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Today β€” April 20th 2018SkyNews Business

Homebase bidders lured with Β£100m dowry

Bidders for Homebase are being enticed with a huge dowry as the DIY chain's Australian owner seeks a fast-track exit from its disastrous foray into the UK retail sector.

  • April 20th 2018 at 16:49

Relief at Barclays as regulators show teeth

There will be a profound sense of relief at Barclays that Jes Staley, its chief executive, has not lost his job as a result of his attempts to unmask a whistleblower.

  • April 20th 2018 at 13:00

Million Scottish Power customers to see bills rise

Scottish Power is to increase energy bills for almost one million customers by an average of 5.5% - or £63 a year.

  • April 20th 2018 at 11:37

Royal Mail boss Moya Greene to step down

Royal Mail's chief executive Moya Greene is to step down after more than eight years in charge with almost £1m in pay and bonus.

  • April 20th 2018 at 08:25

Watchdogs to fine Barclays boss over whistleblower

UK financial regulators plan to fine Barclays chief executive Jes Staley over attempts to uncover the author of an anonymous letter.

  • April 20th 2018 at 08:05

Final sum for Brexit bill 'shrouded in uncertainty'

A senior MP has claimed the final figure for the Brexit divorce bill is "shrouded in uncertainty", after a watchdog stressed the current estimate is based on a number of assumptions.

  • April 19th 2018 at 21:28

Premier League players net Β£2.5bn in wages

Premier League footballers took home £2.5bn in wages for the first time last season, though pay growth was at its weakest for 20 years when compared with surging club revenues.

  • April 20th 2018 at 01:00
Yesterday β€” April 19th 2018SkyNews Business

Pizza Hut UK β€Žfinally poised to change hands

The British operations of Pizza Hut will be sold in the next‎ few days to a buyout team led by its chief executive, even as rival casual dining chains face painful restructurings or bankruptcy.

  • April 19th 2018 at 20:30

Botox maker's interest helps Shire shares soar

Shire has attracted further takeover interest as it continues to hold talks with a Japanese rival - helping its shares surge on Thursday.

  • April 19th 2018 at 18:04

PPI scandal payouts top Β£30bn after Arnie warning

Claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) hit their highest level in four years during the second half of last year.

  • April 19th 2018 at 17:11

Firm's Tory donations raised in HMRC search denial

HMRC mentioned a mobile operator's donations to the Conservative Party when it rejected a French request to search the firm's London offices, Downing Street has admitted.

  • April 19th 2018 at 14:43

Boring meetings? Just leave, says Elon Musk

The idea of just getting up and leaving a boring work meeting is a dream to many of us and it seems, it is one shared by one of the world's leading tech tycoons.

  • April 19th 2018 at 14:00

Blaming bad weather? Come off it, Debenhams

Retailers are good at coming up with excuses when things don't go well.

  • April 19th 2018 at 14:57

Closures loom at struggling House of Fraser

The struggling department store chain House of Fraser (HoF) has drafted in advisers to examine options for accelerating its restructuring, raising the prospect of further shop closures at a dire time for the British high street.

  • April 19th 2018 at 13:21

Retail sales slide as cold weather takes toll

Retail sales fell by 1.2% in March as freezing weather kept shoppers at home, official figures show.

  • April 19th 2018 at 10:37

Debenhams half-year profits slump by 85%

Debenhams has reported an 85% slump in half-year profits after sales were battered by the Beast from the East and heavy restructuring costs also took their toll.

  • April 19th 2018 at 08:12

Sky posts 14% rise in nine-month earnings

Sky has hailed an "excellent" set of financial results as it grew core earnings by 14% in the financial year-to-date despite the tough consumer environment.

  • April 19th 2018 at 07:58

England set to ban plastic straws and cotton buds

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds could soon be banned from sale in England under a Government plan.

  • April 19th 2018 at 01:29

Rogue landlords 'should have houses confiscated'

Rogue landlords who exploit vulnerable tenants should face having their properties confiscated, an influential committee of MPs has recommended.

  • April 18th 2018 at 23:05

Gates: Internet giants failed to predict data scandal

Internet giants failed to predict the data privacy issues that have rocked companies such as Facebook, Bill Gates has said.

  • April 18th 2018 at 16:27