Ovo is set to become the UK’s second largest energy supplier after it agreed to buy SSE’s retail business for £500m.
It is the entrepreneurship centre at one of the world’s richest universities — set up two years ago with £3.2m of donations from a galaxy of tech luminaries, including the billionaire founder of LinkedIn.
The aviation watchdog is making contingency plans for the possible collapse of Thomas Cook as the tour operator races to secure a £1.1bn rescue package.
Google is to pay French authorities almost €1bn (£900m) to end a long-running investigation into its taxes.
Sir Philip Green’s Topshop and Topman fashion chains suffered an almost £500m net loss last year, amid tumbling sales and a raft of one-off charges.
Women have been hardest hit by the wave of job losses that has swept the retail industry since 2011, a study from the Royal Society of the Arts has found.
The John Lewis Partnership, which owns the department store chain and Waitrose supermarkets, has fallen to a half-year loss and said a no-deal Brexit would have a “significant” impact.