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UK business growth hits 16-month high after election - survey
Economic activity picked up to hit a 16-month high in January, a survey suggests, signalling a post-election bounce that could kill off an interest rate cut.
Flybe: Javid tells Ryanair chief rescue deal 'was not state aid'
Sajid Javid has dismissed airline chiefs’ complaints about the government-backed rescue of Flybe, insisting that the regional carrier has not received state aid to secure its future.
Just Eat takeover by Takeaway.com to be investigated by competition watchdog
Just Eat's £6bn takeover by Dutch rival Takeaway.com is to be investigated by the competition watchdog.
HS2: Complexity and risks of high-speed rail scheme were 'under-estimated'
HS2 is over budget and behind schedule because the complexity and risks of the multi-billion pound project were under-estimated, according to the Whitehall spending watchdog.
Tesco to ditch plastic-wrapped multipack tins to slash packaging
Tesco is to stop selling shrink-wrapped multipack tins in a move it says will save the environment from 350 tonnes of plastic a year.
Business demands salary test is cut in post-Brexit immigration system
Business groups have joined forces to demand a role in shaping the UK's post-Brexit immigration system.
Lloyds to write off debts worth tens of millions linked to HBOS fraud
Lloyds Banking Group is to write off tens of millions of pounds of debts associated with the mistreatment of customers at HBOS's scandal-hit Reading branch.
Morrisons creating 7,000 shop-floor jobs - but 3,000 managers will go
Morrisons says it is creating 7,000 new shop-floor jobs - but that 3,000 managers will either leave the company or have their roles downgraded.
Brexit: UK warned only '50-50' chance of EU-UK trade deal this year
The chances of sealing a trade deal between the European Union and Britain this year are only 50-50, the Dutch prime minister has warned.
Women on boards: How a bank's threat could accelerate change
Diversity in boardrooms is far from being achieved.
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