Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds and RBS will award close to �5bn in bonuses in the coming weeks, Sky News can exclusively reveal. 16:51, UK, Friday 12 February 2016.
George Osborne's plans to hike stamp duty for buy-to-let landlords risk causing economic damage, a Commons committee warns. 18:30, UK, Friday 12 February 2016.
Warren East, CEO of Rolls-Royce, with a Pegasus jet engine. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters. Graham Ruddick and Julia Kollewe. Friday 12 February 2016 12.56 EST Last modified on Friday 12 February 2016 17.01 EST.
Despite a jump in housebuilding, Britain's construction industry shrank more than expected in the final quarter, adding to evidence that overall economic growth is slowing.
MPs have suggested that Google's tax avoidance row is harming the morale of its 4,000 UK employees and that it will undermine staff retention.