Business

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Stockbrokers at London firm get unlimited holiday to stop burnout
Staff at Finncap will have to take at least four weeks off as a bumper year has led to longer hours

Julia Kollewe

18, Nov, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance sells two car parts factories in England
Plant in Essex will still shut despite Jaguar Land Rover finding buyer for sites owned by Sanjeev Gupta’s firm

Jasper Jolly

18, Nov, 2021 @6:11 PM

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Ex-F1 team boss Eddie Jordan considering £3bn bid for Playtech
Reports of interest from Jordan-led consortium suggests potential bidding war for gambling software firm

Mark Sweney

18, Nov, 2021 @5:37 PM

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Chevron attacks rival Woodside for its ‘failings’ over sale of floating rig
Decision to sell Northern Endeavour rig to company that couldn’t afford to decommission it led to levy on entire industry to pay clean-up costs

Ben Butler

18, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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National Grid profits surge on back of European energy crisis
Higher revenues from subsea cables and acquisition of Western Power Distribution boost half-year results

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Metro Bank shares slump after US buyer ends takeover talks
Troubles for challenger bank continue, with Carlyle Group saying it was no longer interested

Jasper Jolly

18, Nov, 2021 @12:41 PM

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M&S to provide sandwiches and hot food for Costa Coffee
Retailer says partnership will help it reach new locations as former commuters work more from home

Sarah Butler

18, Nov, 2021 @11:55 AM

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UK poultry producer hires 900 overseas staff to avoid Christmas turkey shortage
Owner of 2 Sisters and Bernard Matthews to recruit workers on temporary visas to assure festive demand

Sarah Butler

18, Nov, 2021 @11:55 AM

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Boost for shareholders as parcels help Royal Mail to £311m profit
Company unveils £400m payout saying pandemic has created permanent rise in parcel volumes

Jasper Jolly

18, Nov, 2021 @9:54 AM

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Poorer nations still lack access to world’s key antibiotics
Only 54 of 166 assessed treatments have policies aiding use by low-income countries, says non-profit group

Julia Kollewe

18, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Average pay deal in Britain worth just 2%, data shows
Median basic pay rose 2% in three months to end of October, unchanged for seventh month in a row

Phillip Inman

18, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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SSE will be hard to bully given the arithmetic and political backing | Nils Pratley
Energy company has the detail and renewables flag-waving to counter hedge fund’s call to split in two

Nils Pratley

17, Nov, 2021 @7:28 PM

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