Outlook First Standard Chartered, then Experian, and now Sainsbury’s. It’s shaping up to be a year of boardroom upheaval, and it’s still only January. Who next? Well, a little bird tells me Schroders’ veteran chief executive Michael Dobson has sounded out confidants in the City about the idea of him becoming chairman of this granddaddy of fund managers, succeeding 69-year-old Andrew Beeson.
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Thursday 29 August 2013
A US banker is facing jail after using bailout funds to help his company buy a luxury condo in Florida.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Research focuses on creation of 4D mapping that takes into account the temporal as well as the spatial dimensions of the built environment.
Sunday 21 July 2013
BSkyB investors will be eager to see whether the pay-TV giant announces another big share buyback or if it wants to conserve cash for its Premier League football war with BT.
UK to review involvement of Huawei in Oxfordshire cybersecurity centre, as firm denies spying claims
Thursday 18 July 2013
Review follows a report from the UK's Intelligence and Security Committee that raised security fears over influence of the Chinese government
Saturday 06 July 2013
Billionaire hedge fund boss Steve Cohen is likely to escape criminal charges over one of the biggest cases of alleged insider dealing as US prosecutors fail to come up with enough evidence against him before a deadline at the end of this month.
Tuesday 02 July 2013
A British man killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan was named last night by the Foreign Office. Mark Duffus was one of at least eight people who died in the blast at a Nato supplier's compound in Kabul.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Former Foreign Office employee says he has been abandoned, despite refusing to spy on UK
Friday 21 June 2013
Global sell-off on Fed move wipes out the last of the gains made by London's benchmark FTSE 100 this year
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Tokyo refuses more stimulus
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Land Securities, the property giant which is redeveloping London's Victoria, has parted company with its auditor for the first time since the group was formed 69 years ago.
Monday 10 June 2013
The city is still split between rebel-held and government-held areas
Thursday 06 June 2013
Economic View: We will need all sorts of devices in the future to stop government borrowing crowding out everyone else
French soldier attack: Known radical Islamist arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder Cedric Cordiez
Thursday 30 May 2013
A known radical Islamist was arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder a French soldier yesterday, after DNA discovered on a juice bottle was used to identify him.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Lloyds Banking Group issued £350m worth of new shares yesterday as part of its continuing strategy to improve its balance sheet.
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
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
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