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  1. October 14, 2012

    Small Talk: let’s go to work on consistency

    “Owners, workers, and the taxman, all in it together,” sounds as unlikely as a Tory chancellor donning the Marxist mantle...

  2. March 16, 2009

    Reforms urged for professional services

    Tax and legal liability reforms are needed to help professional services, the UK’s largest employer, regain its...

  1. March 16, 2009

    Reforms urged to retain professional services' potential

    Tax and legal liability reforms are needed to help professional services, the UK's largest employer, regain its...

  2. July 7, 2008

    New Thames bridge plea

    A new river crossing in east London is crucial for improving business, according to companies in the area. Almost half of...

  3. July 7, 2008

    New Thames bridge plea

    A new river crossing in east London is crucial for improving business, according to companies in the area. Almost half of...

  4. June 20, 2008

    Defender of the Square Mile

    Stuart Fraser is quickly making his mark as chairman of the policy and resources committee at the City of London...

  5. June 14, 2008

    Furse heads record rewards for women

    A damehood for Clara Furse in recognition of her success in maintaining the London Stock Exchange's independence will be...

  6. June 14, 2008

    Furse heads record rewards for women

    A damehood for Clara Furse in recognition of her success in maintaining the London Stock Exchange’s independence will be...

  7. April 18, 2008

    New policy chairman to stand up for the City

    The City's new policy chairman has vowed to scrutinise any new regulations resulting from the credit crunch to ensure that...

  8. March 31, 2008

    Wealth funds grow to $3,300bn and seek to build confidence

    Sovereign wealth funds grew 18 per cent last year as commodity prices surged and the foreign exchange reserves of some...

  9. March 31, 2008

    Sovereign wealth funds grow 18%

    Sovereign wealth funds grew 18 per cent last year as commodity prices surged and the foreign exchange reserves of some...

  10. March 30, 2008

    Sovereign wealth funds grow to $3,300bn

    Sovereign wealth funds grew 18 per cent last year as commodity prices surged and the foreign exchange reserves of some Asian...

  11. March 26, 2008

    No need to panic: the City still has a future

    The financial roller coaster of recent months has allowed many to lose perspective and forget that, while times are...

  12. March 13, 2008

    Corporate leaders welcome concessions over controversial plans to tax non-doms

    The chancellor beat a second retreat over contentious plans to raise taxes on foreigners living in Britain with concessions...

  13. February 13, 2008

    Executives to lobby behind the scenes

    Leading City figures will continue their campaign against the tax crackdown on non-domiciled people living in Britain, in...

  14. January 21, 2008

    Rock crisis hits UK push for light EU regulation

    Britain's campaign to persuade the European Union to adopt its light-touch approach on financial regulation has been...

  15. January 6, 2008

    The City needs politicians to tread carefully

    Parliament begins its new year on Monday and the City has some clear expectations for 2008. The government has plenty of...

  16. January 3, 2008

    Livery companies point the way for a charitable City

    From Mr David Beattie. Sir, In expressing his fear about the possible isolation of the financial City from society (Letters,...

  17. December 24, 2007

    City puts on kinder face to help raise skills

    The number of City of London staff joining charitable projects sponsored by their employers jumped by 40 per cent this year...

  18. December 21, 2007

    An isolated City will be much diminished

    From Mr Michael Snyder. Sir, Your article about charitable giving in the City not keeping pace with the strong growth in...

  19. November 14, 2007

    Airports luggage limit to be eased

    Security restrictions at UK airports that have exacerbated so-called Heathrow hassle since August 2006 will be eased in the...

  20. November 13, 2007

    One-bag airports rule to go next year

    Security restrictions at UK airports that have exacerbated so-called Heathrow hassle since August 2006 will be eased in the...

  21. November 13, 2007

    City leaders seek overhaul of Heathrow

    City business leaders will demand government action to reduce the “Heathrow hassle” experienced by air travellers when they...

  22. November 13, 2007

    City leaders seek overhaul of Heathrow

    City business leaders will demand government action to reduce the "Heathrow hassle" experienced by air travellers when they...

  23. October 26, 2007

    Financial centres set aside rivalry

    New York and London on Friday set aside their fierce rivalry as Michael Bloomberg, New York city mayor, hosted talks with...

  24. September 23, 2007

    How politicians can help the City

    This week Labour meets in Bournemouth for an autumn refresher under its new leader and former chancellor, Gordon Brown. The...

  25. September 21, 2007

    City told to bridge funding gap for Crossrail

    London’s largest businesses have been asked to pay more towards the cost of building Crossrail, the east-west rail route...

  26. September 21, 2007

    City challenged to bridge funding gap for Crossrail

    London's largest businesses have been asked to pay more towards the cost of building Crossrail, the east-west rail route...

  27. July 31, 2007

    City plan to provide space for creative start-ups

    The streets of the City of London are better known as the home of large and prestigious office blocks - such as Swiss Re's...

  28. July 31, 2007

    City plan to offer premises to start-ups

    The streets of the City of London are better known as being the home of large and prestigious office blocks – such as Swiss...

  29. June 21, 2007

    A flagship airport lands in a squall of anger

    Air travel is rarely a pleasure for busy executives, but business leaders are becoming increasingly incensed about the...

  30. June 20, 2007

    The flagship British airport lands in squall of anger

    Air travel is rarely a pleasure for busy executives, but Britain’s business leaders are becoming increasingly incensed about...

  31. May 25, 2007

    Rough start

    Nothing succeeds like success. But Michael Snyder, the former chief executive of Vonage Holdings, the internet telephony...

  32. May 8, 2007

    London fears overmayoral powers

    London could be damaged as a financial centre if politicians wave through new planning powers for Ken Livingstone, the City...

  33. March 27, 2007

    City businesses turn over green leaf

    "Everyone thinks they should say they should be green. But whenever I make a speech [questioning the case], lots of people...

  34. March 21, 2007

    City and services are big winners

    Financial services and high-tech companies will be among the big winners from Gordon Brown’s decision to cut corporation tax...

  35. February 23, 2007

    Open in Mumbai

    Somewhat overshadowed by Celebrity Big Brother, the City of London Corporation received the go-ahead during Gordon Brown's...

  36. February 22, 2007

    Plaudit commission

    Last month, it was the City of London Corporation's Clean City Awards. Last night, it was the turn of the annual...

  37. February 14, 2007

    Chambers lands a royal advisory role

    Chris Chambers, who chaired Mayflower’s audit committee when he was a non-executive director, is now a financial adviser to...

  38. January 23, 2007

    Caution urged on London's financial success

    London's civic and business leaders have cautioned against complacency about the City's success as a global financial...

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