ENGINEER Invensys yesterday said it would perform better this year as its markets in industrial systems, railways and appliances recovered, after currency movements helped full-year operating profit rise 2 per cent.
CAMERON’S campaign message about the Big Society didn’t exactly electrify the masses. But I wonder if that’s because it’s already happening, and he just had the good sense to hold up a mirror to what the people of the UK are already doing.
FACEBOOK chief executive Mark Zuckerberg yesterday said the Internet social network will roll out new privacy settings for its more than 400m users, amid growing concerns that the company is pushing users to make more of their personal data public
BUSINESS leaders have called the Government to cut back on red tape which cost companies an estimated £88.3bn last year.
The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) said in a report that regulations were costing businesses dear.
THE end game is fast approaching for the Wall Street reforms, which will have a large impact on all sections of London’s financial and business services industries; the Senate has voted on its bill and we now await reconciliation with the House of
The US Justice Department has dropped a probe of American International Group executives involving the credit default swaps that sent the insurer to the brink of bankruptcy and forced a huge taxpayer bailout, lawyers for the executives said.
Royal Bank of Scotland is near to agreeing the sale of its European private equity fund portfolio, it is understood. The deal, worth about €400m (£348m) is expected to be announced in the next few weeks.
AN African billionaire has joined the race to take control of Arsenal.
Manufacturing mogul Aliko Dangote, worth over £2.5bn, is understood to be keen to snap up the 16 per cent stake in the club held by Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith.
Foreign secretary William Hague has visited Afghanistan for the first time since taking office, accompanied by defence secretary Liam Fox and development secretary Andrew Mitchell. Fox caused some controversy on the visit, when he suggested the mi
THE honeymoon period for the new chancellor may be over already as households report a marked loss of confidence in their finances, according to the household finance index (HFI) to be published today.