The pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca was rocked by a shareholder rebellion yesterday when almost 40 per cent of its investors failed to back executive pay at the group.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft's new chief executive, set out on Thursday to make it clear that anyone who still thought of Microsoft as just a struggling PC company was mistaken.
The BBC has suspended its membership of the CBI because of the business organisation's formal links to the No campaign, it emerged last night.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Barclays Bank PLC will pay $280 million (166.6 million pounds) to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to settle claims that it sold them faulty mortgage-backed securities during the housing bubble, a U.S.
Luke Johnson wants to have his cake and eat it. The serial entrepreneur looks set to crystallise another multimillion-pound fortune after revealing plans for an estimated �170 million stock market flotation of his Patisserie Valerie chain.