Britain’s fund managers have written to the top 350 public companies telling them to publish how much their chief executives make compared with the average employee and to justify the amounts paid out each year.
Exxon Mobil on Friday said it could write down billions of barrels of reserves, marking a change of course as the company faces federal investigations into how it values those reserves.
Yaseen Aslam. James Farrar. Remember those two names, because they are giant-killers. This summer the men took on not just one £50bn multinational, but an entire business model. On Friday, they won.
British American Tobacco has offered to pay $47bn (£38bn) to take full control of Reynolds American in a deal that would create the world’s biggest tobacco company by revenue and profit.
Psst! Is the coast clear? As son James Murdoch takes the chair again, it’s natural to ask whether dad’s Fox will try to reach for the whole of Sky once more.
Scrapping bonuses and capping directors’ pay are among a number of ideas being considered by a powerful City investor in an attempt to curb executive remuneration.
For Kurt Long, biking 300 miles for a fundraiser Richard Branson organized was a life-changing experience.
Amazon is stepping up its battle against British supermarkets with the launch of fresh food deliveries on Thursday.
Tesco has hired a new brand director to try to turn round the battered image of Britain’s biggest retailer.
Big employers at this autumn’s graduate recruitment fairs are under pressure to attract more female applicants as new figures show that only 42% of hires to big training schemes are women – even though almost 60% of graduates are female.
Government attempts to contain the mounting UK steel crisis have been dealt a further blow after Caparo Industries announced 452 job losses.
A slump in sales in China has ended five years of growth for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
A former researcher for GlaxoSmithKline claims his job was snuffed out by the pharmaceuticals giant because he repeatedly raised warnings about alleged mistakes in studies that were used to help sell the company's smoking-reduction products.
Dyson, the British company famous for its bagless vacuum cleaners and bladeless fans, is planning to ramp up investment into new longer-lasting batteries after reporting a 20% rise in profits thanks to a tripling of revenues in China.
Howard Schultz, the founder and chief executive of Starbucks, wants to start a conversation about race.
Early demand for beach holidays has kept easyJet on course for increased profits despite French air traffic strikes and a fire at its Rome airport base.
Kent will continue as chairman of Coke's board, the company says.
A British outsourcing company whose contracts include collecting the BBC licence fee is to replace staff with robots as it slashes costs.
There have been five US multinationals caught up in “sweetheart tax deal” inquiries launched by competition officials in Brussels over the last two and a half years: Apple, Amazon, Starbucks, Fiat Chrysler and McDonald’s.