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Outgoing HSBC boss paid £6.1m as profits miss City expectations

The outgoing chief executive of Europe's biggest bank has seen his annual pay rise to £6.1m as the bank reported profits that missed analysts' targets. 

William Hill fined £6.2m over money laundering and problem gambling failures

William Hill has been fined £6.2m by regulators over money laundering and problem gambling failures.

Dutch activate 'hard Brexit' plan and blame 'a lack of clarity' from the UK

The Dutch government has linked its decision to activate what it refers to as a "hard Brexit" plan for customs to "divisions within the British Conservative Party" and a "remaining lack of clarity" from the UK.

Electricals chain Maplin races to secure sale amid retail gloom

The owner of Maplin, one of Britain's biggest electrical goods retailers, is racing to avoid calling in administrators amid deepening pessimism about the outlook for the high street.

Uber drops appeal over English language tests for London drivers

Uber drops appeal over English language tests for London drivers

Uber has accepted new proposals to enforce English language standards on its drivers in London by withdrawing a legal challenge.

Meat safety scare firm Russell Hume collapses with 266 jobs lost

Meat safety scare firm Russell Hume collapses with 266 jobs lost

Meat supplier Russell Hume has collapsed into administration, weeks after the company suffered a food safety scare.

Departing Tesco UK chief named N Brown chairman

Departing Tesco UK chief named N Brown chairman

The UK boss of Tesco is to become one of the youngest chairmen of a FTSE 350 company after being appointed by the online retailer N Brown.

Great Ormond Street may retain cash from scandal-hit fundraiser

Great Ormond Street may retain cash from scandal-hit fundraiser

Britain's best-known children's hospital charity is debating whether to retain hundreds of thousands of pounds raised at a scandal-hit event, weeks after insisting that it would hand the money back.

KFC closures as chain runs out of chicken

KFC closures as chain runs out of chicken

KFC has had to shut most of its restaurants across the UK and Ireland after "teething problems" with a new delivery contractor meant it ran out of chicken.

Chancellor Philip Hammond ditches Budget red box for pared-back spring statement

Chancellor Philip Hammond ditches Budget red box for pared-back spring statement

The Chancellor will ditch the famous Budget red box in his upcoming spring statement, which is expected to be a pared back event.

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