BLUNDERING Ulster Bank was forced to offer to pay expenses to thousands of customers who were denied access to their wages and pensions after its payments systems were crippled for the second time in a fortnight.
Mike Ashley's Sports Direct and the German supplier Adidas are flexing their muscles in the ultimate contest to decide who holds the power over football kit sales.
A consortium led by Centrica, owner of British Gas, has been named as preferred bidder for Bord G�is Energy, the retail arm of Ireland's state gas company, with a bid that values the group at �1.12bn.
THE UK'S accounting watchdog will begin reviewing bookkeeping at banks in the second quarter of 2014 to find out why the lessons of the financial crisis are being applied so slowly.
The gender pay gap has unexpectedly widened for the first time in five years, dashing hopes that long-awaited progress was finally being made.