LONDON (Reuters) - British house prices rose at their fastest pace in more than six years in November but could slow as weak wage growth puts pressure on personal finances, mortgage lender Halifax said on Friday.
Shares in Domino's Pizza have plummeted after its chief executive tendered his resignation. Lance Batchelor will leave next year to join a "significant private equity-backed company", Domino's chairman Stephen Hemsley said.
Industrial vehicle manufacturer JCB plans to create 2,500 new jobs as part of a �150m expansion of its business. The firm is to build a factory in Uttoxeter, replacing one at Rugeley, and an excavator manufacturing plant in Cheadle.
FirstGroup shares rose more than 3pc after the transport group named Aviva chairman John McFarlane as its new chairman. The First Capital Connect operator confirmed the appointment on Friday, ending a six-month search to replace Martin Gilbert.