The resignation of Maria Miller has come at last, and timing is everything.
Those in Downing Street must have thought that facing a barrage from the opposition at Prime Minister's Questions today was too much to face.
Something of a mixed open expected for European markets today, with the Fed’s open market committee minutes out later on.
They could shed some more light on the decision to lose the 6.5 per cent guidance threshold on unemployment.
The culture secretary Maria Miller has resigned amid growing pressure over her expenses claims.
In a letter to the Prime Minister, Miller said the ongoing dispute had "become a distraction from the vital work this government is doing."
SLOPPY changes to insurance rules could undermine the government’s effort to boost savings, industry leaders warned yesterday, as the City watchdog revealed details of its probe into a bungled announcement of a market investigation.
BRITAIN’S four biggest supermarket groups all lost market share over the last three months to German discounters Aldi and Lidl, with Sainsbury’s suffering the biggest drop in market share in ten years.
THE TCHENGUIZ brothers will on Friday apply to bring in a criminal barrister to explore whether the Serious Fraud Office or Grant Thornton committed a criminal offence, following the disclosure of documents relating to their arrests three years ag
Accounting group KPMG has teamed up with a company that helps smaller companies get paid more quickly. C2FO, an online marketplace for working capital, will spend three years working with KPMG to attract more British firms to its platform.
SAMSUNG Electronics, the subsidiary of Samsung behind its Galaxy smartphones, has warned of a four per cent drop in operating profit for the quarter to March, marking the second quarterly decline in a row.
Daisy Group, the telecoms firm, said yesterday that revenues are in line with expectations for the year to March. Chief executive Matthew Riley said: “Our revenue mix continues to improve, further boosted by the acquisitions made during the year.
InvestecInvestec Specialist Bank has expanded its growth and acquisition finance team with the appointment of Helen Lucas. She joins from Barclays, where she was a vice president in its debt finance origination team.
THE UK’S blue chip share index hit a two-week low yesterday, with Sports Direct leading losses after a share sale by founder Mike Ashley and technicals pointing to a bearish market outlook in the near term.
Markets are closed in India today (due to a bank holiday celebrating Ram Navami) but the lull gives some respite to the incredible run Indian equities have enjoyed this year, caused in part by a popular trade many large City fund managers have tak
Today Microsoft drops update support for Windows XP, the incredibly popular operating system it launched nearly 12 years ago, meaning any future bugs or security flaws discovered will never be fixed...