Commuters pass along London Bridge as Tower Bridge stands beyond during the morning rush hour in London. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg.
Computer maker Hewlett-Packard (HP) is poised to axe more than 1,100 jobs in the UK as part of plans to lay off 27,000 employees around the world.
Wind farm developers will abandon several smaller schemes as a result of cuts announced yesterday to the subsidies for onshore turbines, according to the wind industry trade body.
The UK government is expected to sell its 40 per cent stake in the Eurostar rail service under a new infrastructure spending plan.
Problems in South Korea and weaker global markets have forced Standard Chartered to warn that its ten-year growth spurt will end this year.