Speedy Hire shares collapsed on Friday following Thursday night’s revelation that chief executive Steve Corcoran was out the door after accounting irregularities were revealed.
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Thursday 22 August 2013
Civil engineering firm boosted by new contracts ranging from Crossrail to Thames Water's upgrading of mains system
Thursday 15 August 2013
Outlook The companies queuing up for a slice of work from the Government's grand plan to put a smart energy meter in every home have been waiting for a verdict longer than most homeowners used to have to hang around for the meter reader to knock on their door.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
After hitting British households that needed the heating over the long, cold winter with price hikes of up to 9.4%, German energy giant E.ON today showed how much it cashed in, with UK revenues rising 9% to £4.4 billion for just the first half of the year.
Sunday 11 August 2013
Amputees among 2,500 competitors in biennial 608-mile race featuring more women than ever
Thursday 01 August 2013
British Gas has said it could offer free electricity on Saturdays in a bid to reduce demand on weekdays.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Residential arm sees 3.2% rise after raising tariffs in December
Sunday 14 July 2013
Campaigners warn of potential conflicts of interest from energy-sector leaders advising on policy
Saturday 29 June 2013
One of BP’s top executives has emerged as a surprise candidate to become the next chairman of British Gas owner Centrica.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Parent group of British Gas will take 25% stake in six Lancashire wells
Thursday 13 June 2013
The defence giant BAE Systems hailed Sir Roger Carr's skills with investors and government as it confirmed him as its new chairman. He is viewed as a safe pair of hands following a year that saw the collapse of a £30bn merger with the Airbus manufacturer EADS.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Sir Roger will replace Dick Olver, who has held the role for nine years
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