LONDON (Reuters) - British house prices rose at their fastest pace in more than six years in November but could slow as weak wage growth puts pressure on personal finances, mortgage lender Halifax said on Friday.
Shares in Domino's Pizza have plummeted after its chief executive tendered his resignation. Lance Batchelor will leave next year to join a "significant private equity-backed company", Domino's chairman Stephen Hemsley said.
Berkeley Group Holdings Plc (BKG), the U.K. homebuilder focused on London and the southeast, said first-half profit rose 22 percent as the company sold more homes and prices climbed.
It appears that technology companies are among them. The total number of jobs in the tech sector is up by about one-fifth since the recession.
Industrial vehicle manufacturer JCB plans to create 2,500 new jobs as part of a �150m expansion of its business. The firm is to build a factory in Uttoxeter, replacing one at Rugeley, and an excavator manufacturing plant in Cheadle.