A no-deal Brexit would be “commercial suicide” with tens of thousands of jobs already lost in the UK because of the political uncertainty, manufacturing representative group Make UK has said.

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Online fashion retailer Boohoo.com has once again bucked the gloomy retail trend and reported a near-40% surge in sales in the past three months.

In May, Boohoo’s recently departed chairman Peter Williams, now chair of Superdry, revealed some of the secrets to success in fast fashion at CFO Agenda- Financial Director’s live event.

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The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages $1tn (£786bn) of Norway’s assets, has been given the go ahead for the largest fossil fuel divestment to date by dropping more than $13bn of investments.