Middle East tourists are top shoppers

Kuwaitis lead spending table with Saudis in third place

Vincent Tchenguiz strikes SFO deal

Agreement involves £3m payment to developer

Tax clampdown on property owners alert

Proposals will deter investment, advisers warn

Red, blue and orange tinted GDP data

Each party has own take on UK recovery

Former Alstom employees face UK charges

Move comes day after subsidiary said to be charged with corruption

Employers act to meet growing skills gap

Companies adapt recruitment practices to engage young people

Contractors given six months to pay tax

HMRC offers ‘settlement opportunity’ in £430m dispute

Reforms deliver new challenges for courts

Cases highlight dizzying heights of fees in commercial litigation

Watchdog to investigate energy prices

CMA to look for evidence of ‘co-ordination’ by big six suppliers

Google UK pays £20.4m corporation tax

Country accounts for $5.6bn of internet group’s revenues

Unipart Automotive goes into administration

Car parts supplier fails weeks after securing rescue deal

Royal Mail eyes legal action over service

Company fears ‘cherry-picking’ of lucrative city deliveries

UK tops IMF advanced economy forecasts

Prediction of 3.2% growth more optimistic than OBR figures

London brokers face research shake-up

Some contemplate adopting a subscription model

£1bn docklands plan receives go ahead

Planning permission given to Asian Business Port in east London

Broker research faces greater scrutiny

Proposal for analysts to be divided between junior and senior

Gatwick adds £256m sweetener to runway

Less noise and better roads promised if airport expands

Retail sales show subdued growth

ONS figures reveal volumes have risen only 0.1%

UK car production set to surpass 1.6m

Industry buoyed by investment and strong demand

UK energy companies fined for power cuts

Regulator unveils details of ‘big six’ probe