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  1. May 14, 2012

    UK construction sector braced for pain

    By Gill Plimmer When the architects Kohn Pedersen Fox designed a corkscrew-like skyscraper that would be the tallest in the...

  2. January 29, 2012

    Fewer cranes add to signs of slowing economy

    As if further signs of a slowing economy were needed, building cranes are increasingly disappearing from the UK’s skylines....

  1. November 16, 2011

    Emerging markets: globalisation produces fresh sources of revenue

    As markets in the developed world become saturated, the big consultancy firms have been expanding their global footprint....

  2. July 5, 2011

    Royal Mail is so much more than a postal company

    From Mr Donald Brydon. Sir, Gill Plimmer’s interesting article about foreign takeovers of UK logistics operators (June 28)...

  3. June 15, 2011

    Your Questions Answered: Will mentoring reignite my stalled career?

    I think I need help. I seemed to be on a rapidly rising curve up the corporate ladder but then suddenly I started getting...

  4. May 17, 2011

    Operators resigned to UK passenger tax

    Private jet businesses in the UK are braced for the introduction of a tax on flights, expected to come into effect in April...

  5. May 17, 2011

    Shared ownership: Numbers make fractionals a tough sell

    Many of the world’s wealthiest people were forced to sell their private jets during the financial crisis as they tightened...

  6. May 17, 2011

    Airline partnerships: Carriers climb aboard private jet bandwagon

    Anyone who has stepped exhausted off a long-haul airliner, only to be forced to wait in some airport lounge or restaurant...

  7. April 21, 2011

    A day in the life of a management consultant

    Shamus Rae, a partner at KPMG, is a management consultant providing outsourcing, shared services, and offshoring advice. He...

  8. April 8, 2011

    Buses: London and UK establish a lead in technology

    They look old but include the latest technology – they are the shiny red Routemaster buses that will return to London’s...

  9. March 28, 2011

    Investigation: Year on and a cloud still hangs over ash crisis

    Next month, airlines, aviation authorities and weather experts will stage a simulation of the Eyjafjallajökull ash cloud,...

  10. September 8, 2010

    Welcome to Jobs-day

    It is always a momentous occasion when a newspaper section introduces editorial content into what was previously an...

  11. June 22, 2010

    New strike ballot for BA cabin crew

    British Airways cabin crew members are to be balloted for a third round of strike action next Tuesday, raising the prospect...

  12. May 11, 2010

    Volcano clouds air travel outlook

    Airlines and airport operators were yesterday counting the cost of the volcanic ash cloud that swept across Europe last...

  13. April 28, 2010

    New strike ballot for BA crews

    British Airways' cabin crew are to be balloted on further strikes after being urged to reject proposals aimed at resolving...

  14. April 5, 2010

    Recruiters report on recovery signs

    White-collar workers have been clinging grimly to their desks since the start of the economic downturn, sending the...

  15. March 11, 2010

    Heathrow sees passengers rise

    Heathrow airport saw its biggest traffic rise in two and a half years last month in a sign that demand for travel could be...

  16. February 22, 2010

    Go Ahead aims for fast-track results

    Rail has become such an important pre-election issue that Thursday 's announcement of half-year results at Go-Ahead , the...

  17. February 5, 2010

    Dealers woo new customers

    Toyota and its dealers are pulling out the stops across North America and Europe to keep customers happy as they confront...

  18. February 5, 2010

    All aboard: Amphibian bus trial

    It may look like it has taken a wrong turn but this is one of the first amphibious commuter buses in the world, writes Gill...

  19. January 21, 2010

    BA staff will not strike over Easter

    British Airways cabin staff have ruled out taking strike action over Easter even if a ballot next week endorses a walkout,...

  20. December 14, 2009

    Arriva gives hope after mixed signals

    Arriva, the bus and train operator, delivered a rare ray of light for the recession-hit rail industry when in October it...

  21. December 9, 2009

    Aslef accepts deal for train drivers

    The threat of a strike by hundreds of train drivers ended when union leaders recommended acceptance of an improved pay...

  22. December 7, 2009

    Corporate Diary

    WEDNESDAY 9 * Stagecoach , the bus and rail operator, indicated in November that the decline in train passenger numbers had...

  23. August 24, 2009

    Corporate Diary

    TODAY Earnings Amlin H1 - (22.80p) Bovis Homes H1 - (7.60p) Bunzl H1 - (19.82p) G4S H1 - (7.20p) Petrofac H1 - ($0.36)...

  24. August 20, 2009

    Attack dog: FirstGroup to unleash Greyhound in UK

    In the late 1960s, Bob Dylan sang of "cruisin' down the highway in a Greyhound bus". Now the 95-year-old US brand is taking...

  25. August 19, 2009

    Most rail fares set to fall 0.4%

    Rail fares on commuter routes are set to fall in January for the first time since privatisation in the 1990s, writes Gill...

  26. August 18, 2009

    Case study

    Tristan Patel, a compliance manager, is one of hundreds of workers in the City of London to have eventually found a new...

  27. August 17, 2009

    Corporate Diary

    TODAY * So long as unemployment keeps rising, recruiters are bound to keep suffering and Michael Page is no exception,...

  28. August 13, 2009

    All aboard

    I'll travel no more from Littleton Badsey to Openshaw,At Long Stanton I'll stand well clear of the doors no more, No...

  29. August 10, 2009

    Deutsche Bahn rules out NatEx bid

    Deutsche Bahn, the owner of Chiltern Railways, has ruled itself out of bidding for National Express, the troubled bus and...

  30. July 8, 2009

    Staffline shops

    Staffline, an industrial recruiter, said it was on the lookout to buy smaller rivals in a sign of growing consolidation in...

  31. July 6, 2009

    Recruiters to reveal state of sector

    So long as the numbers of unemployed keep rising, recruiters will have to keep adding themselves to their ranks, writes...

  32. July 6, 2009

    Corporate Diary

    TODAY Shareholders meeting Société Générale TUESDAY 7 * So long as the number of unemployed keeps rising, recruiters will...

  33. June 29, 2009

    Corporate Diary

    TODAY Earnings Asos FY 12.91p (6.94p) Trading and sales update Centrica TUESDAY 30 * The UK's Arriva's trains have not been...

  34. June 29, 2009

    Corporate Diary

    TODAY Earnings Asos FY 12.91p (6.94p) Trading and sales update Centrica Premier Foods TUESDAY 30 * Arriva's trains have not...

  35. June 25, 2009

    Standing order

    If you want a seat on the train for your daily commute to London, Keith Ludeman, chief executive of Go-Ahead, has a tip:...

  36. June 22, 2009

    Stagecoach backers await sales news

    Stagecoach warned in April that its rail division risked slipping into the red, writes Gill Plimmer . The bus and train...

  37. April 6, 2009

    The Week Ahead

    TODAY Shareholders meeting Telecom Italia TUESDAY 7 * Investors in Alcoa , the aluminium giant and bellwether US industrial...

  38. April 6, 2009

    Recruiters feel pain of job losses

    Recruiters have taken a pounding lately and the trading statements from Michael Page and Hays this week are unlikely to...

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