Business

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Loophole in ministers’ code allows lobbying to remain secret, says ex-civil servant
Some lobbying by companies such as Greensill Capital is not required to be reported in transparency filings

Kalyeena Makortoff

14, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Good business isn’t just making money – it’s also doing good. There’s a way to show it | Gene Marks
Certified ‘B corporations’ balance purpose and profit – it means not only having a social conscience but also putting your money where your mouth is

Gene Marks

14, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Harrods stops selling Ganesha handbag after backlash from Hindus
US label Judith Leiber’s depiction of the god on £6,340 leather clutch criticised as ‘demeaning’

Priya Elan Deputy fashion editor

14, Apr, 2021 @10:08 AM

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EasyJet ready to ramp up flights for summer holiday season
Airline’s shares rise amid optimism about return of international travel as Covid controls ease

Joanna Partridge and agency

14, Apr, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Virgin Media and O2 merger cleared by competition watchdog
The £31bn 50-50 joint venture will create new ‘national champion’ to challenge BT

Mark Sweney

14, Apr, 2021 @8:33 AM

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Christine Holgate reveals parts of secret review backing more Australia Post privatisation
Former chief executive tells Senate inquiry her opposition to report’s ‘disturbing’ recommendations drew ire of board and federal government

Amy Remeikis

14, Apr, 2021 @8:28 AM

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Hundreds of British Gas engineers to lose jobs in ‘fire and rehire’ scheme
Workers have refused to sign up to tougher employment terms imposed by UK’s biggest energy company

Jillian Ambrose

14, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Star stock picker Terry Smith paid nearly £30m as Fundsmith booms
Bumper year for co-owner of UK’s largest equity fund seen as the British version of Warren Buffet

Kalyeena Makortoff

13, Apr, 2021 @7:07 PM

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Andy Haldane will be a tough act to follow at Threadneedle Street
Analysis: Outgoing Bank of England chief economist was seen as a maverick thinker alongside more cautious colleagues

Larry Elliott

13, Apr, 2021 @6:31 PM

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Andy Haldane to leave role as Bank of England chief economist
Prominent economist to become chief executive of the Royal Society of Arts thinktank

Richard Partington

13, Apr, 2021 @5:26 PM

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‘Very celebratory’: pub customers in England enjoy lockdown easing
Hospitality sector still wary that crisis is not over as it copes with Covid social distancing rules

Lucy Campbell

13, Apr, 2021 @4:23 PM

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UK economy returns to growth; US inflation rises; Haldane to leave BoE – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the UK economy returns to growth and one of its top central bankers steps down

Graeme Wearden

13, Apr, 2021 @4:15 PM

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