James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.
06 September 2014 01:42 AM
HSBC, RBS and Lloyds sent debt collection letters appearing to be from independent law firms that were in fact from the banks’ own staff
03 September 2014 01:00 AM
Outlook If you add an umlaut to the U in Uber you get a word that’s often used for emphasis in colloquial English. So it’s fair to say that the taxi app of the same name (without an umlaut) has been landed with an über problem.
03 September 2014 12:59 AM
Outlook Talk about getting egg all over your face. A couple of weeks ago it emerged – via the small print in Betfair’s annual report – that the betting company paid dividends in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and bought back shares in the 2011/2012 financial year that it shouldn’t have. And now corporate governance watchdog Pirc wants investors to vote down the company’s annual report.
03 September 2014 12:58 AM
Outlook It’s boom time for housebuilders, and it says it all that their biggest concern is now a shortage of skilled employees. Only a few short years ago it was a shortage of anything resembling buyers.
02 September 2014 12:40 AM
Outlook: The Financial Ombudsman today reports that complaints are on the rise again
29 August 2014 07:38 PM
He gave £5m to the Conservatives. Now the tycoon backs Ukip, and has convinced Douglas Carswell to join him
29 August 2014 01:57 AM
Outlook When it comes to getting finance into the hands of small business, the Funding for Lending scheme has been a flop.
29 August 2014 01:56 AM
Outlook And so the fines continue. Deutsche Bank is the latest to make a contribution to HM Treasury’s coffers. The Chancellor’s been giving the cash to military charities. No don’t laugh, we should have got past all those war jokes by now.
29 August 2014 01:55 AM
Outlook The AA’s boss Chris Jansen has all of a sudden found himself in the position that his customers hire his company to get them out of.
28 August 2014 12:02 PM
The agency is thought to be investigating whether there is a connection to Russia as tensions over Ukraine continue
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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