Alan Rusbridger: ‘An excellent editor, by most accounts, and can play Chopin’s Ballade No 1 on piano.’ Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

In 1990, when I had been at the Financial Times only a shortish time, the then editor resigned. I liked him; he had been kind to me and I was sorry to(...)

British luxury handbag maker Mulberry cut its profit forecast for the third time this year. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Even as a new report showed that global wealth had jumped to a record $263 trillion, shares in two of Britain’s biggest luxury goods groups were takin(...)

Tesco’s new chief executive, David Lewis. Photograph: PA

Sir Terry Leahy, the visionary architect of modern-day Tesco, will forever be linked with the blue of Everton. But David Lewis, the beleaguered superm(...)

Even after the recent profit warnings Tesco was expected to deliver operating profits of around £1.1 billion for the first half of its trading year. That figure is now reduced by 23 per cent. Photograph: EPA/Will Oliver

Every Little Helps. Tesco’s long-standing tagline is one of the most recognised in advertising. But as chief executive Dave Lewis assesses the impact (...)

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis is expected to spend his first months at the retailer listening. Photograph: EPA

When Dave Lewis takes over as chief executive of Tesco in October, following the sudden ousting of Philip Clarke last week, he faces the task of reviv(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: Clown and out This sad clown is a Mexican circus performer who has taken time out from the ring to protest against a law in (...)

Ross McEwan, chief executive officer RBS,  will take the flak over bankers’ bonuses  at the annual meeting. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Shareholders are out in force this week as the annual meeting season continues apace, with gatherings scheduled for investors in Royal Bank of Scotlan(...)

TopShop retail billionaire Philip Green, backer of MySale Group. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Casualties of the unprecedented rush to float on the London stock market continue to mount, joined this week by the strange case of MySale Group, t(...)

British discount retailer B&M is to be valued at up to £2.9 billion in its London share flotation. Photograph: Thinkstock

British discount retailer B&M is to be valued at up to £2.9 billion in its London share flotation, making it one of the biggest UK retail listings(...)

People walk past a sign outside of a branch of TSB bank in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Will investors say “yes” to TSB, the bank that is returning to the stock market after an absence of almost 20 years?Still best known for its catchy 19(...)