Thursday, February 8[QQ] Mersey Docks’ full-year results. BT’s third-quarter results. Annuals from Unilever, Royal Dutch Shell, Barclays and AstraZeneca. Bank of England’s interest rate decision.
Friday, February 9
Annuals from Heavitree Brewery.
Monday, February 12
Billiton to announce interims.
Internet finance service Interactive Investor International to announce first-quarter results.
Meeting of the euro zone finance ministers and the EU finance ministers in Brussels. OPEC board of governors meeting.
Tuesday, February 13
Annuals from Hemscott.NET,
BP Amoco (see below) Reuters and Skillsgroup.
Wednesday, February 14
Silicon chips specialist Bookham Technology and Cadbury Schweppes to report annuals.
Thursday, February 15
Telecoms firm Orange to float. Bass to issue trading statement. Annuals from BG Group, property assets managers Estates & General, and web software company Autonomy Corporation.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.