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    1. March 18, 2013

      M&C Saatchi impairments hit profits

      Pre-tax profits almost halved at M&C Saatchi due to the negative impact of impairment charges even as revenues at the...

    2. Westminster Blog

      May 3, 2012

      Did Jeremy Hunt fail to register a BSkyB event?

      There is a curious anomaly on the House of Commons MPs’ register. Under Ed Vaizey’s list appears an event sponsored by...

    1. September 11, 2010

      Gallery full of mad men

      Lord Saatchi was in an embracing mood at the party to celebrate the first 40 years in business of his agency. Bringing...

    2. FT Alphaville

      November 26, 2009

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper:  A healthy appetite for the right price If...

    3. November 14, 2009

      Arbuthnot friends

      It was standing room only for the annual Arbuthnot drinks hosted by Swiss boss Henry Angest at the start of the week....

    4. May 6, 2009

      Thatcher’s parochial and myopic vision was rooted in the past

      From Prof Jean-Pierre Lehmann. Sir, Maurice Saatchi (“Lady Thatcher would despise today’s vision”, May 4) states that...

    5. May 3, 2009

      Lady Thatcher would despise today’s vision

      Everyone wants to be immortal. Few are. Margaret Thatcher is. Why? Because her values are timeless, eternal. Tap anyone...

    6. February 25, 2009

      Freud takes a 3.3% stake in M&C Saatchi

      Two of the best-known names in British marketing are to come together after it emerged that Matthew Freud has bought a...

    7. February 25, 2009

      Freud takes a 3.3% stake in M&C Saatchi

      Two of the best-known names in British marketing are to come together after it emerged that Matthew Freud has bought a...

    8. June 28, 2008

      Pink Flamingoes

      Alistair Darling reflected on the trials and tribulations of government on the eve of his first year as chancellor, at...

    9. May 22, 2008

      Cheap bunch

      Lord Saatchi looks cheap compared to WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell, collecting a package of just £440,000 against Sir...

    10. May 21, 2008

      Pricey ladies

      So were Tory Carlton Club gents spluttering over the kedgeree and peach crumble last night? Or toasting the ladies...

    11. May 10, 2008

      Spectating with Barclay brothers

      It was a scrum at the Churchill Hotel in Portman Square where the Spectator threw a party to celebrate its 180th...

    12. March 27, 2008

      A suggested sequel for Lord Saatchi

      From Mr George Mann. Sir, Your front-page skyline for Maurice Saatchi's perceptive article "Business and politics are...

    13. February 14, 2008

      Names banking on the future

      An ad man, a retired shopkeeper and a tech geek have seen the “future of online shopping” and are investing more than...

    14. February 11, 2008

      Take a random walk with a new theory

      From Prof Robert Haney Scott. Sir, Why not develop a whole new theory of ‘behavioural finance’ that explains...

    15. February 8, 2008

      Have no doubt: our finest hours lie before us

      From Dr Roman Wolczuk. Sir, Angry? You bet I am angry. I am angry with Maurice Saatchi for suggesting that England's...

    16. February 8, 2008

      Angry – you bet – but with Saatchi

      From Dr Roman Wolczuk. Sir, Angry? You bet I am angry. I am angry with Maurice Saatchi for suggesting that England’s...

    17. February 7, 2008

      We Scots have been saluting two flags for centuries

      From Mr Kenny Bell. Sir, Maurice Saatchi (“Freud’s Law and the angry English”, February 6) tells us that recent...

    18. February 5, 2008

      Freud’s Law and the angry English

      Are you feeling angry? According to one of the newest ambassadors at the Court of St James’s, you are. This new...

    19. November 30, 2007

      Observer: Friends indeed

      Not all of Conrad Black's friends have deserted the former media baron in his hour of need. Several dozen of the great...

    20. FT Alphaville

      October 11, 2007

      Carpetright: Harris blocks Harris

      Harris Associates, the US fund manager that helped oust Lord Saatchi from the advertising group he founded, is looking...

    21. October 10, 2007

      Harris to contest Carpetright buy-out

      Harris Associates, the US fund manager that helped oust Lord Saatchi from the advertising group he founded, is looking...

    22. July 31, 2007

      Cameron faces more Tory flak

      Criticism of David Cameron's leadership from within his own party grew yesterday when a senior Tory figure, an MP and...

    23. July 6, 2007

      Quite unfair, and untrue, to call Americans 'stingy'

      From Lynn Forester de Rothschild. Sir, With regret, I must take exception to Maurice Saatchi's caricature of the US in...

    24. June 29, 2007

      Acquisitions buoy Finsbury Food

      Finsbury Food, the bakery group chaired by Lord Saatchi, experienced "excellent growth" in sales at all its units,...

    25. June 8, 2007

      Absence of heels on Saatchi board

      Lord Saatchi nodded appreciatively at the efforts of the departing ad industry trailblazer Christine Walker yesterday...

    26. May 29, 2007

      Google data versus human nature

      Now I am going to tell you about a scorpion. This scorpion wanted to cross a river, so he asked the frog to carry him....

    27. May 18, 2007

      Campaigner's starring role in shaking UK establishment

      There were plans to turn it into a film. Maurice Saatchi, one of the world's leading advertising men, was to be played...

    28. March 30, 2007

      Sweet teeth drive Finsbury

      Healthy eaters who occasionally indulge themselves with the finest chocolate cakes are boosting profits at Finsbury...

    29. January 31, 2007

      Finsbury expands in premium cakes

      Finsbury Food, the bakery group chaired by Lord Saatchi, has agreed to buy Lightbody for £37.5m to become Britain's...

    30. January 9, 2007

      Finsbury Food bolstered by new acquisitions

      Caramel shortbread and low-fat cakes have helped drive growth at Finsbury Food Group, the Aim-listed bakery group. The...

    31. October 6, 2006

      Charles Saatchi severs ties by selling entire holding in M&C

      Charles Saatchi, the reclusive art collector and former advertising executive, yesterday sold his entire 7 per cent...

    32. September 23, 2006

      Dunelm's float furnishes a Leicester market trader's £120m dream

      From indoor market to stock market is the kind of romantic dream most stallholders envisage for their business on the...

    33. July 8, 2006

      This Lord is not for turning Haymarket over

      It is common for Westminster habitué Lord Heseltine to receive lunch invites from Mayfair-based private equity...

    34. July 1, 2006

      Personality-shapers keep advertising alive

      Somewhere between the Mick Jagger story and the Marlon Brando anecdote, the solicitous Michael Baulk pauses to check...

    35. June 29, 2006

      Light shines in the darkness for Saatchi

      From The Rev Dr Stephen Johnson. Sir, Being in the clergy profession, I am thoroughly accustomed to co-opting secular...

    36. June 26, 2006

      Brutally simple ideas are only for bludgeoning into hearts and minds

      From Mr David Simoes-Brown. Sir, I have One Word for Maurice Saatchi: Wrong. Real people don't think about brands...

    37. June 26, 2006

      'Favourite' did not make BA a success

      From Mr Peter Shaw. Sir, Maurice Saatchi's entreaties to brand owners to find one word that their brand can own...

    38. June 26, 2006

      Single idea is not enough to attract a mass audience

      From Mr Paul Lindsell. Sir, Is Maurice Saatchi's notion of "one-word equity" for brand development beautifully simple,...

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