Executives at B&Q parent company Kingfisher have been left red faced after nine months of negotiations to buy French rival DIY chain Mr Bricolage collapsed leaving them empty handed.
Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has told the BBC than an investigation has been launched into claims made by the Daily Mail newspaper that the details of millions of people's pensions are being sold to fraudsters and cold-calling firms.
... * FTSE 100 up 0.6 percent after falling in 4 sessions. * ARM rises after U.S. led tech fall last week. * Kingfisher gains after Mr Bricolage deal collapse.
Quindell (QPP) has confirmed that Aussie law firm Slater & Gordon will buy its legal arm for at least �637 million. It could be millions more depending on the future settlement of its clients' noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) cases.
OFFICIAL data shows the sporting goods giant uses the much-derided contracts to a far greater degree than other businesses in the sector.