THERE’S a manhunt afoot following Southeastern’s revelation that a senior City executive, thought to be a hedgie, had racked up a record breaking £43,000 in dodged fares over the past five years and had to pay out a £42,550 penalty plus £450 in le
WITH May fast approaching you might think festive parties are a distant, mulled wine-filled memory but not for Winterflood Securities, which held its annual and undeniably epic Christmas party last night.
EXPORTS might be at a three-and-a-half-year low according to the Office for National Statistics, but no one could accuse British businesses of not having imagination when it comes to their exporting exploits.
IF YOU fancy getting your hands on a piece of British business history we might have just the ticket. The Capitalist has caught wind that the late and controversial billionaire Tiny Rowland’s Bentley is up for sale...and it’s on Autotrader.
“I LEFT my glasses in the taxi on the way here,” said Sanlam Private Investors’ UK boss Craig Massey, as he stepped towards the autocue at the International Opera Awards (which his company sponsors) last night.
POLICE in Sheffield yesterday set up roadblocks to stop 5,000 disgruntled runners from competing in the city’s half marathon after the event was cancelled at the last minute due to insufficient water supplies.
MARTIN Williams has been MD of Gaucho for nine years. His face was seen so regularly at the restaurants some dubbed him Mr Gaucho. But he’ll have to relinquish his moniker because after almost a decade he’s moving on.
HAPPY April Fools’ day folks – the day the public is invited to fall for spurious headlines like teenagers fall for One Direction’s Harry Styles. And indeed, today’s news is littered with eyebrow raising stories.
LONDON’S share price heroes were out in force last night at the KPMG UK Stock Market Awards but there wasn’t a winner in the room that could make as much of an impression as host Gyles Brandreth did as he blustered his way through the gong list.
ZUCK’S had his wallet out again. Despite telling us he wouldn’t be buying any more companies for a while after Whatsapp, Facebook’s gone and splurged out on Oculus Rift, a virtual-reality headset company.
WHAT does success smell like? “The sweet smell of success” is one of those cliches that often leaves you wondering if indeed there is a particular odour relating to triumph. Does success smell like the interior of a hand-crafted Rolls-Royce?
HEDGE-FUND guru Philippe Jabre had a triumphant time on Park Lane last night, putting his Mayfair trading days and regulatory woes far behind him to take three awards at the HedgePo Investors Choice Awards.
NO ONE could accuse AO.com’s John Roberts of not being down to earth, and by all accounts he’s trying to make sure his kids follow in his grounded footsteps – despite his newly minted £500m post-float fortune. How?
THE BUDGET-related gags still hadn’t run out of steam when the Taxpayers’ Alliance held a briefing on Tufton Street yesterday. Lib Dem MP Jeremy Browne kicked things off: “We can go and celebrate, buy 350 beers get one free,” he chortled.