Marc Sidwell


Marc Sidwell was Executive Editor for City A.M. and is the author with Anthony O'Hear of The School of Freedom (Imprint Academic, 2009).

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THE LACK of competition among Britain’s retail banks is under the microscope. Yet an important part of the solution is not [...]

24 January

IT DOESN’T look bullish for UK waistlines that Unilever, the world’s biggest ice cream maker, just recorded its twenty-fifth [...]

22 January

THE HIRING of advisers by Just-Eat sounds like good news for Joanna Shields. In a surprise announcement at the end of last week, [...]

20 January

FREEDOM isn’t just a rallying call, it is a practical way to transform the world for the better. Letting people make their [...]

17 January

THAT’S not the way to do it. Punch Taverns was well aware of the problem some of its lenders had with its restructuring plan [...]

16 January

HERE’S a new year’s resolution for business: learn to speak human. The state of business language as a whole remains an abiding [...]

10 January

TEARS before bedtime for Mothercare yesterday as a profit warning sent shares down almost a third for the mother and baby retailer. [...]

9 January

AS WE wait for the Marks and Spencer Christmas trading figures later this week, expectations are that its fashion sales won’t [...]

6 January

IT’S A SHAME all the shopping has to spoil the true meaning of Christmas. Or so we get told at this time of year, usually by [...]

20 December

I WROTE at the end of November that the rise of the selfie marked the death of the audience and the rise of an age committed [...]

13 December

IS THE smartphone boom tailing off? Imagination Technologies’ acknowledgement of lower (but still strong) growth rates in the [...]

12 December

IF YOU need reminding of the grocery sector’s continuing ambition, all you have to do is step outside your office to the nearest [...]

9 December

ONE OF my earliest memories is of a primary teacher encouraging my class to pray every day for the release of Nelson Mandela. [...]

6 December

AHEAD of today’s Autumn Statement, George Osborne got an implicit rebuke over his repeated enthusiasm for raising the banking [...]

5 December

THOMAS Cook has come a long way in a year, but the travel firm’s new Let’s Go! slogan is still the watchword.

29 November