The government’s flagship savings programme, the Lifetime Isa, has been snubbed by banks and building societies on the day it launches.
Lloyds Bank has announced plans to shrink hundreds of its branches in size, in some cases boarding up the old counter sections.
Emma Walmsley, will become the most powerful woman in British business, as she steps in as boss of the UK’s fifth largest company.
Westinghouse, Toshiba’s US nuclear unit, has filed for US bankruptcy protection.
BT has bowed to demands by the telecoms regulator Ofcom to legally separate Openreach.
Marks and Spencer has reported a rise in clothing and homeware sales over the Christmas period for the first time in two years.
Fiat Chrysler has been accused of not telling authorities about software that regulates emissions in thousands of its diesel vehicles.
BT Group has been forced to write down the value of its Italian business by £530m following “inappropriate behaviour”
The blue chip FTSE 100 index has closed at a new all time high today (7290) having now risen for 10 consecutive sessions.