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.
03 September 2015 12:49 AM
01 September 2015 06:05 PM
The market system is pretty robust – you get big swings and we live with them
15 August 2015 09:00 PM
... and they are, sort of, as three big employers alter the way they judge people, probably for the better
13 August 2015 01:46 AM
08 August 2015 09:00 PM
Taking our jobs on holiday is more common than ever, with a huge effect on what we call leisure time
06 August 2015 02:00 PM
This sounds like a standard utopian rant, attractive to some, absurd to most
05 August 2015 12:29 PM
A good degree is only a small chunk of the global skill set that big employers are looking for these days
01 August 2015 09:00 PM
The strong pound is great for Britons abroad, but it's bad for trade. And then there are interest rates...
23 July 2015 12:57 AM
View from Washington
US-Cuba relations: Their rapprochement carries a message that should have resonance far beyond the gates of a newly-reopened embassy
21 July 2015 05:42 PM
Political leaders can make people happier by getting along with each other, rather than picking quarrels
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
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- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan