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Dairy Crest to axe up to 260 jobs

Dairy Crest to axe up to 260 jobs

Country Life maker Dairy Crest said it plans to close two factories with the loss of up to 260 jobs as it bids to cut costs.

Moss Bros store revamp dents profit

Moss Bros store revamp dents profit

Menswear specialist Moss Bros posted a fall in first-half profit today as it revamps stores and adjusts for changing tastes in suit hire.

Investors warned over coal market

Investors warned over coal market

Slowing demand for coal in China is turning the coal production industry into a major financial risk for investors, it has been warned.

Bosses vote for Sir Richard Branson

Bosses vote for Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is Britain's most admired business leader, according to a poll of top bosses.

Warning over account restrictions

Warning over account restrictions

Four in every 10 savings accounts which are described as being instant-access come with "frustrating" restrictions that can prevent people getting their hands on their money or even being eligible for the deal in the first place, according to research by Which?.
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Wall Street watches Alibaba debut

Wall Street watches Alibaba debut

With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed.
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900 Phones 4u jobs saved in deal

900 Phones 4u jobs saved in deal

Nearly 900 jobs at collapsed retail chain Phones 4u were saved tonight after network operator Vodafone struck a deal to buy 140 stores.
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Scots firms lead 'relief rally'

Scots firms lead 'relief rally'

Companies with Scottish links led the FTSE 100 Index higher as a relief rally took hold on financial markets following the rejection of independence.
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Moody's backs UK rating after vote

Moody's backs UK rating after vote

Moody's Investors Services maintained its rating on United Kingdom government-backed bonds yesterday, after voters in Scotland decided against national independence.
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China fines GSK £297m for bribery

China fines GSK £297m for bribery

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined £297 million and its former country manager handed a suspended prison sentence in China for bribery.
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