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Dove-maker Unilever paves way for exit of veteran CEO Polman
The consumer goods behemoth Unilever has drafted in a top firm of headhunters to help board members identify a successor to Paul Polman, its veteran chief executive.
British Gas owner warns on outlook amid household customer exodus
Investors in the owner of British Gas have been left feeling cold after Centrica warned its earnings would be hit by a series of woes including the loss of 823,000 domestic energy accounts.
Britain 'on course for longest fall in living standards'
Analysis of the Budget has found families are now projected to be at the start of the longest period of disposable income decline in more than 60 years.
Bank of England pays women staff 24% less than men
The Bank of England on average pays women 24% less than men, latest figures reveal.
Ex-Channel 4 chair Lord Burns in talks to head media regulator
Lord Burns‎, the former chairman of Channel 4, is in talks to become the next chairman of Ofcom, one of Britain's most powerful industry regulators.
Consumer spending rebounds to support third quarter economic growth
Consumer spending and business investment picked up in the third quarter of the year to help accelerate growth in the economy, according to official figures.
Police warn Christmas shoppers about 'sharp rise' in fraud
Christmas shoppers are being warned they could become victims of fraud after a big leap in incidents during the last festive season.
Skype pulled from Apple and Android app stores in China
Access to Skype is being challenged in China as Beijing continues to crack down on communications services it cannot access.
Furniture chain Multiyork collapse in 'tough' economy risks 550 jobs
Almost 550 jobs are at risk at the furniture manufacturer and retailer Multiyork after administrators were called in.
The Budget: MPs challenge Hammond over stamp duty 'gimmick' and EU payments
Philip Hammond is facing questions from Labour on his Budget stamp duty cut for first-time buyers and from Tory Eurosceptics on proposed payments to Brussels after Brexit.