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Today โ€” September 24th 2018SkyNews Business

Gold miners' merger to create ยฃ14bn giant

Two of the world's largest gold miners have announced plans to merge in a deal that will create a global leader with a market value of £14bn.

  • September 24th 2018 at 11:55

Labour's employee ownership plan will be seen as theft

There is the kernel of a good idea in John McDonnell's proposals to make any business employing more than 250 people to hand 10% of the company to their staff.

  • September 24th 2018 at 12:35

Carrefour denies mysterious bid for rival Casino

Supermarket retailer Casino has prompted bid mystery in France after saying it had rejected a tie-up approach from Carrefour, only for Carrefour to deny making any such offer.

  • September 24th 2018 at 10:26

Thomas Cook issues 'hot weather' profit warning

Thomas Cook has downgraded annual profit forecasts, saying hot weather hurt demand for bookings across its crucial summer season.

  • September 24th 2018 at 07:45

Staff will 'own' firms under Labour plan

Labour is claiming workers could be up to £500 a year better off under a plan to expand employee ownership of large companies.

  • September 23rd 2018 at 22:44
Yesterday โ€” September 23rd 2018SkyNews Business

Deal changes outlook for BBC weather forecaster

A Swiss-owned business information provider will emerge this week as the mystery buyer of MeteoGroup, the weather forecasting giant which supplies data to the BBC and British Airways.

  • September 23rd 2018 at 17:46
Before yesterdaySkyNews Business

Comcast outbids Fox in auction for Sky

Comcast has triumphed in the auction to buy Sky plc, the owner of Sky News, for £29.7bn in the biggest takeover ever seen in Europe's media industry.

  • September 22nd 2018 at 18:11

British Steel owner redeems mobile recycler

The owner of British Steel has struck a deal to ‎buy one of the UK's biggest recyclers of mobile phones following a scramble to secure new funding.

  • September 22nd 2018 at 17:55

BT dials up Worldpay's Jansen in hunt for CEO

BT Group, Britain's biggest telecoms company, is in advanced talks to appoint Philip Jansen, the joint boss of payments technology operator Worldpay, as its next chief executive.

  • September 22nd 2018 at 11:15

How foodie culture could save the high street

High streets and town centres have been in decline for many years with few successful solutions, but Altrincham in Cheshire is bucking the national trend and showing other towns how it's done.

  • September 21st 2018 at 22:16

Fox and Comcast prepare final bids in battle for Sky

Half of the City will be working this weekend. The other half wishes it was.

  • September 22nd 2018 at 00:33

'Sexy' Handmaid's Tale outfit pulled after online backlash

An online lingerie retailer has apologised after withdrawing a "sexy" version of the outfit made famous by the Handmaid's Tale TV series.

  • September 21st 2018 at 20:52

Moss Bros warns hot World Cup summer hit profit

Menswear chain Moss Bros has warned that its full year operating profits will fall short of expectations, hit by slow sales during the hot summer and compounded by staying away from the shops to watch the World Cup.

  • September 21st 2018 at 08:19

Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell's conviction stands

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his court conviction for failing to provide information to The Pensions Regulator.

  • September 21st 2018 at 12:04

2012 Olympics chief Mills to back 'F1 of sailing'

The entrepreneur who led London's bid to host the 2012 Olympics is to lead Britain's charge into a new global sailing league being bankrolled by Larry Ellison, the Oracle billionaire.

  • September 21st 2018 at 10:09

Tech glitch across three major banks 'resolved'

The RBS Group says it has resolved an IT problem that led to RBS, NatWest and Ulster Bank customers losing access to online banking services on Friday, with many locked out of their accounts.

  • September 21st 2018 at 08:51

Italy challenges Ryanair charge on 'essential' hand luggage

Italy is challenging Ryanair's decision to charge passengers for hand luggage.

  • September 21st 2018 at 08:03

RBS group online and mobile banking services down

RBS customers across the banking group's three outlets have been left locked out their accounts as they tried to access online banking or mobile apps.

  • September 21st 2018 at 08:51

The full story on nation's housing crisis

There is a conventional story about the housing crisis - one you've probably heard trotted out time and again by prime ministers and journalists for years. 

  • September 21st 2018 at 00:25

How the UK is facing five housing crises at once

The UK is facing not one but five concurrent mini housing crises - each with dramatically different consequences and solutions, research from Sky News finds.

  • September 20th 2018 at 18:50
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