LONDON--British transport company FirstGroup PLC (FGP.LN) said Friday that John McFarlane, currently chairman of Aviva PLC (AV.LN), will succeed Martin Gilbert as chairman of the company.
As part of his Autumn Statement the Chancellor announced that despite the UK growing faster than any other major economy, the road to recovery was still some way off.
AG Barr 544p+�. Questor says HOLD. Barr (A.G.). SOFT drinks maker AG Barr yesterday revealed that strong sales had continued throughout the last three months of trading.
Foreign banks will be forced to pay hundreds of million pounds more in tax on their balance sheet as a result of changes to an industry levy designed to ensure its cost is shared more evenly.
Top foreign internet executives and software developers will find it easier to get a visa to work in the UK following changes to the immigration system designed to cement London's status as a technology hub.