George Osborne will resist the temptation for big giveaways in today's Autumn Statement, as he sets out a long-term plan that will involve "unpopular decisions" to turn the economy around.
THE GOVERNMENT'S national infrastructure plan received mixed reactions yesterday, as proposals for over �375bn worth of projects were announced by chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.
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.
Problems in South Korea and weaker global markets have forced Standard Chartered to warn that its ten-year growth spurt will end this year.
THE impact of chief executive Philip Clarke's attempted �1 billion turnaround of the UK's largest supermarket chain Tesco remains in doubt after it reported a fresh dip in sales.