Demand for renting a home is expected to slow next year with rents rising at a rate below that of inflation, new data from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have shown.
The Bank of England may need to revise its forward guidance again, some economists warned, as a sharp fall in UK unemployment to 7.4 per cent of the workforce prompted fresh speculation about when interest rates might go up.
LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca has agreed to buy Bristol-Myers Squibb's stake in a diabetes joint venture between the two drugmakers for an initial $2.7 billion plus up to $1.4 billion in additional payments.
Margaret Hodge MP: 'The lack of prosecutions against multinational corporations seems at odds with HMRC's stance on pursuing tax debt from small and medium-sized businesses in the UK.
LONDON Dec 19 (Reuters) - Serco, the outsourcing firm under a criminal investigation, said on Thursday it would update the market shortly on a British government review which will decide if it can sign new contracts.