How Sir Philip Green, a BBC business editor and ailing retailer helped an intrepid young hack win business and finance journalist of the year award at the Press Awards

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 10:39 am

Congratulations to Oliver Shah, City Editor over at The Sunday Times.

Olly, a sometime colleague, last night got his just deserves for his series of brilliant scoops about Sir Philip Greed, the strange sale of BHS to Dominic Chappell for a £1 and the evenutal collapse of the business.

Most importantly, Olly's scoops, stories and investigative features played a large part in Sir Philip coughing up £363 million for the BHS pension scheme.

As a result, Olly won business and finance journalist of the year at the Press Awards. Hat tip also to Dominic O'Connell, now busines editor at BBC's Radio 4, for backing Olly as editor of the section throughout the ground breaking coverage. He would have got a ear bashings and legal threats from the big man in Monaco for the series of stories.

Anyway, here is a link to last night's fantastic shenanigans:

https://twitter.com/hashtag/PressAwards?src=hash&lang=en

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