FCA orders banks to reopen 2.5m PPI claims

Consumers in line for extra payouts

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Co-op management accused of ‘takeover’

Members are called on to replace the lay board

Rentals threat to gardening retail sector

Report warns of lost annual spending of £87m by 2023

FT’s Brian Groom reflects on four decades

Kate Bush and Scotland are in the news – it could be 1979, says the senior FT editor who retires next week

Underwhelmed response for Ryanair’s business-lite

Some corporate travellers remain unconvinced

Cameron denies euroscepticism aids Yes vote

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

US thirst for craft beer boosts hop growers

Boom in microbreweries sector spurs demand

Bank bonuses soar despite pressure

Rise for financial jobs twice that of rest of workforce

Thames Water worker
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England and Wales water bills set to ease

Ofwat says draft proposals will peg average bills below inflation

Shoppers boost optimism on high street

Retailers more positive than in the past 12 years

Cameron defends union on Scottish visit

CBI attacks government plans for EU referendum

Housing and recovery boost law firms

Earnings set to hit levels last seen before financial crisis

Migration soars on influx of EU workers

Figures derail Cameron’s pledge to cut immigration

Lending to businesses falls again

Bank of England scheme fails to spark recovery

PM to warn of Scottish Yes vote threat

Cameron re-enters campaign with Scottish CBI speech

CBI diners face cut-price Scottish menu

Organisation scales back event to comply with electoral spending rules

Weak exports threaten recovery, warns BCC

Call to ensure ‘2014 growth is not flash in the pan’

Russians cool on luxury London homes

Proportion of high-end property bought by foreigners drops 20%

Tighter mortgage rules trigger discounts

Two-thirds of owners lowered asking price to sell homes in July

RBS fined £14.5m over mortgage advice

Only 2 of 164 sales reviewed met standard required