A joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin has won the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route. The firms promised to invest �140m in the route over eight years, and will pay the government �3.3bn for the contract.
Chancellor George Osborne has been asked to play Santa in next week's Autumn Statement and give Swindon firms three early Christmas presents - action on business rates, infrastructure and apprenticeships.
The chairman of Candy Crush-maker King has quit as the head of the firm and stepped down from the board for �personal reasons�, the company said.
Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition.
Net lending to small businesses under a flagship Bank of England scheme continues to decline, albeit at a slower rate. The British Chambers of Commerce said it was disappointing that overall lending to SMEs continues to fall ...