The former chief executive of Zurich Insurance has taken his own life; the second time the Swiss business has been shaken by suicide in less than three years.
Pickers at work at Chapel Down's vineyard in Tenterden, Kent. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Julia Kollewe.
If a rescue deal is not struck soon BHS's 164 stores in the UK may be forced to close. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock.
Britain's biggest budget airline, Easyjet, has launched a crackdown on passengers who arrive at the airport at the last minute.
Alliance Trust confirmed on Monday that it had received an approach from the investment trust of British financier Jacob Rothschild about a takeover to create a publicly listed company with a market value of more than �5bn.