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BT shares fall as national security probe into Drahi stake is revealed

Today

The UK Government is investigating billionaire entrepreneur Patrick Drahi's growing stake in telecoms giant BT on national security concerns.

BUSINESS LIVE: Auto Trader achieves record year; AJ Bell profits climb

Today

Among UK companies with reports and updates are Auto Trader, AJ Bell, Serco and Wickes.

Serco boosts profit forecast as it 'replaces' UK Test & Trace revenues

Today

Serco told investors profit is forecast to be £225million for the half, approaching levels seen when it was still cashing in on the UK Track & Trace programme.

Should you invest in banks amid higher inflation?

Today

UK banks have been largely overlooked by investors in recent years amid a period of poor performance. Should investors reconsider as interest rates rise?

Switch equity release to save money as plans hit a record high

Today

The number of equity release mortgages on offer has nearly tripled in the past year, hitting a new record high of 1,557.

Can off-market portal Invisible Homes really sell your property for more than Rightmove?

Today

New property selling portal claims to help sellers avoid 'stale' listings and buyers cut down on annoying calls from estate agents.

Tide Bank leaves customers without use of their cards due to 'maintenance'

Today

The bank, which has over 400,000 customers, has told cardholders to 'use alternative payment methods' while the maintenance is taking place.

How to remortgage: Your guide to getting the best home loan

Today

Switching mortgage lender when your fixed term ends can save you money - but how does the remortgage process work and what do homeowners need to consider?

Luxury £32m country estate for sale next to Windsor Castle

Today

The 12-bedroom country estate with private access to Windsor Great Park is for sale for an eye-watering £32m.

A fraudster hacked an old email and spent £6k on a Santander credit card in MY name

Today

The criminals used information and documents I had sent in emails years ago to open a credit card in my name.

MARKET REPORT: De La Rue exits FTSE 250 as rising costs hit profits

Yesterday

De La Rue said its earnings would be hit by the rising input costs as it also cautioned over a 'substantial degree of uncertainty in the outlook'.

ALEX BRUMMER: JD Sports chairman Peter Cowgill falls over

Yesterday

As executive chairman of JD Sports, among the most successful of UK retailers, Peter Cowgill (pictured) has led a charmed life.

Prudential names ex-Citi banker Anil Wadhwani as its next chief exec

Yesterday

Wadhwani, 53, (pictured) will join the company in February next year and will enjoy a £1.25m salary but can also earn double that in bonuses.

Kwasi set to probe Beijing takeover of UK chipmaker Newport Wafer Fab

Yesterday

Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said there would be a 'full assessment' of the £63m acquisition of Welsh microchip maker Newport Wafer Fab.

Musk ally is ousted from Twitter board amid fears takeover will fail

Yesterday

Investors opposed the re-election of Egon Durban, the co-chief exec of private equity firm Silver Lake, at the social media giant's annual general meeting.

Severn Trent to help struggling families pay their water bills

Yesterday

Severn Trent boss Liv Garfield (pictured) said the scheme is expected to cut the bills of 100,000 customers by up to 90%.

Retired staff urged to come back into work to help fix UK jobs crisis

Yesterday

James Reed (pictured), chairman of employment agency Reed, said luring them into jobs could pay a 'crucial' role in filling a record numbers of vacancies.

Shock as JD Sports boss Peter Cowgill is ousted after 18 years

Yesterday

JD said Cowgill (pictured) had stepped down 'with immediate effect' from the retailer he turned into one of Britain's biggest business success stories.

Outgoing M&S boss Steve Rowe leaves on a high after unveiling bumper profits

Yesterday

Steve Rowe (pictured), an M&S lifer who stepped down yesterday after six years as chief exec posted its highest annual profit since 2016.

Swansong for departing Pets at Home boss as firm posts record profits and sales

Yesterday

Peter Pritchard is being replaced as chief executive from the start of next month by Sky TV's former head consumer officer Lyssa McGowan after four years in his role.