Jim Armitage is the City editor of The Independent and London Evening Standard group of newspapers. He has been a reporter and editor for more than 20 years and was recently shortlisted for the Press Gazette financial journalist of the year and The Society of Editors financial journalist of the year awards. He contributes news, investigative reports and comment to the Independent titles plus a daily column in the Evening Standard.
23 May 2015 12:56 AM
Ukraine has to take anti-corruption measures to assuage Western fears that money invested in the country will be salted away
22 May 2015 12:41 AM
Tesco’s chief executive Dave Lewis is in line for a contribution to his pension of £313,000 this year as he plans to cut pensions for his staff.
14 May 2015 08:56 PM
Exclusive: There is competition to provide treatments at patients' homes
New Culture Secretary John Whittingdale accepted flights from society with links to controversial oligarch
13 May 2015 08:55 PM
Dmitry Firtash is fighting an extradition request from the FBI
08 May 2015 08:29 PM
Industry leaders warned that Westminster now seemed bereft of knowledgable policymakers at a time of unprecedented change for people’s retirement savings
08 May 2015 06:01 AM
A senior analyst at IG said: 'The effect on financial markets was electric'
08 May 2015 02:54 AM
Peter Erskine fell at the first hurdle when he joined Ladbrokes as chairman six years ago. In hiring Richard Glynn as chief executive, he failed to recruit an executive capable of carrying out the kind of dramatic turnaround needed.
08 May 2015 02:45 AM
Peter Erskine, who hired the much-criticised Richard Glynn in 2010 on a multimillion-pound pay deal, made his statement shortly before the shareholder meeting
07 May 2015 08:32 PM
Beny Steinmetz dealt in diamonds, but it was when he branched out into iron ore that things took a turn for the worse
07 May 2015 01:38 AM
Shareholders said they would rather keep HIV treatment profits in-house
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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- 3 Facebook Messenger sends 'creepily' precise location data, as revealed by Marauders Map Chrome extension
- 4 Photo of wedding guest proposing to girlfriend in front of bride and groom goes viral
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