Royal Bank of Scotland and its senior staff could face sanctions from the City regulator after a review revealed the intentional mistreatment of thousands of small and medium-sized companies by the bank's restructuring division.
A former top HSBC banker has been found guilty of defrauding a client in a $3.5bn currency deal, a landmark legal decision that could have far-reaching implications for the workings of the $5.3tn-a-day foreign exchange market.
Waning demand for new cars has sent shares in Britain's biggest motor retailer crashing as Pendragon admitted that its profits had gone sharply into reverse.
Analysts have described private hospital group Mediclinic International's �842m bid for 70.1% of the UK's second-biggest private hospital operator, Spire Healthcare Group, as "opportunistic", given the recent knock in Spire's share price.
John Caudwell says he 'loved' his former business partner but had lost faith in her. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock. UK news.