Corporate governance

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HSBC pressured to sack banker who discredited climate crisis warnings
Speech by head of responsible investing Stuart Kirk dismissed global heating and joked about flooding risks

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

20, May, 2022 @1:29 PM

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THG shares soar amid prospect of bidding war for online retailer
Firm has had three recent takeover approaches, while property tycoon Nick Candy may also make move

Mark Sweney

20, May, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Next and Wagamama face investor backlash over CEO bonuses
‘Red top’ warning over payouts for Simon Wolfson and Andy Hornby after chains given Covid support

Sarah Butler

15, May, 2022 @5:14 PM

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Revealed: Barclays avoids almost £2bn in tax via Luxembourg scheme
Exclusive: Arrangement has allowed bank to earn billions of pounds nearly tax-free for over 12 years

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

09, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Paperchase has been rescued but greetings card artists are losing thousands
When the British stationer went bust the new owner, Permira Credit, was able to shed the retailer’s debts to struggling suppliers

Shanti Das

07, May, 2022 @1:06 PM

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Tesla shareholders are forgotten constituent in Elon Musk’s Twitter deal
Risks for EV company include sale of stock to fund takeover and spill-over political effects

Nils Pratley

26, Apr, 2022 @5:37 PM

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Westpac fined $40m for charging fees to the dead
Judge says bank ‘utterly failed to address the issues systematically’ as its total penalties for misconduct rise to $130m

Ben Butler

22, Apr, 2022 @6:13 AM

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THG rejects ‘unacceptable’ takeover approaches as revenues jump by 35%
Online shopping group says it has dismissed ‘multiple’ attempts to buy company

Kalyeena Makortoff

21, Apr, 2022 @1:17 PM

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Time for Rishi Sunak to get serious about helping with energy bills | Nils Pratley
As energy chiefs fear impact of further rises, chancellor’s measures look naive and politically unfeasible

Nils Pratley

19, Apr, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Record 31 failings found on P&O Ferries boat at safety inspection
Maritime agency found issues with crew’s training, fire safety and lifeboat drills on European Causeway

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

19, Apr, 2022 @3:13 PM

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Non-doms: 12% of residents in London’s richest parts claimed status in 2018
More than one in 10 paid no tax on offshore income in Kensington and the Cities of London and Westminster

David Batty

07, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Spanish police and FBI seize superyacht in Mallorca linked to Putin ally
The £70m vessel is linked to the Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, who has been sanctioned by the UK and USRussia-Ukraine war – latest updates

Jasper Jolly

04, Apr, 2022 @2:49 PM

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