Dec 5 (Reuters) - British bus and rail operator FirstGroup is expected to appoint Aviva's John McFarlane as its next chairman, replacing company founder Martin Gilbert, Sky News reported.
RAIL fare increases in England will rise in line with inflation, meaning people in Scotland using cross-border services will see prices go up 3.1% next month instead of the planned 4.1%.
U.K. stocks were little changed after four days of declines as investors awaited interest-rate decisions from the Bank of England and European Central Bank.
Companies that use ingenious methods to push their profits overseas face a clampdown after George Osborne launched a �9billion crackdown on schemes that scrimp the Treasury.
Irn-Bru maker AG Barr today bounced back from its failed merger with Britvic this summer by increasing third-quarter sales by 8%. Buoyed by hot summer weather, the company said its brands had performed well during the 18 weeks ending December 1 with ...