LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top share index retreated from a three-week high on Wednesday, halting a five-day winning streak, with companies trading without the attraction of their latest dividend putting pressure on the broader market.
LONDON (Reuters) - British construction company Carillion (CLLN.L) said it had abandoned its pursuit of a merger with Balfour Beatty (BALF.
A rise in white collar freelancers has driven self employment to its highest level for at least 40 years with 4.6m people in the UK now working for themselves.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc (RBS.L) said on Wednesday it had reached a settlement allowing it to use a key piece of software in its trade finance business that a U.S.
A rose in overseas demand meant British factory orders grew faster than expected in August, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)' s industrial trends survey found.