• Bidders seek to land Thomas Cook takeover
    on 20/04/2019 at 10:59 am

    Thomas Cook, one of the oldest names in the British travel industry, is being circled by potential bidders as lenders ‎to the company prepare for crunch talks over the state of its finances. […]

  • Terra Firma chief leaves after Hands bust-up
    on 19/04/2019 at 11:35 am

    The chief executive of Terra Firma Capital Partners, the buyout firm best known for its ill-fated ownership of the EMI record label, has stepped down after falling out with its billionaire founder. […]

  • Record £785m paid out by pet insurers...
    on 19/04/2019 at 8:18 am

    A record £785m was paid out by pet insurers in 2018 as increasingly sophisticated treatments pushed up costs. […]

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  • Brent Cross owner Hammerson braced for AGM pay...
    on 18/04/2019 at 2:36 pm

    The commercial property group which owns London's Brent Cross shopping centre is facing a bruising shareholder revolt this month over multi-million pound share awards to top executives. […]

  • Debenhams CEO to leave troubled retailer
    on 18/04/2019 at 2:01 pm

    Debenhams has confirmed that its chief executive Sergio Bucher will step down this week, days after the troubled retailer entered into administration and was taken over by its lenders. […]

  • BNP and EDL among far-right groups banned by...
    on 18/04/2019 at 12:02 pm

    The British National Party (BNP) and the English Defence League (EDL) are among a number of far-right groups that have been banned by Facebook. […]

  • March's milder weather gives UK retail sales a...
    on 18/04/2019 at 9:10 am

    British shops have benefited from a milder March in comparison with last year's "Beast from the East", according to new figures. […]

  • Amazon to close its online store in China
    on 18/04/2019 at 8:02 am

    Amazon has announced that it is closing its online store in China after struggling to gain a foothold in the world's most populous nation. […]

  • Pinterest shares close up 28% on trading debut
    on 18/04/2019 at 5:38 am

    Social media website Pinterest ended its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange with shares up by almost a third , as it returned some much-needed faith in technology initial public offerings (IPOs) to Wall Street. […]