Category : BUSINESS

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Discount starter homes scheme gets under way

The first phase of a government scheme aimed at helping more young people buy their first home will see thousands of discounted properties built this year, according to the housing minister. Gavin Barwell told Sky News that brownfield sites in 30 lo...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Apollo keeps watch on Goldsmiths owner sale

The owner of some of Britain's biggest high street luxury watch and jewellery retailers has hired advisers to oversee a possible auction of the company in the wake of a post-referendum sales boom. Sky News understands that the controlling shareholde...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

ITV screens successors for leading executives

ITV has begun laying the groundwork for the departure of Adam Crozier, its chief executive, by hiring headhunters to oversee succession planning for two of the biggest jobs in the British media industry. Sky News has learnt that ITV's nominations co...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

FTSE 100 reaches all-time record closing high

The FTSE 100 share index has finished on a record closing high for the second day in a row, thanks to a rally from precious metal stocks. It closed at 7120, up 14 points on Wednesday. The traditional Christmas period 'Santa Rally' has seen the share...