Sir Philip Hampton, chair of GlaxoSmithKline, aims to increase the number of women in FTSE 350 roles
The market has reached a point in its descent where investors are inverting the classic advice to sell high, buy low. Sit tight in a storm, writes Simon Read
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If there has ever been a year to show passive investing is far from passive, this is it
The volatility on the stock market this year has persuaded some to get out. But in the long run it’s the place to be
The aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce flew 8.5p higher to 687.5p
Shire releases its third-quarter results next Friday
For all its heavyweight muscle, ‘Britain Stronger in Europe’ lacks financial clout
Don’t judge me on the Royal Mail float today, said Vince Cable in October. Judge me in three months’ time.
Vince Cable was potentially heading towards another political battering over the flotation of Royal Mail today as the chairman said it should give its chief executive a pay rise beyond her present £1.25 million package.
Remarks by Bank of England governor Mark Carney poured cold water on recently buoyant housebuilding stocks as investors panicked.
The scandal-hit outsourcing group Serco has parted with the head of its domestic business as it tries to repair its relationship with its largest customer, the UK Government.
Vince Cable believes target of 25 per cent female representation by 2015 can be met
Sir Frank Chapman, the former boss of oil and gas company BG Group, is revealed as the richest pensioner in the FTSE 100 with a pot worth more than £22m when he stepped down.
Firm is now slashing capacity over winter, grounding as many as 80 aircraft to cut costs
Nearly half of all first-time directors appointed at Britain’s biggest companies last year were women, offering renewed hope that the Government target of a 25 per cent female make-up of FTSE 100 boards by 2015 will be met.