In the midst of London’s stock market IPO boom, one mid-tier technology group is about to bid auf Wiedersehen.
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Sunday 17 February 2013
The number of people in work is set to reach its highest level ever this week as the gravity-defying performance of the UK labour market continues despite the shrinking economy.
Stephen Brenkley: A storm in a sponsored cup... ECB stirs up controversy by selling off the tea break
Monday 04 February 2013
Tea has always been archaic yet sacrosanct. As an institution it has embodied the entire ethos of a type of game that probably did not exist, except perhaps at Blandings: at 20 minutes in length, neither one thing nor the other.
Friday 11 January 2013
A banker jumped to his death from a rooftop London restaurant after coming under “an enormous amount of pressure” in his job, an inquest heard today.
Thursday 15 November 2012
BT has agreed to pay £64.2m for Tikit, an IT group that mainly works with law and accountancy firms.
Saturday 20 October 2012
George Osborne's chances of avoiding a mauling from his own independent fiscal watchdog in December rose yesterday after some surprise good news on the UK's borrowing burden during September.
Monday 08 October 2012
Cricket South Africa has dismissed a claim made by England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive David Collier that South African players provoked Kevin Pietersen to send inflammatory text messages as “absolute rubbish”.
Thursday 27 September 2012
It has been said that when America sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold. British chip maker Imagination Technologies was left snivelling and shivering yesterday after its US partner Texas Instruments revealed its intentions to bow out of the competitive smartphone sector.
Friday 31 August 2012
Servicing the lucrative oil and gas sector is paying off on the mid caps, where Kentz and Hunting reported gushing profits yesterday, while Cape's results were better than feared. Kentz saw its interim profits flare 36 per cent higher and shareholders were delighted with a 10 per cent dividend increase. Its shares jetted up 19p to 400p.
Sunday 26 August 2012
Evidence of an "Olympic bounce" in consumer confidence, as Team GB's record gold medal haul lifted national spirits, is expected this week despite the general weakness of the economy.
Saturday 25 August 2012
Eddie Stobart suffered a reverse yesterday when the trucking firm admitted that even the kings of the road have been affected by the recession.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Batsman faces crucial meeting next week after he is omitted from ODI and Twenty20 squads
Tuesday 21 August 2012
England's team director Andy Flower was non-committal over Kevin Pietersen's international future this morning.
Kevin Pietersen apologises over 'provocative' text messages, but Andrew Strauss offers no assurances over future
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Andrew Strauss today admitted he could give no guarantees that Kevin Pietersen would return as an England player.
Sunday 12 August 2012
Rebel batsman makes himself available for all forms of cricket... assuming England still want him
Saturday 11 August 2012
Kevin Pietersen's inclusion, or otherwise, in tomorrow's squad to face South Africa in the must-win Lord's Test has been the source of fevered conjecture all week.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Halle Berry takes ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry to court for allegedly trying to make daughter look less African-American
- 4 Isis propaganda image showing 'abuse of Muslim woman by soldiers' is actually taken from Hungarian porn film
- 5 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school