... � Company insolvencies have spiked but are still below the post-crisis peak. Unipart Automotive, one of the UK's largest suppliers of car parts, has fallen into administration, with the loss of 1,400 jobs.
Shares in DIY retailer Kingfisher fell more than 7 per cent on Thursday after a drop in second-quarter sales, partly driven by poor sales of World Cup novelties, including England-themed garden gnomes.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's pay-TV group BSkyB (BSY.L) will on Friday unveil its multi-billion euro deal to buy Rupert Murdoch's assets in Italy and Germany, sealing a plan to create a pan-European giant with almost 20 million customers.
Dave Lewis faces a �big challenge� as the new chief executive of Tesco, according to his boss at Unilever, Paul Polman. Mr Lewis has been poached from his role as head of personal care at Unilever, whose brands include Lynx and Dove, to become the ...
Footsie put in a convincing performance, closing to the good - up over 23 points at 6,821, with Reed Elsevier (LON:REL) the biggest gainer.