James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.
24 September 2014 01:07 AM
Outlook “Mothercare” and “turnaround plan” go together like “baby” and “nappy”. The chain’s latest effort is going to cost shareholders £100m via a deeply discounted rights issue with the funds slated for debt reduction and a store closure programme.
24 September 2014 01:06 AM
Outlook One consequence of the UK’s cynical approach to the corporate tax game has been the targeting of its companies by American rivals in search of more favourable domiciles.
24 September 2014 01:06 AM
Outlook The latest public sector borrowing figures represent a body blow to the Government, one made all the more painful given that they came out on the day of Ed Miliband’s speech to the Labour Party conference.
23 September 2014 12:26 AM
Outlook: Launched in 2008, Cycle Republic was actually Halfords’ second standalone bike brand alongside BikeHut.
22 September 2014 01:58 AM
US giant Calpers asked to put pressure on private equity owner of Care UK
19 September 2014 11:01 PM
Fine wine, cigars, paintings ... the Luxembourg Freeport has it all under lock and key – and away from prying eyes. But a band of artists see a new style of tax haven
Barclays accused of hiding and lying about 'predatory' high-frequency traders by New York attorney general
17 September 2014 11:58 AM
Barclays is attempting to get the lawsuit alleging fraud thrown out
16 September 2014 08:48 PM
Sadly, no one’s forcing the world’s legislators to follow the rules
16 September 2014 12:03 AM
Outlook: Companies pledging commitments may find themselves landed with supervisors to ensure they keep their promises
15 September 2014 11:47 PM
The panel will in future draw a distinction between an “intention” and a “commitment”
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Bill Cosby: Isn’t it obvious why his accusers have stayed silent up until now?
- 4 Halle Berry takes ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry to court for allegedly trying to make daughter look less African-American
- 5 Isis propaganda image showing 'abuse of Muslim woman by soldiers' is actually taken from Hungarian porn film