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    1. August 13, 2014

      PageGroup profit hurt by strong pound

      Recruitment company PageGroup has become the latest multinational to be hurt by the strong pound even as it reported...

    2. February 28, 2014

      Minibus Pimps: Cloud to Ground

      Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones indulges his love of the organ on his new project Minibus Pimps, but not in a way liable to...

    1. January 11, 2013

      Hays forecasts ‘very slow’ UK recovery

      Hays, the white collar recruiter, has forecast that its UK business will start to recover later this year – despite...

    2. December 18, 2012

      Vodafone sinks to 16-month low

      Vodafone hit a 16-month low on Tuesday as fears about trading and costs eclipsed further speculation about its US arm. The...

    3. December 9, 2012

      Investors and miners lose in coal plays

      As the cold snap bites and the nights grow darker, spare a thought for the more than 5,000 miners that continue to dig out...

    4. November 19, 2012

      John Paul Jones and Supersilent, Village Underground, London

      Pity the poor Led Zeppelin fan. The rock titans rolled the years back at the O2 Arena five years ago, but only 20,000 of the...

    5. November 2, 2012

      The least godly of rock gods?

      John Paul Jones was known as “the quiet one” in Led Zeppelin. While Jimmy Page and Robert Plant preened at the front of the...

    6. August 23, 2012

      BofA names four new directors to board

      Bank of America has named four new directors, including the former chairman of Deloitte, as the US bank replaces retiring...

    7. July 20, 2012

      World is not enough

      Last week in Hyde Park, Paul Simon, accompanied by Ladysmith Black Mambazo, performed his seminal album Graceland. This...

    8. June 26, 2012

      Rokia Traoré, Barbican, London

      The hardest-working woman in Mali, Rokia Traoré pitched up in London with three completely different shows in the space of a...

    9. May 29, 2012

      De La Rue’s recovery programme on track

      De La Rue, the 199-year-old banknote and passport printer, has refused to comment on speculation that it is gearing up to...

    10. April 11, 2012

      Michael Page warns outlook uncertain

      Michael Page International, the recruitment agency, said that growth in Asia Pacific and Latin America should help offset...

    11. February 29, 2012

      Oxford university receives £26m

      Oxford university has received a £26m donation to fund more than 35 postgraduate scholarships a year from the widow of Ahmet...

    12. January 28, 2012

      Sharewatch: Xaar

      It is never a good sign when the entire regional workforce at a company walks out, but news that Xaar’s Chinese employees...

    13. December 8, 2011

      Aggressive strategy boosts DS Smith results

      DS Smith, the packaging manufacturer, reported stronger than expected first-half results on Wednesday, stressing its...

    14. December 5, 2011

      Michael Page hit by economic uncertainty

      The eurozone crisis and the weaker global economic outlook have clipped the confidence of multinational companies,...

    15. September 30, 2011

      Harvey Nash clients ‘still hiring’

      Harvey Nash’s key clients were continuing to hire staff despite economic uncertainty, the recruitment company said on...

    16. September 13, 2011

      Small caps: Fiberweb in demand

      Fiberweb , which produces non-woven fabrics for nappies, was in demand on Tuesday. Its shares rallied 7 per cent to 42p...

    17. August 16, 2011

      Small caps: Harvey Nash bounces back

      Recruitment company Harvey Nash , which was under pressure on Monday following a cautious comments from Michael Page,...

    18. February 28, 2011

      Foo Fighters, Wembley Arena, London

      No one seems to appreciate how good it is to be Dave Grohl quite as much as Dave Grohl. And why shouldn’t he? Since drumming...

    19. February 14, 2011

      Speedy Hire defies harsh winter

      Speedy Hire returned to growth during the snow-affected quarter to January, reversing six months of falling sales for the...

    20. December 4, 2010

      Lavendon rejects second TVH approach

      Shares in Lavendon Group, which rents out powered access lifts and industrial platforms across Europe, jumped sharply on...

    21. November 18, 2010

      De La Rue staff unlikely to be pursued

      Fraud investigators drafted in by De La Rue are unlikely to pursue employees who the banknote printing company blamed for...

    22. September 7, 2010

      De La Rue calls in fraud investigators

      Concerns that production problems at De La Rue would cause lasting damage to its reputation have mounted after it emerged...

    23. June 8, 2010

      Whitehaven

      The dignity - and lack of hysteria - of the people of west Cumbria in the face of Derrick Bird's murderous spree will stay...

    24. December 21, 2009

      Brotherhood of heaviness

      A few rock star pals with too much time on their hands fool around in the studio, choose a silly band name and record a...

    25. December 20, 2009

      Them Crooked Vultures, Hammersmith Apollo, London

      Grohl on a roll: the former Nirvana drummer played with control and wild force A few rock star pals with too much time on...

    26. December 19, 2009

      Sports double boosts Aggreko

      An upbeat outlook on prospects for Aggreko's temporary power business, bolstered by a strong pipeline of contracts including...

    27. December 18, 2009

      Sports double boosts Aggreko

      An upbeat outlook on prospects for Aggreko’s temporary power business, bolstered by a strong pipeline of contracts including...

    28. August 28, 2009

      Shaggy hair and inspiration

      Writers have to find their own voice. Artists are praised for their style. But rock bands, poor souls, are expected to...

    29. August 27, 2009

      Arctic Monkeys, Brixton Academy, London

      Writers have to find their own voice. Artists are praised for their style. But rock bands, poor souls, are expected to...

    30. August 22, 2009

      Pressure on Lavendon starts to ease

      Lavendon rose 7.7 per cent to 174¾p after Panmure Gordon said the tool hire group's results next Friday may show the worst...

    31. April 22, 2009

      Headlong and held back

      For his 90th birthday, the choreographer Merce Cunningham threw his usual surprise party - where no one knows anyone. The...

    32. April 21, 2009

      Nearly Ninety, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York

      For his 90th birthday, the choreographer Merce Cunningham threw his usual surprise party – where no one knows anyone. The...

    33. March 19, 2009

      Fiberweb absorbs demand

      Fiberweb , the world's leading supplier of absorbent non-woven fabrics, was in demand yesterday. Its shares added 8.2 per...

    34. February 16, 2008

      Technology takes football back to its roots

      Alongside the old slave fort in Keta, about three hours drive along the Ghanaian coast from the capital Accra, stands a...

    35. January 12, 2008

      When the world went global

      The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World - 1788-1800 by Jay Winik HarperCollins $29.95, 688 pages The...

    36. December 11, 2007

      Led Zeppelin, O2 Arena, London

      Just in case we needed reminding that band reunions don’t come bigger than this, the set opened with archive footage showing...

    37. November 10, 2007

      POP - Ludovic Hunter-Tilney

      David Byrne The Knee Plays Nonesuch Records In 1985 the director Robert Wilson devised a mammoth opera about the American...

    38. September 22, 2007

      Money makes the theatre world go around

      From marketing companies to ticket agencies, hotels and restaurants to casting agents, it has been hard not to make money...

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