James Moore

James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.

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Co-op fiasco ‘left TSB so small it may struggle’

Bungling KPMG and regulators left it too late for bank to find a stronger, better partner

James Moore: EU stance deters investors who could aid recovery

Outlook Welcome to the tax-free recovery. There were hopes that public sector borrowing would at least remain steady this month. Instead, it’s risen by 10 per cent to nearly £12bn.

James Moore: Microsoft boss doesn’t need $84m to keep ship on track

Outlook Nonsensical pay awards are by no means confined to the banking sector, as Microsoft has made abundantly clear with its award of $84.3m to its chief executive, Satya Nadella.

James Moore: The (fat)cat is out of the bag. RBS is thriving despite caps on bonuses

Outlook Sometimes the most revealing testimony is inadvertent, observed the Treasury Committee chairman Andrew Tyrie during a grilling of James Leigh-Pemberton, the executive chairman of UK Financial Investments (UKFI).

Danger lurks in outsourcing too much to a small clique of firms

Outlook: Handing over extra cash to companies that mis-price contracts willy-nilly is a dangerous game to get into

Jimmy Choo, whose shoes are designed by Sandra Choi (left), only raised £545m from its London listing

Are IPOs falling out of fashion?

As Virgin Money shelves plans to list on the stock market and designer Jimmy Choo endures a cut-price debut, James Moore considers the outlook for firms wanting to raise funds

Bank of England deputy renews assault on the EU’s plan to cap City bonuses

The EU’s cap on bankers’ ‘bonuses was last night lambasted as “the wrong policy” and “misguided” by the Bank of England’s deputy governor. 

James Moore: The Norwegian’s not out of the woods with his pay – yet

Outlook What gets Helge Lund out of bed in the morning is not the performance of Statoil’s share price, he told the FT in a recent interview, it’s what he can do for the wider society. Now he’s set to benefit society not as the boss of Statoil but as the boss of BG, for a barely credible pay package that could hit £29m.

James Moore: They call it tax inversion, we call it outrageous

Outlook No wonder people feel cynical about the pharmaceutical industry. As Ebola rages through West Africa, and with myriad other pressing medical problems to solve, the top priority of the industry’s leaders appears to be finding new ways to outwit the taxman.

James Moore: Sorry, guys - poorly paid, part-time jobs are nothing to boast about

Outlook A good day for the Coalition’s economic team? Unemployment is officially below  2 million and the jobless rate of 6 per cent is at its lowest since the collapse of Lehman Brothers back in 2008.

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