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  1. March 23, 2014

    Peter Long, Tui Travel

    No business sector is more sensitive to crises than travel. They arrive with alarming frequency and when least expected,...

  2. February 11, 2014

    Thomas Cook narrows losses and cuts debt

    Thomas Cook has taken another chunk out of its debt, sold its long-haul travel distribution business and narrowed its...

  1. January 15, 2014

    Peter Marks to retire as Thomas Cook non-executive director

    Peter Marks, formerly chief executive of the Co-operative Group, will retire from his role as non-executive director of...

  2. December 22, 2013

    European companies: signs of life

    Jane Austen once observed that things that are “going untowardly one month, are sure to mend the next”. If she were around...

  3. December 15, 2013

    Making money from losing the boss

    In a week that has seen Edward Bonham Carter announce he is to step down as head of Jupiter Fund Management, new research...

  4. December 11, 2013

    Thomas Cook disposes of Essential Travel for £2.1m

    Thomas Cook says it is near the halfway point in its sell-off of unwanted businesses after selling London-based...

  5. November 28, 2013

    European stocks push higher led by banks

    Europe’s main stock markets climbed on Thursday, with Germany’s Xetra Dax pushing further into record territory led by banks...

  6. November 28, 2013

    Thomas Cook recovery continues

    Thomas Cook posted its first full-year operating profit since 2010 as the tour operator continued its journey back from the...

  7. beyondbrics

    November 24, 2013

    The week ahead: Nov 25-30

    The week ahead in emerging markets: Putin visits the Pope and the EU eastern partnership summit in Lithuania: Georgia and...

  8. October 1, 2013

    Lenders right to doubt Help to Buy scheme

    We should have known it was the banks’ fault: first too reckless, now too cautious. As if causing the financial crisis were...

  9. October 1, 2013

    Marketing makeover at UK tour operator Thomas Cook

    One of the best-known advertising slogans in British business – “Don’t just book it, Thomas Cook it” – has been dumped by...

  10. September 27, 2013

    Beer, gambling and Mad Men lead stocks boom

    When it comes to big stock market gains, investors should look to beer, gambling, the macho culture of Mad Men and box...

  11. September 26, 2013

    Tui Travel upbeat despite Egypt unrest

    The turmoil in Egypt has hit Britain’s big two tour operators, but Tui Travel appeared to be emerging from the summer...

  12. September 26, 2013

    William Hill and Ladbrokes lead UK lower

    European stocks opened slightly lower this morning, with little to catalyse markets in terms of world news, economic data or...

  13. September 6, 2013

    Talk of another cost-cutting round boosts Thomas Cook

    Thomas Cook , London’s best-performing large cap stock over the past year, led the market higher on Friday on talk of...

  14. August 1, 2013

    Thomas Cook on the road to recovery

    Thomas Cook cut net debt to less than £500m and made an underlying profit in its third quarter, giving further momentum to...

  15. July 3, 2013

    Recruitment Diary: Women in Leadership scholarship announced

    ● Women in Leadership Scholarship And so to EY’s London base (it was Ernst & Young until this week) for a glass of fizz and...

  16. May 29, 2013

    Utilities stocks lead FTSE 100 lower

    A sell-off among utilities led the FTSE 100 to its second-biggest fall of the year so far as a sovereign bond rally...

  17. April 8, 2013

    The search for fresh digital blood

    John Straw, a UK-based serial entrepreneur, had barely joined Thomas Cook earlier this year, when he started pushing the...

  18. March 15, 2013

    Small-cap week, March 16

    Turnround hopes put Thomas Cook among the top-performing small-cap stocks this week, with the tour operator surging 52.5 per...

  19. March 6, 2013

    Thomas Cook to cut stores in online shift

    Thomas Cook is axing nearly 200 high street shops in what it says is a necessary step to meet customers’ changing travel...

  20. February 7, 2013

    Tour operators follow different road maps

    Tui Travel claimed it was continuing to gain market share in the UK, while Thomas Cook said its turnround strategy remained...

  21. February 1, 2013

    Premier Foods among biggest fallers

    The unexpected resignation of its chief executive left Premier Foods among this week’s biggest small-cap fallers. The Hovis...

  22. December 18, 2012

    ITV chief Crozier joins G4S board

    G4S has appointed Adam Crozier, the chief executive of ITV, as a non-executive director as part of a wider boardroom...

  23. December 4, 2012

    Pensions gift would keep on hurting

    A car radio with wires dangling. A bunch of flowers with roots still attached. An increase in the discount rate against...

  24. December 4, 2012

    Tui Travel boosted by early bookings

    Northern European holidaymakers deterred by poor summer weather in 2012 are booking early for guaranteed sunshine in 2013,...

  25. December 3, 2012

    Monarch upbeat over European competitors

    The coming decade will see a “flattening” of competition among European airlines, according to the executive chairman of...

  26. November 28, 2012

    Rail deal may be end of line for Invensys

    Less is more. Much more. At the start of trading on Wednesday, Invensys’s market value stood just below £1.8bn. By the end...

  27. November 28, 2012

    Thomas Cook ‘not broken’, says new chief

    Harriet Green, the new chief executive of Thomas Cook, has insisted the debt-saddled tour operator is “not broken” as she...

  28. November 23, 2012

    Small-cap week: Optimism lifts Thomas Cook

    Turnaround optimism lifted Thomas Cook this week, with the debt-laden holiday group rising 20 per cent. Harriet Green,...

  29. October 26, 2012

    Hacking claims hit Trinity Mirror shares

    Trinity Mirror’s shares tumbled 26.1 per cent this week after four individuals issued High Court claims against the...

  30. October 9, 2012

    Thomas Cook poised to axe 430 jobs

    Thomas Cook is poised to dispose of four of its UK aircraft, resulting in the loss of up to 430 jobs, in efforts to cut...

  31. September 28, 2012

    Thomas Cook bookings continue slump

    Increased average selling prices provided some relief for Thomas Cook this summer as bookings at the troubled travel agent...

  32. September 23, 2012

    European tourism – feeling the chill

    It is not just the Duchess of Cambridge whose summer holidays ended badly. That sun-seekers are keeping a tight grip on...

  33. August 9, 2012

    Turmoil in north Africa hurts Tui Travel

    Tui Travel has blamed the early timing of this year’s Easter holidays, the weaker euro and political troubles in north...

  34. July 13, 2012

    Trailfinders revenue down sharply

    Revenues at specialist travel agency Trailfinders fell sharply last year, after strong demand for holidays to the US and...

  35. July 3, 2012

    Smartphone growth boosts Anite

    Strong consumer appetite for data usage on smartphones and mobile devices has driven up both full-year revenues and pre-tax...

  36. June 18, 2012

    Riverstone snaps up Brit legacy business

    Brit Group has completed its transformation from diversified insurer to a specialist Lloyd's of London underwriter by...

  37. June 15, 2012

    Greek deals no holiday for tour groups

    Tui Travel has likened the impact of the eurozone crisis on the Greek holiday market to that of the Arab spring, as the UK’s...

  38. May 31, 2012

    Thomas Cook slides after £713m loss

    Thomas Cook, the struggling tour operator, lost £713m before tax in the first half, it said on Thursday, while its attempt...

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