January 11, 2021

Marks & Spencer buys collapsed fashion brand Jaeger

Marks & Spencer has bought collapsed fashion brand Jaeger, which had been part of the Edinburgh Woollen Mill stable of retailers now in administration.
January 11, 2021

Giant firms have hidden borrowing advantage that has helped keep them on top for decades – new research

New research reveals how talk of a K-shaped recovery misses the point.
January 11, 2021

Chancellor: UK economy will get worse before it gets better

The chancellor has warned that there are tough times ahead for the UK economy as it struggles through a third national lockdown.
January 11, 2021

Chancellor: UK economy will get worse before it gets better

The chancellor has warned that there are tough times ahead for the UK economy as it struggles through a third national lockdown.
January 11, 2021

What is behind the soaring interest in Signature Aviation?

For much of last year, it felt as if a rash of takeover bids for UK companies was looming, due to both the weakness in the pound and the UK stock market's depressed valuation relative to its peers.
January 11, 2021

BT lures Bharti Airtel exec as pandemic speeds digital shift

The chief executive of BT Group is accelerating his drive to modernise the former state monopoly by poaching one of India's most highly regarded technology executives to lead the company's digital transformation.
January 11, 2021

Brexit trade problems ‘just the tip of the iceberg’, e-commerce expert warns

Early trade difficulties are "just the tip of the iceberg" as businesses adjust to new demands after Brexit, according to a compliance expert.
January 11, 2021

Dr Martens treads towards London flotation but valuation is unclear

The British footwear brand Dr Martens has confirmed plans for a London flotation that will see its private equity owner sell down its stake.
January 11, 2021

JD raises profit guidance by over £100m after strong online sales

JD Sports has forecast annual profits will be more than £100m above market expectations following a surge in online sales during continuing coronavirus restrictions.
January 11, 2021

Tech firms ban Parler from platforms as Trump seeks new online megaphone

He has been kicked off most of the mainstream social media platforms following his supporters' rioting at the US Capitol, but President Donald Trump is still searching for online options to reach his followers.
January 11, 2021

A record 250,000 small firms on the brink of closure – industry body

A record 250,000 small firms are set to close this year under combined pressure from the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit, according to an industry body.
January 10, 2021

Prince Charles calls on business and industry to lead climate crisis fight

The Prince of Wales is launching an ambitious Magna Carta-style charter calling on business and industry to lead the fight against the climate crisis - or risk future generations looking back on "broken promises".