A division of insurance giant Jardine Lloyd Thompson has been fined �1.8m by the City regulator for having an "unacceptable" approach to bribery in overseas markets.
Defence group BAE's hopes of exporting its Typhoon fighter have been dealt a blow after the United Arab Emirates ended negotiations about buying the jet.
The auditors of Christmas savings club Farepak, which collapsed seven years ago, have been ordered to pay more than �1m in fines and costs.
HM Revenue and Customs have been holding back on using sanctions against multinational companies, while pursuing small businesses and individuals, according to MPs.
Mark Carney has used escape velocity as a description of what he wants from the economy. Warp speed could be a description of where we are after recent jobs figures.