Britvic confident of profit rise

Soft drinks maker upbeat as it expands overseas

UK Ministry of Defence

Whitehall to sell £4.5bn of surplus land

Osborne also raises target for sale of bank

Sales fall at Philip Green’s Arcadia

Underlying sales fell 2.3% in past 10 weeks

Thomas Cook: after the internet

Travel sector’s future is opaque; the danger of high debt is not

‘Excess winter deaths’ stir NHS fears

Last year’s UK figures highest since beginning of the millennium

Betfair merger on course as revenues rise

Bookmaker says it’s in ‘reasonable shape’ as Paddy Power tie-up nears

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MailOnline misses annual sales target

Parent company beats expectations with full-year profit

UK Mail chief stands down after warning

Departure comes after problems at new parcel sorting machine hub

Thomas Cook flies back into profit

Group pledges to pay a dividend in 2017 after bookings rise

Private equity targets Premier League

Fast-rising income and cost control have generated irresistible financial rewards

Turkey-Russia tensions muddy Isis fight

Downing of Russian jet underlines the dangers of overlapping military operations across Syria

46 staff at HS2 earn more than Cameron

Total wage bill of £37m increases concerns over project’s costs

OakNorth to accelerate growth plans

UK challenger bank to be more aggressive after £66m investment

AO World to expand to the Netherlands

Sales rise but investment in Europe fuels half-year loss

Shoppers save spending for Black Friday

Sales volumes fall to nine-month low, says CBI

Mobile users boost CMC Markets profits

Gain comes as betting group prepares to float next year

Shaftesbury lifted by booming West End

London landlord posts second year of 20%-plus asset values rise

Compass profits despite oil rig blow

Revenues rise but falling oil prices cut demand for catering

It’s time to talk about takeovers

If the argument for a deal is strong, debate will endorse it

De La Rue reviews sorting machine arm

Losses prompt ‘root and branch’ rethink on division serving central banks


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