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  1. June 19, 2012

    Autonomous Research expands into US

    The financial research boutique chaired by former City minister Lord Myners is continuing its expansion with the opening of...

  2. January 8, 2012

    We need more insiders to speak out

    The savings and investment industry has for years lamented the loss of trust in it by its customers but has largely failed...

  1. August 21, 2011

    No to a higher frequency flash crash

    The good news about the extreme market volatility of the past month is that there has been no repeat so far of last year’s...

  2. June 5, 2011

    Rich friends scarce after poll defeat

    When Labour was in power, many of the most powerful business leaders in Britain beat a path to its door. Now in opposition...

  3. May 31, 2011

    Active investors: a little goes a long way

    Equity investors sometimes like to think of themselves as owners, but they rarely act that way. Paul Myners, former UK City...

  4. May 30, 2011

    Activism advocate Myners to join Cevian

    Paul Myners, the former City minister who urged institutional shareholders to engage more with corporate boards, is to...

  5. May 8, 2011

    Boards ‘would welcome’ strategy feedback

    Ten years after his review of their governance, Paul Myners declares himself happy with the “direction of travel” of pension...

  6. May 8, 2011

    Lord Myners: till tirelessly calling trustees to action

    Paul Myners recalls that when he wrote his Review on Institutional Investment in the UK in 2001, Alan Pickering, then head...

  7. March 2, 2011

    Treasury advice as good as the City’s

    From Lord Myners. Sir, I do not recognise the views reported by Brian Groom on the perceived limited employability of public...

  8. February 7, 2011

    Lord Myners: a pillar of the City anti-establishment

    Lord Myners regularly took the City to task in his role as financial services minister. Labour’s election defeat last year...

  9. December 13, 2010

    Bankers’ bonuses

    The financial crisis should have been enough to force necessary changes in the banking system, but it begins to look like...

  10. December 11, 2010

    Signs of growth

    ICA chairman Lady Myners hosted the book launch for the third Prix Pictet at her Belgravia house this week. This year’s...

  11. October 8, 2010

    What the banks aren’t telling us

    From Lord Myners. Sir, Lex (“Kerviel verdict”, October 6) asks what would have happened if Jérôme Kerviel had stopped while...

  12. September 12, 2010

    Banks win respite over bonus details

    Britain’s banks will be spared the embarrassment of giving details of big bonus payments to staff in their annual reports...

  13. July 12, 2010

    Policy and furniture recycled as austerity prevails

    The stained off-white armchairs and mismatched tables and chairs in Mark Hoban’s office are a sign of the times.“None of...

  14. July 2, 2010

    New terms of engagement

    More principles, more paper. If the risk of another financial crisis could be killed by codes alone, it would be long dead....

  15. June 24, 2010

    Which minister?

    Which ex-minister seeking an outside appointment could former City minister Lord Myners have had in mind when he posed a...

  16. May 11, 2010

    Politic Mr Duff

    The new chairman of water group Severn Trent, Andrew Duff , is well-used to being quizzed by politicians as he takes over a...

  17. May 2, 2010

    Don’t blame hedge funds for world’s woes

    There is a famous scene in Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes when our hero attacks windmills that he imagines to be giants....

  18. March 26, 2010

    Hewitt no-show

    BT senior director Patricia Hewitt was a no-show at the International Corporate Governance Network conference she had been...

  19. March 24, 2010

    Banks facing 'payback' in Budget crackdown

    Banks were told yesterday to brace themselves for "payback time", as Alistair Darling put the finishing touches to a Budget...

  20. March 23, 2010

    Banks face ‘payback time’ in UK Budget

    Banks were told to brace themselves for “payback time”, as Alistair Darling put the finishing touches to a Budget that will...

  21. March 23, 2010

    UK takeovers

    The Association of British Insurers is the latest group to join the debate about whether the UK takeover process should be...

  22. March 10, 2010

    Myners backs expanded pay disclosure rules

    Tens of thousands of UK investment bankers could be caught by a new government proposal that banks should disclose pay...

  23. February 21, 2010

    Capitalising on a societal shift in sentiment

    Keith Skeoch: ‘There has been a societal shift from masters of the universe who need to be paid millions’ “We took these...

  24. February 11, 2010

    Myners job ad

    City minister Lord Myners began the week by praising a trio of fund managers who happen to be among the most powerful in UK...

  25. February 4, 2010

    Myners gets deep

    Just when the world thought that it knew everything about the predilections of Lord Myners , down to his religious epiphany,...

  26. January 30, 2010

    Shareholders must learn to work together

    Institutional shareholders have set a cracking pace this year for public engagement with the companies they own.Several have...

  27. January 30, 2010

    Proactive shareholders must learn to work together

    Institutional shareholders have set a cracking pace this year for public engagement with the companies they own.Several have...

  28. January 26, 2010

    Preacher with pitchfork

    Lord Myners probably attracted more converts with his hell-raising comments in yesterday's Guardian than he did in the...

  29. January 18, 2010

    Rarely pointed finger

    Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity. George Meredith might not have had institutional...

  30. January 12, 2010

    Trustees of Tate lose £1m on hedge fund sale

    Trustees of the Tate galleries have lost more than £1m after selling their investments in hedge funds. Tate's annual...

  31. January 12, 2010

    Tate's investment

    Bankers, fund managers and corporate executives have been prominent fixtures on the Tate's board of trustees, but having...

  32. January 11, 2010

    Tate trustees lose £1m on hedge fund sale

    Trustees of the Tate galleries have lost more than £1m after selling their investments in hedge funds. Tate’s annual...

  33. January 8, 2010

    Held hostage by the City’s bankers

    The UK government’s tax on bankers’ bonuses was supposed to claw back some of the financial sector’s gains accrued thanks to...

  34. December 17, 2009

    Treasury faces fight to win over shell-shocked banks

    The risk with a "shock and awe" bombardment is that when troops go in later to win hearts and minds, the angry populace...

  35. December 4, 2009

    In praise of Sid

    While many corporate directors may secretly feel retail investors are a pain to deal with, City minister Lord Myners had a...

  36. December 4, 2009

    Self-righteous babes

    Lord Myners should think twice before opposing higher bonuses for bankers. Some of them have teenage daughters. Cross little...

  37. November 26, 2009

    Institutions urged to adopt tougher stance

    Institutional shareholders are being urged to be tougher on company boards by Sir David Walker, as the City grandee adds his...

  38. November 26, 2009

    Institutions urged to adopt tougher stance

    Institutional shareholders are being urged to be tougher on company boards by Sir David Walker, as the City grandee adds his...

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