Mobile to lead surge in digital wallets

Payment processing company Worldpay has said it plans to raise £890m by listing its shares on the London stock market. The flotation could give the company a market value of nearly £4bn and push it into the FTSE 100 index of the largest UK-listed firms.

Card transactions to fall from two-thirds to half of all payments

Carney hints at bank capital rise

BoE looks at curbing excessive lending while rates remain low

46 staff at HS2 earn more than Cameron

Total wage bill of £37m increases concerns over project’s costs

MPs to probe sale of Northern Rock loans

Cerberus £13bn asset purchase under scrutiny

Business start-ups boom in 2014

Number of new companies at highest level since 2000

Bigger funding to boost productivity urged

Business groups submit wishlist ahead of Autumn Statement

Capital rules challenge new bank players

Harder to offer competitive rates to increase market share

Shoppers save spending for Black Friday

Sales volumes fall to nine-month low, says CBI

FCA examines insurers’ use of big data

Watchdog acts on consumer concerns about personal information

JW Anderson wins two UK fashion awards

Northern Irish designer scoops men’s and womenswear prizes

Watchdog finds works limit rail franchises

Audit office warns of risks to taxpayer returns

Regional airports back Heathrow expansion

Fillip just weeks before government set to decide

JLR to put £450m into engine factory

Carmaker to double size of Wolverhampton plant

Labour’s divisions on defence deepen

Moderate MPs want to support Cameron on air strikes in Syria

Hatton Garden raid was ‘largest burglary’

Four go on trial for alleged roles in raid on diamond district

Tate show tackles experiences of empire

200 works, maps, photographs and sculptures show reactions

Budget protections limit Osborne’s options

Ringfences for health, defence and aid mean deeper cuts elsewhere

N Ireland welcomes cut to corporation tax

Region’s businesses and politicians hail ‘new economic era’

London power grid feels development strain

Hooking up buildings is expensive, lengthy and complex

Students told not to panic over jobs

Increase reported in candidates reneging on offers

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