WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2-year low of 5.5 percent, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June.
The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street has entered some uncharted and dangerous waters. It emerged this week that the Bank of England has become embroiled in a criminal investigation - a sensational and deeply damaging episode for the 321-year-old ...
Royal Bank of Scotland paid 128 of its top bankers more than �1m (�720,000) in 2014, a year when it reported its seventh consecutive year of losses since being bailed out by the taxpayer and was punished by regulators for rigging foreign exchange markets.
One of Scotland's oldest investment management firms has said the threat of Scottish nationalism remains a significant concern despite independence being rejected in last year's referendum.
The telecoms giant is introducing a new minimum for paid maternity leave, which it hopes will help it to keep talented mothers. Tagged: People Strategy,; Vodafone,; Maternity pay,; IT & Telecommunications.