Accessibility options


Business news

The latest business news headlines

Stocks end week on a quiet note

Stocks end week on a quiet note

A tough week on the stock market ended quietly today.

House price growth slows further

House price growth slows further

House prices are increasing less than half as fast as they were last summer, Nationwide Building Society has reported.

RBS to sell Coutts' overseas arm

RBS to sell Coutts' overseas arm

State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed the sale of the international arm of the Queen's bank Coutts as part of its plan to focus on its UK operations.

Co-op 'stronger' but 'much to do'

Co-op 'stronger' but 'much to...

The head of the Co-operative Bank said the troubled lender still had "much to do" as its annual losses narrowed but it warned of more job losses and dozens of branch closures to come this year.

Commodities drag FTSE 100 lower

Commodities drag FTSE 100 lower

London's top-flight fell for the fourth day in a row as disappointing economic data from China dragged on commodity stocks though oil prices stabilised.
Read more

Clothing sales in spotlight at M&S

Clothing sales in spotlight at M&S

Marks & Spencer's latest performance will be in focus this week as sales in its troubled clothing division come under further scrutiny - while travel agent Thomas Cook and B&Q owner Kingfisher are also due to update the City on progress.
Read more

MPs criticise head of City watchdog

MPs criticise head of City watchdog

The head of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been personally criticised in a damning report by MPs into its bungled handling of the announcement of an insurance industry investigation last year.
Read more

£20m rise in online banking fraud

£20m rise in online banking fraud

Online banking fraud losses have surged by nearly £20 million or 48% over the last year, prompting a warning to consumers to download anti-virus software and beware of conmen trying to trick them into revealing their personal details.
Read more

Home affordability 'at 2009 levels'

Home affordability 'at 2009 levels'

The cost of a typical home in a UK city is at its most unaffordable level since 2009 as buyers face stretching their wages further to keep up with rising property prices, a report has found.
Read more

Fifth 'would exaggerate salary'

Fifth 'would exaggerate salary'

Almost one in five workers confess they would exaggerate their pay to a potential employer, according to a new study.
Read more

Advertisement starts


Advertisement

Advertisement ends

Travel offers

Add Add
Romantic Lake Garda holiday
Lancaster London Hotel
Boutique Mykonos holiday
Ocean Hotel & Bar
5* all-inclusive Sharm el-Sheikh holiday
Titanic Deluxe Berlin
Luxury Rome break
The Old Stocks Inn
Vietnam city
Jumeirah Emirates Towers


Secret EscapesJoin now for Free

Save up to 70% on luxury hotels and holidays


Skip NHS queues

Skip NHS queues

Protect you and your family with Private Health Insurance. Find the right policy for you.

£30 voucher to spend at M&S

£30 voucher to spend at M&S

Plus interest free balance transfers and purchases

Lloyds Bank Platinum Credit Card

Lloyds Bank Platinum Credit Card

10 month balance transfer & purchase card

Start your solar journey today

Start your solar journey today

Find out how to slash your energy bill in 2015 with solar panels

Advertisement starts


Advertisement

Advertisement ends