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New BT scam warning in Dorset

Dorset Police have issued a warning to BT customers to beware of a new scam.

Builders' merchant Travis Perkins makes room for Chambers

The builders' merchant Travis Perkins will this week name the former head of British technology superstar ARM Holdings as its next chairman.

Hedge fund giant Anchorage to back £700m Co-op Bank rescue deal

Anchorage Capital Group, a giant hedge fund, is joining a consortium of Wall Street financiers seeking to finalise a near-£700m rescue of the Co-operative Bank.

Watchstone to name new boss as £600m lawsuit looms

The controversial London-listed company which ‎is the subject of a £600m-plus legal claim over a business it sold to an Australian rival will this week appoint its general counsel as its next boss.

Nestle faces down activist investor's list of demands

Nestle faces down activist investor's list of demands

If anyone was in any doubt about the ambitions of activist investors, events at Nestle during the last 24 hours should convince them otherwise.

Markets cheer €17bn bail-out for failing Italian banks

Markets cheer €17bn bail-out for failing Italian banks

Markets across Europe cheered as Italy's €17bn (£15bn) bail-out of two Italian banks was approved - but it raised questions over rules designed to end taxpayer-funded rescues.

EU citizens must bring family over before Brexit or face tougher immigration

EU citizens must bring family over before Brexit or face tougher immigration

Theresa May has told EU citizens they must bring family members over to Britain before Brexit or face tougher immigration rules, in a move that will dismay her European counterparts.

Consumer caution as lending growth slows and mortgage approvals slip

Consumer caution as lending growth slows and mortgage approvals slip

Consumer borrowing growth slowed and mortgage approvals slipped further last month according to new figures from high street banks, adding to signs of a wider slowdown.

Exploding airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy

Exploding airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy

Faulty airbag maker Takata has filed for the biggest bankruptcy in Japanese manufacturing history as it faces a multibillion bill from nearly a decade of product recalls and lawsuits.

Holland & Barrett gobbled up in £1.8bn takeover

Holland & Barrett gobbled up in £1.8bn takeover

Health retailer Holland & Barrett is to be gobbled up in a £1.77bn deal by an investment fund backed by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman.

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