Egon Zehnder aims to put women at the top

Headhunter wants a boardroom revolution with 25% female chiefs

The Woolpack in Bermondsey, part of Punch Taverns.
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Punch debt restructuring plan approved

Bondholders to take over remainder of pub group

Lotus to cut one-quarter of workforce

Move part of wider restructuring at luxury UK carmaker

Banks shun nations that need money most

Nomura’s Bennett warns on poor nations access to capital

Blow to Phones 4U debt-for-equity swap

PwC in sell-off talks as bondholders’ plan rejected

French Connection shares hit on losses

Sales at retailer fall by 6.6 per cent to £84m year-on-year

Nomura’s UK arm rises from Lehman legacy

Bank picks up more business as rivals trim fixed-rate activity

Fashion entrepreneurs tailor leadership

Balance between leader and other executives proves key

Warning on poor nations’ access to capital

Nomura Europe chief says fines on western banks denting ties

Liberty Global plays down ITV deal talk

Shareholders express concern over potential acquisition

Sterling rise hurts biggest UK law firms

Data show top ten by revenue suffer 2.7% dip in fee income

Canary Wharf mall boosts Songbird

Value of property book rises 8.4% in first half

Tax changes hit wealthy foreign homebuyers

Foreign assets face capital gains or income tax

Kier offers hope for construction sector

Revenues and profits at UK group rise 50%

Just Retirement shifts focus to recover

Annuity provider moving into new areas in wake of shake-up

UBM eyes US events group Advanstar

Fundraising plan expected if $900m merger move is to go ahead

M&S plans Nordic expansion

Group eyes 15 new stores for Finland and Norway

Somalia tackles donors’ corruption concerns

Mogadishu to cancel or review high-profile contracts

Phones 4U bondholders seek swaps

Most of £760m debt will be almost wiped out, rating agencies say

Jump-start for the Aim market

Cenkos and Shore Capital are riding a wave of deals

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