The head of the consortium running the decontamination of Sellafield has apologised for a string of management failures that has seen the cost of cleaning up the Cumbria site soar beyond £70bn.
Computer giant Hewlett-Packard is set to cut more than 1,000 jobs in the UK as part of a global downsizing, the company announced today.
We all know Christmas is a time to celebrate and share with family and friends. But if can do it on the cheap, quite frankly, that's even better.
More than 600 jobs look set to be saved after Channel tunnel operator Eurotunnel won an appeal overturning a competition ruling banning it from operating ferry services from Dover.
The number of people signing on last month fell to just over 390,000.
Developer St Modwen has struck a deal with Marks & Spencer to open one of its biggest stores in the UK.
Investors cheered software firm Sage after the company announced plans to hiked its dividend and said it was on track to meet growth targets.
Shareholders in collapsed Yellow Pages publisher Hibu have accused the directors of a "conspiracy" to let the main company go bust while preserving the value of its subsidiaries for lenders.
Shares of Standard Chartered plummeted in early trading after the bank warned 2013 could see its first profit fall in a decade.
The European Commission has fined five international banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland, and a broker a record 1.7 billion euros (£1.4 billion) for rigging crucial interest rate benchmarks.
A proposed deal has been agreed between the Royal Mail and union leaders averting the risk of a Christmas strike.
The UK government is expected to sell its 40 per cent stake in the Eurostar rail service under a new infrastructure spending plan.
Of all the trade deals struck in China it was certainly the most unusual.
The Prime Minister has ruled out tax cuts for the rest of the decade, with austerity measures set to remain firmly in place.
Tesco's turnaround strategy has come under renewed scrutiny after Britain's largest supermarket reported a fresh dip in quarterly sales.
Construction hit its fastest level of growth in six years, according to the latest survey of the building sector.
Downgrading online fashion star Asos has not worked out well for most of the analysts that have dared.
A British-born chief executive has hit the Silicon Valley jackpot for the second time in his career after selling US social media analytics firm Topsy to Apple for a reported $200m (£122m).
Co-operative Bank's auditors of 30 years did no due diligence on the commercial property part of Britannia Building Society's loan book that watchdogs say broke the bank, MPs were told yesterday.
Corruption was at the heart of the financial crises in Spain and Greece. But now it appears that while Athens is making an effort to clean up, Madrid is heading in the other direction.
Is George Osborne going to be the hare or the bear when he gives his mini-budget tomorrow? Sir Charlie Mayfield laughs out loud and says his money is on the Chancellor being the hare; the kind one in the John Lewis Christmas TV advert that gives the bear an alarm clock so he wakes up from hibernation to enjoy the festivities with his friends.
Outlook The Co-operative Bank never got anywhere close to the size of RBS, and it hasn't (so far) called upon the taxpayer for funds. It's worth remembering the latter point. All the same, the two rival each other when it comes to the sheer ineptitude that their difficulties have put on display.
Outlook Yes, Royal Bank of Scotland is facing a scandal (again). It's an IT snafu this time (another). And Ross McEwan, the chief executive, has said he's very sorry (again) while describing it as "unacceptable". In that he's aping Supernanny Jo Frost, the Channel 4 childcare "specialist", whom it was at one time impossible to avoid. Sadly, it seems it will take more than the ubiquitous Ms Frost
Outlook Over to a business that works, in the form of Betfair. It looks like a winner. The gambling company jumped to the head of the field by trouncing the City's profit forecasts and handed out sugar lumps to the shareholders in its stable with a chunky dividend hike. The shares duly raced even further ahead of a 950p indicative offer that was withdrawn in May by a major shareholder in cahoots
When Ofgem head Andrew Wright identified a “deep mistrust of anything the energy companies do or say” last week, the chief executive of Britain’s gas and electricity regulator wasn’t exaggerating.
In 2010 Michael Gove was left stunned in China. The new Education Secretary visited a classroom and was shown a “thick book with screeds of Chinese characters”.
When I studied for my law degree many moons ago, and we came to looking for jobs, there were the firms who constituted the “magic circle” in the City and there were the rest.
The Duchess of Cornwall rubbed shoulders with celebrities for a good cause at the annual ICAP Global Charity in central London.
Education giant Pearson has acquired Grupo Multi, an English-language school provider in Brazil as the FTSE 100 group presses ahead with its expansion plans in emerging markets.