Other people's business


Chuka Umunna. Photograph, Getty Images.
Chuka Umunna: business "has been emasculated under Vince Cable"
By Richard Cree - 05 July 12:12

Taking on Labour's biggest challenge.

FSA. Photograph, Getty Images.
Libor: what about the regulators?
By Deborah Doane - 05 July 11:01

More light needs to be shone on the FSA.

New Statesman
Barclays is being punished for being first, not worst
By Alex Hern - 04 July 8:39

Barclays came clean while others are still hiding manipulation.

Nell Diamond. Photograph, Getty Images
Bob Diamond's daughter defends her dad
By New Statesman - 03 July 16:01

Tweets that George Osborne and Ed Miliband can "go ahead and #HMD".

Why we still need a public inquiry into the banks
By Prof Michael Moran - 03 July 10:38

A Leveson-style inquiry would expose the web of patronage and lobbying.

Barclays CEO Bob Diamond resigns
By Alex Hern - 03 July 7:40

The embattled CEO resigned just hours after releasing a "carry on fighting" memo.

So how do you start a business in a recession?
By Tom Stevenson - 02 July 11:35

Start a business that helps people start businesses, that's how.

English speakers: don't get too comfortable
By Sarah Cole - 02 July 10:39

Why foreign languages matter in business.

String of Chinese companies could leave US
By Arvind Hickman - 30 June 11:42

Auditors feel strain of Sino-US stand off.

A fight to the death in the world of car dealership
By Fred Crawley - 29 June 15:28

Personal loans vs dealer finance.

"Some people think of Innocent as a load of guys hanging out on bean bags"
By Richard Cree - 28 June 12:55

Richard Reed, co-founder of Innocent Smoothies, talks fruit, innocence and a bad experience in a dog biscuit factory.

The Nexus 7
Google announces 7" tablet for £159
By Alex Hern - 28 June 12:00

The Nexus 7 will take Amazon head-on in the cheap tablet market

Barclays pays $450m in Libor settlement
By New Statesman - 27 June 16:46

Barclays has been fined for misconduct

RBS nightmare continues
By Douglas Blakey - 26 June 17:06

Hester’s position becoming untenable

Causes of death. Photograph, Getty Images
We do death differently now
By New Statesman - 22 June 17:09

How causes of death have changed.

"Science, it's a girl thing!" says EU Commission, holding lipstick and bunsen burner
By Martha Gill - 22 June 12:09

If we cut between them really fast, they look like the same thing!

The Microsoft Surface - from the back?!
Microsoft has finally realised it needs to copy Apple - but does it have what it takes?
By Alex Hern - 21 June 12:30

The Surface represents a new direction for the company.

No smoke without fire
By Amy Baker - 20 June 16:59

Cessation therapy market lights up as anti-smoking legislation kicks in.

Microsoft Surface: good name
By Richard Morris - 20 June 14:52

Why the Surface will work.

BBC iPlayer's US rollout blocked by cable networks
By Alex Hern - 19 June 11:41

BBC America may be dropped if BBC introduces pay-for VOD

Apple's CEO Tim Cook introduces the new laptop
Apple shipped just 8 new MacBook Pros to Britain
By Alex Hern - 18 June 10:53

Company favours American stores

Does Apple build in obsolescence?
By Alex Hern - 15 June 12:57

Apple's new laptop can't be repaired by users. But does anyone care?

PR fail for Argyll and Bute Council as they stop a nine year old's blog
By Martha Gill - 15 June 11:26

Martha Payne was told to stop taking photos of her school food.

The “dog’s breakfast” that is City regulation
By Helen Roxburgh - 14 June 14:45

Mervyn King spends "more time..... talking about tennis" than about finance.

Not all that lucrative, actually, Photograph, Getty Images.
Banks: worth robbing? The numbers crunched.
By Martha Gill - 14 June 9:58

Turns out robbery is a modest career.

10 ways to save time at work
By Robert Ashton - 13 June 16:02

A handy guide.

Dating and music sites also get the hacker treatment
By Steve Evans - 12 June 13:54

eHarmony.com and Last.fm next victims

Why lefties don't buy newspapers
By Dominic Ponsford - 12 June 10:06

The tech savvy left don't buy papers.

Party like a businessman
By Harald Moe - 11 June 16:43

Marketing advice