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  1. February 5, 2016

    North Sea oil companies in danger amid debt spillage

    The tumbling oil price has led to a collapse in profits for British oil companies in the North Sea, where losses for...

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    February 5, 2016

    Centrica disposes of two wind farms

    Centrica is delivering on its promise to sell wind farms agreeing the joint disposal of two projects, one onshore in...

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  1. January 14, 2016

    Centrica joins race to strike €1bn-plus deal for Viridian

    Centrica, Britain’s biggest domestic energy supplier, is preparing a bid of more than €1bn for Viridian, Northern...

  2. January 7, 2016

    Slaughter and May elects new senior partner

    UK law firm Slaughter and May has elected Steve Cooke, a mergers and acquisitions heavyweight, as its senior partner as...

  3. December 10, 2015

    Centrica shares rise as lower costs keep profits on track

    Shares in Centrica, which owns British Gas, rose more than 4 per cent on Thursday morning after the company said it was...

  4. November 9, 2015

    Centrica shares fall on earnings concerns

    Centrica was a faller on Monday, with HSBC arguing that the British Gas owner needs a more generous dividend to...

  5. October 27, 2015

    UK watchdog under pressure over energy price-cap plan

    Pressure is building regulators to abandon plans to cap prices for some energy consumers, as companies from across the...

  6. September 16, 2015

    Fracking produces low-carbon gas, Lord Smith argues

    In his former life as head of the Environment Agency, Lord Smith was a bugbear of the government, promoting...

  7. September 3, 2015

    Cheniere Energy chief pushes for a global spot market in LNG

    The former Wall Street banker behind plans to launch the first large-scale US natural gas exports to Europe and Asia...

  8. August 2, 2015

    Centrica CEO plots a reversal of fortune

    As a self-confessed “oil man” — and a BP veteran — Iain Conn finds himself in an unusual position. Rather than build an...

  9. July 31, 2015

    Oil price collapse hammers big US energy groups

    Shares in some of the world’s biggest energy groups tumbled on Friday as the collapse in oil prices battered the...

  10. July 30, 2015

    Amazon and Clarkson aim to serve up a Prime cut

    Amazon and Jeremy Clarkson are a perfect match. Amazon has just started delivering food, and all Jeremy wanted — before...

  11. July 30, 2015

    Centrica cuts 6,000 jobs as it focuses on energy supply

    British Gas owner Centrica is to cut 6,000 jobs as it embarks on a new strategy of downsizing its oil and gas...

  12. July 15, 2015

    British Gas announces 5% price cut

    British Gas will cut prices for millions of households by 5 per cent, reducing average gas bills by £35 a year, in a...

  13. July 8, 2015

    UK employers turn to caring for the carers

    As the population ages, employers are having to come to terms with more staff juggling work life with caring for...

  14. July 7, 2015

    PM ‘to consider’ temporary cap on high UK energy bills

    David Cameron is “prepared to consider” a temporary cap on the most expensive energy bills, after Britain’s competition...

  15. July 7, 2015

    UK energy suppliers: no shock

    In economics, perfect competition eliminates profit and the incentive for investment disappears. The reverse, one...

  16. June 23, 2015

    Centrica chief executive prepares to unveil turnround strategy

    Centrica’s new chief executive Iain Conn is preparing a shake-up of the UK-based energy group that could pare back its...

  17. June 12, 2015

    Neptune offers Laidlaw chance to hunt the North Sea

    The freshly-minted business cards for Neptune Oil and Gas, the $5bn private equity vehicle unveiled this week to hunt...

  18. June 8, 2015

    Sam Laidlaw-led private equity vehicle to focus on energy assets

    There has been plenty of talk about private equity embarking on a big acquisition drive in energy but, so far at least,...

  19. June 8, 2015

    Sam Laidlaw returns to corporate stage

    The re-emergence of Sam Laidlaw on to the UK corporate stage to run an oil and gas venture backed by Carlyle and CVC...

  20. June 2, 2015

    Finalists: Responsible Business Awards 2015

    Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards celebrate the powerful and positive role of business in...

  21. June 2, 2015

    Finalists and methodology: Responsible Business awards 2015

    This year’s Business in the Community’s Responsible Business awards put the spotlight on companies engaging in social...

  22. May 27, 2015

    Serco appoints City veteran Sir Roy Gardner as chairman

    Serco has appointed the City veteran Sir Roy Gardner as chairman as the outsourcing company seeks to repair its...

  23. Nick Butler

    May 18, 2015

    Another victory for Putin

    Last week’s decision by the UK’s new energy secretary, Amber Rudd, to approve Centrica’s plans for a dramatic increase...

  24. May 13, 2015

    Centrica extends gas deals with Gazprom and Statoil

    Millions of UK households are to receive more gas sourced from Russian state-controlled energy group Gazprom after...

  25. May 8, 2015

    Energy shares soar as Conservatives win majority

    Shares in big UK power generators soared on Friday morning as general election results pointed to a Conservative...

  26. May 6, 2015

    Does it matter which ‘soap powder brand’ wins UK election?

    City analysts are supposed to be good at spotting risks. But a perusal of brokerage research on the election shows they...

  27. May 3, 2015

    Executive pay factors in only four of top 10 shareholder protests

    Fewer than half of the most serious investor revolts at the UK’s largest listed groups this year have been about...

  28. April 28, 2015

    Centrica stands out as FTSE 100 falls 1%

    Centrica hit a two-month high on Tuesday, outperforming a lower London market. Speculation that the British Gas owner...

  29. April 27, 2015

    Oil price plunge continues to chill Centrica

    Centrica, the UK utilities and energy group that owns British Gas, has failed to benefit from the cold snap this...

  30. April 19, 2015

    AA wheels out shake-up for the 21st century

    The AA will on Monday offer investors fresh details about plans to reinvigorate the business weeks after completing a...

  31. April 17, 2015

    British Gas consumers ‘better off on standard rate’

    A clutch of fixed-price energy deals come to an end on April 30, but customers of one company could actually be better...

  32. April 14, 2015

    Insurance veteran to head British Gas

    Energy giant Centrica has tapped insurance industry veteran Mark Hodges to head British Gas, one of the most...

  33. April 8, 2015

    Bold deal leaves Shell boss as Ben van Browne and Lund as a footnote

    An agreed £47bn takeover by Shell is set to consign BG Group chief executive Helge Lund to the ranks of history’s...

  34. April 3, 2015

    Corporate UK braces for the election certainty of uncertainty

    It has been an animated start to the UK general election campaign. This week saw the leaders of seven political parties...

  35. April 1, 2015

    QE pushes hybrid bonds to break European records

    Centrica, the UK utility firm, launched its inaugural hybrid bond on Wednesday, the latest in a string of companies...

  36. March 27, 2015

    Fears gas prices will rise as UK storage cut

    UK gas suppliers could be forced to pay higher prices this winter after Centrica announced that capacity at Britain’s...

  37. March 27, 2015

    Centrica discloses chief’s pay

    Iain Conn, chief executive of Centrica since January, could earn up to £6.3m a year in salary and bonuses under the...

  38. March 24, 2015

    FTSE 100 breaks six-day winning streak

    Centrica was among the fallers on Tuesday, as the FTSE 100 broke a six day winning streak. The British Gas owner fell...

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