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  1. July 11, 2013

    UK directors’ deals: Numis, Betfair, Imagination Technologies and Euromoney

    Stockbroker Numis returned to the black in recent months, posting a 40 per cent increase in revenues and profits of £9m for...

  2. May 13, 2011

    Shifting chairs on BG board

    Andrew Gould, the boss of Schlumberger, the oilfield services company, is to join the board of BG Group. The well-respected...

  1. January 24, 2011

    Hazlitt to wean ITV off ad breaks

    ITV has been “arrogant” and “complacent” and must work more closely with advertisers and media agencies to end its reliance...

  2. January 10, 2011

    ITV sheds respected airtime sales team

    ITV embarked on a “very brave” clear-out of its airtime sales team on Monday with the departure of long-serving sales...

  3. December 30, 2010

    Return of ad revenue proves ITV’s X Factor

    Crunch time: At the start of 2010, we identified six companies which were facing a critical year - Autonomy, British...

  4. August 4, 2010

    Old is new at ITV

    ITV investors would be forgiven if they had a sense of déjà vu reading through the details of the broadcaster’s new...

  5. June 4, 2010

    Fru contact book

    New ITV advertising and online boss Fru Hazlitt already has the TV group bankers at Credit Suisse on speed-dial. Sister...

  6. June 4, 2010

    ITV hires Hazlitt as advertising chief

    Fru Hazlitt, the former chief executive of GCap, has been appointed as ITV's head of advertising and online activities, with...

  7. June 3, 2010

    ITV hires Hazlitt as advertising chief

    Fru Hazlitt, the former chief executive of GCap, has been appointed as ITV’s head of advertising and online activities, with...

  8. February 5, 2010

    Betting man

    Betfair has for some months steered away from suggestions that it was planning an imminent flotation. So it is curious that...

  9. November 6, 2009

    Hunt for C4 chief begins as Burns takes chair

    Lord Burns , confirmed yesterday as the new chairman of Channel 4, immediately received a welter of advice from senior...

  10. November 5, 2009

    Burns joins hunt for C4 chief executive

    Lord Burns, confirmed on Thursday as the new chairman of Channel 4, immediately received a welter of advice from senior...

  11. October 13, 2009

    Broadcasters' narrow field

    ITV is using up candidates for chief executive and chairman at the rate of roughly two a fortnight. Channel 4 is losing its...

  12. January 24, 2009

    There is a future

    Media and telecoms chiefs remained optimistic over drinks at the Natural History Museum. Lord Carter gave a speech amid the...

  13. June 21, 2008

    Ya-ya sisterhood

    Sex and the City and the prospect of UK media takeovers were among hot topics round the table as Claire Enders of research...

  14. May 31, 2008

    Brian May left to fret over Planet Rock

    Brian May appears to have lost a battle of rock rivals. The Queen guitarist used his blog yesterday to express "shock and...

  15. May 30, 2008

    Queen guitarist fails to win Planet Rock

    Brian May appears to have lost a battle of rock rivals. The Queen guitarist used his blog on Friday to express “shock and...

  16. April 1, 2008

    GCap Media poised to fall to Global

    GCap Media, the largest UK- listed commercial radio company, will go private if shareholders accept its board's...

  17. March 31, 2008

    GCap to recommend Global Radio offer

    GCap Media, the largest UK commercial radio company and the only major one still listed on the stock market, seems certain...

  18. March 5, 2008

    Global is loud and clear

    Try to tune an old analogue radio and there's a moment when the signal leaps from static to clarity. That moment must be...

  19. March 5, 2008

    Crisis talks seek the tipping point for digital radio

    Urgent talks involving many of the most senior broadcasters in the UK are being held in an effort to make digital radio...

  20. March 5, 2008

    Talks seek tipping point for digital radio

    Urgent talks involving many of the most senior broadcasters in the UK are being held in an effort to make digital radio...

  21. February 29, 2008

    GCap spurns higher offer from Global Radio

    Leading shareholders in GCap Media have supported the company’s round rebuff to rivals Global Radio. The privately held...

  22. February 22, 2008

    Radio rocks

    Guy Hands , holidaying in the Maldives, couldn't make it, and Chris Wright of Chrysalis didn't have a table, but the UK...

  23. February 16, 2008

    Digital radio receives welcome boost

    Digital radio, decried last week as a white elephant when GCap Media, its original champion, staged a wholesale retreat,...

  24. February 14, 2008

    Radio static

    Eyebrows were raised among executives gathered at Claridges this week for the monthly black tie dinner for the media and...

  25. February 12, 2008

    Will GCap shareholders tune into Hazlitt's frequency?

    In November 1999, in a converted warehouse in south London, I witnessed the dawn of digital commercial radio. Even in the...

  26. February 12, 2008

    Newly appointed Empress turns the dial from DAB radio

    On the pavement of Leicester Square, outside Fru Hazlitt's office, are inscribed the distances to various points in the old...

  27. February 12, 2008

    GCap tunes out of digital

    The chief executive of GCap Media yesterday launched a "three pillar" revitalisation strategy in which the UK radio group...

  28. February 12, 2008

    Radio waves

    The retreat of GCap, once the champion of digital radio and of the digital audio broadcasting (DAB) format adopted in the...

  29. February 12, 2008

    GCap plans fail to knock out Global

    Global Radio said last night that nothing in a restructuring plan announced by GCap Media, target of its £313m takeover...

  30. February 11, 2008

    Radio waves hit remaining supporters

    The retreat of GCap, once the champion of digital radio and of the digital audio broadcasting format adopted in the UK to...

  31. February 11, 2008

    GCap plans fail to knock out Global

    Global Radio said on Monday that nothing in a restructuring plan announced by GCap Media, target of its £313m takeover bid,...

  32. February 11, 2008

    Will GCap shareholders tune into Hazlitt’s frequency?

    In November 1999, in a converted warehouse in south London, I witnessed the dawn of digital commercial radio. Even in the...

  33. FT Alphaville

    February 11, 2008

    Lunch Wrap

    On FT Alphaville this morning, - SocGen might have many problems. But a rights issue at a 40 per cent discount isn’t really...

  34. February 11, 2008

    GCap to pull out of DAB and cut costs

    Fru Hazlitt on Monday launched a “three pillar strategy” to revitalise GCap Media, involving withdrawal as far as possible...

  35. FT Alphaville

    February 11, 2008

    Allen sets Hazlitt's task at GCap

    Global Radio, bidding 190p-a-share to take over GCap Media, has turned up the heat on the target’s new chief executive, Fru...

  36. February 11, 2008

    Global Radio questions GCap plans

    The private company bidding to take over GCap Media turned up the heat on the new chief executive of its target yesterday...

  37. February 10, 2008

    Global Radio questions GCap plans

    The private company bidding to take over GCap Media turned up the heat on the new chief executive of its target on Sunday as...

  38. February 9, 2008

    DAB takes back seat in GCap's turnround strategy

    Fru Hazlitt, chief executive of GCap Media for only 51 days, will face shareholders on Monday with a turnround plan...

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