Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action by women who work in their stores. The women claim they are not paid the same as male workers in the distribution warehouses - despite their jobs being of "equivalent value".
TSB Bank will consider making acquisitions to fuel growth, as it plans to open an additional 30 branches over the next few years. Paul Pester, chief executive of the �challenger� to the large high street lenders, said TSB had the infrastructure to support a much ...
LONDON (Reuters) - Investors demanded higher yields to hold Tesco's debt on Friday while the cost of insuring against default rose sharply after ratings downgrades left Britain's biggest grocer hovering just above junk status.
Deutsche Bank will set aside an extra �894m towards the numerous legal and regulatory issues it faces in its third-quarter results next week, the bank confirmed on Friday.
Britain's number two and three drugmakers burnished their strength as independent companies on Friday when Shire reported record quarterly results and AstraZeneca won backing for an important new cancer drug.