Senior News Feature Writer at the Evening Standard, with business focus. Author of Ausperity, Entrepreneur + Guide to Uni Life.
18 June 2014 01:15 PM
Serco's new chief executive Rupert Soames has taken direct control of the outsourcer's scandal-struck Australian business and is splitting up its rail joint venture with Abellio in a new overhaul.
13 June 2014 12:40 PM
Britain’s biggest recruiter has warned that UK’s “arbitrary hurdles” around immigration were damaging economic growth and forcing firms to relocate overseas to find skilled workers.
13 June 2014 12:00 AM
Network Rail's profits soared above £1bn for the first time in the last financial year, but delays increased – and the track group blamed its missed punctuality targets on squashed commuters.
12 June 2014 01:06 PM
Aer Lingus became the second airline this week to issue a profit warning, with the Irish carrier blaming cabin crew strikes for putting passengers off booking flights on its planes this summer.
12 June 2014 12:39 PM
Network Rail saw profits climb above £1 billion for the first time last year, but the group missed its punctuality target again.
05 June 2014 12:52 PM
The chairman of G4S insisted today that the firm’s business practices are being examined to “ensure they are fit for purpose” as he tried to tame shareholders after a series of high profile scandals at its AGM.
05 June 2014 12:35 PM
A US appeals court has ruled BP will be held liable for pollution-law violations, which could cost billions of dollars, in connection with the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
03 June 2014 01:15 PM
The chief executive of InterContinental Hotels Group has brushed off speculation about a £6 billion takeover approach, insisting that the company can grow under its own management.
29 May 2014 01:41 PM
Severn Trent’s new chief executive Liv Garfield has vowed to keep “the lowest bills in the land” as the FTSE 100 water utility beat City expectations with a 7 per cent rise in annual profit to £269.1 million.
29 May 2014 01:21 PM
BP has requested the US Supreme Court permission to freeze compensation claims as it waits for another judge in the court to review its litigation over businesses caught up in 2010’s Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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