Sir Andrew Witty says UK business is better ‘in and improving it’ than outside the EU
The feted fund manager Neil Woodford yesterday stepped up his campaign to push for a break-up of UK-listed drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline.
The drugs that GSK has bought still require approval by regulators
One of the most famous maxims of the investment guru Warren Buffett is "to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy when others are fearful" – in other words, buy low, sell high and don't follow the crowd. The reason it works for him is that most investors don't follow his words of wisdom.
Couple make public confession over alleged £320m bribery scandal a drugs giant
Genetics, stem cells and consistent dividends can offset the problems of expiring patents
Police detain executives amid allegations that employees bribed doctors to prescribe their pharmaceutical products
Pharmaceutical giant shocks medical world by opting to reveal findings of all tests on patients
Apprenticeships have all but died out out over the past few decades but now they're coming back
GlaxoSmithKline plans to invest more than £500m in manufacturing projects in the UK after the Chancellor, George Osborne, backed the previous government's plans for a lower 10 per cent corporate tax rate on profits from newly commercialised patents.
Outlook There was something of a love-in at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference, with a bevy of ministers down to say how much they loved business and some sweeties to share in the form of big speeches and big announcements. No wonder. Business leaders are being courted because they are desperately needed to help to fill the gap created by George Osborne's 500,000 job cuts.
Britain's largest pharmaceuticals company could make up to £1bn from sales of its swine flu vaccine by the end of the year, industry analysts said yesterday as the first trials of the drug began in Australia.
Activists used blackmail and smears against directors linked to test centre
The multinational drugs company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) downplayed an early warning about the rising number of people who have suffered potentially fatal heart attacks following the use of its £600m anti-Aids drug, which is taken daily by tens of thousands of people around the world.
They are among the biggest-selling drugs of all time, the "happiness pills" that supposedly lift the moods of those who suffer depression and are taken by millions of people in the UK every year.