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  1. 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 for the...

  2. 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...

  1. 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 Victorian...

  2. 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 up...

  3. 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 business of...

  4. 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 indoors....

  5. 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 telecoms...

  6. 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 Land...

  7. 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...

  8. 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 -      ...

  9. 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...

  10. 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 ahead of...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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 past had...

  15. 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 FTSE...

  16. 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,...

  17. 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 Monday....

  18. 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 bidding...

  19. 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 six-month...

  20. 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 when...

  21. 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...

  22. 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 former...

  23. 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 Worldwide was...

  24. 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 have to...

  25. 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 off...

  26. 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 designed to...

  27. 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 they...

  28. 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...

  29. 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 and...

  30. 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 concerns...

  31. 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 year at...

  32. 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 of...

  33. FT Alphaville

    June 28, 2011

    Rewarding failure at C&W Worldwide

    More on Tuesday’s profit warning from Cable & Wireless Worldwide. Analysts reckon there are serious corporate governance...

  34. June 28, 2011

    Cable & Wireless

    As Jim Marsh resigns as chief executive of Cable & Wireless Worldwide, this interactive timeline looks at the recent history...

  35. June 28, 2011

    Pluthero needs to prove he can create value

    Human sacrifice is regarded as passé in most primitive societies. But the quaint old custom is still practised in the City...

  36. 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 100...

  37. 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, prompting...

  38. June 21, 2011

    C&W Worldwide curbs executive pay

    Cable & Wireless Worldwide is cutting the pay packages for its top managers following shareholder anger over the telecoms...

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