Thursday 25 October
Retailer Arcadia Group announces full year results. Pilkington the glass manufacturer, announces half year results. Software maker Autonomy Corporation reveals third quarter figures, as does WPP. Safeway, the supermarket chain, publishes second quarter results.
Mortgage lending figures for September.
Friday 26 October
Government produces third quarter gross domestic product figures and quarterly economic forecasts to be released by the National Institute for Economic and Social Research.
Monday 29 October
BAA, the airports operator, announces half year results while easyJet (above) reveals end-of-year figures. Ebookers, the online flight booking service, goes public with third quarter results.
Tuesday 30 October
Allied Domecq, the distiller, posts end of year results as does Inventive Leisure, the nightclub owner. Whitbread, the brewer, reveals first half results, while fellow brewer Diageo holds its agm.
British American Tobacco makes public third quarter numbers.
Wednesday 31 October
Consumer confidence survey.
Thursday 1 November
Confederation of British Industry publishes distributive trades survey.
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