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Royal wedding 2018: Who’s paying?

Image copyright Getty Images From choosing the cake to the flowers and even the chair-covers, anyone who’s ever planned a wedding knows it can be eye-wateringly...

First UK investment fund to boost gender diversity launches

Image copyright Getty Images The first fund aimed at encouraging gender diversity among UK companies has been launched by Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM)....

PayPal acquires Swedish payments firm iZettle

Image copyright iZettle PayPal has bought iZettle, a Swedish mobile payments company that sells a card-reader aimed at small businesses, for $2.2bn (£1.6bn). The move...

TGI Fridays workers walk out over tips and wages

Image copyright PA Workers at two branches of the American diner chain TGI Fridays are holding walk-outs over changes they say will cost them hundreds of pounds a month....

Trump financial disclosure: What did we learn?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The president’s Washington hotel in a former Post Office building brought in more than $40m in 2017, its first full year...

Total set to pull out of Iran gas deal without sanctions waiver

Image copyright Getty Images French energy giant Total is preparing to pull out of a billion dollar gas project in Iran in the face of renewed US sanctions. Total said...

Mothercare ‘set to rehire boss and close 50 stores’

Image copyright Newscast Mothercare is set to reappoint the chief executive who left in April after poor Christmas trading and a profits warning, reports suggest. Mark...

MPs criticise government clean energy policies

Image copyright EPA Heavy criticism has been levelled at UK government energy policies by two separate parliamentary committees. The Environmental Audit Committee says...

‘Pension mountain’ needed by older tenants

Image copyright Getty Images Tenants who will still be paying rent when they retire will need a pension pot of up to £445,000 to avoid falling living standards,...

Carillion board oversaw a ‘rotten corporate culture’, say MPs

Media captionRachel Reeves says Carillion directors ‘destroyed a British company’ Carillion’s board presided over a “rotten corporate...