Business Comment

LEGO blocks adverts on Daily Mail

Jack Harmsworth provides insight into the influence businesses’ interests have over the messages sent out by the media as LEGO withdraws its advertising through The Daily Mail

Trump hired due to showman act prevailing

Jack Harmsworth explains why now that Donald Trump is president-elect, soon no one will be president

Heathrow expansion: oh what’s in a plane?

The May Government is right to back a third runway at Heathrow Airport. It will not be appreciated by environmentalists…

US election fuels market uncertainty

When it comes to two unpopular prospects, the best one can do is have a clearer idea of which prospect it is that needs to be dealt with

Less Green on the other side: the BHS story continues

As the House of Commons strip down Phillip Green, James Humpish and Peter Sequeira turn their attention to Green’s successor, Dominic Chappell

‘Trumped up, trickle down’ and prosperity

Populistic or presidential? James Humpish gets to the bottom of Trump’s economic mantra

Zero hour contracts: Due for a major overhaul?

Zero hour contracts have been a source of great controversy. Following the massive increase in zero-hour contracts over the last…

‘Global markets, we have a cunning plan honest’ Britain tells the financial world

With no-one having a cunning plan for Brexit, financial markets have been erratic. Our business editor, Elliott Banks, provides comment on this period of instability and what should happen to placate global traders

Comment: France needs its ‘Thatcher moment’

Should Hollande be looking towards the Iron Lady for inspiration?

GOP Economics: cuts, tax and no moderation

What do the Republican candidates have in store for America financially?

‘There are only two things certain in life… taxes and tax deals’

Our Business Editor, Elliott Banks, provides comment on Google’s tax deal with HMRC

The GOP Business Debate: A Review

This week in Milwaukee, the frontrunners of the Republican Party gathered for an evening of intellectual discussion about the American economy. Our business editor reviews the result