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    1. March 27, 2016

      CPP fight may be over before it has properly begun

      The illiquidity in small companies creates strange bedfellows. A bust-up broke out last week over CPP. This is the...

    2. November 17, 2015

      End of the line for Cable & Wireless

      The sun is setting on Cable & Wireless, the trail blazing cable company that was set up more than century ago to...

    1. November 2, 2015

      Financial services groups occupy 85% more London office space

      Financial services companies increased the amount of London office space they occupy by 85 per cent in the first half...

    2. October 23, 2015

      Media, miners and materials dominate FTSE 100

      Cable & Wireless Communications shares have leapt following an approach by Liberty Global, the US cable company owned...

    3. June 2, 2013

      Vodafone to boost UK capex by 50%

      Vodafone will increase investment in its UK network by more than 50 per cent to nearly £1bn this year as it prepares...

    4. December 10, 2012

      CWC chairman defends executive pay plan

      Sir Richard Lapthorne has launched a staunch defence of Cable & Wireless’s controversial executive incentive scheme and...

    5. December 10, 2012

      How C&W’s radical restructure fell short

      Only two individuals’ pictures feature in Cable & Wireless’s online corporate history. One is Sir John Pender, the...

    6. July 12, 2012

      Diageo under spotlight over Moët venture

      A revival of speculation about its Moët Hennessy joint venture put Diageo in focus yesterday. LVMH could finally give...

    7. April 13, 2012

      Paying the dire price of inflated ambition

      Ambition has come with a big price for two once-proud British names. Cable & Wireless Worldwide, the demerged UK...

    8. March 30, 2012

      Letter from Lex: First quarter break

      Some people have been out enjoying early Springtime sunshine, but Microsoft and others would prefer if they stayed...

    9. March 29, 2012

      C&W Worldwide granted takeover extension

      Cable & Wireless Worldwide has been granted an extension for potential bidders to make an offer for the UK-based...

    10. March 28, 2012

      Tata Group/C&WW: a bid too far?

      India’s Tata group has famously global ambitions – no fading foreign brand name is too obscure (Tetley’s Tea and Jaguar...

    11. March 19, 2012

      Xenophobia in business is costly

      From Mr Rakesh Rawal. Sir, I write with reference to Jonathan Guthrie’s article on Tata’s interest in Cable & Wireless...

    12. FT Alphaville

      March 12, 2012

      Weekend news catch-up

      Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From The FT, -       Barclays paid chief’s £5.75 million tax bill -...

    13. March 9, 2012

      Vodafone wins C&WW bid extension

      Cable & Wireless Worldwide has given Vodafone more time to table an offer for the UK-based telecoms group, signalling a...

    14. March 7, 2012

      Vodafone edging towards C&WW bid

      Vodafone, the FTSE 100 telecoms group, is edging towards making an indicative offer for Cable & Wireless Worldwide...

    15. March 1, 2012

      Reverse colonialists eye imperial relic

      Buying Cable & Wireless Worldwide would be a neat piece of reverse colonialism for India’s Tata Group. C&WW’s corporate...

    16. beyondbrics

      March 1, 2012

      New York headlines

      * N Korea nuclear pledge receives cautious welcome * Tata Communications in talks about offer for C&W Worldwide * UK...

    17. March 1, 2012

      Tata considers cash offer for C&WW

      India’s Tata Group has confirmed it is examining a bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide, potentially pitting it against a...

    18. February 16, 2012

      C&W Worldwide chief breaks with the past

      Cable & Wireless Worldwide, the troubled telecoms group being stalked by Vodafone, has said under-investment in the...

    19. February 14, 2012

      Vodafone keeps its merger powder dry

      Vodafone appeared to be more interested in deals during the past few months than for the past several years, but the...

    20. February 13, 2012

      Vodafone goes bottom-fishing

      Bottom-fishers pursue some ugly critters. Vodafone is jigging its lure over the nose of Cable & Wireless Worldwide,...

    21. February 13, 2012

      Mining sector pushes FTSE to six-month high

      Kenmare Resources was among the gainers on Monday as a rebound for the mining sector helped lift the FTSE 100 to a...

    22. February 13, 2012

      Vodafone confirms talks with C&W Worldwide

      Shares in Cable & Wireless Worldwide jumped almost 45 per cent after Vodafone confirmed that it was interested in...

    23. FT Alphaville

      February 13, 2012

      C&WW&Voda

      A major telecom company said it was in the early stages of thinking about euthanising a corporate basket-case on...

    24. November 25, 2011

      Equities hobbled by confidence deficit

      The worst run since January 2003. The second longest in the FTSE 100’s history. £107bn wiped off share prices. Usually...

    25. November 18, 2011

      C&W Worldwide rewards could be better spent

      At Cable & Wireless Worldwide there is always a promise of jam tomorrow rather than jam today. On Tuesday, the telecoms...

    26. November 16, 2011

      Pluthero successor faces ‘massive challenge’

      When Gavin Darby takes over from John Pluthero as chief executive of Cable & Wireless Worldwide in two weeks, the...

    27. November 16, 2011

      Chief’s exit leaves C&WW in search of a cure

      The sorriest aspect of Tuesday’s announcement that John Pluthero would be leaving the helm of Cable & Wireless...

    28. November 15, 2011

      When the going gets tough, C&WW’s toughie gets going

      Whatever else you think of John Pluthero, who is stepping down as chief executive of Cable & Wireless Worldwide, you...

    29. November 15, 2011

      Controversial head of CWW steps aside

      John Pluthero is leaving Cable & Wireless Worldwide following another round of dire results, wiping more than a quarter...

    30. November 13, 2011

      C&W Worldwide plans to cut dividend

      Cable & Wireless Worldwide, the telecoms company, is set to withhold its final dividend amid a strategic review...

    31. September 1, 2011

      Banks help carry FTSE 100 to third straight gain

      Barclays was a top performer as banks helped carry the FTSE 100 to its third straight gain. Banks found support on news...

    32. July 21, 2011

      Pluthero faces down C&WW’s dissidents

      Shareholders have delivered a stinging rebuke to John Pluthero, chief executive of underperforming Cable & Wireless...

    33. July 21, 2011

      C&W Worldwide suffers pay revolt

      Cable and Wireless Worldwide suffered a large shareholder revolt against its management pay policies as the chairman...

    34. July 4, 2011

      ABI issues alert over C&WW pay

      Cable and Wireless Worldwide faces the risk of a showdown with shareholders after a leading UK investor body raised...

    35. July 1, 2011

      Investor anger at C&W Worldwide reshuffle

      Some big reputations in the UK telecoms industry took a battering this week. The third profit warning in less than a...

    36. June 28, 2011

      Pluthero takes helm at C&W Worldwide

      Shareholders vented their anger after the third profit warning in less than a year at Cable & Wireless Worldwide,...

    37. June 28, 2011

      RBS leads as Footsie rallies for third day

      Royal Bank of Scotland was the top performer on Tuesday as optimism that Greece can avoid default helped lift the FTSE...

    38. June 28, 2011

      Investor anger as Pluthero gets a second stint

      “We work for an underperforming business in a crappy industry,” wrote the tough-talking John Pluthero, chief executive...

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