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  1. June 20, 2014

    ‘Mirrors’ aren’t a fair reflection of top funds

    Personal pension “mirror funds” are frequently a pale imitation of the funds they purport to track, potentially resulting in...

  2. June 13, 2014

    Equity release for the mass market

    When the robber Willy Sutton was asked why he repeatedly robbed banks, his answer – “because that’s where the money is” –...

  1. April 27, 2014

    Lynn Chadwick, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and Blain Southern, London – review

    Artists’ reputations often reach a nadir a decade after their death. Lynn Chadwick died in 2003 and his status remains...

  2. February 21, 2014

    Drawdown cash limits to drop in March

    People approaching retirement and looking to keep their pension fund invested in the stock market, rather than buy an...

  3. November 29, 2013

    Russell Brand, Ed Miliband and the search for a popular left

    At the Old Black Lion in Northampton, mild is on tap and revolution is in the air. The pub is the weekly meeting venue for...

  4. October 24, 2013

    Anthony Caro, greatest British sculptor of his generation, dies

    Anthony Caro, who has died aged 89, lived to be the foremost British sculptor of the later 20th century, matched only by...

  5. Money Supply

    September 30, 2013

    That Jordà and Taylor paper on austerity

    On Thursday evening, I put out the following tweet after reading Martin Wolf’s trenchant column on austerity. It was a...

  6. September 22, 2013

    Passive investors ride active managers’ coat-tails

    While flattering Warren Buffett in a recent Talking Head piece, I pointed out that his 2005 story of the Gotrocks family is...

  7. January 24, 2013

    UK fines Sony for lapses at games network

    Sony’s European subsidiary has been fined by a UK watchdog and criticised for failing to properly secure customer data...

  8. January 4, 2013

    James Capper at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    Tucked away behind a door in a wall at Yorkshire Sculpture Park is what they call “the yard”. It’s full of equipment the...

  9. January 1, 2013

    Withdrawal from EU widely opposed

    The prospect of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU was widely opposed by economists, although many do not view it as a...

  10. December 29, 2012

    New year honours – Olympics list

    Knights Bachelor Ben Ainslie, sailor. David Brailsford, performance director, British Cycling. David Tanner, performance...

  11. September 14, 2012

    Cast of thousands

    Hockney versus Hirst, the Royal Academy versus Tate Modern – that was London’s visual arts battleground in the first half of...

  12. July 16, 2012

    Graziadio joins online market

    Ensuring it has a place in the rapidly expanding market for online programmes, Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of...

  13. July 12, 2012

    BBC presenters pressed to reveal tax affairs

    BBC executives will be pressed to expose presenters and other high-profile corporation figures who are potentially avoiding...

  14. FT Tech Hub

    January 29, 2012

    Story of the Week: Apple starts 2012 with a bang

    Apple has done it again. For a brief moment last week, following the announcement that it beat quarterly forecasts with...

  15. November 25, 2011

    Profile: Jones Day

    A training contract at Jones Day is not for the shy or retiring. In most big law firms, trainees are placed in different...

  16. November 24, 2011

    Recruitment Diary: November 24 2011

    ● Winning ways You might not think the job interview has started as you approach reception – but six in 10 managers seek the...

  17. November 20, 2011

    Movers & shakers: November 21

    ● Serge Janowski has joined Crédit Agricole Suisse from BNP Paribas as chief executive of its Hong Kong branch. ● Janus...

  18. November 6, 2011

    David Smith: Cubes and Anarchy, Whitney Museum of Modern Art, New York

    Even though he died in a car crash at 59, David Smith is among a tiny, golden group of artists who have enjoyed a late,...

  19. September 10, 2011

    Conflict of interest in abolition of tax rate

    From Prof David Smith. Sir, Could we know how many of the economists who wrote to recommend abolition of the top tax rate...

  20. August 31, 2011

    Operators found for Southern Cross care homes

    New operators have been found for more than 90 per cent of Southern Cross’s care homes, the ailing company said on...

  21. July 29, 2011

    Rentokil slips on loss at courier division

    Rentokil Initial has unveiled its latest strategy to revive the fortunes of City Link, predicting that the introduction of a...

  22. June 15, 2011

    James and the Big Apple

    As Rupert Murdoch arrives for News Corp’s summer party on Thursday, many at the media group’s UK offices are wondering...

  23. March 14, 2011

    Edwards Group strengthens board before IPO

    Edwards Group, which supplies vacuum technology to chipmakers, has strengthened its board ahead of a planned initial public...

  24. February 7, 2011

    Blue and Yellow Sickles

    Alexander Calder Gagosian Gallery, London W1 It was Marcel Duchamp who gave the name “mobile” to Alexander Calder’s highly...

  25. December 16, 2010

    Rent bill blues

    As beleaguered care home group Southern Cross tries to get to grips with its onerous rent bills, its finance director...

  26. December 14, 2010

    Edwards drops sale for IPO

    Edwards, the vacuum technology supplier to the world’s biggest chipmakers, has abandoned plans for a sale of the company and...

  27. October 15, 2010

    U-turn on Midlands car plant closure

    Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham Jaguar Land Rover has ditched plans to close its historic Castle Bromwich plant...

  28. FT Alphaville

    September 15, 2010

    Banks eye sale or IPO of Edwards

    The private equity owners of Edwards have appointed investment banks to handle a £1.5bn auction of the UK company, which...

  29. September 14, 2010

    Edwards up for sale as market revives

    A rebound in the semiconductor industry has prompted the private equity owners of Edwards to hire investment banks to handle...

  30. September 9, 2010

    Vitamin B claim on Alzheimer’s

    B vitamins can halve the rate of brain shrinkage in people with mild memory problems, potentially delaying the development...

  31. June 25, 2010

    Think like a customer at the checkout

    David Smith, managing director of the Interactive Media in Retail Group, the industry body for internet retailers:“The...

  32. June 11, 2010

    Microsoft Office set to go free online

    Microsoft is set to launch a free online version of its widely used Office software next week, a watershed moment for one of...

  33. June 10, 2010

    Microsoft Office set to go free online

    In its last fiscal year the business division was Microsoft’s largest and most profitable arm Microsoft is set to launch a...

  34. June 7, 2010

    Edwards hires executives to spearhead changes

    Edwards, the vacuum technology company, will today say it has hired the recently departed bosses of JCB and Jaguar Land...

  35. June 6, 2010

    Edwards hires executives to spearhead changes

    Edwards, the vacuum technology company, will on Monday say it has hired the recently departed bosses of JCB and Jaguar Land...

  36. March 29, 2010

    The Age of Instability

    The Age of Instability By David Smith Profile £15 288 pages FT Bookshop price: £12It is at times like these that the...

  37. February 19, 2010

    Range Rover lover

    BMW veteran Ralf Speth is to become chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover, under Tata Motors. The 54-year-old replaces David...

  38. February 15, 2010

    Ex-Opel head Forster to run Tata Motors

    Tata Motors has named Carl-Peter Forster, the former head of General Motors’ European operations, as its chief executive...

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