Corbyn’s warning about the stinking rich could smell sweet to struggling workers

The UK now has more than 150 billionaires, and that ought to be an admission of failure, according to the opening shots of Labour’s election campaignShould anybody have nine zeroes to their name? In the opening stages of the election campaign, Jeremy C…

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Mike Ashley spent millions on private flights as profits fell 80%

Cost of billionaire’s love of commuting by helicopter or jet revealed in annual accounts Mike Ashley spent millions of pounds on flights by helicopter and private jet as his company’s annual profit fell 80%, the latest accounts show.The Sports Direct o…

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Labour won’t win economic credibility by attacking easy targets | Nils Pratley

Corbyn could try developing a more sustainable model of capitalism rather than knocking Murdoch et alIt’s the knockabout stage of the general election campaign so there’s no real harm in the leader of the Labour party summoning a few business villains …

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Mike Ashley tells MPs to investigate collapse of Debenhams

Sports Direct chief claims MPs care more about their own PR than corporate wrongdoingMike Ashley has stepped up his campaign for an investigation into the collapse of Debenhams, claiming MPs are more interested in their own PR than rooting out corporat…

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Student halls and food malls: House of Frasers turn over a new lease

As old leases expire, landlords look at innovative options to reuse department store sitesHouse of Fraser in Wolverhampton is set to be closed down and redeveloped as student housing or lecture halls, as a £3m sale of the property is expected to be fin…

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