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.
29 December 2013 12:00 AM
Have I got news for you. We are about to enter a boom year, with growth rising by 5 per cent, real earnings increasing by nearly 3 per cent, inflation holding at about 2 per cent, and employment at its highest since records began, falling towards – or even below – the 7 per cent level by the end of 2014.
26 December 2013 11:18 PM
Lawrence Tomlinson, author of the inquiry which cited evidence that RBS had deliberately destroyed companies to make a profit, said on Thursday he has received another 450 cases since his report was published at the end of November. Mr Tomlinson, entrepreneur in residence at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, added that many of the new cases also related to RBS and its Global Restructuring Group (GRG).
14 December 2013 12:50 AM
As Lloyds is hit with a fine for mis-selling, whistleblower Paul Moore speaks out
07 December 2013 12:49 PM
After a decade of growth, tough times in the bank’s key markets have led to dissent
04 December 2013 12:00 AM
John Lewis's chairman hopes the Chancellor will be more hare than bear when he makes his Autumn Statement
01 December 2013 12:00 AM
Politicians must be honest with us; come what may, prices will keep on rising
RBS accuser Lawrence Tomlinson hits out at law firm Clifford Chance appointed to probe bank’s actions
28 November 2013 08:57 PM
Lawrence Tomlinson questions Clifford Chance’s ‘conflicts of interest’
24 November 2013 12:00 AM
Be careful what you wish for. David Cameron should heed this warning as he lashes out at Ed Miliband over the Labour Party's close ties to the Rev Paul Flowers, the "Crystal Methodist" former chairman of the Co-op Bank who was arrested on Friday for alleged drug-dealing.
16 November 2013 01:30 AM
Solarcentury’s Jeremy Leggett says renewables could power economies by 2030, but only a nasty shock will force change
04 November 2013 12:00 AM
Employers’ group the CBI will today use its annual conference in London to make the case for continued membership of the European Union.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Instagram of US airport security chiefs: Lipstick knives and IED training kits among items seized
- 4 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1