James Ashton is Head of Business across the Independent, Independent on Sunday and London Evening Standard.
20 September 2014 12:00 AM
19 September 2014 10:54 PM
Agenda: Silicon Valley’s challenge was always to remain relevant in the face of China’s rise as an economic superpower
13 September 2014 12:06 AM
John McFarlane should be able to restore some confidence to Barclays
06 September 2014 01:56 AM
Agenda: The art of persuading someone to part with their hard-earned cash for something they didn’t know they wanted can take you a long way
05 September 2014 03:35 PM
Cruddas unveiled pre-tax profits of £32.8 million in the year to 31 March
29 August 2014 11:27 PM
17 August 2014 09:47 PM
The consumer association Which? is planning a £20m push to expand its commercial activities, which could make up a third of its profits in the next five years.
15 August 2014 04:47 PM
Big business has plenty of reasons not to like Ed Miliband. His pledges to reform how energy is sold, pounce on unused land and cap banks’ market share if Labour is elected next year would mark a period of unprecedented intervention that has sent a shiver down bosses’ spines.
08 August 2014 11:25 PM
02 August 2014 02:22 AM
My week: Mr Salmond’s plan is to share the pound in a sterling zone with the rest of the UK, but this idea is not proving popular in the Treasury
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
- 1 Boston Marathon runner's search for mystery man she kissed ends with letter from his wife
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 3 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 4 How to gain confidence and maximise your sexual potential
- 5 Chinese theme park sets up 'death simulator' where volunteers can experience being cremated