James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.
15 November 2014 12:09 AM
Fast-food giants have had to flip their policy on low wages in the US and the campaigners who turned the tables have arrived here to try to do it again
11 November 2014 11:57 PM
Outlook At its heart the slow pace of progress in getting more women into the boardroom is down to governance failings. The problems at Tesco are the biggest, and arguably ugliest, current example. If you’re the sort of person whose eyes glaze over when the “g” word is used, just read some of the cuttings generated by the supermarket that’s eating itself. What to do? The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) has some ideas, having decided that the UK corporate governance code is showing its age after 20 years.
11 November 2014 11:56 PM
Outlook Roll out the bunting, unfurl the banners, put up the flags: it’s another victory for Lord Davies and Vince Cable. The Business Secretary and the former businessman-turned-campaigner have managed to cut the list of 28 companies named and shamed for their all?male boards down to, erm, 27.
10 November 2014 11:36 PM
Outlook: The Netherlands also plays the cynical game of attracting wealthy corporations by helping them to evade - oops, avoid - tax
10 November 2014 11:35 PM
Outlook: There is another way of dealing with the 'too big to fail' conundrum, and that is by forcing a break up of bloated groups like HSBC
10 November 2014 12:41 AM
The FCA has been pushing for a 'grand settlement', involving six banks settling at the same time
07 November 2014 11:35 PM
He is the third person to enter a guilty plea having been ensnared by the watchdog's 'Operation Tabernula'
07 November 2014 02:08 AM
The Competition & Markets Authority has unleashed a full investigation into the grip of the ‘big four’. But politics could monopolise the outcome
05 November 2014 11:34 PM
Upbeat sentiment helped by better than expected data from private employers
04 November 2014 11:27 PM
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
Louise Mensch says 'F**K YOU' in explosive tweets about David Cameron, Saudi Embassy and the Queen over King Abdullah tributes
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- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent answer to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights