3,200 jobs at risk as Toys R Us UK nears collapse

The directors of Toys R Us's British chain are preparing to appoint administrators early next week in a move that will threaten more than 3,000 jobs on an already-troubled high street.

'Self-serving' ex-BHS owner Chappell fined £87k

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been ordered to pay £87,170 for failing to provide pensions information to an investigation into the collapse of the retailer.

Architect of £11bn merger to step down in 2019

The chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen is to step down next year after helping to create the company in an £11bn merger.

Persimmon bosses agree £51m cuts to bonuses

Executives at housebuilder Persimmon have agreed to £51m worth of cuts to their bonuses after an outcry over the expected bonanza.

RBS reports first annual profit in a decade

State-backed lender Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a profit of £752m for 2017, the first time in a decade it has been in the black.

Oh Snap! Jenner's tweet sees Snapchat shares fall

A tweet by Kylie Jenner led to a $1.3bn (£930m) fall in the value Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat.

Workers lose £31bn in 'free' overtime - TUC

The UK's workforce is being urged to take a proper lunch break and leave on time this Friday as a report claims staff lost £31bn in unpaid overtime last year.

Snap boss bagged a cool $638m last year

Wall Street has been left wide-eyed amid revelations the co-founder and chief executive of Snap was awarded $638m (£458m) in 2017.

Standard Life Aberdeen chair Grimstone to step down

The chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen is to step down within two years of helping to create one of Britain’s biggest fund managers in an £11bn merger.

Regulator and auditor 'spectators' on Carillion

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and auditors have been accused by MPs of being "spectators" ahead of the collapse of Carillion.

Dyson suffers setback in energy label case

Dyson has suffered a legal setback in its battle to secure improved energy efficiency ratings for its bagless vacumm cleaners.

Serco profits down but boss is still optimistic

Serco has reported a fall in profits but is still optimistic it can emerge as one of the winners from the turmoil hitting the outsourcing sector.

GDP weaker than expected at end of 2017

The UK economy grew by 0.4% during the final quarter of 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

HSBC chairman Tucker embarks on boardroom cull

The new chairman of HSBC Holdings is preparing sweeping changes in the boardroom of Europe's biggest lender that will involve roughly one-third of its directors heading for the exit.

Centrica to cut 4,000 jobs as it loses customers

British Gas owner Centrica says it will shed 4,000 jobs by 2020 following a big fall in operating profits.

Barclays faces pay backlash after annual loss

Barclays has posted an annual loss of £1.9bn and faced a backlash on gender pay after it admitted women in its investment bank unit are paid, on average, almost half the sum enjoyed by men.

Funds platform AJ Bell plots London float

One of Britain's biggest online investment platforms is drawing up plans for a London listing that will crystallise a huge fortune for the executive who launched it nearly 25 years ago.

KFC crisis: Almost 300 branches still closed

More than 600 of KFC's nearly 900 outlets are now open following days of chicken shortages across the country due to a new delivery contract.

Ritazza chair faces 'overboarding' revolt

The chairman of the company behind the Upper Crust food concession operator is facing an investor revolt amid City concern about directors holding excessive numbers of boardroom roles.

Why the world will remain thirsty for oil: BP

Predicting what will happen during the next 12 months is tricky enough in most cases, let alone looking ahead more than 20 years, yet BP bravely attempts this each year with its annual energy review.