Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action by women who work in their stores. The women claim they are not paid the same as male workers in the distribution warehouses - despite their jobs being of "equivalent value".
TSB Bank will consider making acquisitions to fuel growth, as it plans to open an additional 30 branches over the next few years. Paul Pester, chief executive of the �challenger� to the large high street lenders, said TSB had the infrastructure to support a much ...
U.K. stocks dropped after a three-day rally after a draft document showed some lenders may fail the European Central Bank's euro-area bank health check.
London-listed drug maker Shire stands to make more than $1.5bn (�934m) from the collapse its �32bn tie-up with US rival AbbVie, which fell apart last week.
The UK has been told it must pay an extra �1.7bn (2.1bn euros) towards the European Union's budget. It has come at a politically sensitive time, with a meeting of EU leaders underway in Brussels and a UK by-election coming up in Rochester and Strood.