City editor of Sky News, City AM columnist and Charlton Athletic fan. London Press Club Business Journalist of the Year 2011.
Carillion confirms my scoop about Balfour Beatty merger talks; says would create "leading services, investments, and construction business".
I'll be on @SkyNews with @IanKingSky at 6.30 to discuss the prospects for a merger of Balfour Beatty and Carillion.
EXCLUSIVE: Balfour Beatty and Carillion in detailed talks about £3bn merger to create construction services giant. bit.ly/1pg4g86
#Breaking news on a significant piece of M&A involving two major London-listed companies coming up in the next half hour or so on @SkyNews.
Barclays' response to NY Attorney General's dark pool lawsuit raises the stakes for both sides. My latest blog here: bit.ly/1kYgwcd.
Exclusive: RBS boss Ross McEwan tells Vince Cable early rebranding of Williams & Glyn branch network not feasible. bit.ly/1pL0c18
I'm also told that Lloyds and RBS are keen for the Bank of England to make public statement guaranteeing deposits in event of Yes vote.
Exclusive: Banks weigh fresh warnings on Scottish independence amid concerns over implications for payments systems. bit.ly/1oepkPZ
A row over the chairman of Royal Mail's ability to do his job? I'm not sure there should be. My latest Medium blog: medium.com/sky-news/d76ea…
Head of Govt trade promotion agency UKTI tells me Britain has "open, transparent" export regime despite Russia row. bit.ly/1rtiQO5
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