British banks are making progress in the settlement of tens of thousands of interest rate hedge mis-selling, the Financial Conduction Authority revealed today.
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Tuesday 04 June 2013
Investors in Wolseley were spooked by deteriorating construction markets in Europe today, despite an otherwise healthy set of third-quarter figures.
Friday 31 May 2013
Monday 27 May 2013
Long established as one of the most potent forces in Hollywood, Will Smith now insists on coming with an added twist: namely his teenage son and current co-star, Jaden.
Saturday 25 May 2013
Mr Gilbert... stuck with the group and has got it back on an even keel
Friday 24 May 2013
Guinness Peat must mount one last corporate battle as the Pensions Regulator threw a potential spanner in the works of plans to shrink the one-time activist investor and return cash to backers.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Apprentice hopefuls are hoping to avoid an udder disaster as they try to cream off the biggest profit in their latest task.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
First Group’s chairman Martin Gilbert bowed out on a low yesterday as the struggling transport group tapped investors for £615m to cut debts and axed the dividend as profits slumped.
Saturday 18 May 2013
In the roll-call of student summer reading certain volumes stand out, including Desmond Morris's body language phenomenon The Naked Ape and Richard Bach's Jonathan Livingston Seagull. To those can be added a volume by Robert M Pirsig that snuggled its way into every hitchhiker's hand-crocheted body satchel. Unlike Bach, whose books were like being hit with a wiffle bat full of pot-pourri, Pirsig is the real deal. Born in 1928, this precocious university student was eventually expelled for studying too hard, after growing bewildered by the choice of multiple hypotheses in his chosen field, biochemistry. Overwhelmed by the limitations of science, he tackled Eastern philosophy instead, spending time in India before returning to a US college.
HMRC are being 'bamboozled' by Google: MPs confront search giant over 'devious' attempt to avoid paying UK tax
Friday 17 May 2013
Internet giants on back foot after shopping giant admitted it receives more in government grants than it pays in UK corporate tax
Thursday 16 May 2013
The chief executive and finance director of troubled credit card insurer CPP decided cost-cutting across the company would have to include their own jobs.
Thursday 16 May 2013
Dixons' chief executive Sebastian James said he has "wind in his sails" as he reported a continuing recovery at the electrical retailer, and the City is beginning to believe the story.
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- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail