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.
Prudential is reported to be looking into whether to move its headquarters outside Britain to escape looming European Union regulations.
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.