Predictions for 2014
1The first approval will be given for fracking in Scotland.
2There is further investor pressure for transport company FirstGroup to sell assets.
3Royal Bank of Scotland unveils cutback to its branch network.
4UK government announces sale of its remaining holding in Lloyds Banking Group.
5Chancellor George Osborne (right) removes more workers from income tax.
6There is a bid interest in Weir Group, possibly from the US.
7A new alliance of business leaders emerges to campaign against independence.
8BlackBerry reinvents itself as a content service provider.
9Miller Group fires starting gun on a flotation.
10FTSE 100 breaks through 7,000 in the opening months of 2014.