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Ex-M&S and Unilever chiefs eye £6bn Flora bid

A former boss of Marks & Spencer (M&S) and an ex-Unilever chief operating officer are being lined up to play key roles in the...

Household debt warning as borrowing levels soar

A credit rating agency has warned about soaring levels of household debt as Bank of England figures show unsecured borrowing is back above £200bn. The...

Pound at 10-month high on dollar's Trump slump

Sterling has been trading against the dollar at levels not seen since September last year - hitting $1.32 at the close of trading in...

Bank of England strike goes ahead as talks fail

The Bank of England will be hit by its first strike action in more than 50 years following the failure of talks to resolve...

Whitehall ends Deloitte ban after Brexit row

The professional services giant Deloitte has resumed bidding for Government contracts after being placed in the deep freeze by Theresa May over a memo...

TaxAssist Accountants Group Chief Executive Director receives Honorary AIA Membership in recognition of his...

Karl Sandall, Group Chief Executive Director of TaxAssist Accountants, has been awarded honorary membership of the Association of International Accountants (AIA) in recognition of...

For The Cat Food Experience

OSCAR Pet Foods has the expertise and the knowledge to deliver a food that will inspire the appetite of any cat, and with the...

Number 10: Free movement to end in March 2019

Free movement of EU citizens to Britain will end when the country leaves the EU in March 2019, Downing Street has said, moving to...

Spoton Success: Meet Garry Stewart, the local it’seeze website consultant for York and Harrogate

Looking for an opportunity that provides real job satisfaction alongside a great work-life balance? That’s exactly what Garry Stewart found when he joined Spoton.net...

Publisher steps up cost cuts after drop in sales

The publisher of the Daily Mirror newspaper is to increase its costs savings target after reporting a fall in half-year sales, profits and circulation. Trinity...

The Super 6 – is one for you?

Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s largest and best home care provider – enabling older people to stay in their own home for...

Hammond: UK will not be tax haven after Brexit

The UK's economic model will remain "recognisably European" after Brexit, according to the Chancellor. Philip Hammond told the French newspaper Le Monde that the UK...

Call for changes to unarranged overdraft fees

"Maintaining the status quo is not an option" when it comes to banks' unarranged overdraft charges, the UK's City watchdog has said. The Financial Conduct...

HSBC half-year profits up 5% after turbulent 2016

HSBC's profits rose 5% in the first half of the year after a turbulent 2016. The results were better than expected with Europe's largest bank...

FT journalists may strike over gender pay gap

Financial Times' journalists could strike over the gender pay gap at the newspaper amid fury that female journalists are being paid 13% less than...

LoveHomeSwap sold to Wyndham in £40m deal

LoveHomeSwap, one of the UK's best-known sharing economy start-ups, is close to being sold to the American hotels giant Wyndham in a £40m deal. Sky...