BUSINESS WEEK – For your diary.

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.

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