Pity Martin Scicluna. Having joined the RSA Group board as chairman in January, the former accountant has not had the best of years.
Britain's housing market is like a microwave that turns "from lukewarm to scalding hot in a few economic seconds" a senior Bank of England policymaker warned today.
Hurrah! Britain is building again. The Office for National Statistics tells us that construction output rose 2.2pc in October, bringing year-on-year output growth to 5.3pc.
It's a good job Mike Ashley doesn't run Sports Direct but leaves it in the capable hands of chief executive Dave Forsey. Otherwise, it could end up like Ashley's Newcastle United, where journalists are regularly banned for asking difficult questions, and will ...
The London Array, Britain's largest wind farm. The cancelled Argyll Array would have been three times bigger. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty.