Poor manufacturing data could signal the end of a hot streak for UK growth. Surveys of the nation's manufacturing sector saw an unexpected fall this August, as purchasing managers' index (PMI) figures dropped from 54.8 to 52.5.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has branded plans to expand Heathrow as �madness�, as a CBI report calls for �spades in the ground� on a project to expand air capacity in the capital by 2020 today.
The number of loan approvals for house purchase dropped from a six month average of 67,563 to 66,569 in July, according to new data from the Bank of England.
Neil Woodford sold his shares in HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), saying the �unquantifiable risk� of regulatory fines hurts the bank's ability to raise its dividend.
The RAC is to draft in four business heavyweights including Sir Mike Rake, president of the CBI, as its private equity owner, Carlyle, beefs up Britain's oldest roadside assistance group's board ahead of a �2 billion float.