Will you tell that guy that you won't grab dinner with him because, to be honest, you found him a bit creepy and plus he's kind of ugly?
Don’t you just hate it when the paint job on your £200m superyacht doesn’t come up shiny enough?
As someone undergoing the torturous process of switching mortgage provider, I’ve just got over the trauma of calculating my monthly entertainment budget and guessing at what age I might retire.
“Remember the big financial crisis, 2008? Well, when was the last time you got good and angry about it? Want to?”
Oil prospectors were thumped yesterday after learning that Gatwick is not the new Texas.
Last Sunday morning, the cynic in me went on alert. Two media stories about Tesco and the accounts manipulation were so pro-Tesco’s new management, so similar in detail, that I could not help but smell spinners at work.
The London investment arms of Goldman Sachs and Blackstone were accused last night of jacking up the rents of Madrid’s poorest people after they bought thousands of the city’s council flats.
TSB’s chief executive, Paul Pester has rejected suggestions by MPs that the newly liberated bank may not be large enough to challenge the “big five”. who are seen to have too much of a stranglehold over competition.
Slower services growth sapped the recovery’s momentum in the third quarter of the year, according to official figures released yesterday.
Tesco could end up footing a huge legal bill for its sacked former executives Philip Clarke and Laurie McIlwee if any action is taken against them as part of a Financial Conduct Authority investigation into a £260m accounting scandal.
Supermarket giant Asda faces mass legal action from thousands of female employees in a case of gender discrimination.
Sberbank, Russia's largest lender, is taking the European Union to court in an attempt to loosen Western sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis.
The first public outing by Tesco’s new boss Dave Lewis was given a thumbs down by the City on Friday as eight retail analysts cut forecasts and sent the grocer’s shares to a new 11-year low.
TSB chief executive Paul Pester has rejected accusations by MPs that the newly liberated bank was not big enough to challenge the big five high street banks after it took the lion’s share of new accounts.
While the rest of us enjoy a lazy Sunday, bankers across Europe will be having a nerve-jangling day. At noon in Frankfurt they will receive the results of the European Central Bank’s examination of their financial strength.
Slower growth in the dominant services sector sapped the recovery’s momentum in the latest quarter, according to official figures today.
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European markets edged lower on Friday as traders await the results of the European Central Bank's stress tests on eurozone banks.
Amazon shares fell more than 10 per cent after the company gave a disappointing Christmas sales forecast and posted a wider loss than expected for the third quarter.
Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations on Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales.
Tesco hit rock bottom last night as its shares tumbled to an 11-year low following the refusal of the new chief executive Dave Lewis to reveal his plans for tackling the supermarket’s spectacular decline.
The investment community needs to take a good look at itself over Tesco.
Unseasonably warm weather depressed retail sales last month, taking some steam out of the recovery, official figures showed yesterday.
Debenhams is on track to avoid a repeat of the miserable Christmas it endured last year despite announcing a 24 per cent fall in profits to £105.8m for the year to the end of August.
Ladbrokes reported a 94 per cent jump in operating profits for the past three months yesterday, taking some of the pressure off its chief executive Richard Glynn, who has struggled against rival William Hill in recent years.
The sluggish global economy was laid bare by Britain’s biggest consumer brands multinational yesterday as Unilever reported on weak sales in Europe, China, and across most emerging markets.
Revenues at the Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury tumbled in the six months to August amid a lack of new e-book reading devices.
The ink is barely dry on the turnaround plan at GlaxoSmithKline but the City is already cheering the drug maker’s recovery.
Westminster Outlook While there might be a certain, seemingly counter-intuitive, logic to paying higher salaries as a way of cutting costs, I’m not sure the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is providing the best template for the theory.
A return to growth at the sportswear brand Puma has helped offset weaker sales of Gucci handbags at the French giant Kering.