Philippine fast food chain Jollibee does not rule out bid for upmarket UK sandwich firm Pret a Manger.
Image copyright Reuters Credit Suisse is facing calls from an activist investor to split itself into three parts. The bank confirmed it had received a letter from Swiss hedge fund manager Rudolf Bohli, who holds a small stake in the company, about the plans. Credit Suisse is two years into a three-year turnaround plan under […]
Image copyright Reuters Government borrowing increased last month after the state was forced to pay higher interest on its debt. Public sector net borrowing, excluding state-owned banks, rose to £6.9bn in June, up £2bn from a year earlier. The government’s debt costs jumped by more than a third in June from a year earlier after […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Members of South Africa’s Democratic Alliance, including communications spokesperson Phumzile Van Damme, outside Bell Pottinger’s London offices last month The chief executive of one of the UK’s best known public relations firms has stood down amid claims it stirred up racial tensions in South Africa. James Henderson, boss of Bell […]