Beijing buys German waste-to-energy group

Deal underlines China’s growing interest in European technology

ChemChina rides new wave of M&A deals

Bankers compare surge of acquisitions with Japanese boom of 1980s

G4S eyes exiting young offenders work

Security group dogged by scandals at youth justice centres

Purveyor of an urban pastoral? Julian Sayarer, author of ‘Messengers’
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Cycle couriers are best of the worst jobs

Workers have created a mythology around the industry

Broadspectrum homepage on January 21, 2016

Broadspectrum rejects $495m Ferrovial bid

Australian outsourcer shrugs off second approach from Spanish group

Small-cap Week, January 16

Mears, Rockhopper, Optibiotix and KBC Advanced Tech in the news

Moneysupermarket falls on insurance hit

Price comparison website suffers decline in key unit’s revenues

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Serco pledges Yarl’s Wood improvements

Probe finds no ‘endemic culture of abuse’ at detention centre

Michael Roney, Chief Executive Officer, Bunzl plc

Bunzl picks new chief executive

Frank van Zanten to replace Michael Roney

Sodexo: knock-on effects

French outsourcer needs to be more consistent

PageGroup: shifting gears

Operational gearing is beneficial in the good times, but could hobble in a downturn

Michael Page growth hit by fall in hiring

Recruitment group says employers ‘increasingly reluctant’ to make decisions over jobs

Xchanging urges investors to back CSC bid

UK software group pours cold water on potential Ebix offer

Small-cap Week, January 9

Majestic Wine, Johnson Service Group, Corero and APC in the news

G4S suspends staff after allegations

Kent police investigate claims of young offender mistreatment

Yanking the supply chain over road deaths

New rules aimed at making trucking safer attract interest abroad

Online orders boost UK parcel market

Sector worth almost £9bn but carriers receive less for deliveries

Start-up to handle outsourced complaints

Service raises nearly $4m in seed funding from Founders Fund

FedEx suffers Christmas delivery woes

Volunteers called in amid ecommerce surge

Top law firms in US and UK enjoy M&A boom

Groups capitalise by raising billing rates, says Deloitte

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