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  1. September 5, 2011

    Four hunt for big fat bonus in rescuing JJB

    Taking on Mike Ashley is not for the faint hearted. The majority shareholder of Sports Direct has an uncompromising attitude...

  2. September 5, 2011

    JJB agrees ambitious director share plan

    JJB Sports hopes to accelerate its turnround through an incentive plan under which senior management could substantially...

  1. March 29, 2011

    Property pre-contracts in pipeline

    Home buyers and sellers could soon have the opportunity to sign a legally binding pre-contract when making an offer on a...

  2. October 8, 2010

    FSA mortgage rethink hits the wealthy

    Wealthy borrowers are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain mortgages from high-street lenders, as banks and building...

  3. August 13, 2010

    Parents buy into low prices

    Parents are taking advantage of lower house prices to buy property for their children to live in at university, according to...

  4. July 2, 2010

    JJB falls as talk of bid fades

    JJB Sports dipped 3.9 per cent to 12½p as director share dealings quashed recent takeover speculation.Keith Jones, chief...

  5. June 25, 2010

    CGT rise is ‘relief’ for housing

    The immediate rise in capital gains tax (CGT) from 18 per cent to 28 per cent for higher-rate taxpayers has been described...

  6. May 21, 2010

    Fresh revelations

    An open house sales viewing, arranged by John D Wood, at a house in Walton-on-Thames, southern England The prospect of...

  7. April 9, 2010

    Foreign interest boosts prime locations

    Wealthy Greeks are snapping up high-end properties in the prime London market as the fiscal crisis in their home country...

  8. January 29, 2010

    Sir David Jones to step down from JJB chair

    Sir David Jones, the City veteran who helped JJB Sports back on to its feet, is to stand down as chairman due to ongoing...

  9. January 28, 2010

    Jones gives up JJB chairman post

    Sir David Jones is to step down as chairman of JJB Sports because of ongoing health concerns, it was announced on Thursday,...

  10. January 15, 2010

    No moss gathered

    Seeking new challenges in the retail sector, Michael Hitchcock , finance director of Moss Bros, is to leave in April. Mr...

  11. September 30, 2009

    Jessops agrees debt swap with HSBC

    Jessops, the highly indebted camera retailer, has staved off insolvency by completing a debt-for-equity swap with its...

  12. September 30, 2009

    Last chance to develop

    Credit to David Adams, Jessops' executive chairman, for keeping the photographic retailer in the picture . Its management -...

  13. September 29, 2009

    Jessops agrees debt swap with HSBC

    Jessops, the highly indebted camera retailer, has staved off insolvency by completing a debt-for-equity swap with its lender...

  14. August 20, 2009

    Not a pretty picture

    David Adams, Jessops' executive chairman, warned the group's shareholders in May that they were likely to find themselves...

  15. August 19, 2009

    Only concerted action will keep companies in tune

    Start tuning up, activists. The Financial Services Authority’s clarification of its attitude to concert parties (neatly...

  16. August 19, 2009

    Struggling Jessops close to rescue deal

    Jessops, the lossmaking camera retailer, is close to securing a rescue deal with its bank in spite of falling sales. The...

  17. July 23, 2009

    Strictly during office hours

    From Mr David Adams. Sir, All this talk about bank regulation and the role of the Bank of England, referred to then as “The...

  18. May 28, 2009

    Bleak picture emerges at debt-hit Jessops

    Jessops warned investors that its shares could soon be worthless as the camera retailer looked to secure its survival...

  19. May 27, 2009

    Bleak picture emerges at debt-hit Jessops

    Jessops warned investors that its shares could soon be worthless as the camera retailer looked to secure its survival...

  20. May 11, 2009

    Face the inevitable

    From Mr David Adams. Sir, With reference to Sue Cameron’s Notebook item on leaks (“Brown’s man in the No 10 jungle”, May 6):...

  21. April 23, 2009

    Estate agents deride ‘paltry’ help for buyers

    Moves to help new home buyers through an extension of the stamp duty holiday were met with derision by estate agents on...

  22. April 23, 2009

    Estate agents deride 'paltry' help for buyers

    Moves to help new home buyers through an extension of the stamp duty holiday were met with derision by estate agents last...

  23. January 31, 2009

    Jessops' future rests with HSBC

    Jessops, the camera retailer, is again at the mercy of its bankers after a late flurry of Christmas sales failed to keep...

  24. January 30, 2009

    Jessops in talks to renegotiate debt facility

    Jessops, the camera retailer, is again at the mercy of its bankers after a late flurry of Christmas sales failed to keep the...

  25. November 13, 2008

    Candid camera

    The problems of a portfolio career were brought into stark relief for David Adams , the chairman of both Jessops and Moss...

  26. September 30, 2008

    Jessops takes broad view and refinances debt

    Jessops has successfully refinanced its debt, reducing interest payments and giving more equity in return to HSBC, the...

  27. September 30, 2008

    Jessops takes broad view and refinances debt

    Jessops has successfully refinanced its debt, reducing interest payments and giving more equity in return to HSBC, the...

  28. August 28, 2008

    Booting the suits

    A new autumn range for high street retailers - this time in the boardrooms of the suited Moss Bros and the booted Blacks...

  29. August 26, 2008

    Ban the backpack!

    From Mr David Adams. Sir, OK, wheeled luggage can be a pain (Michael Skapinker and Letters, last week). But what I object to...

  30. July 16, 2008

    Jessops jolts investors with outlook picture

    Jessops worried investors afresh yesterday, only weeks after hopes were raised that it could stave off financial...

  31. July 15, 2008

    Jessops jolts investors

    Jessops worried investors again on Tuesday, only weeks after hopes were raised that it could stave off financial...

  32. May 30, 2008

    Jessops finance package staves off 'death'

    Jessops, the struggling camera retailer, has successfully refinanced its onerous debt terms, holding out the prospect it...

  33. May 29, 2008

    Jessops finance package staves off ‘death’

    Jessops, the struggling camera retailer, has successfully refinanced its onerous debt terms, holding out the prospect it...

  34. March 26, 2008

    Picture deteriorates at Jessops

    Jessops promised a happier picture for the second half of its year after the photographic retailer said on Wednesday that...

  35. January 30, 2008

    Soldiers take up fragile Afghan mentor mantle

    In the Afghan city of Khost, more than 100 judges and lawyers sit listening to an animated law professor from Kabul. They...

  36. January 30, 2008

    US forces seek to build a future for Afghanistan

    In the Afghan city of Khost, more than 100 judges and lawyers sit listening to an animated law professor from Kabul. They...

  37. January 30, 2008

    US military funds construction of Islamic schools in Afghanistan

    The US military is funding the construction of Islamic schools, or madrassas , in the east of Afghanistan in an attempt to...

  38. January 29, 2008

    US funds madrassas in Afghanistan

    The US military is funding the construction of Islamic schools, or madrassas, in the east of Afghanistan in an attempt to...

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