Receivers put £650m Gherkin up for sale

City of London tower was designed by Lord Foster

Shale gas speed-up faces slow progress

Environmental constraints handicap Whitehall’s ambitions

Small businesses attack new HMRC powers

Smaller companies feel ‘unfairly targeted’ by proposals

Labour plan to boost small housebuilders

Bank loan guarantees designed to support creation of 10,000 homes

Big housebuilders’ caution curbs growth

The onus for increasing supply falls on a few operators

London employers warn on housing costs

Companies find recruitment harder and wages rising

Peer-to-peer lending set to hit £1bn mark

Flow of funds doubles in the first half of the year

Politics kept at bay in cheery Glasgow

Scotland’s staging of the Commonwealth Games has been joyful so far, marred little by discord

Lloyds finds it harder to sneer at RBS

Tables turning for banks as Lloyds agrees £226m settlement

Tribunal fees ‘victory’ for bad employers

Trades Union Congress condemns 79% fall in complaints

Former Riba president MacCormac dies

Architect’s final years blighted by row over BBC headquarters

Business warns on SNP minimum wage plan

Scottish National party wants rise at least in line with inflation

Ministers set to oppose supermarket tax

Local authorities seek to impose extra rates on large shops

Top UK chairmen back EU renegotiation

Disenchantment with status quo among FTSE 100 groups

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