Scottish Borders railway opens

Line’s prospects likely to influence transport policy across UK

UK cycle industry sees space for growth

Poor weather blamed for falling levels

G4S wins key contract despite criticism

Ability to win government work in doubt since Ofsted censure

Elite UK law firms hit by US rivals

American groups expand aggressively in London

BBC plans news broadcasts into North Korea

World Service expands to counter state propaganda worldwide

Cancer drugs cut in UK cost crackdown

Therapies axed as specialist fund’s spending doubles

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Ben Smith/REX Shutterstock (765700c) Sir Adrian Cadbury Sir Adrian Cadbury, at his home in Solihull, Britain - 05 Nov 2007
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Sir Adrian Cadbury, corporate governance pioneer, 1929-2015

Scion of the chocolate-making family who became the pre-eminent authority on the way boards are run

Britain should not rule out tax on sugar

Growing obesity, especially among children, warrants drastic action

Sotheby’s to auction $500m art collection

Pieces by Picasso, Raphael and de Kooning among those to be sold

Government vows to cut youth joblessness

Minister pledges 15% reduction in next 10 years

High street shivers in overcast August

Sales drop of 4.3% blamed on poor weather and lure of foreign sun

Oliver declares ‘absolute war’ on sugar

Sour note struck by doubts over transparency in own restaurants

Watchdog warns on pension valuations

Companies face pressure from record high liabilities

FCA faces more disarray as board changes

Hunt for replacements as 3 members reach end of their terms

Radical plan for post-crisis Labour party

Housing, land-use planning and tax structures all need reform

Rail manufacturing returns to north-east

Hitachi opens £82m County Durham plant, its first in Europe

PizzaExpress to pass all tips to staff

Restaurant chain bows to union pressure and scraps ‘admin fee’

Chote nominated for second term at OBR

Review recommends expanding remit of fiscal watchdog

UK services sector growth disappoints

PMI result a setback for prospects of strong third-quarter growth

Bus companies warn on local transport powers

Executives say they do not see what problem devolution is trying to solve


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