HSBC enjoys profits surge
Wednesday 8 May 2013 5:00HSBC almost doubled pre-tax profits to £5.4bn in the first three months of 2013, the bank has reported.
High street suffers surprise sales dip
Wednesday 8 May 2013 5:00UK retail sales plunged unexpectedly in April, new figures show, although generally high street conditions appear to be improving.
More clarity needed on tax message, CBI warns
Wednesday 8 May 2013 5:00UK firms are being left feeling “schizophrenic” due to mixed messaging around tax, the CBI has warned.