Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
Nokia back in profit as sales rise
Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.
Housing market in UK 'is cooling'
Mortgage activity dropped in September compared with a year ago signalling a UK housing market that is "continuing to cool", banks have said.
Tesco's woes drag down FTSE 100
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index falls 0.79% in Thursday morning trading, dragged down by a big fall in Tesco's share price.
Pension plan for regular job movers
Thousands of people who move jobs regularly will no longer be pushed into cashing in or moving their workplace pension, under government plans.
Air chiefs quit over Total boss death
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
Universal credit 'in place by 2018'
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.