Royal Mail workers will receive a three-year pay rise worth around 9% and legally-binding employment protections under a "landmark" agreement.
Lloyds is selling its final stake in the investment company St James's Place for a gain of �95m. The bank, which is 32 per cent owned by the taxpayer, has been selling down its stake progressively, but last night said it would offload all its remaining 21 per cent.
The Scottish government and nationalists have scrambled to counter suggestions that independence would lead to higher supermarket prices, amid increasingly fierce debate about the implications of quitting the UK.
HSBC has sounded out investors about a flotation of its UK arm, in a move that would realise value from its high street banking business and address regulatory pressures.
The Nescafe Azera Coffee should have sold in a supermarket for �3.29 however a manufacturing error meant that instead of the advertised 60g its contents weighed in at a paltry 59g.