Royal Dutch Shell plans to cut about 2,800 jobs after its takeover of BG Group is completed early next year.
Activist investor Daniel Loeb has called for Dow Chemical to remove its chief executive Andrew Liveris, according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
Less than two weeks after threatening to sue retail giant Amazon, a small town New Jersey mayor is backing off.
Caterpillar on Friday said Ed Rapp, a 36-plus-year veteran of the company and group president with responsibility for Resource Industries, is retiring as he battles with Lou Gehrig's disease.
Ford is to invest $4.5bn (£3bn) in electric vehicles over the next five years as part of a push by global carmakers to overhaul their product range.
Volkswagen has said the number of cars with irregular carbon dioxide levels is far lower than originally feared, providing some much-needed respite for the beleaguered German carmarker.
Anglo American has suspended its dividend and announced plans to cut its workforce by more than 85,000 as mining firms react to the plunging price of iron ore and other metals.
The WHSmith chief executive, Steve Clarke, has been given a 56% pay rise after the retailer enjoyed its best sales since 2002.
There’s never a dull moment in the world of Mike Ashley. The billionaire founder of Sports Direct, which reports half-year results on Thursday, is fighting battles on multiple fronts.