Carpetright i nsisted trading was set to improve after a tough half year left it nursing sliding UK sales and sharply lower group profits.
Lloyds Banking Group fuelled the City's dividend hopes today with the sale of its remaining stake in wealth manager St James's Place.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread put the brakes on the expansion of the hotel chain today as it announced it would open 500 less rooms than expected in the current financial year.
Thomson and First Choice owner TUI Travel reported another year of record results today as its new line of luxury all-inclusive deals kept up demand for package holidays.
Energy firms are planning to take on thousands of extra staff to deal with complaints or calls about switching supplier because of rising bills, a new report has revealed.
Ministers have been accused of complacency over the threat to the City from plans by a breakaway group of EU member states to go ahead with a tax on financial transactions.
The US stock market notched another record close on Monday after a big acquisition in the food industry. Hope for a longer-term budget deal in Washington also helped.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has insisted the UK's poor trading performance and household debt mountain are no reason to panic as he challenged "pessimists" who believe the recovery could falter.
Hundreds of thousands of pensioners face being ripped off when investing in the UK's £12 billion annuities market unless regulation is tightened urgently, an official advisory panel has warned.
Annual wage rises are not expected to return to their historic norm of around 2% for a couple of years, the head of the UK's official fiscal watchdog has told MPs.
Royal Mail workers will receive a three-year pay rise worth around 9% and legally-binding employment protections under a "landmark" agreement.
Independent supplier First Utility has signed an energy-buying deal with Shell that it is hoped will deliver cheaper bills and help it challenge the Big Six.