Banker Jenny Campbell took advantage of a business sell-off at RBS to lead a management buy-out of cash-machine provider, Hanco.
Articles written by Dr Matthew Partridge
On this day in 1963, Holland lost a landmark dispute in the European Court of Justice, establishing the doctrine of “direct effect”, entitling citizens to sue governments who broke free trade rules.
The US election cycle kicked off this week – and the results are unpredictable. Matthew Partridge considers how this might affect your investments.
BP has had a terrible few years, yet has promised to keep paying its dividend. Is that tempting yield of 8% really as safe as it sounds? Matthew Partridge investigates.
Film review: The Big Short
The Big Short is about more than just smart people getting rich, says Matthew Partridge. This is one financial film you should definitely watch.
On this day in 1820, King George III died. His reign had been marked by Britain’s financial wranglings with the American colonies, leading to the War of Independence.
Lovers of driving and gas-guzzlers are in for a disappointment – the future is electric and driverless. Matthew Partridge tips the best stocks to profit.
Industry and governments are pouring money into robot cars. Matthew Partridge looks at the sector, and the firms best-placed to benefit.
Rune Sovndahl’s “360 degree happiness philosophy” boosted morale and customer satisfaction at his fledgling cleaning company, and turned it into firm turning over nearly £30m a year.
It’s easy to blame market swings on mood swings. But, asks Mattthew Partridge, can you use investors’ moods to judge what will happen next?