Inflation fell for the sixth consecutive month in March, easing the pressure on Britain's squeezed households and marking the longest run of falling inflation for more than two decades.
An Ilkley businessman and former executive chairman of the now defunct JJB Sports chain took out �3 million in loans from two other well-known retail figures when he was heavily in debt, �possibly due to gambling�, a jury has heard.
FORMER Clydesdale Bank chief executive Lynne Peacock has become the �97,000 a year chairman of Standard Life's pay committee after Crawford Gillies was recruited to take on the high profile remuneration role at Barclays bank.
Debenhams is altering its strategy in a last ditch attempt to kick start growth, after profits slumped. Britain's second largest department store chain, which has been a laggard among its peers, said half-year pre-tax earnings fell 24.5 per cent to �85.2million ...
Wednesday 08:10 BST. European stocks are mirroring a positive Asian session after data showed China's economic growth slowed but beat analysts' forecasts.