A thriving City will test Labour’s tolerance

8 June 2024 9:00 am

The City is having a busier year than pessimistic observers – including me – might have expected. The biggest deal…

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…

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…


8 July 2023 9:00 am

A house-price crash won’t be the only effect of the Kwarteng calamity

15 October 2022 9:00 am

Where next for house prices? Clearly, they’re going down as mortgage rates go up – and my forecast in May…

Opec will regret taking on the US

8 October 2022 1:47 am

Production will be cut. Supplies to the rest of the world will be curbed. And inflation will rise just a…

Is this really the moment to scrap bankers’ bonuses?

24 September 2022 9:00 am

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng – keen to sharpen the City’s competitive edge, we’re told – wants to remove the legislative cap,…

Will energy bills kill off working from home?

3 September 2022 9:00 am

‘The jury’s out’, was Liz Truss’s pert response to the question ‘Macron: friend or foe?’ at last week’s Norwich hustings.…

Blaming Saudi won’t make energy cheaper

20 August 2022 9:00 am

How outraged should we be that Saudi Aramco has reported a world-record quarterly profit of $48 billion, representing a giant…