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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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,...

  8. 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,...

  9. 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...

  10. 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:...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. December 10, 2008

    Critics’ charges

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

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. December 9, 2008

    Moves to ease squeeze on suppliers

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

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