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  1. July 26, 2016

    GKN to cut jobs and redirect investment

    GKN is cutting jobs and investing in automation in a drive to trim costs as interim operating margins edge back and...

  2. July 13, 2016

    GKN shares retreat after Airbus setback

    Engineer GKN led the London market lower on Wednesday after key customer Airbus scaled down production targets. Airbus...

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  1. June 21, 2016

    General counsel cashing in on compliance

    At an early gathering of the Innovative GC Club in 2013, a forum for general counsel ranked in the FT Innovative Lawyer...

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    April 4, 2016

    Rolls-Royce names new senior independent director

    More changes on the Rolls-Royce board. The UK engineering group, which is trying to recover from five profit warnings...

  3. February 23, 2016

    Meggitt to cut suppliers and factories

    Meggitt, the aircraft components supplier that has cut profit expectations three times since 2013, is planning to shake...

  4. July 28, 2015

    UK’s GKN to buy Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies for €706m

    GKN said it is on the lookout for acquisitions to supply the hybrid car market, after snapping up Fokker Technologies,...

  5. July 14, 2015

    GKN slips on China slowdown fears in mixed trading

    Fears of a Chinese slowdown meant GKN was underperforming a mixed London market on Tuesday. The auto parts maker...

  6. FT Alphaville

    July 7, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - M&S clothes sales still threadbare

    Marks & Spencer’s boss will have a little explaining to do at the retailer’s annual meeting today, judging by its...

  7. April 19, 2015

    Rothesay Life gears up for a potential £3bn IPO

    Construction workers are still putting the finishing touches on the Leadenhall Building, the City of London high-rise...

  8. April 17, 2015

    FTSE 100 suffers largest drop this month

    Engineer GKN was among the laggards on Friday as the FTSE 100 experienced its sharpest fall in two weeks. Worries of...

  9. February 24, 2015

    GKN looks to car market for growth

    GKN on Tuesday predicted strong demand for car parts will underpin growth in group revenue this year, but the British...

  10. February 24, 2015

    Aviva Investors’ fine shows bad incentives breed bad behaviour

    Favouritism is a tendency parents and assets managers must both guard against. The kid who aces his GCSEs and plays the...

  11. October 21, 2014

    GKN hit by strong pound

    GKN posted a fall in third-quarter sales on Tuesday after the British component maker was hit by a strong pound and...

  12. October 14, 2014

    Ten UK companies fell short of FRC reporting standards

    Ten UK companies including WH Smith, Royal Bank of Scotland and Rolls-Royce have issued financial statements that...

  13. October 9, 2014

    The best in-house legal teams are coming up with revenue-generating ideas

    The annual publication of law firms’ fees and profits are an exciting event for partners. They use the infamous PEP...

  14. October 8, 2014

    GKN stalls on auto production fears

    Fears that auto production will stall dragged engineer GKN to a 16-month low on Wednesday. A drop in commodity prices...

  15. August 1, 2014

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Moneysupermarket.com (MONY) Given the company’s across-the-board growth, technology investments and sizeable...

  16. July 29, 2014

    British component maker GKN shrugs off strong pound concerns

    Shares in GKN rose after the FTSE 100 British component maker said growth in the car market had helped offset the...

  17. FT Alphaville

    July 29, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, NEWS GKN up on strong results, dividend. Thanks to a strong performance at its Driveline auto...

  18. July 29, 2014

    GKN results help push FTSE higher

    GKN, the UK engineer of car and aircraft parts, was the biggest gainer on the FTSE 100 on Tuesday after reporting...

  19. July 27, 2014

    UK profit warnings surge in first half

    British-listed companies have issued more profit warnings this year than in any first-half since 2011 – highlighting...

  20. July 16, 2014

    Aerospace industry wins £154m for research into 3D printing

    The UK aerospace industry will be given £154m of public funds for new technologies such as 3D printing of aircraft...

  21. June 24, 2014

    UK manufacturing better placed to take a pounding

    The tourist’s gain is the manufacturer’s pain. The strength of sterling is rattling companies such as Croda. The...

  22. May 19, 2014

    UK industrial sector poised for surge in acquisitions

    The chief executives of the UK’s listed industrial companies are beginning to demonstrate a renewed interest in making...

  23. April 23, 2014

    Plan to equip buses with F1 technology boosted by UK auto funding

    Proposals to use Formula One technology to make buses and diggers use less energy are among the first funded under a...

  24. April 15, 2014

    GKN warns of modest growth after earnings jump

    Shares in GKN rose after the FTSE 100 British engineer posted a 22 per cent rise in quarterly profit, boosted by growth...

  25. April 15, 2014

    Earnings help European stocks limit losses

    Well-received corporate news helped set the pace at the top of Europe’s main stock indices on Tuesday, which remained...

  26. March 12, 2014

    Aerospace and automotive are UK manufacturing’s star performers

    Britain’s manufacturers are using cutting-edge technology and gadgets to improve products and processes as the sector...

  27. March 4, 2014

    EU uncertainty weighs on UK manufacturers

    The prospect of Britain leaving the European Union is harmful to UK companies and is already being used by competitors...

  28. February 25, 2014

    GKN eyes commercial aerospace acquisitions

    GKN is eyeing acquisitions in the booming civil aviation sector as the FTSE 100 British engineer seeks to further boost...

  29. February 11, 2014

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  30. January 23, 2014

    Gap widens between UK executive pay and results

    Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group have been picked as the worst financial performers in the FTSE 100 index relative to...

  31. December 26, 2013

    3D printing reshapes factory floor

    3D enters a new dimension For all the hype surrounding 3D printers and the potential for a new industrial revolution,...

  32. October 22, 2013

    Resurgent car production accelerates GKN profits

    GKN’s quarterly profits have risen more than a third, on the back of a booming commercial aerospace sector and...

  33. September 5, 2013

    Better to offshore, than to crash out

    British manufacturers often serve the UK best by relocating chunks of their operations overseas. Inventor James Dyson...

  34. August 2, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: GKN (GKN) Aerospace sales are underpinned by the civil aircraft boom, the automotive division is gaining and...

  35. July 31, 2013

    Centrica results boost FTSE 100

    Centrica climbed on London’s FTSE 100 index on Wednesday after the long cold winter drove increased gas usage and...

  36. July 30, 2013

    GKN results boosted by civil aviation market to beat expectations

    Shares in GKN took a turn upwards after the FTSE 100 maker of car steering systems overshot analysts’ first-half...

  37. July 25, 2013

    GKN slides on Spirit Aero bid speculation

    GKN led London’s blue-chip fallers on worries it would raise cash to fund a US acquisition. The engineer slid 4.2 per...

  38. July 12, 2013

    Doubts over heroin substitute Suboxone depress Reckitt Benckiser

    Reckitt Benckiser tumbled as doubts grew about the heroin substitute that provides a fifth of its operating profits. US...

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