Toby Green

Toby Green works on the Business Desk of the Evening Standard and The Independent.

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Dods buys political publishers from Ashcroft

Two businesses majority-owned by Lord Ashcroft have been snapped up by Dods, the political publisher in which the Conservative peer is also a major shareholder.

H&M's sales fillip gives a lift to high street

H&M yesterday posted some encouraging news for the high street, with the Swedish fashion giant revealing trading last month had not been as bad as feared.

Spain's PM admits doubt over pledge to cut deficit

The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy admitted yesterday that a promise to cut the embattled country's deficit to 6.3 per cent this year will be "very complicated" to meet.

Market Report: Imagination is fired up by Amazon buzz

Here's a mouth-watering battle for you: Amazon versus Apple. One is the world's largest online retailer, and the other is the world's largest company ever (by market value), full stop. The two are of course already rivals – the former's Kindle Fire is seen by some as an "iPad killer" – while digital music is among the other areas they compete in.

So what's the legacy of Occupy London?

The tents may be long gone, but Toby Green asks whether the protest had any lasting effect on attitudes ahead of the one-year anniversary

Ronald Brech: Economist with a passion for his field

The career of Professor Ronald Brech was full of variety, but throughout it all his passion for economics – as well as life in general – remained undiminished.

Canaccord buys Eden

The Canadian financial group Canaccord has expanded its London operation by buying the boutique wealth manager Eden for up to £21m, depending on performance.

Finance workers grab bulk of bonuses

Bonuses worth £13bn were paid out to workers in the finance and insurance industry over the past financial year, an average of £12,000 each, new figures show.

William Hill looking at joint bid for Sportingbet

Another bookie is ready to take a punt on the online gambling group Sportingbet, it emerged yesterday.

Spotlight On... William Stobart, Chief operating officer, Stobart Group

No prizes for guessing which company he's a part of, then?

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