RUTH SUNDERLAND: Ethics will pay a dividend post Covid

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Trust depends on competence and ethics, to regain it in a post-Covid world, businesses must live up to new, higher expectations Trust, social cohesion and good governance are key to any sound business – and of a sound economy  Businesses have the chance to regain the trust they lost in the financial crisis … Read more RUTH SUNDERLAND: Ethics will pay a dividend post Covid

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: The world needs to know exactly what happened in Wuhan

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: The world needs to know exactly what happened in Wuhan By Mail On Sunday Comment For The Mail On Sunday Published: 00:00 GMT, 17 January 2021 | Updated: 00:09 GMT, 17 January 2021 The mystery of Wuhan – did the Covid-19 outbreak originate in a state laboratory there? – has now … Read more MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: The world needs to know exactly what happened in Wuhan

HAMISH MCRAE: Strong US under Joe Biden will boost Britain

HAMISH MCRAE: By doing right for America, Joe Biden will also do right for the rest of us, and that, frankly, is a bit of a relief in these troubled times Joe Biden’s administration has already moved to thump $1.9trillion into the American economy Add in the $935billion package Congress agreed last month and in … Read more HAMISH MCRAE: Strong US under Joe Biden will boost Britain

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Chancellor MUST help entrepreneurs

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: We need entrepreneurs to survive in order to drive economy forward as Covid threat weakens – Chancellor MUST help them By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 16 January 2021 The big financial story of the moment is the economic destruction resulting … Read more JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Chancellor MUST help entrepreneurs

ALEX BRUMMER: Economy needs boost to raise tax revenues

ALEX BRUMMER: Economy will remain under restrictions until Easter, but quicker it is brought back, faster tax revenues will flow back to Exchequer The damage to output turns out to be far less than most forecasters predicted Chancellor Rishi Sunak should avoid a Covid measures cliff-edge on March 31 The expensive furlough scheme, the VAT … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Economy needs boost to raise tax revenues

ALEX BRUMMER: Paris plays the food gambit as

ALEX BRUMMER: Paris plays the food gambit as Canadian convenience store chain makes £14bn bid for Carrefour By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 22:23 GMT, 14 January 2021 | Updated: 22:23 GMT, 14 January 2021 Here is a hypothetical. What would be the political response were a bidder from the Anglosphere to swoop … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Paris plays the food gambit as

Are we about to see a burst of big ticket inflation?

Are we about to see a burst of big ticket inflation? SIMON LAMBERT on why treating ourselves in 2021 is likely to be expensive By Simon Lambert for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 06:00 GMT, 14 January 2021 | Updated: 06:00 GMT, 14 January 2021 ‘I doubt anyone is mad enough to be booking a holiday yet.’ That’s … Read more Are we about to see a burst of big ticket inflation?

ALEX BRUMMER: Upgrade for London trading as the EU waves through £22bn merger with Refinitiv

ALEX BRUMMER: Upgrade for London trading as the EU waves through LSE’S £22bn merger with former Reuters platform Refinitiv By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 23:03 GMT, 13 January 2021 | Updated: 23:04 GMT, 13 January 2021 Those who doubt the resilience of the City outside the EU have received a sharp reminder … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Upgrade for London trading as the EU waves through £22bn merger with Refinitiv

Why we must block the extradition of British tech tycoon Mike Lynch 

Dr Mike Lynch is that rarest of rare birds: a super-successful British tech entrepreneur.  Hailing from a modest background – he is the son of a fireman and a nurse from Essex – he became one of the most extraordinary scientists and businessmen this country has ever produced.  Yet instead of being feted, he is … Read more Why we must block the extradition of British tech tycoon Mike Lynch 

ALEX BRUMMER: How retail has defied the odds with some firms doing splendidly 

ALEX BRUMMER: How retail has defied the odds with some firms doing splendidly By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 22:05 GMT, 12 January 2021 | Updated: 22:22 GMT, 12 January 2021 The pandemic is throwing up the unexpected when it comes to the economy. Ben Broadbent notes that 2020 may be the weakest … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: How retail has defied the odds with some firms doing splendidly