Ben Griffiths



AS WE move into the fourth quarter, prospects for private equity look promising as capital markets and the economy stabilise. [...]

1 October

THE world’s wealthy have been shaken by the global financial meltdown, not to mention Madoff and other scandals. Yet, according [...]

24 September

AT FIRST glance the news that a group of City workers is suing a bank for refusing to pay out guaranteed bonuses seems to have [...]

10 September

TURNING a passion into a business is the dream of most budding entrepreneurs. But three American men already successful in their [...]

8 September

AS Britain’s retail banking sector fractures and polarises, it is beginning to resemble a boxing match: two heavyweight contenders [...]

20 August

ALLIED Irish Bank is believed to have received an approach from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce which wants to take a minority [...]

17 August

LONDON’S retail sales growth continued to outpace the rest of the UK last month but with the narrowest lead in nine months, [...]

17 August

CITY bankers are on a collision course with politicians over multi-million pound bonuses after chancellor Alistair Darling yesterday [...]

17 August

DEFENCE secretary Bob Ainsworth was hit with a fusillade of criticism last night after trying to put a positive spin on the latest [...]

17 August

NEWS that the Financial Services Authority (FSA) wants to influence but not emasculate the bank bonus culture is welcome, but [...]

13 August

THE blizzard of blue chip companies reporting major results in the past fortnight has turned into an avalanche. Yesterday marked [...]

6 August

THANKS to the global financial meltdown it has become social suicide to let slip you work in the City – never mind admit you [...]

30 July

WHEN Peter Mandelson was trade and industry secretary, he came back from a trip to America on a mission to foster a greater spirit [...]

23 July

BRITAIN’S economy faces its stiffest test since the end of the Second World War with UK GDP expected to contract by 4.5 per [...]

20 July

BRITISH board members are still receiving bonuses worth a third of their salaries, despite the general trend for pay to be frozen.According [...]

20 July