Margareta Pagano

Margareta Pagano is a former business editor of the Independent on Sunday who now writes columns and business interviews for a range of publications, including the Independent, Independent on Sunday and London Evening Standard.

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Under Lloyds’ bailout terms  with the Government, it has to fund any of the overheads incurred in returning the funds to the taxpayer
The living wage reforms were great 'we are in this together' politics from the Chancellor

Budget 2015: Small businesses bear brunt of living wage

The £9 hourly rate for the over-25s did not enamour Osborne to start-ups and SMEs

We're taking leave of our senses if we can't admit we go on holiday

'Taking annual leave' is a ghastly expression and suggests a far more pernicious process

Jerry Greenfield of Ben and Jerry's: So what’s so funny about peace, love and ice-cream?

Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's, hasn’t been chilling out since selling to Unilever

M&C Saatchi's formula for success

M&C Saatchi has created a new formula and think-tank, the Saatchi Institute, to help resolve the war between the Maths Men and the Mad Men of advertising.

Secretive? Not true, says top ‘shadow banker’

Christophe Evain prefers the term non-bank lender, and he tells Margareta Pagano that ICG is going where the banks fear to tread

Peyton-Jones in the Magazine restaurant at the Serpentine Sackler

Inside the Serpentine world of arts fundraising

Julia Peyton-Jones has proven adept at attracting big-name benefactors, patrons and creative partners to her London galleries. Margareta Pagano discovered the secrets of her success

Who Cooked Adam Smith's dinner? by Katrine Marcal - book review: Behind every great man is his mother

In short: all our problems are to be blamed on greedy, self-interested men

Manchester will benefit from a devolution of power in the 2015 Budget

Northern manufacturers urge fresh boost to growth

The region is already a leader in fields such as advanced materials and energy research

Vicky Pryce has co-written the book with Andy Ross and Peter Urwin

It's the economy, stupid: economics for voters by Vicky Pryce, Andy Ross and Peter Urwin, book review: Get tooled up for the debate

The writers do provide the reader with some of the answers: but why would you believe them? That’s the bigger question.

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