Martin Vander Weyer

Martin Vander Weyer is business editor of The Spectator. He writes the weekly Any Other Business column.

The need for greed

25 May 2024 9:00 am

I suspect I’ve had a lot more fun writing about the annual Sunday Times Rich List over the years than…

Can Starmer and Reeves add some fizz to the economy?

18 May 2024 9:00 am

If the 0.6 per cent first-quarter GDP uplift reported by the Office for National Statistics is sustained for the rest…

How to bottle Britishness

11 May 2024 9:00 am

The US crackdown on trade finance for Russia from international banks – designed to impede imports needed for the continuing…

Live the high life… in a mid rise

4 May 2024 9:00 am

How radically left-wing is Labour’s proposed ‘renationalisation’ of the railways? Though militant Mick Lynch of the RMT union ‘strongly welcomed…

How Pret ate itself

27 April 2024 9:00 am

How bad would it be if Royal Mail’s parent company, International Distributions Services (IDS), were to be taken over by…

Sack Andrew Bailey? Let’s look at the case against him

20 April 2024 9:00 am

The Governor of the Bank of England, Andrew Bailey, is a loyal and well-intentioned public servant in a role that,…

The arrogance of Apple

13 April 2024 9:00 am

Can flexible working get the best out of what a ministerial press release calls ‘hardworking Brits’ – or is it…

Why Thames Water is the pariah of post-privatisation capitalism

6 April 2024 9:00 am

‘It would have been ideal not to have so  much poo in the water,’ said Oxford captain Leonard Jenkins after…