Banks and other financial companies will be forced to tell their staff how to blow the whistle on bad behaviour from next year as part of the regulators' attempts to clean up the industry following several mis-selling and trading scandals.
The chief executive of beleaguered car giant Volkswagen has warned staff that changes at the company will not be painless, signalling that job cuts might lie ahead as the German auto maker deals with the biggest crisis in its history.
Rolls-Royce has announced up to 400 job cuts at its marine division, taking the number of redundancies at the struggling business to about 1,000 in the past five months.
Brewer SABMiller's shares have fallen after reports that it is likely to reject an offer from rival Anheuser-Busch InBev. Under takeover rules, AB InBev has until 14 October to make a firm offer.
Six City brokers have gone on trial, accused of rigging a lending rate used between banks. The Libor rate is used to carry out trillions of pounds worth of financial deals.