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  1. March 14, 2014

    Boardroom trades March 15

    Merger and acquisition has swirled around Stobart Group recently, with the Cumbrian group announcing plans to sell half its...

  2. March 6, 2014

    Stobart to sell core of transport business

    Shares in Stobart Group fell 4 per cent on Thursday after the UK haulage company said it would sell a little more than half...

  1. October 24, 2013

    Stobart wheels out biomass strategy

    Trains, planes and biomass are now Stobart Group’s priorities, as the high-profile haulage company attempts to streamline...

  2. August 23, 2013

    Stobart chairman-elect promises clean slate for all

    The chairman-elect of Stobart Group has promised that his appointment offers “a clean slate for everybody”, in the wake of...

  3. May 28, 2010

    How to restate Tate

    Iain Ferguson, Tate & Lyle's former chief executive, used to boast about having a suit made from corn-based fabric produced...

  4. May 28, 2010

    Tate & Lyle unveils new strategy for expansion

    Tate & Lyle will focus on its specialist ingredients business and start expanding into emerging markets, said Javed Ahmed,...

  5. May 27, 2010

    Tate & Lyle unveils new strategy for growth

    Tate & Lyle will focus on its specialist ingredients business and start expanding into emerging markets, said Javed Ahmed,...

  6. November 7, 2009

    Tate & Lyle to review capital investment plans

    Javed Ahmed, the new chief executive of Tate & Lyle, is carrying out a review of the group's approach to capital investment,...

  7. November 6, 2009

    Tate & Lyle to review capital investment plans

    Javed Ahmed, the new chief executive of Tate & Lyle, is carrying out a review of the group’s approach to capital investment,...

  8. October 5, 2009

    Chiefs call for tighter business models

    Companies risk losing discipline as the recovery takes hold, say top international executives such as Angela Ahrendts of...

  9. October 5, 2009

    Executives warn of loss of company discipline as recovery takes hold

    Companies risk losing discipline as the recovery takes hold, say top international executives such as Angela Ahrendts of...

  10. October 4, 2009

    Chiefs call for tighter business models

    Companies risk losing discipline as the recovery takes hold, say top international executives such as Angela Ahrendts of...

  11. FT Alphaville

    June 17, 2009

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday, -  J Sainsbury to raise £445m in share, bond sale  – statement, statement. - ...

  12. May 30, 2009

    The big stories

    Duelling for top job Royal Dutch Shell's restructuring was not the only action in the oil sector this week. The stage was...

  13. May 29, 2009

    Tate & Lyle to mothball US sweetener plant

    Tate & Lyle is to mothball one of its two sucralose factories, saying that a breakthrough in the way it manufactures the...

  14. May 29, 2009

    Tate & Lyle set to shut US factory

    Tate & Lyle is to mothball one of its two sucralose factories, saying a scientific breakthrough in the way it made the...

  15. May 28, 2009

    Tate & Lyle to mothball sweetener factory

    Tate & Lyle is to mothball one of its two sucralose factories, saying a scientific breakthrough in the way it made the...

  16. May 25, 2009

    Tate & Lyle focus falls on new chief

    When Tate & Lyle announces full-year results on Thursday, the market will also be looking for clues about the likely...

  17. May 20, 2009

    Tate & Lyle names new CEO

    Tate & Lyle, the sweeteners group, has named Javed Ahmed, the head of Reckitt Benckiser's European operations, as its chief...

  18. May 20, 2009

    Bags of potential at Tate

    Tate & Lyle executives still have to remind some British observers that their company is not a consumer-facing sugar and...

  19. May 19, 2009

    Tate names Reckitt man as new chief executive

    Tate & Lyle, the sweeteners group, has named Javed Ahmed, the head of Reckitt Benckiser’s European operations, as its chief...

  20. April 2, 2009

    Tate & Lyle rises on debt reduction

    Tate & Lyle shares rose 7 per cent on Thursday after it said its indebtedness had declined faster than expected. The British...

  21. April 1, 2009

    Sugar and spice

    Tate & Lyle's chief executive Iain Ferguson is joining the board of baking group Greggs. The former Unilever and Birds Eye...

  22. January 29, 2009

    Tate & Lyle eyes leaner times with lower forecast

    A sudden deterioration in trading conditions caused Tate & Lyle to caution its annual profits would be at the lower end of...

  23. January 28, 2009

    Tate & Lyle hit by downturn

    A sudden deterioration in trading conditions caused Tate & Lyle to caution its annual profits would be at the lower end of...

  24. December 27, 2008

    Tate & Lyle prepares to promote healthy side

    With the worst excesses of the festive season behind us, new year diets cannot be far behind. As consumers increasingly look...

  25. December 5, 2008

    Tate appoints Lodge as full FD

    Tate & Lyle has appointed Tim Lodge as finance director with immediate effect. He had been acting finance director since...

  26. November 29, 2008

    Shortcut to Tate modern

    In these straitened times, a man with a reputation for recommending government cost-cuts must be in demand, so Sir Peter...

  27. November 28, 2008

    Whitehall cost-cutter takes over Tate helm

    Tate & Lyle has hired Sir Peter Gershon, the government cost-cutter, as its new chairman. Sir Peter, who spent four years in...

  28. November 28, 2008

    Black Monday to Black Friday: a tale of two flops

    Royal Bank of Scotland’s share issue has to go down as the biggest flop in the history of modern British equity capital...

  29. November 7, 2008

    Reshaped Tate & Lyle eyes returns

    Tate & Lyle said it was fully focused on raising the return it makes on net operating assets, now that a four-year, £600m...

  30. November 6, 2008

    Reshaped Tate & Lyle eyes returns

    Tate & Lyle said it was fully focused on raising the return it makes on net operating assets, now that a four-year, £600m...

  31. September 19, 2008

    Tate & Lyle to part ways with finance director

    Tate & Lyle said its finance director was leaving "by mutual agreement" as it issued a trading statement that was in line...

  32. September 18, 2008

    Tate & Lyle to part ways with finance chief

    Tate & Lyle said its finance director was leaving “by mutual agreement” as it issued a trading statement that was in line...

  33. July 24, 2008

    All sweet at Tate

    Proving the adage that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, Tate & Lyle chairman Sir David Lees gently...

  34. July 24, 2008

    Sugar reforms to pull on Tate & Lyle

    Tate & Lyle said it had made a "satisfactory start" to the year but the fallout from the European Union's sugar reform...

  35. July 23, 2008

    EU sugar reforms drag on Tate & Lyle

    Tate & Lyle, the sweeteners group, said on Wednesday it had made a “satisfactory start” to the year, although it warned that...

  36. May 23, 2008

    Tate & Lyle eyes improved returns

    Tate & Lyle said that after three years of a £1bn four-year capital-investment programme, and a number of disposals, it had...

  37. May 22, 2008

    Tate & Lyle eyes improved returns

    Tate & Lyle said that after three years of a £1bn four-year capital-investment programme, and a number of disposals, it had...

  38. May 22, 2008

    T&L profits dented by sugar trading losses

    Tate & Lyle said on Thursday that after three years of a £1bn four-year capital-investment programme, and a number of...

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