The fat lady sings for Earls Court

Demolition work starts on classic 1930s’ venue

Senior City staff expect 21% bigger bonus

Financial sector confident on payouts despite public concerns

Beny Steinmetz
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Billionaire fails to gag mine deal critic

Steinmetz loses key UK privacy law case against Global Witness

Industry attacks graduate visas proposal

Tories consider pledge to make students leave after courses end

More jobs on way amid pay rise caution

CBI business survey points to increased hiring in 2015

Desmond explores sale of Daily Express

Tycoon said to have asked advisers to sound out possible buyers

Qatar makes Tottenham Hotspur its goal

Gulf state sets sights on buying Premier League club

Film investors challenge tax demands

HMRC faces judicial review over upfront payments

Garden Bridge

Garden bridge approved by London mayor

Thames crossing costing £175m scheduled to open in summer of 2018

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BBC warns of challenge from Netflix

Broadcaster faces increasing competition for best shows

Shoppers find Christmas gift in price war

Good harvests also help as cost of festive dinner is trimmed

Firehouse sparks fears over A-list status

Higher rents prompt concern for Chiltern Street’s eclectic charm

Limit set for backdated holiday pay claims

Employers welcome government move after tribunal overtime ruling

Car industry says 2014 output will fall

Model changes and export uncertainties slow production

North Sea worries wash ashore at Aberdeen

Crumbling confidence in the energy sector is starting to be felt

London universities set for research lift

Higher rankings mean capital can expect bigger slice of funding

Phone deal to give 90% of UK mobile cover

Government and operators set 2017 as target in legal commitment

Royal Mail sell-off lost taxpayers £180m

But Myners report clears ministers of vastly underpricing asset

PM in push to spur on US-EU trade talks

Cameron aims to put ‘rocket boosters’ under TTIP negotiations

Let London’s airports achieve potential

We are likely to see more direct routes available to economically significant destinations