daily Mirror group faces in offsetting falling sales of its newspapers.
Thursday 01 August 2013
Hugo Boss hopes new shops and a womenswear line by one of Michelle Obama's favourite designers Jason Wu will help grow its sales and profits for the year. Mr Wu was brought in as artistic director of the fashion group's womenswear last month to re-invigorate its collections.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
France's Schneider Electric has agreed a £3.4 billion deal for Invensys in a move that could lead to jobs cuts for UK workers.
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