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  1. January 13, 2014

    United Business Media chief David Levin moves to McGraw-Hill

    David Levin, chief executive of United Business Media since 2005, has been appointed president and chief executive of...

  2. February 6, 2013

    Shortlist: Entrepreneur of the Year award

    Will Adderley, the former chief executive of specialist out-of-town homeware retailer Dunelm Group, is son of founders Bill...

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  1. December 11, 2012

    WPP investors vote to move back to UK

    WPP shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of moving the marketing services group’s headquarters back to the UK...

  2. May 15, 2012

    UBM investors revolt over executive pay

    Investors have shown their dissatisfaction with the pay culture at UBM as 36 per cent voted against its 2012 executive pay...

  3. March 21, 2012

    Hope companies will spend cash piles

    George Osborne’s extra 1 percentage point cut in corporation tax boosted hopes that companies would start to spend their...

  4. October 18, 2011

    G4S bounces while miners lead FTSE 100 lower

    A rebound for G4S lifted the world’s biggest security group to the top of the FTSE 100 risers. It bounced from a two-year...

  5. September 9, 2011

    London stocks lower as banks weigh

    Disappointment over a lack of detail about US measures to address unemployment and spark growth left London equity markets...

  6. August 26, 2011

    Burberry seen as good each-way bet as London falters

    Burberry Group was a firm feature in a volatile London market after Barclays Capital said the fashion house was a good...

  7. July 29, 2011

    Carphone Warehouse and Vodafone defy wider fall

    Carphone Warehouse held steady in a volatile London market on Friday amid talk the retailer would soon abandon expansion...

  8. FT Alphaville

    July 29, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Friday, - BSkyB says will launch £750m buyback, announces 20 per cent dividend hike – statement....

  9. June 10, 2011

    DMGT to sell US trade-show division

    The Daily Mail & General Trust, the publisher of the Daily Mail newspaper, is selling GLM, its US-based trade-show...

  10. FT Alphaville

    April 19, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - Tesco annual results below expectations; reveals six objectives for management team —...

  11. April 1, 2011

    Domiciles create problems for shareholders

    UK-listed companies that have moved their domicile overseas for tax purposes are coming under fire from shareholders, who...

  12. March 24, 2011

    Corporate tax reforms persuade WPP to return

    WPP the marketing group, has signalled that it will move its tax base back to the UK in a high-profile endorsement of George...

  13. March 23, 2011

    WPP signals UK return after Budget changes

    WPP has signalled that it will return its tax domicile to the UK after George Osborne’s “fundamental” reform of taxation of...

  14. March 11, 2011

    Groups look overseas for growth

    Mention the name Domino to an investor in small and mid-cap companies, and they are likely to start thinking about pizzas....

  15. March 9, 2011

    Bets on for Sky News’ guardian

    Suggestions last week that Lord Myners had applied to be the first independent chairman of Sky News were met with a sharp...

  16. March 1, 2011

    UBM benefits from emerging market spree

    United Business Media reported higher full-year revenues after a period in which it strengthened its geographical reach with...

  17. March 1, 2011

    Inmarsat boosted by global instability

    Inmarsat outperformed a falling London market on Tuesday after Citigroup recommended the satellite operator was “a play on...

  18. FT Alphaville

    March 1, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - HMV issues another profits warning; expects to breach banking covenants; chairman...

  19. February 17, 2011

    Reed has no plans to sell events arm

    Reed Elsevier said it had no plans to sell its exhibitions business as it unveiled higher annual pre-tax profits and...

  20. September 30, 2010

    Levin’s acquisition game pays off at UBM

    Well-tutored: David Levin learnt the ropes at Bain A chief executive who completes 80 acquisitions in the space of five...

  21. September 27, 2010

    Wolseley plans to move tax base to Switzerland

    Wolseley has become the latest company to consider moving abroad for tax reasons. The builders’ merchant proposed a shift to...

  22. September 16, 2010

    ‘Small and often’ should be UBM dealmaker’s mantra

    The days when investment bankers flocked to the hub of Lord Hollick’s newspaper and television empire overlooking...

  23. September 16, 2010

    UBM unveils $287m US deal

    United Business Media has made one of the largest acquisitions since David Levin took over as chief executive, with a $287m...

  24. September 1, 2010

    UBM snaps up virtual career fair provider

    United Business Media has added to its burgeoning portfolio of virtual events businesses with the acquisition of Astound,...

  25. July 30, 2010

    Reshaped UBM hails resilience

    United Business Media returned solid half-year results and an assured move away from vulnerable print revenues.The print...

  26. July 30, 2010

    Wellstream in frame as takeover talk swirls

    London’s oil services companies were in focus on Friday as Royal Bank of Scotland raised the prospect of renewed takeover...

  27. April 15, 2010

    L&G congestion

    Legal & General finance director of just six months Nigel Wilson feels comfortable enough to build a board portfolio, as he...

  28. March 18, 2010

    Ineos in €1bn refinancing

    Ineos, the privately owned chemicals group, has agreed to refinance about €1bn (£900m) of its senior term debt by issuing...

  29. March 17, 2010

    Ineos plans €1bn bond refinancing

    Ineos, the chemicals group, has agreed to refinance about €1bn of its senior term debt by issuing bonds with a maturity of...

  30. March 5, 2010

    UK results: WPP hits out at cost-cutting

    Cost-cutting propped up the results of many a company last year. WPP, the marketing services group, used its own 2009...

  31. March 5, 2010

    UBM seeks more Mandarin speakers

    A lack of Mandarin speakers was identified as a point of concern by David Levin, United Business Media chief executive, on...

  32. FT Alphaville

    March 5, 2010

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Friday, - Xstrata says Glencore exercised option to buy Prodeco assets for $2.25bn – statement....

  33. March 4, 2010

    Lessons from Ineos

    There is something deeply dispiriting about the stream of British companies seeking to relocate abroad to avoid paying tax....

  34. March 4, 2010

    Virtual rebirth for trade show

    Comdex, the defining trade show of the personal computer industry in the 1980s and 1990s, is being revived as an online-only...

  35. March 4, 2010

    Comdex trade fair in virtual comeback

    Comdex, the defining trade show of the personal computer industry in the 1980s and 1990s, is being revived as an online-only...

  36. March 3, 2010

    Comdex trade fair in virtual comeback

    Comdex, the defining trade show of the personal computer industry in the 1980s and 1990s, is being revived as an online-only...

  37. December 8, 2009

    London losses deepen after downgrades

    Rentokil Initial was among the sharpest fallers on fears it would lose its place in the blue-chip index. Shares in the...

  38. December 7, 2009

    Taxation risks business exodus

    Britain is at risk of losing some of its largest businesses as complaints over business taxation are compounded by senior...

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