BHS

What the papers say: Sir Philip Green finally coughs up

1 March 2017 8:39

Sir Philip Green has dug deep into his bulging pockets to plug the gap in BHS’s pension scheme. But the…

The loss of his knighthood is the least of Philip Green’s problems

26 October 2016 16:30

The prospect of becoming plain old Mr Green again may be troubling ‘Are-you-staring-at-me’ Sir Philip Green less than we might imagine.  Because compared to the other problems…

Sir Philip Green might not be a ‘Sir’ for much longer

20 October 2016 15:47

Sir Philip Green might not be a ‘Sir’ for much longer. MPs have just backed a motion calling for him…

Money digest: Britain braced for ‘Super Thursday’ interest rate cut

1 August 2016 10:44

Britain’s financial status could be downgraded this week amid reports the Bank of England will cut interest rates on Thursday. The…

Philip Green is the ‘unacceptable face of capitalism’. What will Theresa May do about it?

25 July 2016 7:57

In her opening pitch as Prime Minister, Theresa May vowed to stick up for the man in the street and…

How Jeremy Corbyn kept down the bids at this year’s big Tory fundraiser

16 May 2016 15:29

This piece is from the new issue of Spectator Money, out on Thursday 19 May. The magazine will come free…

My top tip for predicting whether a business is doomed

8 May 2016 8:40

It’s a useful rule of thumb that any business which reduces its name to its initials is heading for trouble.…

Sir Philip Green should not be stripped of his knighthood

5 May 2016 14:53

Possibly Sir Philip Green has behaved disgracefully in the matter of BHS. It does not follow that he should be…

Gordon Brown is to blame for making bankruptcy respectable

30 April 2016 9:00

Frumpy, out of date and not much fun – Gordon Brown and BHS go together in more ways than one.  …