When it became clear on Friday that Scotland had voted to reject independence, shares on the London Stock Exchange rose 18 points (0.27%) to 6837.92, while the pound surged to record highs against the euro and dollar, but then fell back later in the day.
The Virgin tycoon beats Sir James Dyson and the late Lord Weinstock to top a survey of business leaders asked to rate their peers.
A rush to buy high-powered vacuum cleaners to beat an EU ban helped push UK retail sales higher in August. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said it measured a surge in sales last month as new rules meant that from September 1, companies were ...
This week, British manufacturer of sports and racing cars Lotus Cars has announced up to 325 job losses, representing about one quarter of its global workforce.
Financial experts urged borrowers to take advantage of a mortgage price war as Britain's biggest lender and its sister bank became the latest to cut their fixed rates yesterday.