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    1. December 12, 2014

      Ex-minister Vadera to chair Santander UK

      Shriti Vadera has been appointed chairman of Santander UK, making the former Labour minister the first woman to chair a big...

    2. July 9, 2012

      Tucker reignites rate-rigging row

      Paul Tucker, deputy Bank of England governor, on Monday reignited the political row over the Barclays rate-rigging scandal...

    1. July 4, 2012

      Osborne hits at Labour over Diamond evidence

      George Osborne seized on Bob Diamond’s evidence to MPs to support his claim that Gordon Brown’s Labour government was...

    2. April 12, 2012

      FAQ

      What is the aim of the award? The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award aims to identify the...

    3. April 12, 2012

      The judges 2012

      LIONEL BARBER Editor Financial Times Lionel Barber is the editor of the Financial Times. Since his appointment in November...

    4. August 31, 2011

      Darling memoirs to expose rift with King

      Alistair Darling, Labour’s former chancellor, will expose in his forthcoming memoirs the dysfunctional relations, animosity...

    5. June 22, 2011

      Barker adds OBR feather to her cap

      Former monetary policy committee member Kate Barker has added another feather to her cap as she is named as a non-executive...

    6. March 30, 2011

      Book award: FAQs

      What is the aim of the award? The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award aims to identify the...

    7. December 13, 2010

      Former UK business minister joins BHP board

      Baroness Shriti Vadera, the ex-banker who was a top adviser to former British prime minister Gordon Brown, has joined the...

    8. May 21, 2010

      Publishers fear heavy cost of fighting digital book piracy

      Publishers have warned that the fight against illegal copying of digital books could impose a huge cost on the industry,...

    9. May 20, 2010

      Book publishers fear threat of digital piracy

      Publishers have warned that the fight against illegal copying of digital books could impose a huge cost on the industry,...

    10. February 10, 2010

      FSA in choppy waters as captain jumps ship

      Hector Sants' decision to quit as Financial Services Authority chief in the summer creates more upheaval at an organisation...

    11. February 9, 2010

      Tories deny role in Sants resignation

      Hector Sants’ resignation as FSA chief executive creates further upheaval at an organisation that is already on death row:...

    12. November 23, 2009

      Mandelson seeks to end tensions over negotiations

      Lord Mandelson, UK business secretary, yesterday sought to bury tensions at the top of the UK government over Gordon...

    13. September 25, 2009

      Loyalty and loathing in equal measure

      While business mourned a "sad loss", some in Whitehall were discreetly ordering in champagne. Yesterday's polarised...

    14. September 24, 2009

      Brown says G20 will focus on new framework

      Gordon Brown said on Thursday that the G20 meeting would focus on maintaining the stimulus in the world economy until...

    15. September 11, 2009

      Ministers’ roles in Rover exposed

      The lengths ministers went to in a bid to save Rover from collapse, amid “very real fear” within government about the...

    16. September 9, 2009

      Brown keeps his counsel on EU trade post

      Gordon Brown issued a vote of confidence yesterday in Cathy Ashton, Britain's European commissioner, but declined to say...

    17. September 8, 2009

      Brown keeps counsel on EU trade post

      Gordon Brown issued a vote of confidence on Tuesday in Cathy Ashton, Britain’s European commissioner, but declined to say...

    18. July 28, 2009

      Darling threatens banks over loan policy

      Ministers have warned Britain's banks to increase the supply of affordable loans to businesses or face the threat of a...

    19. June 27, 2009

      Summer partying in the pink

      It was hard to tell whether it was purely a joke as Lord Mandelson exchanged a quip about the sale of a steel plant, amid...

    20. May 18, 2009

      Large companies shirk timely payments

      United Biscuits, the owner of McVitie’s and other snack brands, and Tetrosyl, the world’s largest manufacturer of car care...

    21. May 14, 2009

      Ministers step up payment pressure

      Ministers pledged yesterday to ramp up the pressure on dozens of FTSE 100 companies yet to commit themselves to paying...

    22. May 13, 2009

      Ministers step up pressure on late payment

      Ministers on Wednesday pledged to ramp up the pressure on dozens of FTSE 100 companies yet to commit to paying suppliers on...

    23. April 28, 2009

      Byers condemns Labour's 50p top tax rate as political and tactical

      Former cabinet minister Stephen Byers yesterday condemned the 50p top rate of tax announced in the Budget as "political...

    24. February 25, 2009

      Darling in tense talks over banks' safety net

      Two of Britain's biggest banks were yesterday engaged in last-minute haggling with the Treasury over the terms of a £500bn...

    25. February 24, 2009

      Darling in tense talks with banks

      Two of Britain’s biggest banks were engaged in last-minute haggling with the Treasury about the terms of a £500bn plan to...

    26. January 16, 2009

      Grass is greener?

      Westminster Blog (Jim Pickard): Norman Lamont told me he was flattered by the use of the "green shoots" phrase by Shriti...

    27. January 15, 2009

      StanChart chairman to lead trade promotions drive

      Mervyn Davies, chairman of Standard Chartered bank, was yesterday hired by Gordon Brown to head Britain's trade promotion...

    28. January 15, 2009

      StanChart boss takes up UK trade minister post

      Mervyn Davies, chairman of Standard Chartered, is leaving the emerging markets bank to become a trade -minister in the...

    29. January 14, 2009

      Davies quits StanChart for government

      Mervyn Davies, chairman of Standard Chartered bank, was on Wednesday hired by Gordon Brown to head Britain’s trade...

    30. January 12, 2009

      Mandelson wary on supply insurance

      Lord Mandelson has warned of a "real problem" meeting business demands for a state guarantee to underpin vital insurance...

    31. January 11, 2009

      Mandelson wary on supply insurance

      Lord Mandelson has warned of a “real problem” meeting business demands for a state guarantee to underpin insurance for...

    32. December 11, 2008

      Whitehall's bogeywoman tramples on convention

      Shriti Vadera is Whitehall's favourite bogeywoman. According to civil service lore, she stalks the corridors, shouting...

    33. December 11, 2008

      State ponders guarantee to spur credit insurance

      A state guarantee to underpin insurance that supports the supply chain is being considered, Shriti Vadera, the business...

    34. December 10, 2008

      Whitehall’s bogeywoman tramples on convention

      Shriti Vadera is Whitehall’s favourite bogeywoman. According to civil service lore, she stalks the corridors, shouting abuse...

    35. December 10, 2008

      Critics’ charges

      Shriti Vadera is one of the most contentious figures in government. Her critics’ charge sheet includes: Personal manner...

    36. December 10, 2008

      From banks to business

      CV Shriti Vadera Born June 23 1962, Uganda Education Uganda, India, London and Somerville College, Oxford 1984 Joins UBS...

    37. December 10, 2008

      State ponders guarantee to spur credit insurance

      A state guarantee to underpin vital insurance that supports the supply chain is being considered by the government, Shriti...

    38. December 10, 2008

      Mandelson code aids small suppliers

      Moves to try to stop big companies squeezing their small suppliers will be launched by the government today. Lord...

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