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Friday 11 October 2013
Mark Leftly sees the British technology company's ageing investors fail to prevent its sale to Schneider Electric
Friday 27 September 2013
IMI boss Martin Lamb stepped down today from the engineering group after 13 years in the top job. He will be replaced by former Weir Group chief executive Mark Selway on 1 January, before retiring from IMI’s board at its AGM later in the year.
Sunday 15 September 2013
Honda’s MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez took his sixth pole position of the season in record tim at the San Marino Grand Prix yesterday.
Thursday 15 August 2013
Fellow Brit Eilidh Child finishes fifth
Thursday 08 August 2013
Old Mutual yesterday said it had seen inflows of £250m into one of its flagship funds since star manager Richard Buxton joined the company in June.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
The discount fashion giant Primark has finally joined the internet revolution after it launched on the website of Asos yesterday.
Friday 31 May 2013
Engineering giant Smiths Group is in talks over a reported £2 billion sale of its medical division that was involved in the first successful IVF treatment.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
The news-based News Corp business that will encompass the existing conglomerate's publishing interests when it splits into two at the end of June will adopt a logo based on the handwriting of Rupert Murdoch and his father, Keith.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Tom Sykes claimed double victory at Donington Park to move to within four points of the lead in the superbike World Championship.
Sunday 26 May 2013
London’s O2 Arena sees impressive victory in much-hyped unification bout with Dane
Friday 24 May 2013
Guinness Peat must mount one last corporate battle as the Pensions Regulator threw a potential spanner in the works of plans to shrink the one-time activist investor and return cash to backers.
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