The departing boss of Sainsbury’s said he has not been forced out of the supermarket for its failure to merge with rival Asda last year.
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Just Eat has announced plans to partner with McDonald’s as the takeaway delivery business ramps up its brand-focused growth strategy.
Irn-Bru maker AG Barr has said signs of a turnaround for its drink brands after a tough 2019 is set to see a smaller-than-feared hit to annual profits.
Aviation giant Airbus says it has reached potential settlement agreements with financial investigators in the UK, US and France.
Housebuilder Crest Nicholson has seen profits and sales dip over the past year after it built fewer homes.
Lender Virgin Money has revealed a hit to mortgage lending amid a “difficult” market and intense competition.
Sainsbury’s plans to invest £1 billion towards making its operations “net zero” by 2040 – a decade earlier than the UK’s legal goal – it has announced.
All calls to BT’s helplines are now being answered by staff in the UK and Ireland, as the telecoms giant tries to boost its customer service reputation.
Fear infected the stock market on Monday as worries over the impact of the coronavirus saw investors sell up and send the FTSE 100 to a six-week low.
The City watchdog responsible for regulating financial services has been censured for failing to run its own pension scheme correctly.
German exports to Britain dropped by about 4% during the first 11 months of last year amid concerns about the UK’s future relationship with the European Union, a German trade body has said.
Former chancellor Philip Hammond has joined UK fintech firm OakNorth to aid its growth plans.
Global stock markets opened the week in a foul mood, as worries over coronavirus prompted a mass sell-off, sending the FTSE 100 to its lowest point for over a month.
Toy giant Mattel is launching new building block sets made from renewably-sourced plastics as part of a new sustainability push.
The London-listed oil company that was allegedly tricked into thinking it had won major investment from Qatar has speeded up production at its Nigerian oil field.
The number of mortgages approved by high street banks jumped to the highest annual total in a decade last year amid signs the housing market is moving up a gear.
Openreach is planning to make ultrafast broadband available in more than 200 market towns and villages across the UK as part of its aim to reach four million homes and businesses with full-fibre technology by March 2021.
Petra Diamonds shares have dived after the company saw first-half revenues slide by 6%.
Lender Amigo has put itself up for sale and launched a strategic review after losing more than 75% of its share value since June.
The political and economic uncertainty that dominated the majority of 2019 barely dented the prospects of investors in the stock market, according to new data.
Planet Organic has said it plans to double its store numbers over the next four years as it shrugs off the current high street turmoil.
Nearly 10,000 jobs have been lost in retail since the start of 2020, according to new research.
More than half of all small and medium businesses (SMEs) in the UK are without a high-speed internet connection, according to a new survey.
The number of businesses in significant financial distress has hit almost half a million, the highest number on record, according to an influential report.
Bank of England policymakers will gather for a “knife-edge” decision on interest rates this Thursday following recent speculation a cut may be on the way.
The woman at the head of one of the UK’s biggest betting websites was the country’s largest taxpayer last year, according to new figures.
NatWest has apologised to customers following complaints of their money “disappearing” in transfers over their mobile banking app.
Challenger energy supplier Octopus will be “close to break-even” on parts of its balance sheet within a year, boss Greg Jackson has said.
First-time buyers faced having to raise around £3,000 more for a deposit in 2019 than a year earlier, according to analysis.
Thousands of pubs will see £1,000 slashed off their bills, after the Chancellor announced new cuts aimed at supporting boozers in local communities.
The FTSE 100 continued its rebound as the major European markets all shook off fears over the coronavirus.
Gift and toy chain Hawkin’s Bazaar has collapsed into administration, putting 177 jobs at risk.