RSA shares slump as chief quits
Shares in RSA Insurance Group tumble after the firm's chief executive, Simon Lee, resigns amid deepening problems at its Irish unit.
More 'bus driver magistrates' needed
Urgent action is needed to boost working class participation in public life, including the expansion of a scheme which saw bus drivers working as magistrates, a think tank says.
House building sees October pick-up
Output in the UK construction industry rose by 2.2% in October, fuelled by a big increase in house building, the Office for National Statistics says.
Former Icelandic bank bosses jailed
Four former bosses from the Icelandic bank Kaupthing are sentenced to prison in the heaviest sentences for financial fraud in Iceland's history.
Apple supplier exceeds overtime cap
A labour watchdog says that working conditions at factories of Apple supplier Foxconn have improved but excessive overtime remains an issue.
Earnings rise slower than inflation
Average earnings in the UK have risen by less than the rate of inflation for the fifth year running, according to the Office for National Statistics.