General Motors will not have to face dozens of lawsuits accusing it of concealing an ignition-switch defect that has been blamed for more than 200 deaths and serious injuries, a US bankruptcy judge ruled on Wednesday.
Gatwick may not be the new Dallas after all.
Next chief executive Lord Wolfson has pledged to raise shopfloor wages at the retailer by at least 5%, offering to share his bonus among staff if there is a shortfall in funding.
Top company bosses fear that policy shakeups following next month’s election could put a fragile economic recovery at risk, according to a survey that found companies were already cutting back their spending plans.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell 185 UK petrol stations, adding to the portfolios of fast-growing independent forecourt operators.
Morrisons has parted company with its group trading director, Casper Meijer, because he did not want to relocate from the Netherlands to the UK.
GE, in a move to become a pure play industrial company, is exiting the financial services business by selling the bulk of the assets contained in its GE Capital unit and returning most of the proceeds from that disposition to shareholders in the form of a $50 billion share buyback.
A big and sustained fall in the oil price can be relied on to set off a wave of takeovers in the industry.
U.S. courier delivery company FedEx has highlighted its intentions to expand globally with the purchase of Dutch-based rival TNT Express on Tuesday morning.
Glencore, the FTSE 100 mining and trading company, has reported a 70% fall in annual profits as the commodities slump took its toll on the mining sector.
Amazon has struck a supply deal with Morrisons to distribute the UK supermarket's fresh and frozen products to the e-commerce giant's Prime customers.
FTSE 100 companies paid tax equal to 23% of their profits last year, almost a quarter less than in 2010, according to figures from accountants UHY Hacker Young.