Head of Business at London Evening Standard, The Independent, Independent on Sunday, i
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
13 June 2014 05:06 PM
My week: Discord between the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Governor of the Bank of England is such a distant memory that is was interesting to hear both incumbents of the roles dig deep into the history books to find some at the annual Mansion House bankers’ dinner on Thursday night.
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