Lloyds pledges independent governance during Telegraph deal probe

Lloyds Banking Group has pledged to retain the independent board brought in to oversee the sale of The Daily Telegraph during a government probe into…

Sports kit-maker Castore scores bumper valuation with Raine investment

Castore, the British sportswear brand backed by Sir Andy Murray and which adorns a host of Premier League football kits, has reached a valuation of…

Brand prices, Amazon shop and newspaper sale

Ian King speaks to CMA chief executive Sarah Cardell after the body accused branded goods' suppliers of contributing to higher price inflation.

Elf Bar vape adverts banned over 'misleading' recycling claims

Adverts for Elf Bar vapes have been banned after using the phrase "recycling for a greener future" despite not being widely recyclable. 

Date announced for parents to apply for 15 hours new free childcare

Working parents of toddlers are being encouraged to register to access 15 hours of free childcare per week in the new year.

Lebedev-backed Evening Standard continues leadership overhaul

The Evening Standard is undergoing its second change of leadership in the space of eight months with the impending exit of Rich Mead, its interim boss.

Lloyds to give Frazer notice of £1.2bn Telegraph loan repayment

Ministers will be given notice on Wednesday that the Barclay family is ready to repay a £1.16bn loan to Lloyds Banking Group, paving the way for…

UK urged to reform pensions triple lock by OECD

A major global economic body has urged the UK government to reform the pensions triple lock to improve the public finances.

Heathrow's largest shareholder agrees £2.4bn deal to take flight

The largest shareholder in London's Heathrow Airport has agreed a £2.4bn deal to sell its entire stake to two vehicles, including Saudi Arabia's…

Wilko boss explains chain's collapse: 'We ran out of cash, and I am sorry'

The former chair of collapsed retail chain Wilko has told MPs that the retailer "ran out of cash" before its turnaround efforts were able to take effect.

Whitehall weighs Telegraph restrictions as Abu Dhabi deal probe looms

The government is considering issuing an edict used in corporate mergers to prevent The Daily Telegraph's long-standing owners from exerting influence…

Cold weather prompts National Grid to activate energy blackout scheme

The National Grid is to pay some households to cut their energy use after activating its blackout prevention scheme during the current cold snap.

Green aviation, stocks and deep tech

On today's episode, Ian discusses the first flight to travel from London to New York powered only by plant-based fuel, such as cooking oil.

Barclays 'axing 900 UK jobs' in run-up to Christmas

Barclays is to axe 900 jobs in the UK, Unite has said.

Premier League to hold fresh New Deal summit amid tensions with clubs

The Premier League is to convene another meeting of English football's top-flight clubs within a fortnight as it scrambles to gain approval for a landmark…