Royal Bank of Scotland holds its annual general meeting at its Edinburgh headquarters. Photograph: Ken Jack/Demotix/Corbis. Jill Treanor.
Royal Dutch Shell is cutting 6,500 jobs and is to reduce capital spending by 20 per cent this year, as the oil company takes dramatic action in response to the plunge in oil prices.
John Allan CBE is chair of London First and a founding signatory of the airport expansion campaign group Let Britain Fly. www.letbritainfly.
AstraZeneca released second quarter results ahead of market expectations, with sales down just 7 per cent at $6,31m and core earnings per share down 8 per cent at $1.21.
Diageo, the world's largest spirits company, has reported flat sales in the past year and shipment volumes down 1pc. Reporting its full-year results on Thursday, the company, which makes Smirnoff and Guinness, reported net sales up 5pc to �10.8bn and ...