Richard Pennycook's appointment as interim chief executive of the Co-operative Group, replacing Euan Sutherland, provides the mutual with an executive capable of getting to grips with problems, investors say.
Sports Direct is attempting for a third time to get shareholders to approve a multi-million-pound bonus for the retailer's billionaire founder, Mike Ashley.
... �. * ECB policy to be accommodative for some time - Constancio. * Emerging currencies weaken with commodities on China concerns.
LONDON, March 12 (Reuters) - Britain's financial watchdog will review in April how payday lenders collect debts and impose a cap from early 2015 on the sky-high interest rates criticised by politicians and churches.
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne should use his March 19 budget to raise the level at which businesses pay social-security tax to help boost hiring, a research institute said.