Genel, the energy group led by former BP chief Tony Hayward, is set to part ways with one of its founders at a time when falling oil prices are hitting companies in the sector.
FTSE 100-listed oil and gas giants BP and BG Group are set to announce a $21bn (�13.9bn) reduction in capital spending plans and swingeing job cuts in order to protect dividend payments as the tumbling oil price sees profits more than halve.
Free bank accounts will disappear within a decade, a report has warned after finding the switch to American-style monthly charges of up to �10 is "happening already".
CRH has claimed victory in a long-running battle to take control of a �6.5bn (�4.9bn) group of assets up for grabs as a result of the merger of cement giants Lafarge and Holcim.
Data released this week by the Bank of England showed that consumer credit increased by �0.6 billion in December. This compares to �1.2 billion in November and a �1 billion average over the past six months.