Other people's business


Making sure the green shoots don’t wither away
By Scott Barnes - 13 November 12:19

The UK may be in recovery, writes Scott Barnes, but how can we keep it that way?

Five questions answered on the wholesale gas price fixing allegations
By Heidi Vella - 13 November 11:42

Regulators are investigating claims wholesale gas prices have been manipulated by major gas companies. We answer five questions on the gas pricing fiasco.

New Statesman
Business quote of the day: Lord Myners on tax
By Helen Roxburgh - 12 November 14:00

"Corporation tax for multinationals operating in the UK is close to being a voluntary payment" 

Video: Barclays trader hurls abuse at construction workers
By Caroline Crampton - 12 November 11:46

Olivier Desbarres fired after a video of him yelling abuse at construction workers in Singapore was posted online.

New Statesman
Business quote of the day: HRMC on tax evasion
By Helen Roxburgh - 09 November 11:08

“Clamping down on those who try to cheat the system through evading taxes is a top priority for us”

New Statesman
Five questions answered on… the IAG-owned Iberia job losses
By Heidi Vella - 09 November 10:49

International Airlines Group (IAG), who owns British Airways, has announced it will cut a significant amount of jobs on its Iberia airline.

Is the Acer ad sexist?
By Sophie Barnes - 08 November 16:59

The ADgenda: this week's most offensive advert.

Five questions answered on the male/female pay gap
By Heidi Vella - 07 November 16:20

Women paid "significantly less".

Five questions answered on HSBC’s money laundering provisions
By Heidi Vella - 05 November 10:34

Mexican drug money has passed through the bank.

"Engineered for men": the rise of "Yorkie" advertising
By Anna Lezard - 03 November 13:11

The ADgenda: this week's most offensive advert.

Five questions answered… on Royal Bank of Scotland’s PPI provisions
By Heidi Vella - 02 November 11:28

The cost of PPI mis-selling continues to rise.

Next time there's a hurricane, the US may not be warned
By Liam Stoker - 02 November 8:56

A "gap" in satelite monitoring coming up.

Apple reprimanded over Samsung non-apology
By Alex Hern - 01 November 17:17

"Inaccurate and misleading".

Disney buys Lucasfilm: Five questions answered
By Heidi Vella - 31 October 11:23

Lucas passes the baton.

One in five workers paid less than the living wage: five questions answered
By Heidi Vella - 29 October 10:43

Bar staff, waiters, retail assistants.

Five questions answered on Cynthia Carroll
By Heidi Vella - 26 October 15:18

CEO steps down.

Tale of two companies: Apple's profit and Amazon's loss
By Alex Hern - 26 October 8:42

Apple made $8bn profit last quarter, while Amazon lost $28m. Yet the two companies are treated as equally successful. Why?

The ADgender: Costa makes coffee unsexy again
By Sophie Barnes - 25 October 13:07

This week's oddest advert.

Five questions answered on the new mortgage rules
By Heidi Vella - 25 October 10:33

Will affect 1 million borrowers.

"The good news will keep coming"
By Helen Roxburgh - 25 October 9:51

Business quote of the day.

Donald Trump demands Obama's records for... five million dollars
By Martha Gill - 24 October 18:25

An offer he "can't refuse", but probably will refuse.