The most wealthy areas in Wales and Northern Ireland are on average poorer in terms of disposable income than the most deprived areas of London, according to new official statistics.
LONDON May 28 British transport company FirstGroup is to invest 78 million pounds ($119 million) in 385 new buses, upgrading its fleet in an effort to maintain growth at its UK bus division after a series of setbacks in its rail unit.
The two founders of Irish petrol station chain Applegreen will see their combined stakes in the business valued at about €200m following a stockmarket floation of the company next month.
The shape of the high street has shifted in one of the most symbolic signs yet of the rise and rise of discount retailing. B&M Bargains, the cut-price variety retailer chaired by the former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy, is understood to have snapped up 12 of the 14 ...
Royal Bank of Scotland could be asked to increase the size of the Williams & Glyn business it plans to sell next year, after the government asked for a speedy review of its impact on competition in the banking market.