The Sky News Business Round-Up And Look Ahead
Sky's Naomi Kerbel offers a round-up of what's coming up in the week's business news.
:: Monday September 9
Lloyds Banking Group begins rebranding the 630 branches that it must dispose of on Monday. Under European Commission rules it has been forced into the action as a condition of receiving a cash injection from the UK Government in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
:: Tuesday September 10
Apple is expected to unveil the successor to the iPhone 5 on Tuesday. It is also expected to give the latest on its new mobile operating system the iOS 7 and reveal a low-cost new iPhone, possibly called the iPhone 5C.
:: Wednesday September 11
UK jobs numbers for the months from June to August are released. Last month's figures showed that unemployment fell by 4,000 in the three months to June, currently standing at 2.5 million, while the unemployment rate was 7.8%. Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said interest rates will not increase until the rate is below 7%.
:: Thursday September 12
Many companies are reporting on Thursday, including first-half results from retailers WM Morrisons, Next and John Lewis. Second-quarter results are due from Home Retail Group, which owns Argos and Homebasel, and third-quarter numbers from Ocado.
:: Friday September 13
London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 begins on Friday. The industry has been estimated to support nearly 1.5 million jobs and contribute around £40m to the UK economy.