Overseas tourists splashing out in UK and more Britons opting to holiday at home fuels spending boom
The fall in sterling since the Brexit vote in June, and fears of terrorism abroad, has also meant more British families have chosen to holiday at home.
Maggie Pagano: As star fund manager Neil Woodford bans them for his staff...is it time to scrap bonuses?
Calling on the industry to follow his lead, Woodford claimed bonuses distort behaviour, encourage short-termism, and indeed recklessness. And he is not alone in his thinking.
Rocketman Steve Bennett, who set up and runs Manchester-based Starchaser Industries, said the company is 'pretty close' to putting tourists in space.
The revelation from Opec's second largest producer sent the price of crude spiralling by almost 3% and back below $50 a barrel. Fresnillo was the greatest faller on the FTSE for the day, losing 5.9%.
The £33bn deal will be the largest foreign acquisition by a Chinese firm. The deal will trigger a huge pay day for advisers including HSBC, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and UBS.
Previous owner retail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been branded the 'unacceptable face of capitalism' by furious MPs after he sold the firm to serial bankrupt Dominic Chappell for £1 in 2015.
How Britain weathered storm after Brexit vote: Two months on, the pound is down but shares have soared
Brexit shocked markets, sent the pound tumbling and led to apocalyptic warnings of economic doom. But two months on a sense of calm has returned to the City and the country.
CITY DIARY: Haulage magnate Steve Parkin hires Robbie Williams for his private party for a rumoured £1m
Fish trader's son Parkin, 55, likes to enjoy his £220m fortune. He owns over 70 racehorses, as well as private jet and helicopter. His career began down a south Leeds coal mine.
Nick Leeson, jailed in the 1990s after losing hundreds of millions of pounds in risky trades that resulted in the collapse of Barings, said red tape ‘is detracting from what they should be doing’.
The deal follows months of speculation about possible suitors for San Francisco-based Medivation, which produces prostate cancer treatment Xtandi.
The Institute of Export said 42 per cent of its members expected their business growth to decline in the long term as a result of leaving the single market.
Television star June Sarpong is to launch a new Made in Britain fashion collection at the Best of Britannia London trade show next month.
Alexander Macrae, 82, (pictured) cannot afford to heat his large house, but is stuck living in it because the moment he sells Bank of Scotland will demand £147,250.
The 140 companies say they were pushed into administration by NatWest owner RBS’s global restructuring group so the bank could use their assets to pay down its debts.
The FTSE 100 closed down 30.41 points at 6828.5 as a slump in oil and other commodity prices dampened trader sentiment in London.
Sir Philip must realise this is not going away and that if he ever wants to sail into an island idyll in peace again he needs to get his chequebook out sooner rather than later.
Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi entered a guilty plea at the International Criminal Court on Monday and expressed regret for his role in the destruction of holy shrines in Mali.
I switched to one of its own tariffs, but First Utility still charged me £60 in exit fees to do so. I only switched because it had been emailing me to do so.
Pensions Investment and Research Consultants, which advises clients with assets of more than £200bln, said it has ‘significant concerns’ about Mr Ashley's ‘influence on the board’.
In June 2010, Sirius Minerals' shares were changing hands for 1.9p each with the company struggling to fund the development of potash and salt deposits in North America and Australia.
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