City hopes of an early a sell-off of the taxpayer's stake in Royal Bank of Scotland were dealt a massive blow today as its finance director, Nathan Bostock, was poached by rival Santander UK.
FirstGroup has rebuffed a call from an activist for a break-up that would see the British bus and rail operator sell-off its US divisions.
LONDON�Tesco PLC said it would hire 300 new staffers for its banking arm as it gears up to launch checking accounts, completing its range of banking services as it faces off against high-street banking competition.
Richard Branson's Virgin Group has settled for a minority role in a joint venture bidding to run Britain's East Coast rail route, with long-term partner Stagecoach Group Plc (SGC) taking a controlling stake.
Too many British shoppers are shunning misshapen fruit and vegetables and are responsible for a lot of food waste, a Tesco executive has said.