Royal Bank of Scotland has already taken more than five years to separate and sell its Williams & Glyn retail and business bank - but is warning it may take at least another two.
One of the largest buy-to-let mortgage providers has drastically restricted its lending in a move which experts say will be copied by others, and which will make it impossible for some landlords to borrow.
Restaurant Group was off the menu yesterday after a profit warning sent the share price spiralling. The group behind the chains Chiquito and Frankie & Benny's warned that sales could be down as much as 5 per cent this year.
The owner of British Airways reported weaker demand following the Brussels terrorist attacks and worries about the EU referendum in June.
Shire chief executive Flemming Ornskov brushed off shareholder protests against his $21.6m pay package even as the drugmaker revealed a surge in sales and profits.