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UK-listed companies should give accountancy firms the opportunity to bid for their audit work at least every five years, the Competition Commission (CC) has proposed.

UK regulatory bodies have fined firms more than £1bn in the past five years.

Around 1,600 jobs have been saved at bed retailer Dreams after it was bought out of administration.

Bank lending to businesses will hit its lowest level since 2006 despite Government attempts to stimulate borrowing, a new report has suggested.

The UK economy will return to growth over the next six months and will enjoy an “Indian summer”, according to the latest Ernst & Young Item Club report.

The 17-country Eurozone is likely to slip back into recession next year, according to a new report by accountant Ernst & Young.

Christopher Dawson has been named Ernst & Young London and South Entrepreneur of the Year 2011.

The European buyout market contracted sharply during the first quarter of 2011 after a spike in activity during the last three months of 2010.

Almost half of UK companies building war chests to finance mergers and acquisitions.

Swine flu could tip the UK's already sick economy "over the edge", causing it to shrink by 7.5% this year and hampering hopes of a recovery.

A worst case scenario could leave the economy facing its worst decline in nearly 90 years.

The report from Ernst & Young's Item Club warns of the devastating effects of swine flu.

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.