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Adidas has caused a major rift with the UK's biggest sportswear retailer Sports Direct after banning Mike Ashley's company from selling the club's replica football kit next season.
Lloyds Banking Group has been fined �28m for "serious failings" in relation to bonus schemes for sales staff. The Financial Conduct Authority said it was the largest fine that it or the former Financial Services Authority had imposed for retail conduct failings.
The UK's gender pay gap has widened for the first time since 2008, underlining concern that women's progress in the labour market may be stalling.
Engineering and oil services specialist Wood Group (LON:WG.) fell more than 10% following a profit warning on Thursday. It told investors that earnings (EBITDA) this year will be lower than in 2012, and said that its engineering division is set for a 15% drop in ...