Oct 4 Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC may announce a reduction of 400 management jobs in its marine division this week, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
LONDON Large British companies are more worried about the economic outlook than they have been for the past 2-1/2 years, because of the slowdown in emerging markets and the prospect of UK and U.S.
Tesco's half-year results are due out on Wednesday and it has a hard act to follow after shares in rival Sainsbury's soared 14 per cent in a day last week following a slight upgrade to its full-year profit forecast.
The Prudential, Britain's biggest insurer, has dusted off plans to uproot after 167 years and move abroad to combat incoming European Union rules on capital buffers for insurance companies.
Many shoppers in England will have to pay 5p for plastic carrier bags from Monday in a bid to slash the 7.6 billion handed out every year.