Economic View: Ever since the global financial crisis, the pace of economic expansion has been disappointing both relative to history and to the expectations of the majority of economic forecasters
Don’t judge me on the Royal Mail float today, said Vince Cable in October. Judge me in three months’ time.
Vince Cable was potentially heading towards another political battering over the flotation of Royal Mail today as the chairman said it should give its chief executive a pay rise beyond her present £1.25 million package.
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The founders of the UK's fastest growing technology company have bought back the business they sold to a billion pound company just five years ago.
Vince Cable believes target of 25 per cent female representation by 2015 can be met
Sir Frank Chapman, the former boss of oil and gas company BG Group, is revealed as the richest pensioner in the FTSE 100 with a pot worth more than £22m when he stepped down.
The FTSE 100 reached a 13-year high this week, before falling back. What’s next?
Average chief executive is still a fiftysomething man as women struggle to get on boards
Fears over the health of the US economy and worries over a possible bird flu pandemic sent investors crashing down to earth today as global stock markets plunged.
Investors are turning to classic cars as they don't attract capital gains tax. With CGT charged at 28 per cent for higher-rate taxpayers, and 18 per cent otherwise, savings can be huge.
Financial markets were plunged into fresh turmoil after Greece's political parties failed once again to agree to form a unity government, and European policymakers warned that Greece's aid payments would be cut off unless Athens quickly produced an administration prepared to deliver far-reaching economic reforms and budget cuts.
Nervous traders wiped £28.5 billion from the value of London's leading shares index today as fears intensified that Greece will crash out of the euro.
Vodafone's £1 billion play for ailing telecoms group Cable & Wireless Worldwide was cast into doubt today after the target's biggest shareholder refused to back the deal.
The index of London's leading shares responded cautiously today after unexpectedly high demand for the closely-watched sale of Spanish debt.