News Moya Greene in red at the London Stock Exchange in October 2013; Moya Greene's £1.5m earnings were modest compared to those of other FTSE 100 bosses

Don’t judge me on the Royal Mail float today, said Vince Cable in October. Judge me in three months’ time.

Higher A-level grades start rush for places

A-LEVEL RESULTS, which will be published for about 330,000 candidates today, show the smallest improvement for a decade. But the number of students awarded the highest grades has risen more sharply so the scramble for top universities will be as fierce as ever.

The great jobs divide that splits Britain...... while salaries in privatised utilities rise by 74%

A "GOLDEN HELLO" of pounds 250,000 was paid by Stagecoach, the rail and bus operator, to its new chief within only three weeks of moving into his job, flouting the Chancellor's call for pay restraint in the boardroom.

Planet Earth has hottest July in history

GLOBAL TEMPERATURE readings for last month have revealed that it was the warmest July since records began as most of Britain yesterday experienced its hottest day of the year.

Ethics code for amoral bosses

BUSINESS leaders will soon be obliged to sign up to a list of 12 commandments demanding that they be "open, honest and diligent" in their working lives if they want to become members of the Institute of Directors.

Bosses must sign tough ethics code to become IoD members

BUSINESS leaders will soon be obliged to sign up to a list of 12 commandments demanding that they be "open, honest and diligent" in their working lives if they want to become members of the Institute of Directors.

Businessmen camapign against euro

MORE THAN 100 leading businessmen yesterday launched a pounds 1m campaign against the European single currency, claiming the venture is too risky, writes Fran Abrams.

Firms wage war on the Euro

MORE THAN 100 leading businessmen yesterday launched a pounds 1m campaign against the European single currency, claiming the venture was too risky.

'Business for Sterling' to campaign against euro

SENIOR business figures from blue-chip companies will today launch a pounds 1 million campaign to oppose the European single currency .

Labour jobs deal hit by fear of slump

THE Government's election pledge to get youngsters off the dole faces a funding crisis as employers threaten to desert the New Deal in the wake of last week's interest rate hike.

Focus: Let's work it all out

Tony Blair wants them for unemployed teenagers, top executives for themselves. A mentor can help you cope with your job - and prepare for the next one

Industry urges more strategy

INDUSTRY leaders, equal rights campaigners and parents' groups have joined forces to demand that the Prime Minister reveal how the Government's childcare strategy is going to be funded.

Lord of the ring returneth

Gerald Ratner is back in business and determined not to blow it, he tells John Walsh

Directors warn Brown against Budget tax cuts

The Institute of Directors yesterday advised the Chancellor, Gordon Brown, against a tax-cutting Budget, warning that the state of the public finances did not give him sufficient scope. The IoD also urged him not to force business to administer the working family tax credit which is widely expected to be the centrepiece of his budget speech in March.

Directors' pay rises moderate, says IoD

Company directors are already showing the kind of pay restraint called for by Gordon Brown, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in his pre- Budget statement last month, according to a report out today. But, as Roger Trapp reports, the findings contradict a similar survey published just two weeks ago.
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Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

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For a no-holds-barred comedian who is scathing about woolly thinking and oppressive religiosity, he is surprisingly gentle in person
Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

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Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album
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Radamel Falcao: How faith and love drive the Colombian to glory

Radamel Falcao: How faith and love drive the Colombian to glory

After a remarkable conversion from reckless defender to prolific striker, Monaco's ace says he wants to make his loan deal at Old Trafford permanent
Terry Venables: Premier League managers must not be allowed to dictate who plays and who does not play for England

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Premier League managers must not be allowed to dictate who plays and who does not play for England
The Inside Word: Brendan Rodgers looks to the future while Roy Hodgson is ghost of seasons past

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