Lloyd's of London chairman John Nelson says insurance market veterans view the challenges thrown up by Brexit as a "walk in the park" compared to the difficulties that nearly obliterated the business just decades ago.
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Wholesaler Booker will update on trading on Thursday amid mounting calls for a competition inquiry into its £3.7 billion merger with supermarket giant Tesco.
London-based fitness chain Gymbox is exploring options to expand outside the capital and internationally for the first time.
A charity has welcomed Nicola Sturgeon's commitment to a review of children whose referrals to mental health services were rejected.
US stocks flirted with sharp losses but managed a mixed finish after Republicans cancelled a vote on their health care bill because it became clear the bill would fail.
The FTSE 100 ended Friday relatively flat as global investors awaited results from a congressional vote on Donald Trump's US healthcare reform bill.
Pearson has pushed its chief executive's pay packet up 20%, despite the publisher posting the biggest loss in its history.
Several supermarkets have announced fuel price cuts of two pence per litre amid a reduction in wholesale costs.
Nicola Sturgeon has backed her Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham following chaotic scenes as a Holyrood independence debate was stopped because of the London terror attacks.
Aberdeen's two MPs have spoken of their shock and sadness in the wake of the Westminster attack and expressed their thanks to all those who help protect them.
Security arrangements at the UK Parliament are to be reviewed following Wednesday's attack in London.
A defiant Theresa May led tributes to murdered police officer Keith Palmer yesterday, hailing him "every inch a hero" whose actions would never be forgotten.
The rate of complaints by passengers travelling on trains operated by Southern Railway's parent company soared at the end of last year.
A drive to more than double the turnover of Scotland's food and drink sector has been unveiled.
Barclays is under fresh pressure over its emergency fundraising at the height of the financial crisis after the City watchdog reportedly reopened its probe into the deal.
A US-based electronics company has announced plans to shut down its manufacturing operations in West Lothian, with the loss of about 260 jobs.
Creditors of struggling retail chain Blue Inc have voted through a restructuring deal that is likely to see a number of store closures.
AkzoNobel's largest shareholder has urged the company to "engage in discussions" with PPG Industries after it snubbed a second takeover offer worth 22.4 billion euro (£19.5 billion).
US stocks finished mostly higher on Wednesday after a shaky start, as technology and industrial companies rose.
One in four young people who do not own a home are pinning their hopes on an inheritance to help them on the property ladder, research has found.
Part of fashion and accessory business Ness has been brought out of administration, safeguarding more than 35 jobs.
Hotels across England may be forced to hike their prices by at least £5 a night as they face the double whammy of a near-£800 million business rate rise and a proposed tourist bed tax, experts have warned.
Footwear retailer Brantano has collapsed into administration, putting more than a thousand jobs at risk.
Sports Direct and Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is embroiled in a High Court fight with Rangers over a merchandise deal said to result in the Scottish club getting about 7p of every £1 spent.
Workers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment are staging the first of a series of new strikes on Thursday in a long-running dispute over pensions.
The Supreme Court has ruled that Britain's financial watchdog did not wrongfully identify a JPMorgan executive linked to the London Whale scandal.
Mortgage deals allowing parents to raise funds from their property to help their adult children buy their first home have been launched by Britain's biggest building society.
Travelodge is planning to open 15 new hotels across the UK this year, creating over 300 jobs.
Housebuilder Redrow has said it is on track to notch up a 22% rise in profits this year, revealing a record order book and a better than expected increase in selling prices.
The London market sunk deeper into the red on Wednesday as shares in Kingfisher dropped and investor enthusiasm for the US President's promised banking and tax reforms started to wane.
Dulux paint maker AkzoNobel has rebuffed a second takeover tilt from US rival PPG Industries, claiming the approach "substantially undervalues" the firm.
An off-licence in Northern Ireland looking to make a fast buck has been flooded with orders for its tonic wine-themed Easter eggs.