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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
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Watchdog punishes accountants for conflicts of interest advising car firm and Four who bought it
Monday 09 September 2013
Accountants Deloitte were today punished with a record £14 million fine for failing to manage conflicts of interest over their advice to collapsed car maker MG Rover.
Thursday 05 September 2013
But almost two years after whistle-blower Michael Woodford told the SFO that something was seriously wrong, the big question is why has it taken so long?
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood's future in jeopardy as judicial panel from military-backed government backs challenge against NGO status
Monday 02 September 2013
A judicial panel set up by the military-backed government has supported a legal challenge to the status of the Muslim Brotherhood. It was part of a drive to crush the movement behind the elected President who was deposed in July.
Monday 05 August 2013
The finance director of Hobbs is leaving the fashion retailer, dampening speculation that the private-equity-backed chain will be put up for sale in the near future.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Deloitte has failed to overturn a ruling that it did not manage conflicts of interest between MG Rover and the so-called “Phoenix Four” directors in the lead-up to the car maker’s collapse.
Monday 29 July 2013
Advertising was shaken to its foundations on Sunday as a $35bn (£22.7bn) mega-merger between two industry rivals toppled Sir Martin Sorrell’s WPP as the world’s biggest firm.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Yahoo’s earnings rose by 46 per cent in the second quarter, the company said last night as its chief executive, Marissa Mayer, marked one year at the helm of the internet business that is trying to win back the attention of web users.
Robinsons may not mix with Irn-Bru and Orangina after all: Doubts grow over soft drinks merger despite final approval as Britvic pours cold water on deal with AG Barr
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Britvic cast further doubt today on whether its Robinsons squash business will mix with AG Barr’s Irn-Bru and Orangina, despite the two titans of soft drinks finally securing official clearance to merge from the Competition Commission.
Friday 05 July 2013
No Pain, No Gain
Wednesday 12 June 2013
The striker is concerned his current club will demand too high a fee from Aston Villa
Tuesday 11 June 2013
AstraZeneca has bought the US lung drug specialist Pearl Therapeutics for $1.15bn (£740m) as it continues to resuscitate its product pipeline through deals.
Friday 31 May 2013
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Shares in the controversial FTSE 100 miner Eurasian Natural Resources (ENRC) dropped yesterday after it confirmed details of an unwanted attempted takeover bid by its oligarch founders and the Kazakhstan government.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds