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article 24 April 2015 UK
HSBC headquarters in London (Getty)
HSBC to quit London? The key questions

Britain's biggest bank HSBC says it is considering moving its headquarters out of London. Why is this on the agenda and how many British jobs are at stake?

post 24 April 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Why HSBC's threat to leave London is a big deal

The creep of banking regulation, combined with a potential Brexit, has created the image that Britain is not the best place to do business for the likes of HSBC.

article 22 April 2015 UK, United States
The London house where Nav Sarao Futures Limited is registered (Reuters)
UK trader accused of 'flash crash' fights extradition to US

Trader Navinder Singh Sarao faces an extradition hearing after being accused of helping to trigger a stock market crash on Wall Street from his London home.

article 22 April 2015 UK
Tesco shopping trolleys (Getty Images)
Tesco's record losses - is the only way now up?

Tesco reports a record pre-tax loss of £6.4bn for the year to the end of February. But markets respond positively, anticipating that the retail giant has put the worst behind it.

article 15 April 2015 UK
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Siobhan Kennedy by What's the real cost of your fresh salad?

An army of modern-day "slaves" are being used to grow the salad and winter vegetables that fill Britain's supermarket shelves.

post 14 April 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy If UK plc is putting the skids on spending, that's bad news

A new survey says Britain¿s chief financial officers are so worried about the general election that they¿ve started to rein in spending - a worrying development for the UK economy.

article 13 April 2015 UK, India
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Uber Europe boss on rivalry with cabbies, tax and safety

Is your Uber cab cheap because the company cuts corners on tax and regulations? No, says the company's Europe boss Jo Bertram. She says it's cheap because it's technologically efficient.

article 01 April 2015 UK
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Over 100 business leaders declare Tory support

Some of the UK's top business chiefs write an open letter saying a Labour government would "threaten jobs", as Ed Miliband commits to regular worker contracts after 12 weeks.

article 31 March 2015 UK
George Osborne makes a pizza (Getty Images)
Labour scornful of Osborne's good news 'topping'

The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats claim credit for today's news of a 2.8 per cent rise in economic output. But Labour is dismissive, saying this is still the slowest recovery in 100 years.