Premier League spending hits new high

Summer transfer outlay breaks £800m barrier for first time

Premier League transfers at record £745m

Previous record in 2013 of £630m surpassed

‘Boris Island’ airport plan sunk

Spotlight put back on London Heathrow expansion by commission

A dart at the heart of the class system

Britain’s old divisions of upper, middle and lower class are less useful

UK hits at transatlantic trade critics

Government claims deal would give boost of £10bn a year

UK manufacturing activity at 14-month low

PMI shows easing in output and new orders

Fall in export orders hits recovery

Manufacturing still 7 per cent below peak and construction 10 per cent down

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Carlyle enlists Rake for RAC flotation

Move coincides with CBI chief’s decision to quit Barclays’ board

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Heathrow boost as CBI states case for hub

Position of employers’ lobby backs growth at west London airport

FSB warns on Leps’ transparency

Only 31 per cent of these local bodies publish annual accounts

China mission aims to crack down on piracy

Business delegation to try to forge fresh agreement on intellectual property

Regional growth divides underlined

Nine of the top ten performing boroughs in England were in London

Is Manchester United the new Tesco?

Manufacturers fear rising energy costs

UK companies back EU reform

Survey supports more powers for Westminster

Co-op Group members back board reforms

Search for chairman and chief executive can begin in earnest

Underwhelmed response for Ryanair’s business-lite

Some corporate travellers remain unconvinced

FCA orders banks to reopen 2.5m PPI claims

Consumers in line for extra payouts

Cameron denies euroscepticism aids Yes vote

Salmond claims ‘outward-looking, internationalist approach’ for Scotland

Co-op management accused of ‘takeover’

Members are called on to replace the lay board