Business prospects, tube reception, and home ownership - here's your need-to-know business news roundup.
Short-term business prospects have improved according to a new survey of UK firms.
But the survey suggests that medium-term performance could be dented by the ongoing eurozone crisis. [BBC]
London Underground users will be able to use their mobile phones on the tube if new arrangements with a French service provider are fulfilled.
According to French telecoms company Alcatel-Lucant mobile reception on the network is “not a hypothetical, it is coming.” [Telegraph]
Renting will become the norm in the UK as rising prices, real-terms wage cuts, and low mortgage availability lock more out of home ownership.
This is according to a new report from the Resolution Foundation, which found that just one in four people will own their home by 2025 – down from 43 per cent two decades ago. [Guardian]