UK retailer Sports Direct has called a shareholder meeting, to vote on whether to pay �11m to the brother of founder Mike Ashley.
The Bradford-based subprime lender Provident Financial has announced the sudden death on Thursday of its executive chairman Marjit Wolstenhome at the age of 53.
Home insurance companies may be overcharging up to 13 million UK households, new research suggests, with older people particularly hard hit.
Some analysts said the OBR was overestimating the capacity of British businesses to drive up productivity. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images.
In his first Autumn Budget, Philip Hammond delivered a speech clearly designed to distract from the dire economic news with a stream of jokes that were nearly as bad.