Andrew SaundersDeputy Editor
Andrew Saunders - Deputy Editor
Saunders has interviewed just about everyone who is anyone for MT, from entrepreneurs to captains of industry and even the odd (sometimes very odd) politician and sporting hero. Ken Clarke, Peter Mandelson and Sir Alex Ferguson standing out in his memory amongst the latter, despite the fact that he knows nothing about football and only marginally more about politics.
But it is business which remains his abiding professional interest, not least because of the growing influence which business and those who conduct it enjoy over the daily lives of so many of us 21st century ‘global citizens’.
Figuring out exactly how everything from a one-man start-up to a vast multinational works, and what makes their founders, leaders and employees tick, is what gets him out of bed in the morning. That and the demands of his small but strident six year-old daughter, Katy.
Latest Articles From This Author
- Britain's factories enjoyed their best month since July 2012 with output up 0.4% from September to October.
- More evidence of recovery this morning, as hotels and coffee business Whitbread posts caffeine-boosted Q3 results.
- The 'world's local bank' is considering spinning off its UK retail division at a valuation of around £20bn, according to reports this morning.
- A glitzy event last night saw some of the highest-powered part time professionals around gathered together to celebrate breaking the shackles of the 9 to 5...
- A glittering assembly of the brightest and best of UK plc gathered at Claridge's last night to toast the winners of the Britain's Most Admired Companies Awards, 2013.
- The cost-of-living friendly bargain store is rumoured to be cooking up an IPO - it's even signed Jane Asher...
- Banks, bookies and the beeb are among this year's low flyers.
- Companies are scoring higher than before and competition between them is ever closer.
- UK households are now more indebted than they were pre-crash in 2008, and house prices are rising at 6% per annum.
- Aurelius Capital Management, the hedge fund instrumental in forcing the Co-Op Bank's recent restructuring, has sold its bonds at a hefty profit.
- London-based firms make up 40% of the accountant's latest Fast 50 list of high growth companies.
- According to the National Audit Office, energy bills will rise by 18% over inflation by 2020. Better stock up on candles...
- With a crippling debt hangover, could closing time be approaching for the UK's second largest pub chain?
- Top execs are now getting up so early they risk meeting themselves going to bed. But what effect does a good snooze - or the lack of it - have on us?
- Power-hungry Ed Miliband has really put the cat among the pigeons with his promise to freeze energy prices, says MT deputy editor Andrew Saunders.
- The crown of the former king of the high street is now round its ankles, as rivals carve up the middle market it once reigned over. How did it come to this?
- Britain has secured an important legal concession in its fight with EU regulators over the do's and don'ts of shorting.
- Veteran retail boss Terry Duddy is to step down from Homebase and Argos owner Home Retail Group next year.
- The UK's largest water company wants to soak punters who do pay up to cover those who don't. What would Bazalgette have said?
- Official figures reveal 17.1% of all households have no adult aged 16-64 in work, down from 17.9% in 2012
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