Digger manufacturer JCB has defied a slump in the global construction market to record the highest-ever profit in its 67-year history.
The family-owned company saw its 2012 earnings rise to £365m on a turnover which remained virtually unchanged from the previous year at...Read more →
The amount of money being lent to UK homebuyers fell last month, according to figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
New mortgage lending amounted to £10.4bn in January, the lowest figure since April 2012.
It represents a fall of 9% compared with December, and a 3% fall compared with...