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.
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.
Scottish Power is to increase energy bills for almost one million customers by an average of 5.5% - or £63 a year.
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.
UK financial regulators plan to fine Barclays chief executive Jes Staley over attempts to uncover the author of an anonymous letter.
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.
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.
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.
Shire has attracted further takeover interest as it continues to hold talks with a Japanese rival - helping its shares surge on Thursday.
Claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) hit their highest level in four years during the second half of last year.
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.
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.
Retailers are good at coming up with excuses when things don't go well.
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.
Retail sales fell by 1.2% in March as freezing weather kept shoppers at home, official figures show.
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.
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.
Plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds could soon be banned from sale in England under a Government plan.
Rogue landlords who exploit vulnerable tenants should face having their properties confiscated, an influential committee of MPs has recommended.
Internet giants failed to predict the data privacy issues that have rocked companies such as Facebook, Bill Gates has said.