'Sutherland needed to apply common sense on pay and be less thin-skinned.' Photograph: Luke Macgregor/Reuters. Co-op ethos.
17.30 (CLOSE): Sports Direct extended its strong run on the stock market today after confirming details of a bonus scheme that could see its founder land a shares windfall worth up to �65million.
... Print. * ECB policy to be accommodative for some time - Constancio. * Emerging currencies weaken with commodities on China concerns.
George Osborne should speed up Britain's economic recovery by cutting national insurance rates for businesses in the Budget, a think tank with links to the Conservative party has said.
Foxtons benefits from capital boom. The estate agent Foxtons benefited from a booming London market to boost 2013 profits by 57 per cent to �39m, prompting a special dividend of 3.74p alongside a final dividend of 1.7p.