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  1. November 21, 2013

    Qinetiq raises dividend and looks to civilian work

    Shares of Qinetiq jumped more than 7 per cent as the once government-owned defence contractor prepared to sell its...

  2. November 21, 2013

    Qinetiq: ‘mixed’ feelings

    Any company that says – twice, in its investor presentation – things are “mixed” on the operating front yet sees its share...

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  1. FT Alphaville

    November 20, 2013

    Postman Pop

    Since the Business Select Committee was, at pixel time, picking over whether Royal Mail was sold too cheaply… Here’s a...

  2. October 7, 2013

    Leading UK industrialists move to address skills shortages

    A group of leading industrialists has pledged to recruit five per cent of its permanent workforce from among graduate...

  3. September 22, 2013

    Malvern springs to forefront in fight against cyber crime

    Malvern, a place known for bottled water and its association with the composer Sir Edward Elgar, is today at the forefront...

  4. July 10, 2013

    A long-awaited delivery for Royal Mail

    Here is the UK coalition government’s argument for why it is time for Royal Mail to be sold off: it is now a profitable...

  5. June 16, 2013

    Drones: Delay over ground rules hampers civilian progress

    One of the UK army’s earliest modern drones was so notorious for not returning from its missions in Kosovo in the early...

  6. June 10, 2013

    Companies hunt for skilled workers to meet growing cyber threat

    Nearly half the graduates and trainees hired this year by BAE Systems will go into its cyber and security services business,...

  7. May 23, 2013

    Qinetiq puts US business under review following declining sales

    Qinetiq is reviewing its US business after the division’s sales fell 11 per cent in the year to the end of March, revealing...

  8. May 22, 2013

    Ares hires ex-Blair adviser for Europe deals

    Los Angeles-based fund manager Ares Management has appointed Charles Steel, a former adviser to Tony Blair and a one-time...

  9. May 3, 2013

    UK plans to lead world in commercial use of pilotless drones

    Britain’s skies could soon be buzzing with pilotless drones fighting fires, assessing storm damage and delivering transplant...

  10. March 28, 2013

    Qinetiq takes $25m charge on US cuts

    Qinetiq will take a $25m charge on cost cuts prompted by the US’s reduction in defence spending. Though the defence...

  11. February 14, 2013

    UK security tech group sees high demand

    Forget X-rays. T-rays are the future – in the security sector, at least. While X-ray machines are bulky, carcinogenic...

  12. February 6, 2013

    Shortlist: Turnround of the Year award

    Invensys, the global technology group, was in the news late last year after agreeing to sell its rail division to Siemens...

  13. December 23, 2012

    External UK board roles on the decline

    Fewer than one in four finance directors of the UK’s biggest companies now acts as a non-executive director on another...

  14. November 21, 2012

    Qinetiq lifts profits despite budget cuts

    Tighter global defence budgets have dragged down revenues for the fourth consecutive half at Qinetiq, the FTSE 250 defence...

  15. September 24, 2012

    Compass boosted by demand for defensives

    Demand for defensives on Monday lifted Compass on to the FTSE 100 leaderboard. The caterer added 1 per cent to 711.5p ahead...

  16. August 28, 2012

    G4S: Buckles disregards The Duke

    Some managers live their lives by John Wayne’s dictum: “Never apologise, never explain.” Not Nick Buckles. The G4S boss has...

  17. June 17, 2012

    Boom time over for military service groups

    The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have been a boon to US contractors. The US has used so many of them in the conflicts that...

  18. May 24, 2012

    Qinetiq to supply Shell fracking monitors

    Qinetiq, the listed defence contractor that was once the defence research arm of the UK government, is moving further away...

  19. March 30, 2012

    Qinetiq to remove MoD consultation veto

    Qinetiq announced measures aimed at making its compliance system “less onerous” as the privatised defence technology...

  20. March 27, 2012

    Qinetiq moves to slash pensions deficit

    Qinetiq, the privatised defence technology contractor, pledged to slash its pension deficit by nearly 60 per cent through a...

  21. March 25, 2012

    Red-letter day for once revered institution

    Privatising Royal Mail will be one of the stiffest tasks in the 500-year history of the world’s oldest postal service. In...

  22. March 15, 2012

    UK diplomat accused of tobacco lobbying

    A senior British diplomat has been accused of breaking UK and international health guidelines by lobbying his host...

  23. March 11, 2012

    Defence groups move to cybersecurity

    The end of a decade of war and prosperity is proving transformative for the weapons trade as cash-strapped governments are...

  24. February 21, 2012

    Qinetiq to derecognise unions

    Qinetiq, the privatised defence technology contractor, provoked fury among trade unions on Tuesday by announcing plans to...

  25. February 2, 2012

    Qinetiq set to meet targets

    Qinetiq, the defence contractor, said on Thursday that it would meet or exceed expectations it set out last year despite the...

  26. February 2, 2012

    Turnround of the Year

    De La Rue , the security printer and papermaker, announced an “improvement plan” in the summer following a collapse in...

  27. January 28, 2012

    Labour warns on defence procurement overhaul

    Labour has warned the government against outsourcing control of defence procurement days before ministers unveil plans for a...

  28. December 7, 2011

    Privatisation defined Thatcher era

    Enthusiasm for privatisation under Margaret Thatcher was close to its apogee when British Gas made its stock market debut 25...

  29. November 23, 2011

    Qinetiq revenues dip but UK services strong

    Shares in Qinetiq on Wednesday had their best day since August, after the defence group reported better than expected...

  30. November 23, 2011

    Qinetiq: peering through the fog

    The boffins at Qinetiq once invented goggles that allow soldiers to see through thick fog. Unfortunately, as chief executive...

  31. November 18, 2011

    Patent auctions fund SME growth plans

    Small business owners are auctioning batches of their patents to raise funds for future expansion, rather than seeking...

  32. November 7, 2011

    Inquiry worries send HomeServe to two-year low

    HomeServe hit a two-year low in a flat London market on Monday as concerns grew that a mis-selling investigation could...

  33. September 30, 2011

    Intertek falls on China growth fears

    Intertek led the London market sharply lower on Friday as fears about Chinese growth compounded the FTSE 100’s worst quarter...

  34. FT Alphaville

    September 30, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Friday, - AstraZeneca settles Seroquel patent infringement case with Handa Pharmaceuticals –...

  35. September 12, 2011

    Airport to test ‘facial’ lie detector

    New technology for lie detection, based on facial analysis, is soon to be tested at a British airport. Scientists at...

  36. August 21, 2011

    QinetiQ seeks easier ownership rules

    Qinetiq is putting pressure of the Ministry of Defence to relax the strict rules governing who can own the company’s assets,...

  37. August 1, 2011

    Intertek grows with three purchases worth £11.5m

    Intertek has broadened its strategy of growth through acquisitions, adding three bolt-on purchases to its expanding stable...

  38. July 26, 2011

    The rise of the machines

    Not many entrepreneurs can claim their businesses were saved by a risqué comedian appearing in his underpants on national...

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