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  1. January 31, 2014

    Blindsided, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – review

    In some ways Simon Stephens has become the Edward Bond de nos jours. Like Bond, Stephens writes dramas set in uncaring,...

  2. October 5, 2012

    Amec loses executive in London

    Amec, the FTSE 100 engineering services specialist, is parting with its chief operating officer Neil Bruce with immediate...

  1. August 31, 2012

    Discovering great crime novels

    Books to Die For, edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke, Hodder & Stoughton, RRP£25, 752 pages The mystery novel has an...

  2. August 26, 2012

    G4S wins favour despite Olympics fallout

    Shareholders in G4S are backing chief executive Nick Buckles ahead of the security group’s half-year results on Monday...

  3. July 16, 2012

    Games security fiasco costs G4S

    G4S was on Monday night facing mounting pressure from shareholders over the Olympic security fiasco as Theresa May, home...

  4. July 15, 2012

    Buckles fights to keep his job at G4S

    Nick Buckles, G4S’s embattled chief executive, appeared to be fighting for his job after it emerged that a surprise shortage...

  5. May 18, 2012

    G4S hires former Deloitte executive

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company by revenues, has appointed John Connolly, a former executive from Deloitte, as...

  6. October 29, 2011

    Anchoholics anonymous

    From Mr John Connolly. Sir, On Rowley Leigh’s fondness for anchovy: thank God I thought I was the only member of...

  7. August 29, 2011

    Broughton signals return to the field

    Sir Martin Broughton is considering raising capital through a special fund in a move that could signal his return to the...

  8. June 1, 2011

    Deloitte names UK auditor as chairman

    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is expected to announce on Thursday that it has appointed Steve Almond, a British auditor who...

  9. May 20, 2011

    No vote for no show at the Pru

    Prudential chairman Harvey McGrath faced the biggest No vote at the annual meeting, but Keki Dadiseth, another director,...

  10. May 9, 2011

    Debt fund to target gap in lending

    A group of former bankers and the departing global chairman of Deloitte have formed a debt fund manager in an effort to...

  11. December 9, 2010

    Deloitte picks tax expert for top job

    The UK arm of Deloitte has chosen David Sproul, a tax expert, to be the new chief executive and senior partner at the firm....

  12. November 25, 2010

    Deloitte hopes to resurrect Roland Berger deal

    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has not given up hope of one day forming an alliance with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, even...

  13. November 17, 2010

    Living on both sides of the finance fence

    On the day a consortium announced an audacious bid to take over BAA, the UK airports operator, Margaret Ewing, then its...

  14. August 25, 2010

    Deloitte upbeat despite lower partner profits

    UK revenue fell for the second consecutive year at Deloitte, but the Big Four accounting firm expects revenue and profits...

  15. March 3, 2010

    Red army march in the City

    Son of a Manchester lampshade maker, Stanley Fink is not yet part of the mooted bid at Manchester United, and remains...

  16. January 22, 2010

    Deloitte acquires Drivers Jonas partnership

    Deloitte, the accountancy firm, has taken an unusual step into the property agency market by acquiring one of the UK's...

  17. January 21, 2010

    Deloitte acquires Drivers Jonas

    Deloitte, the accountancy firm, has taken an unusual step into the property agency market by acquiring one of the UK’s...

  18. June 29, 2009

    Recession a chance to seize opportunities

    Company heads who seize the initiative over the next two years as Britain emerges from recession can dominate the business...

  19. May 29, 2009

    Man red all over

    Putting on a brave face after the defeat of his team Manchester United as well as poor annual results, Man Group chairman...

  20. May 21, 2009

    Delicate Deloitte

    Transparency wasn't exactly the order of the day at the corporate governance debate hosted by Deloitte boss John Connolly...

  21. September 8, 2008

    Johnson seeks business advice on 'livability'

    Top business leaders will discuss London's "livability" next month, at the first meeting of a committee set up by Boris...

  22. July 2, 2008

    Deloitte bolstered by ‘downturn’ work

    Deloitte will report revenues up more than 11 per cent this year, buoyed by a pick-up in classic “downturn” work of...

  23. May 24, 2008

    Red rag to a blue

    Don't mention the football. Boastful Man United fans after the European Cup victory included Sainsbury boss Justin King and...

  24. May 17, 2008

    No accounting for football

    If they weren't so busy raising their drinks, half the business of FTSE 100 companies could have been conducted by the...

  25. April 30, 2008

    Big Four hit back at LSE study

    The Big Four firms yesterday hit back at claims that their domination of auditing could have distorted the market and...

  26. November 17, 2007

    Coaches play musical chairs

    For once, Scotland is a happy exception among leading rugby nations. Too often in recent years, news of the Scottish game...

  27. November 16, 2007

    Rugby’s top nations play musical chairs

    For once, Scotland are a happy exception among leading rugby nations. Too often in recent years, news of the Scottish game...

  28. November 8, 2007

    Sarkozy in attack on Wall Street 'excesses'

    Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday used the first speech by a French leader to the US Congress for more than a decade to attack the...

  29. November 8, 2007

    Sarkozy warns Congress of Wall St excesses

    Nicolas Sarkozy used the first speech by a French leader to the US Congress for more than a decade to attack the "excesses"...

  30. October 8, 2007

    Market insight: Moral hazard encourages weak dollar

    The slide in the actively traded dollar index to its record low makes a final mockery of the US Treasury’s mantra that “a...

  31. August 31, 2007

    Deloitte's M&A caution after strong year for tax advice

    A bumper year for Deloitte UK's tax advisory business and a good performance from its corporate finance arm helped profits...

  32. April 28, 2007

    The Unquiet

    The Unquiet by John Connolly Hodder & Stoughton £14.99 480 pages FT bookshop price: £11.99 Merrick, a professional killer,...

  33. January 10, 2007

    Ex-BAA finance boss joins Deloitte

    Margaret Ewing, former chief financial officer of BAA, is to join Deloitte as head of a group set up specifically to serve...

  34. December 11, 2006

    Deloitte recruits in China

    Deloitte's UK arm is to break new ground by recruiting students directly from Chinese universities as it seeks to...

  35. December 6, 2006

    The saga of the falling dollar still has a long way left to go

    Richard Nixon's Treasury secretary, John Connolly, famously remarked that "the dollar is our currency, but your problem"....

  36. October 10, 2006

    Audit advisory committee named

    The UK audit regulator has named 12 members of an industry committee set up to advise it on responding to the risks created...

  37. October 10, 2006

    Deloitte brings Swiss into its UK fold

    Deloitte is to follow in the footsteps of KPMG by combining two of its previously separate national businesses, a sign that...

  38. September 12, 2006

    PwC isolated in defence of big four

    Kieran Poynter, PwC chairman, looked increasingly isolated yesterday as he continued to insist the dominance of the top...

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