It was good to see former Telegraph colleague Alistair "Acerbic" Osborne, now of the The Times, sticking up for rival hacks at the Financial Times in his column in today's business section. Below is a link to Alistair's column, one of the best business reads in the UK press:..
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Tucked away in the top left hand corner of page 2 of today's The Times was a notice about how Alistair Osborne, chief business commentator, has been named financial journalist of the year at the annual City of London Wealth Management Awards. ..
Betaville's old boss - Richard Fletcher, now business editor of The Times - does a good job of skewering Rightmove.co.uk this morning and its figures about house prices in August.
Fletch is journalist of the old school, asks tough questions and isn't afraid of handing out huge bollockings, as Betaville found out during our time at The Daily Telegraph. ..
Still following the travails at WPP?
If so, then Alistair Osborne's column in The Times from Saturday is well worth a read. I have pasted the link below:
Alistair Osborne, one of Betaville's favourite business commentators, today revives the ITV bid rumour is his excellent column in the business section of The Times.
It's been a while since a news organisation has trotted out the well-worn bid theory but Osborne is one of the wisest old hacks I have had the pleasure of working with, so it's worth paying attention to. I have pasted a link to Alistair's column below:..
This is a bit late in the day but Betaville thought it might be worthwhile flagging up another highly amusing and insightful column from one my favourite business commentators: Alistair Osborne, now of The Times.
If you have been following what's being going on at the scandal ridden Telit then Alistair's piece from yesterday's section is well worth a read. Below is the link:..
If you have a spare five minutes at lunch then give Alistair Osborne's column in the The Times a read...
Little old Betaville is kicking himself this morning and loyal readers may be wondering why.
Well, it's because BC Partners and Pollen Street Capital have just raised their hostile bid for challenger bank Shawbrook to 340p a share. Here is the link to this morning's press release:..
Looking over today's coverage of the Pollent Street Capital / BC Partners bid for Shawbrook I was somewhat dismayed that none of the mainstream business sections picked up on the fact that the private equity firms had actually gone "hostile" on challenger bank by taking their offer directly to shareholders...