Head of Business at London Evening Standard, The Independent, Independent on Sunday, i
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
11 July 2014 08:10 PM
The criticism levelled at Vince Cable over the botched Royal Mail flotation this week might have an unlikely consequence. No, it won’t claim the Business Secretary’s scalp because in a delicately balanced Coalition Cabinet, the Liberal Democrat is too big to fail.
04 July 2014 09:45 PM
30 June 2014 11:38 AM
There are several factors that have turned the cross-border mergers and acquisitions tap back on this year. A recovering world economy, boardroom confidence and cash piled high on balance sheets have all played a part. Over lunch this week, one senior corporate adviser pointed out another secret weapon in generating deal fees: Barack Obama.
28 June 2014 12:00 AM
My Week Lance Uggla might have floated his financial data company Markit on Nasdaq, but the Canadian was evangelical over breakfast about the appeal of running a business in London.
21 June 2014 12:45 AM
And goodwill breaks out between buyers and sellers in the City
20 June 2014 12:53 AM
The chief executive is changing the bank’s culture through a gentle style and technological innovation. James Ashton asks him if it will be enough to win back the trust of customers and investors
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more