Homebase said the closure of 80 of its stores was at least partly down to the rise of a generation less skilled in DIY projects. Photograph: Frank Baron for the Guardian.
A company specialising in treatments for HIV could be bigger than Marks & Spencer or J Sainsbury and might even top the market capitalisation of Next at�10 billion, it was claimed yesterday.
Facebook paid its average British worker �237,000 last year - more than it has paid in UK corporation tax in the last three years combined.
Tesco is considering spinning off its Asian operations and floating them as a separate company as the embattled grocer examines ways to raise billions of pounds to shore up its stretched finances.
The majority of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee felt the risks associated with a rate rise were too great amid signs the UK recovery was losing momentum.