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    1. July 17, 2015

      Women and money: the struggle to juggle

      From Monday to Friday, Tatjana Greil Castro manages bond portfolios worth €5bn. And during an interview in the Mayfair...

    2. July 17, 2015

      Indefensible secrets on women’s pay

      Owing to their limited training and experience,” the British Employers’ Confederation told the Royal Commission on...

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    1. July 14, 2015

      UK companies told to publish gender pay audits

      Companies with more than 250 employees will have to publish the difference in average pay between men and women workers...

    2. July 5, 2015

      Debate rages over who speaks for British business

      As the aftershocks of the financial crisis continue to reverberate across Europe and the debate over Britain’s...

    3. June 29, 2015

      Lady Judge takes her governance campaign to Japan

      Having led governance efforts in the UK and the US, Lady Barbara Judge is taking her campaign to Lixil, the Japanese...

    4. June 16, 2015

      G4S perceived as having worst performing board in UK

      G4S — the UK outsourcing and security group involved in scandals over Olympic Games staffing and offender tagging — has...

    5. June 15, 2015

      Private capital and ambition build tech clusters, not politicians

      London Technology Week has got off to a flying start with the news that 23-year-old Londoner James Proud has won...

    6. June 11, 2015

      Officials struggle to balance work and welfare cuts

      When George Osborne promised a Conservative-led government would cut £12bn from the welfare bill rather than implement...

    7. June 10, 2015

      Business fears UK migration clampdown will hurt economy

      Business groups united in disapproval of the prime minister’s planned clampdown on non-EU skilled migrants on...

    8. June 1, 2015

      City AM appoints second editor in 8 months

      City AM has named its second new editor in eight months, appointing Christian May, a public relations specialist, to...

    9. May 27, 2015

      IoD urges investment boost for planes, trains and broadband

      From calls for new airport runways to superfast broadband for sleepy villages, demand is rising for improved...

    10. May 20, 2015

      CEO pay: it is time for one brave leader to ask for less

      Chief executive pay is a scandal. It is too high, too complicated and has badly damaged the image of business. Even...

    11. May 10, 2015

      Piecemeal UK tax rises seem ‘inevitable’

      George Osborne is expected to rely on piecemeal tax changes and frozen thresholds to raise extra revenue after his...

    12. May 10, 2015

      FT City Network — transcript: The results of the 2015 general election

      Members of the Financial Times City Network, a panel of more than 50 of the City of London’s most influential...

    13. May 4, 2015

      Private equity looks for life beyond the leveraged buyout

      Private equity executives are not generally known for lying awake at night with worry — nor for talking about it in...

    14. April 30, 2015

      UK board members admit pay model is broken

      A majority of UK board members believe the executive pay model is broken, and not closely aligned with companies’...

    15. April 29, 2015

      We need female chief executives, not just non-executives

      As I take up the chairmanship of the UK’s Institute of Directors, I cannot help but reflect on the fact that it has...

    16. April 13, 2015

      SNP pushes for Westminster funding pledges at business launch

      Nicola Sturgeon has launched her party’s business platform ahead of May’s UK general election, demanding a series of...

    17. April 13, 2015

      Manifesto receives mixed reaction from business

      Businesses welcomed Labour’s promise to be fiscally prudent while improving Britain’s infrastructure on Monday, but...

    18. April 8, 2015

      Doubts raised over costing of non-dom rule changes

      Labour will scrap the non-dom rules that exempt thousands of British residents from UK tax on their offshore income...

    19. March 30, 2015

      Labour effort to woo business suffers bumpy start

      Ed Miliband has been warned that there is “more to business than just Europe”, after the Labour leader’s attempt to win...

    20. March 20, 2015

      Get smart on government projects

      George Osborne rather fancies the Internet of Things, that techie dream to connect up “everything from urban transport...

    21. March 15, 2015

      BCC urges Osborne to freeze investment allowance in Budget

      A boost to investment by freezing the amount businesses can offset against tax would be the best measure the chancellor...

    22. March 6, 2015

      Focus shifts to investors who vote on pay

      In recent weeks, concerns over executive pay have shifted. Bankers — long in the line of fire from investors and the...

    23. March 3, 2015

      Business asks chancellor to focus on medium-sized firms

      George Osborne, chancellor, should focus on boosting medium-sized businesses in his final budget before the UK general...

    24. March 3, 2015

      Business and the Budget: the wishlists

      With a week to go until the UK budget, the FT summarises what lobby groups are asking for. Institute of Directors The...

    25. March 2, 2015

      UK bank bosses more bullish on bonuses

      Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins is on Tuesday set to accept his first bonus since taking charge three years...

    26. February 26, 2015

      Ministers crack down on UK business late payment

      The government is preparing tough new payment rules that could see big businesses named and shamed if they fail to...

    27. February 22, 2015

      Ease foreign graduate visa restrictions, business leaders urge

      A future government must make it easier for foreign graduates to stay and work in Britain after their studies or the...

    28. February 12, 2015

      Business group breaks tradition with appointment of Lady Judge

      The Institute of Directors has broken with more than a century of tradition by appointing a woman as its chairman. Lady...

    29. February 10, 2015

      If Britain goes: Business does not want to keep status quo

      One idea that unites almost all UK businesses is that they do not want to keep the status quo on Europe. David Cameron...

    30. February 1, 2015

      Institute of Directors chief warns of growing anti-corporate mood

      A senior business figure has warned about a growing anti-corporate mood in British politics in the run-up to the...

    31. January 19, 2015

      Business groups hit out at late payment ‘scandal’

      The Institute of Directors has warned that the “scandal” of late payments is undermining the UK’s economic recovery. It...

    32. January 1, 2015

      UK businesses fear political risks ahead

      Political risk ranks high on the list of concerns of UK businesses, both big and small, going into 2015. “The political...

    33. December 29, 2014

      A McKinsey knight with a quiver full of arrows

      A job vacancy has caught Sir Alcon Copisarow’s eye. The Institute of Directors has been advertising for a new chair,...

    34. December 23, 2014

      Two-thirds of UK SMEs paid late, survey says

      Two-thirds of the UK’s small and medium sized companies suffer late payments from businesses they supply, according to...

    35. December 18, 2014

      Two-year limit set on UK worker claims for backdated holiday pay

      Employers’ groups have welcomed the government’s move to put a two-year time limit on claims for backdated holiday pay....

    36. December 15, 2014

      Employers warn against curbs on unpaid interns

      Curbs on unpaid internships will reduce the opportunities available to young people, the CBI, the UK’s biggest business...

    37. December 3, 2014

      Autumn Statement 2014: Employers greet ‘business-friendly’ speech

      The chancellor offered a range of goodies for the UK’s smaller companies, although there were few pleasant surprises...

    38. November 27, 2014

      Business groups voice concerns over Scottish tax plans

      Devolution to Scotland of control over income tax rates and bands threatens to add to the administrative burden on...

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