Emap boss David Gilbertson picks up £2.4m farewell

Emap, the debt-laden events and magazines group recently renamed Top Right Group, gave departing chief executive David Gilbertson a £2.4m payoff.

Trinity chairman Gibson makes an early exit

The exit of Sly Bailey as chief executive of Trinity Mirror looked yesterday as though it could happen sooner than expected, after the troubled newspaper group abruptly replaced its chairman.

GMG and Apax boosted by deal at Top Right

Guardian Media Group and Apax Partners have received a boost from their troubled investment in the media giant formerly known as Emap as they offloaded its car data business CAP for an estimated £175m yesterday.

Mark Leftly: Now Murdoch should let 'News of the World' go

James's decision to do right by BSkyB and quit should inspire his father to sell the disgraced title

Dame Helen lined up to chair magazine empire

Dame Helen Alexander is understood to have been handed the role of chairman at FTSE-250 trade magazine publisher and events organiser United Business Media.

Emap split paves way for break-up

Emap, the debt-laden media group, is being split into three operating companies in a move which seems likely to pave the way for a break-up.

Emap looks to £100m magazine sell-off

Publishing and events business Emap is understood to have lined up corporate adviser Hawkpoint to sell its trade magazines business, which includes industry-leading titles Nursing Times and Broadcast.

Painter appointed head of Emap

The publishing group Emap has poached BSkyB's Duncan Painter to take over as chief executive, replacing David Gilbertson who surprised the market when he quit in May.

Dee Ford: A local radio star with an eye on the global market

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Gilbertson leaves publisher Emap

David Gilbertson is set to step down as chief executive of the magazine group Emap International, which publishes Retail Week and Screen International, after three years.

Almond joins Aldermore board

Aldermore, the new British bank, has appointed the former head of Barclays' £60bn mortgage business as a non-executive director.

Former Emap boss hired as chairman of Aldermore

Aldermore, one of a bevy of new banking groups in Britain, yesterday signalled its intent by appointing former Emap group managing director Sir David Arculus as its new chairman.

Online crystal ball predicts trends for interior designers

Entrepreneur Marc Worth tells Deirdre Hipwell about his return to the style forecasting business

Guardian chief paid £143,000 bonus despite group reporting £171m loss

Guardian Media Group revealed yesterday that its outgoing chief executive Carolyn McCall received a bonus of £143,000 last year in spite of the company recording pre-tax losses of £171m.

Guardian owner to write down Emap investment 'by up to £200m'

Guardian Media Group (GMG), owner of The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, is set to take a significant hit on its investment in publisher Emap, sending it to an annual loss for the second year in a row.

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