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Latest directors’ deals at Serco, Exova, Diploma and Strategic Minerals

US Congress considers host of tax breaks

Fiscal discipline would be abandoned under proposals

Royal Mail warns on rural delivery threat

Competitors ‘cherry-picking’ densely populated areas

Tesco shareholders to claim over losses

Law firm proposes legal action over retailer’s profit restatement

De La Rue profits hobbled by competition

Earnings fall 37 per cent at banknote printer and passport maker

Labour’s Murphy backs Scots income tax devolution

Favourite to become Scottish Labour leader calls for change in policy

Deloitte to probe BoE payments crash

Glitch forced the bank to process the most important settlements manually

ECB in quandary on asset purchase schemes

Buying gold might be ECB’s most politically acceptable form of large-scale quantitative easing

Miliband blames ‘rogue’ recruiters for high migration

Labour leader declares war on companies operating ‘in shadows’

NHS trust woes set to boost private sector

Survey says financial pressures will lead to new business openings

DPD increases pressure on Royal Mail

Rival to take on 22% more staff after winning contracts

Dallas Fed chief’s inflation fears ease

Richard Fisher says rate-setting committee needs bankers

Greece defies troika with new budget

Move underscores tension over hoped-for exit in December from €172bn bailout programme

Labour tweet taken as evidence of elitism

Miliband furious that ‘token of contempt’ could leave its mark on his party

Ukip’s Reckless wins Rochester by-election

Anti-EU party takes second seat in Westminster from Conservatives

Europe’s economy relies on French reforms

The steps taken by Paris have been too few

Merkel ally doubts Hollande’s reforms

Günther Oettinger says French budget does not deliver enough cuts

Defence deals fortify Babcock’s position

Outsourcing group reinforced with military contract wins

EY to offer aid with private prosecutions

Businesses aim to bring cases not pursued by police or Crown

Eurozone stagnation demands real solutions

Juncker’s EU investment plan is noble – but much more will be needed


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