About Alex Daniel

City A.M’s industry and manufacturing correspondent. You can follow me on @alexmdaniel, or email: alex.daniel@cityam.com

June 2019 articles

British Steel inquiry delayed amid fears findings could affect sale process
British Steel inquiry delayed amid fears findings could affect sale process
MPs have delayed an inquiry into the collapse of British Steel until the Autumn, amid fears the findings could hurt [...]
June 13, 2019
Packaging maker DS Smith shares on the rise as profits soar
Packaging maker DS Smith shares on the rise as profits soar
DS Smith shares rose five per cent today on the news it enjoyed profit boost of nearly one-third last year. [...]
June 13, 2019
Aston Martin braces for shareholder rebellion against chief executive’s pay
Aston Martin braces for shareholder rebellion against chief executive’s pay
Aston Martin shareholders are gearing up to rebel against executive pay just months after the firm’s £4.3bn initial public offering [...]
June 13, 2019
Most Help to Buy beneficiaries ‘did not need scheme’
Most Help to Buy beneficiaries ‘did not need scheme’
The government’s Help to Buy scheme has been accused of subsidising existing homeowners, after it emerged most people who have [...]
June 13, 2019
Vote against Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa at upcoming AGM, say proxy shareholders
Vote against Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa at upcoming AGM, say proxy shareholders
Pressure is mounting on Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa ahead of a vote on his re-election as a director at [...]
June 12, 2019
Slamming on the brakes: Chinese car sales suffer steepest ever annual decline
Slamming on the brakes: Chinese car sales suffer steepest ever annual decline
The Chinese car market suffered its largest ever monthly sales drop in May, bolstering concerns around the country’s economic slowdown. [...]
June 12, 2019
Fast fashion: Boohoo bucks high street gloom with soaring revenue
Fast fashion: Boohoo bucks high street gloom with soaring revenue
Fast fashion retailer Boohoo has again defied a gloomy retail sector, reporting 39 per cent sales growth in the last [...]
June 12, 2019
Lloyd’s of London insurer opens investigation amid ‘fresh harassment claims’
Lloyd’s of London insurer opens investigation amid ‘fresh harassment claims’
Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK), one of the Lloyd’s of London’s top insurance firms, is conducting an investigation amid claims two [...]
June 11, 2019
A road less travelled: British car industry troubles run far deeper than Brexit
A road less travelled: British car industry troubles run far deeper than Brexit
The dust has settled. Bridgend’s male voice choir has sung in protest at Ford’s Essex headquarters. And back in their [...]
June 11, 2019
Outsourcer Interserve went into administration owing more than £100m to creditors
Outsourcer Interserve went into administration owing more than £100m to creditors
Interserve owed more than £100m to firms including accountants, local authorities and IT suppliers when it went into administration in [...]
June 10, 2019