He was known as the relentless empire builder of the British rag trade, but as Sir Philip Green prepared for his second assault on the boardroom of the country's biggest clothing chain 12 years ago, he told reporters his path was blocked.
The chart illustrates the steady growth in the proportion of mortgage borrowers signing up for lengthier repayment terms. All types of borrowers - first-time buyers, home movers and those remortgaging - are opting to take longer to repay their loans, ...
One of the potential buyers of Tata Steel - the management team - says it could cut up to 1,000 jobs if it succeeds in buying the plants.
... * Chris Hohn writes letter to board members of firm. * Says pay structure not fit for purpose. * Wants shareholders to approve pay plans every year.
Shares in Interserve dived by as much as 27% on Friday, hitting a four year low, after it announced a �70 million exceptional charge linked to plant it is building in Scotland.