Leisure group Whitbread has hired Alison Brittain, former head of Lloyds Banking Group's retail division, to replace outgoing chief executive Andy Harrison.
Severn Trent, the water and sewage service provider, has seen pre-tax profits fall to �148.2m - down from �318.9m for 2014. 09:52, UK, Friday 22 May 2015.
UK borrowing fell more sharply than expected in April, handing George Osborne a boost as the Chancellor continues with the task of reducing Britain's huge deficit.
fca-building The UK's Financial Conduct Authority's study into competition in investment and corporate banking will focus on choice, transparency, bundling and cross-subsidisation in debt and equity capital markets, M&A and acquisition financing.
Bernie Ecclestone is taking legal action against HM Revenue & Customs over claims that he owes the tax authority more than �1bn after it tore up a settlement agreed with the Formula One boss in 2008.