Markets Digger firm JCB joins forces with the F1 2017-02-25T21:46:53.000000Z One is famous for its slow-moving yellow diggers, the other for its racing cars but JCB and Formula One team Williams Martini have joined forces for the 2017 season. Pound’s fall helps profit at ad giant WPP rise to £2bn 2017-02-25T21:46:18.000000Z The profits boost will not lift the pay of chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell, who is expected to pocket far less than last year’s £70million. Whole Foods Market's clampdown on UK store thefts 2017-02-25T21:46:14.000000Z Directors of the upmarket American supermarket said profit increased in relation to turnover ‘primarily reflecting improved shrink’ – the term retailers use for shoplifting. Gloomy outlook as ITV is set to unveil sliding profits 2017-02-25T21:46:03.000000Z Its profits are expected to be down at £830million from last year’s £843million, said investment bank Numis, which also expected profits to fall again in 2017. Butlin’s boss calls for VAT cut during the school holidays 2017-02-25T21:45:57.000000Z Dermot King, whose company owns three Butlin’s seaside resorts, said Britain’s hospitality industry couldn’t compete with foreign destinations due to the tax burden. Surges in Lloyds and RBS shares adds £4.5bn to the books 2017-02-25T21:45:51.000000Z The Government stake in Royal Bank of Scotland is still showing a huge loss, but even its shares have risen strongly since the Autumn Statement in November 2016. Royal Bank of Scotland reveals £7BILLION loss in 2016 2017-02-25T09:31:15.000000Z The 72 per cent state-owned bank posted losses of £1billion more than analysts had expected highlighting the huge challenges the Governement faces in privatising the bank. DAILY BRIEFING: Heathrow sees surprise lift in footfall 2017-02-24T21:06:09.000000Z Heathrow is seeing stronger-than-expected passenger numbers amid uncertainty in the economy. Should you bet on Snapchat's £18bn tech firm float? 2017-02-24T20:58:22.000000Z The photo-sharing app’s £18 billion flotation will be the biggest since Facebook’s £60 billion listing in 2012. Rightmove is hit by a 6% share loss as CEO quits 2017-02-24T20:18:10.000000Z Nick McKittrick, 48, who is married with children, will leave the job at the Rightmove annual meeting in May, although he will stay with the firm until the end of June.