Your topical business quiz for the week.
Which supermarket group was embarrassed enough to withdraw its ‘Mental Patient’ Halloween fancy dress costume and donate £25,000 to MIND by way of apology ?
Tesco ( ) Sainsburys ( ) ASDA ( ) Morrisons ( )
UK economic growth was confirmed at what rate for the second quarter of the year?
0.1% ( ) 0.7% ( ) 1.1% ( ) 1.7% ( )
Tesco announced a profits fall this morning to £1.39bn for the first 6 months of the year. What % drop is this ?
3.5% ( ) 13.5% ( ) 23.5% ) 33.5% ( )
Which industry may see its employees jailed for reckless misconduct according to George Osborne?
Oil ( ) Pharmaceuticals( ) Vehicle Manufacture ( ) Banking ( )
Which retailer plans to open 1,000 new stores in the UK after it announced sales had risen by 15%?
Poundland ( ) Next ( ) Primark ( ) Aldi ( )
How much has Royal Mail been valued at before its privatisation later this year?
£500m ( ) £3bn ( ) £33bn ( ) £53bn ( )
New rules came into effect on Tuesday giving shareholders a binding vote on what?
Directors pay ( ) Dividends paid ( ) Directors re-election ( ) Charitable donations ( )
700,000 workers were laid off on Tuesday. Where did this occur?
Esso ( ) Walmart ( ) Ford ( ) US Government ( )
What, according to a new survey, is damaging the chances of jobseekers?
Informal dress sense at interviews ( ) Not spending enough time on a CV ( )
Poor personal hygiene ( ) Claiming qualifications they don’t have ( )
Which of these brands DID NOT appear in the Top 20 CoolBrands for 2013/14?
BBC iPlayer ( ) Adidas ( ) Barclays ( ) Twitter ( )
7) Directors pay
8) US Government
9) Not spending enough time on CVs