A man walks past an AVIVA logo outside the company's head office in the city of London March 5, 2009. Credit: Reuters/Stephen Hird.
George Osborne is likely to miss his target for clearing the backlog of business rates appeals, according to figures seen by The Independent.
It is claimed that major chains are pricing their own suppliers out of business as they fight for market share in a price war. 07:18, UK, Monday 24 November 2014.
1 of 2. A British Airways airplane flies past a signage for pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in London April 22, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor.
Royal Bank of Scotland has apologised for misleading a parliamentary committee over its treatment of small businesses. Sir Philip Hampton, chairman of RBS, admitted evidence given by two executives was wrong - but insisted they made an 'honest mistake' ...