John Lewis recorded a 4.2 per cent year-on-year increase in sales to £164.4m on the back of last-minute Christmas shopping. The group said on Sunday there had been a 9.7 per cent rise in sales in the week to 22 December.
Report finds that flaws in the project could have been identified two years before it was finally shut down - at a cost of £100m
Under-resourced Ofwat doesn't have the staff to assess the utilities' new charges to customers
Accountants outside of the industry’s ‘Big Four’ will continue to suffer from “institutional prejudice” for another decade despite incoming regulatory reforms, the managing partner of BDO has warned.
It can contain toxic chemicals, like chloroform, cleaning fluid, nail-polish remover, anti-freeze or even isopropranol – which is lethal in high doses.
Town centre stores are shutting down at a rate of 18 a day across Britain, according to figures.
The identity of the buyer is unknown, although believed to be a real estate firm
A neglected aspect of the Games’ success
‘Global Graduates’ is the new buzz phrase amongst graduate employers and higher education institutions. It is essential, says Mark Pettitt, that the UK seeks to encourage the production of ‘global graduates’ for the future of the UK economy
Big Four ‘outgun’ HMRC in tax avoidance battle
Regional Rugby Wales has accused the Welsh Rugby Union chief executive of “overseeing the decline of Welsh rugby outside the international tier” as relations between the two bodies threaten to break down.
Entrepreneur has not bought any of the chain's physical stores
Demand could see UK auction raise more than £2 billion
Evan Davis gave the head of tax at PwC a grilling on Radio 4
Surprise cut in corporation tax is a winner while new rise in banking levy sparks fears over credit supply
Watchdog urges ban on Government contracts for accountants who assist tax evasion