The Bank of England’s biggest problem? The City of London

Governor Mark Carney should use his Mansion House speech to tell the Square Mile it must stay on a short leashWhen the Bank of England’s governor, Mark Carney, addresses City grandees this Thursday at Mansion House in London, he could step outside his …

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Bon vivant Philip Green can do more to plug Arcadia’s pension hole

If the regulator wants to do its job properly it should start by asking the retail tycoon for at least £250m upfrontThe 222-page document in which Sir Philip Green sets out how he would like to restructure his – or, rather, his wife’s – Arcadia empire …

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Jamie Oliver restaurants that have closed – the full list

The chef’s empire has gone into administration, as more than 1,000 jobs are lostJamie Oliver’s empire collapses with loss of 1,000 jobsJamie Oliver has called in administrators to his struggling business, meaning most of his restaurants will close. The…

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Labour’s plans for cheap green energy are no more than electric dreams

Proposals for renationalising gas and electricity are based on hopes of buying companies on the cheapLabour’s plans to renationalise water, energy and rail companies have widespread support and with good reason: these industries are failing to meet the…

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