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    1. May 6, 2016

      Tina Green: the queen of retail who reigns from Monaco

      He was known as the relentless empire builder of the British rag trade, but as Sir Philip Green prepared for his second...

    2. April 7, 2016

      New Marks and Spencer boss proves politically adept

      A week into the job, Marks and Spencer’s new chief executive is unlikely to be thinking about his next career move...

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    1. March 26, 2016

      Backers of Remain campaign accused of seeking ‘gongs’

      John Longworth, chair of Vote Leave’s business council, has accused corporate figures in the “Remain” camp of seeking...

    2. March 3, 2016

      Too much drama from the anti-Brexit campaigners

      Fear and loathing is consuming the EU debate. On top of David Cameron’s warnings about Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, the...

    3. February 28, 2016

      Business leaders fear media backlash over Brexit opposition

      Some business leaders are refusing to come out publicly against Brexit because they fear being lambasted in the British...

    4. February 28, 2016

      Brexit: Stuart Rose on why Britain should stay in the EU

      When I last interviewed Stuart Rose, he offered me a black Marks and Spencer cardigan. This time the goodies on offer —...

    5. February 5, 2016

      The flaw in the heart of the campaign for Brexit

      Britain’s Eurosceptics could be forgiven for having a spring in their step this weekend. As the referendum on whether...

    6. January 29, 2016

      West Ham vice-chair Brady warns of Brexit own-goal

      British football fans are no strangers to humiliating exits from Europe but now those fears have taken on a political...

    7. January 25, 2016

      Flimsiness of rival Brexit claims leave voters to focus on sovereignty

      It is a pity the Brexit debate cannot be settled by a nerd-to-nerd combat of the kind that broke out on Monday. The...

    8. January 25, 2016

      Ireland says it is ‘critical’ that UK remains in European Union

      Enda Kenny, Ireland’s prime minister, has said that it is “critical” to his country that Britain remains in the...

    9. January 25, 2016

      Whoops! Lord Rose shows any other name does not smell as sweet

      Prepare yourself for a cringetastic moment. Lord Rose, chairman of the Britain Stronger in Europe group, today managed...

    10. January 20, 2016

      Goldman Sachs makes large donation to pro-EU campaign

      Goldman Sachs has given hundreds of thousands of pounds to fund the fight to keep Britain in the EU, in a sign of...

    11. November 23, 2015

      CBI chief Carolyn Fairbairn is confident of trumping eurosceptics

      The new CBI chief said attempts by eurosceptic groups to discourage companies from speaking out on Britain’s membership...

    12. November 18, 2015

      Rose appeals to business to speak up for Europe

      Stuart Rose, head of the campaign for Britain to stay in the EU, has written to some 3,000 directors of FTSE 350...

    13. October 14, 2015

      Lloyds chairman warns Britain’s EU membership is not sustainable

      The chairman of Lloyds Banking Group, in a rare public intervention on the Brexit debate by a senior banker, has warned...

    14. October 12, 2015

      Britain’s pro-Europeans finally take to the stage

      The launch on Monday of “Britain Stronger In Europe” — the campaign to keep the UK in the EU — has come not a moment...

    15. October 12, 2015

      Debonair retailer Stuart Rose leads Britain’s pro-EU campaign

      Despite his background in retail, Lord Rose is not the kind of person you expect to pop up in London’s trendy East End....

    16. October 12, 2015

      Britain Stronger in Europe: The key figures in pro-EU campaign

      Britain Stronger in Europe, which launches on Monday, will be the key group trying to convince voters that the UK...

    17. July 16, 2015

      Lord Rose prescribes better managers for NHS

      One of Britain’s most prominent business figures has called for an overhaul of NHS managers, warning that staff lack...

    18. May 20, 2015

      Marks and Spencer reports first profits rise in four years

      Marks and Spencer has reported its first increase in underlying pre-tax profit for four years, and pledged to buy back...

    19. April 1, 2015

      General election: Business chiefs line up against Labour

      More than 100 business leaders have signed an open letter stating that a Labour win in the general election would...

    20. February 16, 2015

      Rose report criticising management of NHS ‘put on back burner’

      One of Britain’s most senior businessmen has delivered a highly critical assessment of how the NHS is run which has yet...

    21. August 8, 2014

      Cameron reveals businesswomen among new Tory peerages

      David Cameron has appointed a series of leading businesswomen to the House of Lords with peerages going to Karren...

    22. July 20, 2014

      Buyout group KKR poised to take stake in The Hut

      Private equity group KKR is poised to take a stake in fast-growing ecommerce group The Hut in a deal that will value...

    23. May 26, 2014

      Online health and beauty retailer The Hut rules out IPO this year

      The Hut Group, the fast-growing online retailer, has ruled out an initial public offering this year, amid concerns...

    24. May 22, 2014

      Flurry of IPO announcements while Fat Face retreats

      London IPO contrasts Diverging fortunes on the UK’s market for initial public offerings is raising questions among some...

    25. May 21, 2014

      Green Economy: Ethical sales recover but price is still driving force

      Consumers are buying sustainable products again, after the global economic downturn reduced demand. “Sustainable,...

    26. March 24, 2014

      M&S loses two top executives

      Marks and Spencer has lost two of its most experienced directors in the latest departures to hit the high street...

    27. February 16, 2014

      UK’s top retailers speak out against Scottish independence

      The UK’s largest retailers have voiced overwhelmingly hostile views about Scottish independence and the impact it could...

    28. February 14, 2014

      Former M&S chief Rose to seek remedy for ailing NHS hospitals

      The National Health Service is asking one of Britain’s most prominent former retail bosses to help it turn round 14...

    29. February 4, 2014

      Stephen Hester aims to come up roses in new role at RSA Insurance

      The hobby of Stephen Hester – landscape gardening – has parallels with his new job as chief executive of RSA Insurance....

    30. January 20, 2014

      The ski bums who understood the bottom line

      Being a ski bum isn’t always a slippery slope. For Tim Slade and Jules Leaver, it led them to establish an active...

    31. October 2, 2013

      Sir Stuart Rose to chair Oasis Healthcare dental group

      Sir Stuart Rose has added another position to his bulging portfolio of jobs after the former head of Marks and Spencer...

    32. September 16, 2013

      The Hut prepares for IPO in early 2014

      The Hut Group, the online retailer backed by Sir Terry Leahy, is preparing an initial public offering early next year,...

    33. July 3, 2013

      Business leaders back pay rise for MPs

      Business leaders have come out in favour of an inflation-beating pay rise for MPs, arguing that higher salaries are...

    34. June 27, 2013

      The business guru: Sir Stuart Rose

      Sir Stuart Rose has worked in retail for more than 40 years, starting in 1972 at Marks and Spencer, where he stayed...

    35. June 14, 2013

      The Diary: Caroline Daniel

      When a friend asks if I am interested in a “staff ride”, not being a horse lady, I don’t quite know how to respond. But...

    36. May 10, 2013

      Ocado hit by large protest vote over executive pay

      Ocado, the lossmaking online grocer, was dealt a fresh blow on Friday after it suffered one of the largest protest...

    37. March 14, 2013

      Sir Stuart given ‘golden hello’ at Ocado

      Sir Stuart Rose, who irked some shareholders while combining the roles of chairman and chief executive at Marks and...

    38. March 14, 2013

      Prop trade prohibitors encounter risk test

      Legislators agree proprietary trading by big banks is a bad thing, creating unmanageable risks the taxpayer can foot...

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