Thursday October 18
Fibrenet, WH Smith and IndigoVision Group, the maker of software for the visual communications markets to announce annual results. Fourth-quarter results from electrical and electronics components manufacturer Tyco International.
Friday October 19
Meeting of the European Union heads of state and government in Ghent, Belgium. National day of protest against the railways by commuters.
Monday October 22
Office of National Statistics to publish motor vehicle production figures for September. Confederation of British Industry to release its pay databank survey.
Tuesday October 23
3D software developer Superscape and construction company Westbury to announce interim results. Third-quarter results from Abbey National and GlaxoSmithKline. Debenhams to announce annual results.
Wednesday October 24
CBI to publish its industrial trends survey for the month of October.
Thursday October 25
Interims from glass producer Pilkington (above). Third quarter results from software company Autonomy Fashion retail specialist Arcadia group to announce annual results. Microsoft launches Windows XP. European Central Bank governing council meeting.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements