News that millions of bank customers will get �10,000 less compensation in future if their bank goes bust has been criticised as "absurd" by a senior MP.
Barclays BCS 0.06 % PLC has selected KPMG LLP as its auditor beginning in 2017, more than a year after announcing that it would replace PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP amid moves by EU regulators to shake up accounting relationships.
Solar power has supplied 16 per cent of the UK's electricity demand on Friday afternoon thanks to the sunny weather, the industry estimates.
Ofcom has fined EE a total of �1m for failing to comply with rules dictating how to handle customer complaints. The comms watchdog announced that EE was one firm guilty of failing to ensure that customer grievances were dealt with appropriately and fairly.
Germany's Helpling has acquired Britain's Hassle.com to boost its international presence in the market for people booking household cleaning services online.