UK companies cautiously raised shareholder payouts last year as firms started to recover from the effects of the Brexit-hit pound.
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has been chastised by the Church of England over the treatment of factory workers and governance failings at the retailer, it can be revealed.
Tesco boss Matt Davies will become chairman at retail firm N Brown after leaving the supermarket giant, it is understood.
The founders of a major clean energy fund have shrugged off Donald Trump’s shift away from renewable power, claiming the global industry is too advanced to be halted by the US president.
London’s premier index secured its first positive week since January as confidence crept back into global markets following a series of punishing sell-offs.
Icelandair has suspended its flight operations from Belfast.
The Royal Mint has appointed its first female chief executive in its 1,100 year history.
The City watchdog has handed over its report into Royal Bank of Scotland’s mistreatment of small businesses to MPs, but has decided not to make it public.
Business leaders are suggesting a "partial customs union" as a compromise plan for future trade with the EU after Brexit.
Britain’s biggest banks will reveal annual figures next week after another eventful year for the sector, clouded once more by mis-selling scandals and controversy over past misdeeds.
British retailers barely scraped a rise in sales at the start of the year as inflation-induced price hikes caused growth to unexpectedly ease.
EDF has reported a 33% drop in UK earnings despite hiking gas and electricity prices, having taken a hit from the Brexit-hit pound and a drop in customer energy use.
The energy watchdog has launched an investigation into UK gas and electricity supplier Iresa over its treatment of customers.
Cross-border trade between the Republic and Northern Ireland increased substantially in 2017.
Belfast's Welcome Centre has been awarded a major Chinese tourism accreditation.
A top architecture firm is opening up a new office in Belfast with the creation of 13 new jobs.
Almost a dozen retail and restaurant units lie empty at Victoria Square following a series of closures at the Belfast shopping centre.
Northern Ireland's business leaders have said now is time for "plan B" after the collapse of the Stormont talks.
Bombardier has announced a huge 57% rise in profits as an independent US trade body says rival Boeing did not lose out on sales when a US airline placed a multi-billion pound order for its part-Belfast made planes.
A Balfour Beatty joint venture has clinched a 1.95 billion US dollar (£1.4 billion) contract to build an above-ground transport system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Britain should set up a state-backed investment bank to focus on small business lending as part of efforts to tackle poor productivity, a think tank has urged.
Business leaders are suggesting a “partial customs union” as a compromise plan for future trade with the European Union after Brexit.
London’s top-flight index continued to climb on Thursday, brushing aside a significant slump from Standard Life Aberdeen after Lloyds Banking Group called time on a £100 billion contract.
The role of heavyweight City banks and law firms in the collapse of Carillion has come under scrutiny by MPs investigating the construction giant’s demise.
The Government is set to cash in to the tune of £25 billion as it reaps the rewards of last year’s controversial business rates hike.
Tesco’s £3.7 billion takeover of Booker has been dealt a blow after shareholders in the wholesaler were advised to vote against the deal.
Payments of redundancy money to workers who lost their jobs because of the collapse of construction giant Carillion are being prioritised, the Insolvency Service said.
Profits at Airbus have nearly tripled despite the group stomaching a 1.3 billion euro (£1.2 billion) charge over its problem-hit A400M military plane.
Price rises at Virgin Media helped lift revenues in the fourth quarter, although the telecoms giant suffered a 73% drop in new subscriptions as it pared back a raft of customer promotions.
Standard Life Aberdeen has seen its shares come under pressure after Lloyds Banking Group said it was ending a £100 billion asset management contract for its Scottish Widows business.