Sir James Dyson, the billionaire inventor, has said there is no reason for businesses in Britain to be uncertain as a result of the EU referendum and that they would be mad to withhold investment on the back of the vote.
The Bank of England is to buy £10bn of bonds issued by private companies, including Apple and other overseas corporations, as it begins a dramatic expansion of its quantitative easing programme.
Marks & Spencer has confirmed that Laura Wade-Gery, one of the UK’s few female FTSE 100 board directors, will not be returning from maternity leave and is to exit the company at the end of September.
Royal Dutch Shell has started production at the world’s deepest underwater oil and gas field, 1.8 miles beneath the sea surface in the Gulf of Mexico.
After a disappointing 2015, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is doing something very familiar once again: Beating the market.
The self-made billionaire could retire at the drop of a dime — but retirement is the last thing on the 66-year-old’s mind.
Marks & Spencer has confirmed plans to cut 525 jobs from its head office in London and is to move another 400 roles outside the capital as part of a £15m shakeup.
Sports Direct is braced for a fierce investor revolt at the company’s annual shareholder meeting this week as another influential City investor declared it would vote against the reappointment of chairman Keith Hellawell.
The UK’s largest firms paid directors bigger bonuses in 2015 than the previous year, despite a fall in the number of shareholders backing their remuneration plans, according to analysis by Deloitte.
BP is to cut 4,000 jobs in its global exploration and production business over the next two years, including 600 in the North Sea, representing about a fifth of its 3,000-member workforce there.
Fashion retailer Next has warned that 2016 could be like “walking up the down escalator”, predicting its toughest trading conditions since the financial crisis and cutting its forecast for annual sales.
Sainsbury’s has tabled a £1.4bn takeover of Home Retail Group after South African retail group Steinhoff ditched plans to make a rival bid for the Argos owner.
A British private investigator has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail by a Chinese court after becoming embroiled in a sex and whistleblowing scandal at the drug firm GlaxoSmithKline.
Activists have occupied part of the British Museum, as part of a day of demonstrations against sponsorship of Britain’s cultural institutions by BP.
An entrepreneur who acquired the rights to produce a life-saving drug then increased its price more than 50-fold overnight is defending his decision with assertions that the profits will help create better medicines in future.
JCB has announced up to 290 job cuts in a move that leaves more than 10% of the workforce at one of Britain’s biggest manufacturers facing redundancy.
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.