Leisure group Whitbread has hired Alison Brittain, former head of Lloyds Banking Group's retail division, to replace outgoing chief executive Andy Harrison.
Severn Trent, the water and sewage service provider, has seen pre-tax profits fall to �148.2m - down from �318.9m for 2014. 09:52, UK, Friday 22 May 2015.
fca-building The UK's Financial Conduct Authority's study into competition in investment and corporate banking will focus on choice, transparency, bundling and cross-subsidisation in debt and equity capital markets, M&A and acquisition financing.
UK borrowing fell more sharply than expected in April, handing George Osborne a boost as the Chancellor continues with the task of reducing Britain's huge deficit.
MONACO, May 21 (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has taken legal action against British tax officials after facing a demand for payment of more than 1 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) in relation to a family trust.