Hamish McRae

One of the country’s most respected financial journalists and commentators Hamish McRae is an associate editor of The Independent. He was named Business and Finance Journalist of the Year 2006 at the British Press Awards.

Hamish McRae The first thing Trump will do could change America entirely

The US has a bad tax system: two-thirds of US companies pay no corporation tax at all. How exactly Trump is going to bring back all the money which is hidden overseas will be his first concern. And who pays what in America – especially the ‘middle class’ – will be changed along with it


The rise and fall of big business

Big firms like stability, and 2017 offers little of that, says Hamish McRae. Add in a darkening public mood and the double-edged sword of tech innovation, and the year will be a challenge for some, but could see some surprising winners

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