Three NHS managers reportedly received redundancy payments totalling nearly £1m - even though they continued to work for the health service.
National Audit Office
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Monday 20 June 2011
Tuesday 14 June 2011
The entertainment and media market in the UK will grow to £59.6bn in 2015, ushered in by the "golden age for the digitally empowered consumer", according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Thursday 02 June 2011
Wolseley revealed a rise in like- for-like revenues yesterday, when the building supplies group received a boost from an uptick in the US, its largest market.
Monday 30 May 2011
Monday 23 May 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
The race for the Tote, the state-run bookie, should have a winner this week, as the Government decides between the two runners.
Thursday 19 May 2011
House of Fraser, the department store group, has posted a sharp rise in annual profits and issued a £250m bond to give it a cheaper debt structure and free up cashflow to invest in the business.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Outlook The Office of Fair Trading's latest thoughts on competition in the audit market (or the lack of it) make interesting reading. Not only does it question whether Britain can tackle the problem without assistance from the European Commission – in which case, it says, why bother with a Competition Commission inquiry? – but it also effectively suggests that the big four audit firms' clients must shoulder some of the blame for concentration in the industry.
Monday 16 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Manchester United are still on course to become the first football club to break through the £100million barrier for annual commercial turnover.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
The builders' merchant and DIY retailer Travis Perkins posted a 5.9 per cent rise in revenues for the first four months of the year yesterday as it drew steam from market share gains.
Monday 09 May 2011
Tuesday 03 May 2011
The final salary pensions accounting deficit of the UK's FTSE 350 companies stood at £41bn at the end of April, according to the Aon Hewitt 350 index. Measured on an accounting basis, UK schemes have moved much closer to fully-funded status compared with April 2010, when the collective deficit stood at £66bn.
Monday 02 May 2011
Monday 25 April 2011
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
- 1 End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
- 2 This restaurant has misunderstood the concept of 'cheese and biscuits'
- 3 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet