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Struggling Interserve may hand construction unit to lenders

Interserve, the struggling outsourcing group, is drawing up plans to hand its £250m building materials unit to its lenders as part of an ambitious plan to secure the company's future.

Waitrose to take glitter out of Christmas for the environment

Waitrose is to ban glitter from all its own products by Christmas 2020 in response to mounting concerns about plastic pollution.

Moneysupermarket compares candidates to succeed chairman

The price comparison site Moneysupermarket Group has become the latest big British company to begin searching for fresh leadership as new rules loom that will curtail chairs' status as independent directors.

Fracking paused at Lancashire site after tremors

Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire after what it describes as a "series of micro-seismic events".

Facebook bug exposed millions of users' photos to third-party apps

Facebook bug exposed millions of users' photos to third-party apps

Facebook has discovered a bug that gave third-party apps access to the photos of up to seven million users.

By George! Busy Osborne takes on his ninth job

By George! Busy Osborne takes on his ninth job

George Osborne has joined his brother's Silicon Valley venture capital firm, in a move believed to be his ninth job since leaving government.

Dominic Chappell: Former BHS owner must pay total of £124k for breaking pensions law

Dominic Chappell: Former BHS owner must pay total of £124k for breaking pensions law

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been ordered to pay more than £124,000 for breaking pensions law when the retailer collapsed.

'Staggeringly high' expenses force change at Bank of England

'Staggeringly high' expenses force change at Bank of England

The Bank of England plans to clamp down on "staggeringly high" expenses after two officials spent almost £400,000 on travel.

Some of the world's most luxurious hotels bought in £2.5bn deal

Some of the world's most luxurious hotels bought in £2.5bn deal

It owns some of the world's most luxurious hotels, including the Cipriani in Venice, the Splendido in Portofino, the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons in Oxfordshire, as well as operating the Venice-Simplon Orient Express and Royal Scotsman luxury train services.

Ashley and The Entertainer toy with Hamleys takeover

Ashley and The Entertainer toy with Hamleys takeover

The Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley and The Entertainer, a privately owned toy chain, are among a pack of suitors scenting a Christmas bargain by lodging their interest in a takeover of Hamleys.

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Some of the world's most luxurious hotels bought in £2.5bn deal

Some of the world's most luxurious hotels bought in £2.5bn deal

It owns some of the world's most luxurious hotels, including the Cipriani in Venice, the Splendido in Portofino, the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons in Oxfordshire, as well as operating the Venice-Simplon Orient Express and Royal Scotsman luxury train services.

Ashley and The Entertainer toy with Hamleys takeover

Ashley and The Entertainer toy with Hamleys takeover

The Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley and The Entertainer, a privately owned toy chain, are among a pack of suitors scenting a Christmas bargain by lodging their interest in a takeover of Hamleys.

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