Marks and Spencer reported an eighth successive quarter of falling sales in its clothing division. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire.

British retailer Marks & Spencer posted an eighth consecutive quarterly fall in underlying sales of general merchandise, though the outcome did r(...)

 Full-year profits at Marks & Spencer fell to £665 million, their lowest level in four years. Photo: PA Wire

British retailer Marks & Spencer posted its lowest annual profit since 2009 this morning as a struggling clothing and homewares division dr(...)

John Dixon, Ernst & Young’s head of tax, gives evidence the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee  inquiry into Google’s tax affairs. Photograph:  PA/PA Wire

The head of tax at Ernst & Young in the UK gave some interesting evidence to the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee on Thursday as (...)

Margaret Hodge, chair of the Commons Public Accounts Committee, accused Google of using “smoke and mirrors to avoid paying tax”

A leading UK politician yesterday accused Google of “devious, calculating and unethical” behaviour after a two-hour hearing in which the compan(...)

Marks & Spencer. Its sales have been falling for the past two years and chief executive Marc Bolland is pinning his hopes for a revival on these new clothing ranges, the first full collection his new fashion team has put together.

City analysts aren’t generally known for their fashion flair but last night they were given first sight of key pieces in the crucial autumn-win(...)