George Osborne has been urged to clarify how banks offset the costs of fines such as PPI mis-selling and other regulatory costs against their corporate tax bill.
The incessant jerking and twitching produced by Danny Willett as part of his pre-shot routine would ordinarily leave an impression of weakness under pressure. How the Englishman comprehensively swatted aside any such notion with this, the biggest win of his professional career at the Dubai Desert Classic. The rapid rise of Willett shows no sign whatsoever of slowing in pace.
Tottenham beat Watford 1-0 at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon.
Margaret Thatcher was dragged into the debate about Britain’s relationship with the EU when one of her closest former advisers claimed she would have voted to stay in.
The multi-million-pound business run by a key donor to Vote Leave – the group campaigning for Britain to leave the EU – has warned potential investors that its profits and ability to move workers and capital around the world could suffer from a British exit from the European Union.
The health secretary has accused the British Medical Association of behaving in a “totally irresponsible way” in the ongoing dispute about the new junior doctors’ contract.
Rolls-Royce is poised to cut its dividend payment to shareholders for the first time in almost 25 years, underlining the crisis at the famous engineering group.
The government has appointed Sir Philip Hampton, one of Britain’s most highly regarded bosses, to push for more women in top management jobs at large companies.
Early Friday afternoon, Barack Obama took the stage at the White House briefing room to announce that the US unemployment rate had dropped below 5% for the first time since February 2008.
Evercore has announced that Bill Anderson has joined the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director and Global Head of its Strategic Shareholder Advisory Business, including its activist and hostile defense practice.
The teenager will hope to make it at Sunderland.
The 20-year-old has been called up to the senior squad.