Alison Brittain named Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of 2017

Alison Brittain named Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of 2017..

Mia Mason 09-May, 18:56 135 BBC

Alison Brittain, chief executive of Whitbread, has been named as Veuve Clicquot's business woman of 2017. A career banker, she joined...


Walt Disney profits were boosted by Beauty and the Beast

Walt Disney profits were boosted by Beauty and the Beast..

Joseph Williams 09-May, 18:56 42 BBC

Profits at Walt Disney jumped 11% in the first three months of 2017, bolstered by attendance at its theme parks and resorts. Profits in...


Mistake-fixing start-up Grammarly raises $110m

Mistake-fixing start-up Grammarly raises $110m..

Mia Mason 09-May, 13:58 55 BBC

There's money to be made from other people's mistakes: $110m (?85m) of it, to be precise. That's the amount raised in a funding round by...


Walkers crisps Peterlee factory to close in December

Walkers crisps Peterlee factory to close in December..

Sophia Bell 09-May, 13:57 19 BBC

More than 350 jobs in County Durham will be axed when Walkers crisp factory closes, the owner has confirmed. PepsiCo said in March it was...


John Lewis takes ?36m hit for minimum wage error

John Lewis takes ?36m hit for minimum wage error..

09-May, 13:57 21 BBC

John Lewis has taken a ?36m hit to profits to cover potential back payments to staff after breaching National Minimum Wage rules. The...


RBS cuts hundreds of technology jobs

RBS cuts hundreds of technology jobs..

Diego Ross 09-May, 09:32 46 BBC

RBS is shedding nearly 250 posts, as part of an overhaul of its back-office operations. The bank said a net 92 full-time staff would be...


E.On profits hit by UK customer woes

E.On profits hit by UK customer woes..

Joseph Williams 09-May, 06:56 66 BBC

A fall in the number of UK customers has hit quarterly profits at German energy giant E.On. The group, one of the UK's "big six" energy...


Akzo Nobel faces Elliott legal bid to oust chairman

Akzo Nobel faces Elliott legal bid to oust chairman..

Mary Paterson 09-May, 03:48 51 BBC

An activist investor in Akzo Nobel is making a legal bid to force the removal of the Dulux paint owner's chairman. Elliott Advisors says...


Streaming and Ed Sheeran the right tune for Warner Music

Streaming and Ed Sheeran the right tune for Warner Music..

Maria Stewart 08-May, 15:32 70 BBC

Warner Music Group said streaming helped digital revenues jump by more than fifth in the first quarter. It was the first time digital...


New rules spark sharp rise in health and safety fines

New rules spark sharp rise in health and safety fines..

Andrew Martin 08-May, 13:10 37 BBC

The amount UK firms paid out in health and safety fines rose sharply last year following the introduction of tougher rules, new research...


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24-May, 18:32

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Spain to open 'stolen' baby archives

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24-May, 14:32

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08-May, 18:50

Relatives of a Palestinian family killed in a firebomb attack blamed on...