September 24, 2018

Tesco Bank facing huge fine over 2016 cyberattack

Tesco's banking arm is facing the City regulator's biggest-ever cyberattack-related fine two years after its online services were hacked by criminals attempting to steal funds from customers.
September 24, 2018

Versace reportedly set for $2bn takeover

Versace is reportedly set to be snapped up by US fashion group Michael Kors in a $2bn (£1.5bn) deal.
September 24, 2018

Oil prices surge to near four-year high

Oil prices have jumped to the highest level for nearly four years after Saudi Arabia and Russia ruled out any immediate increase in production.
September 24, 2018

Forecaster MeteoGroup to come under TBG umbrella

Swiss-owned business information provider TBG is to buy MeteoGroup, the weather forecasting giant which supplies data to the BBC and British Airways.
September 24, 2018

Renationalisation plans not ‘a return to the past’

John McDonnell has hailed Labour's plans to renationalise the water industry, telling the party's conference it is part of "the greatest extension of economic democratic rights that this country has ever seen".
September 24, 2018

Labour’s employee ownership plan will be seen as theft

There is the kernel of a good idea in John McDonnell's proposals to make any business employing more than 250 people to hand 10% of the company to their staff.
September 24, 2018

Gold miners’ merger to create £14bn giant

Two of the world's largest gold miners have announced plans to merge in a deal that will create a global leader with a market value of £14bn.
September 24, 2018

Carrefour denies mysterious bid for rival Casino

Supermarket retailer Casino has prompted bid mystery in France after saying it had rejected a tie-up approach from Carrefour, only for Carrefour to deny making any such offer.
September 24, 2018

Thomas Cook issues ‘hot weather’ profit warning

Thomas Cook has downgraded annual profit forecasts, saying hot weather hurt demand for bookings in its crucial summer season.
September 23, 2018

Staff will ‘own’ firms under Labour plan

Labour is claiming workers could be up to £500 a year better off under a plan to expand employee ownership of large companies.
September 23, 2018

Deal changes outlook for BBC weather forecaster

A Swiss-owned business information provider will emerge this week as the mystery buyer of MeteoGroup, the weather forecasting giant which supplies data to the BBC and British Airways.
September 22, 2018

Comcast outbids Fox in auction for Sky

Comcast has triumphed in the auction to buy Sky plc for £30.45bn in the biggest takeover ever seen in Europe's media industry.