Tesco boss Matt Davies will become chairman at retail firm N Brown after leaving the supermarket giant, it is understood.
The founders of a major clean energy fund have shrugged off Donald Trump’s shift away from renewable power, claiming the global industry is too advanced to be halted by the US president.
London’s premier index secured its first positive week since January as confidence crept back into global markets following a series of punishing sell-offs.
The Royal Mint has appointed its first female chief executive in its 1,100 year history.
Britain’s biggest banks will reveal annual figures this week after another eventful year for the sector, clouded once more by mis-selling scandals and controversy over past misdeeds.
British retailers barely scraped a rise in sales at the start of the year as inflation-induced price hikes caused growth to unexpectedly ease.
EDF has reported a 33% drop in UK earnings despite hiking gas and electricity prices, having taken a hit from the Brexit-hit pound and a drop in customer energy use.
The energy watchdog has launched an investigation into UK gas and electricity supplier Iresa over its treatment of customers.
A Balfour Beatty joint venture has clinched a 1.95 billion US dollar (£1.4 billion) contract to build an above-ground transport system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Home-ownership levels among young adults on middle incomes in particular have “collapsed” over the past 20 years – with those in this bracket now having a one in four chance of being on the property ladder compared with two in three in the mid-1990s, a report has found.
More than 423,000 homes across England and Wales are still waiting to be built after being given planning permission, according to new research published by the Local Government Association (LGA).
Business leaders are suggesting a “partial customs union” as a compromise plan for future trade with the European Union after Brexit.
Britain should set up a state-backed investment bank to focus on small business lending as part of efforts to tackle poor productivity, a think tank has urged.
London’s top-flight index continued to climb on Thursday, brushing aside a significant slump from Standard Life Aberdeen after Lloyds Banking Group called time on a £100 billion contract.
The role of heavyweight City banks and law firms in the collapse of Carillion has come under scrutiny by MPs investigating the construction giant’s demise.
The Government is set to cash in to the tune of £25 billion as it reaps the rewards of last year’s controversial business rates hike.
Tesco’s £3.7 billion takeover of Booker has been dealt a blow after shareholders in the wholesaler were advised to vote against the deal.
Payments of redundancy money to workers who lost their jobs because of the collapse of construction giant Carillion are being prioritised, the Insolvency Service said.
Profits at Airbus have nearly tripled despite the group stomaching a 1.3 billion euro (£1.2 billion) charge over its problem-hit A400M military plane.
Price rises at Virgin Media helped lift revenues in the fourth quarter, although the telecoms giant suffered a 73% drop in new subscriptions as it pared back a raft of customer promotions.
Standard Life Aberdeen has seen its shares come under pressure after Lloyds Banking Group said it was ending a £100 billion asset management contract for its Scottish Widows business.
Luxury retailer Burberry has teamed up with London-based online fashion platform Farfetch to sell its clothing around the world.
Most British firms want the UK to remain in the customs union after Brexit, a survey has indicated.
GKN has written to shareholders to warn over the “entirely opportunistic” takeover bid by Melrose, saying its inexperienced management team and short-term business model are “inappropriate” for the business.
Embattled fashion and homeware retailer Laura Ashley has warned over annual profits after first-half earnings slumped due to lower sales and the weak pound.
Major banks including Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have been called out by an influential parliamentary committee for failing to sign the Women in Finance Charter and pledging to promote gender diversity across their businesses.
Conservative MP and Treasury Select Committee chairwoman Nicky Morgan has written the following letter to 33 financial services firms:
Engineering giant GKN dragged the London market higher on Wednesday after revealing plans to sell chunks of the business to help fight a takeover swoop from Melrose.
Canadian firm BGIS is to take over hospital, education, justice, transport and emergency services contracts from collapsed construction giant Carillion.
Regulator Ofcom is facing a High Court battle over its ruling that Sky would remain “fit and proper” to hold a UK broadcasting licence if snapped up by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox.