Could a rise in insolvencies actually be good for business?

A recent increase in the number of business failures is of course alarming, but it could in part reflect healthy levels of entrepreneurship

Treasurers shape up as new leaders

Treasurers shape up as new leaders

Liquidity fears, widespread regulatory change and market volatility have led organisations to expect more from corporate treasurers, changing their role in the company

Gnomes still giants in banking world

Despite the financial crash and tougher regulation targeting tax havens, Swiss bankers believe quality service will keep their industry strong, writes Haig Simonian