Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid.
Investment into the UK boomed last year as firms from around the world backed a record 2,213 British projects, including infrastructure developments, manufacturing plants and life sciences projects.
Accounting giant Deloitte has posted record revenue of �3.1bn, triggering higher payouts for its legion of partners around the globe.
THERESA May will face tough questions over the delay to the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant when she flies to China this weekend for the G20 summit.
Manchester has the youngest business owners in the UK on average, as well as seeing some of the largest SME turnover increases. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images.