Investors call for Sports Direct shake-up

Big asset managers call for review of retailer’s governance

Sports Direct’s choice — reform or a red card

Latest studs-up tackle on Ashley comes from Investor Forum

At the home of Lord Tim Bell, near Victoria, London. Picture shows a general view of the house. Photo Rick Pushinsky.
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Bell quits as Bell Pottinger chairman

Thatcher’s former communications adviser to launch new venture

Playtech shares hit record high

Gambling software group pays €150m special dividend

Spire Healthcare

Spire aims to gain from NHS funding gap

UK healthcare group to invest £190m in new and expanded hospitals

Change is needed to mend Sports Direct

Boss of the sportswear chain has failed investors and workers, says Jonathan Guthrie

PizzaExpress hit as diners stay at home

Consumer switch to food delivery eats into revenues at restaurant chain

UberEats drivers plan strike over pay

Union calls protest over ‘poverty wages’ and employee status

Fears of new crisis on Britain’s railways

After Brexit vote, some industry insiders say groups risk seeing growth fall short of forecasts

ITV ends pursuit of ‘Peppa Pig’ producer

Shares in Entertainment One drop more than 10% on abandoned bid

Glencore meanders back to life

Quiet success for public market stewardship

WPP jumps to record high on sales growth

Advertising group’s growth exceeds expectations in spite of Brexit caution

Tesco offers 3-hour online order collection

Initiative catapults supermarket ahead of rival J Sainsbury

Carillion calls for infrastructure aid

Britain needs to invest in road, rail and power plants

Suits join the hoodies with blockchain push

Cost savings push lenders into working with bitcoin technology

Pfizer snaps up AstraZeneca antibiotics

Anglo-Swedish drugmaker says sale will allow it to concentrate on core areas

Accountancy’s Big Four need competition

The PwC case shows the auditing oligopoly requires an overhaul

Merger costs hit Paddy Power Betfair

Combined group says deal savings will be achieved a year earlier than planned as earnings jump 31%

Corbyn claim on ‘ram-packed’ train disputed

Virgin releases CCTV images showing Labour leader ignored empty seats

Supermarkets enjoy summer sales boost

Advance of German discounters continues as Big Four decline


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