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  1. August 21, 2013

    ISS names Sir Charles Allen chairman

    ISS, the Danish cleaning and catering group part-owned by Nordic buyout group EQT and Goldman Sachs, has appointed Sir...

  2. June 11, 2013

    Gay chief executives urged to set example for rising stars

    Gay chief executives and senior business leaders are being urged to be open about their sexuality in one of the most...

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  1. May 17, 2012

    Hopes torch will ignite spark for Olympics

    On the shop floor of Bullfinch Gas, an engineering company in the Tyseley district of Birmingham, Dawn Collins is fitting a...

  2. December 31, 2011

    2012 new year’s honours

    Knights Bachelor Gerald Acher , for charitable services Rodney Aldridge , chairman, the Aldridge Foundation, for services to...

  3. December 31, 2011

    Charles Allen

    A knighthood for Charles Allen, best known in the media industry, is recognition for his behind-the-scenes role in the...

  4. December 31, 2011

    Corporate figures dominate honours list

    A hedge fund tycoon who controversially took short positions in Northern Rock and HBOS at the height of the credit crunch is...

  5. December 21, 2011

    Labour hires chief of staff after 15-month search

    Ed Miliband has filled a key vacancy in his inner circle with the appointment of a new chief of staff who was previously a...

  6. August 1, 2011

    Charles Allen to overhaul Labour’s structure

    Charles Allen, former ITV chief executive, has been brought in by Labour in an unpaid advisory role to help put the...

  7. July 12, 2011

    Deutsche abuzz on Jain successor

    With Anshu Jain about to be elevated to the helm of Deutsche Bank, the chatter in London is about his successor for the...

  8. August 4, 2010

    Crozier’s challenge: not to repeat others’ ITV failures

    Repeats – always repeats. The staple complaint of couch potatoes as they reach for the remote has become the centrepiece of...

  9. August 3, 2010

    ITV targets pay-TV and online sales

    Adam Crozier, the new chief executive of ITV, laid out his five-year make-or-break strategy for the broadcaster on Tuesday,...

  10. FT Alphaville

    July 14, 2010

    Pay (I)TV

    Shares in ITV, the UK’s biggest free-to-air broadcaster, are under pressure on Wednesday. Merrill Lynch has done the damage,...

  11. June 19, 2010

    Surprise revamp of EMI board

    EMI, the debt-laden British music company, has announced a surprise shake-up in its senior management a week after receiving...

  12. June 19, 2010

    EMI in surprise shake-up at top

    EMI has shaken up its top management for the second time this year, in a move that surprised investors in Terra Firma, its...

  13. June 19, 2010

    Management shake-up rocks EMI investors

    EMI, the debt-laden British music company, has announced a surprise shake-up in its senior management a week after receiving...

  14. June 18, 2010

    EMI shift brings it closer to publishing arm

    The announcement on Friday that EMI will reposition itself as “a comprehensive rights management company” is the latest...

  15. June 18, 2010

    EMI gets new chief in shake-up

    EMI has shaken up its top management for the second time this year, in a move that surprised investors in Terra Firma, its...

  16. May 19, 2010

    Tesco checkout

    Tesco directors Charles Allen and Harald Einsmann - both on the board since 1999 - are at the checkout counter as they are...

  17. April 27, 2010

    Out of ITV jungle

    It was Day One of Year Zero at ITV yesterday as the broadcaster welcomed new boss Adam Crozier to his office - but not...

  18. April 20, 2010

    Hands gambles on EMI revival with £360m cash call on backers

    Guy Hands plans to ask investors in his Terra Firma private equity firm to put a further £360m in to EMI, three times the...

  19. April 20, 2010

    Hands raises EMI stakes by playing for time

    Guy Hands plans to ask investors in his Terra Firma private equity firm to put another £360m ($554m) into EMI, three times...

  20. April 1, 2010

    EMI rights sale talks collapse

    EMI has just a few weeks to produce a new plan for its private equity owner to present to investors after the collapse of...

  21. April 1, 2010

    EMI rights sale talks collapse

    EMI has just a few weeks to produce a new plan for its private equity owner to present to investors after the collapse of...

  22. April 1, 2010

    EMI rights sale talks collapse

    EMI has just a few weeks to produce a new plan for its private equity owner to present to investors after the collapse of...

  23. March 31, 2010

    EMI hit by collapse of talks on rights deal

    EMI has just a few weeks to produce a new plan for its private equity owner to present to investors after the collapse of...

  24. March 31, 2010

    EMI in talks with rivals on pawning rights in Americas

    EMI is in talks with two larger rivals about pawning its distribution rights in the Americas for £200m ($301m), in a...

  25. March 31, 2010

    EMI in talks on pawning its rights

    EMI is in talks with two larger rivals about pawning its distribution rights in the Americas for £200m in a last-minute...

  26. March 30, 2010

    EMI races to raise cash from acts

    EMI is in talks with two larger rivals about pawning its distribution rights in the Americas for £200m, in a last-minute...

  27. March 12, 2010

    Back at the helm

    Management blog (Stefan Stern): So the charming and energetic Elio Leoni-Sceti is leaving EMI at the end of the month, to be...

  28. March 11, 2010

    Music fading as EMI tries to stem the decline

    At EMI Music, the song remains the same.Led Zeppelin are signed to Warner Music, the rival "major" music label most often...

  29. March 11, 2010

    EMI Music chief Leoni-Sceti to leave after just 18 months in job

    EMI Music, the record label crippled by debt, announced yesterday that Elio Leoni-Sceti, chief executive, is to leave after...

  30. March 11, 2010

    Daimler says goodbye Tata - and hello to competition

    It is not often that the parting of ways with a valued old partner is a cause for optimism. But for Tata Motors, Daimler's...

  31. March 11, 2010

    Charles Allen fills his trolley

    The slimmed-down Charles Allen may need to shed part of his boardroom commitments as he expands his role from EMI...

  32. March 11, 2010

    Allen's task is to ensure EMI's record is a long-player

    What with the loss of the Rolling Stones , the on-off sale of Abbey Road studios, and the legal infighting with Citigroup in...

  33. March 10, 2010

    Music fading as EMI tries to stem the decline

    Musical folk: EMI has signed new successful acts such as the US country artists Lady Antebellum At EMI Music, the song...

  34. March 10, 2010

    Profile: Charles Allen held top job at ITV

    Charles Allen is used to a struggle. Born in Hamilton, Scotland, in 1957, he experienced poverty from the age of 14 when his...

  35. March 10, 2010

    Daimler says goodbye Tata – and hello to competition

    It is not often that the parting of ways with a valued old partner is a cause for optimism. But for Tata Motors, Daimler’s...

  36. March 10, 2010

    Now to make EMI’s record a long-player

    What with the loss of the Rolling Stones, the on-off sale of Abbey Road studios, and the legal infighting with Citigroup in...

  37. March 10, 2010

    Allen takes over helm at EMI Music

    EMI Music, the record label crippled by debt, announced on Wednesday that Elio Leoni-Sceti, its chief executive, is to leave...

  38. February 20, 2010

    No food awards

    Sony boss Sir Howard Stringer tucked into one of the brightly coloured cakes at the Brit Awards while a slimmed-down EMI...

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