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  1. September 26, 2013

    Rollout of rural broadband mismanaged, say MPs

    The rollout of broadband to rural areas has been mismanaged and left a “quasi-monopolistic position” that has been exploited...

  2. September 20, 2013

    Ian Livingston to get £9m on leaving BT

    Ian Livingston, the departing chief executive of BT, will receive almost £9m in bonus shares and incentives when he leaves...

  1. August 16, 2013

    Trade role is chance to echo BT turnround

    When the match kicks off at Liverpool Football Club’s Anfield stadium today it will mark the beginning of a new Premier...

  2. July 25, 2013

    BT signs up more than 500,000 to new TV sports channels

    More than half a million UK households have signed up to the new TV sports channels offered by BT, the telecommunications...

  3. July 5, 2013

    Failings on UK rural internet rollout criticised

    Plans to bring high-speed broadband to most of rural Britain are running two years late and well over budget, according to a...

  4. June 19, 2013

    BT power shift comes at pivotal point

    The first thing that BT retail boss Gavin Patterson did on Wednesday morning was check the new season football fixtures to...

  5. June 19, 2013

    Lombard: FTSE 100 chair shortage provides chance to diversify

    If you could buy futures on wise old owls qualified to become FTSE 100 chairmen, prices would be trending higher. At least...

  6. June 19, 2013

    Livingston: A man to dial up changes

    When Ian Livingston took charge of BT in mid-2008, he wasted no time in dialling up some changes. The 48-year-old former...

  7. June 19, 2013

    BT chief Livingston to be trade minister

    BT boss Ian Livingston shocked the City by quitting as chief executive of the UK telecoms group to replace Lord Green as...

  8. May 25, 2013

    BT loses ads pitch battle with Sky

    Scottish football has become embroiled in the escalating fight between BT and Sky to become the home of British sports,...

  9. May 10, 2013

    BT: match fit?

    This is threatening to be the greatest comeback since Newcastle United came from four goals down to draw with Arsenal two...

  10. February 1, 2013

    BT upbeat on high-speed broadband

    Rapid growth in take-up of fast broadband services and continued cost cutting helped propel earnings at BT, the UK telecoms...

  11. November 14, 2012

    BT eyes challenge to Sky ruling

    BT is considering whether to appeal a recent court decision that blocked attempts to force Sky to lower the wholesale price...

  12. September 17, 2012

    BT unit hires fourth head in four years

    The head of BT’s global services division will stand down next month after overseeing a recovery from steep losses four...

  13. September 12, 2012

    BT turns defence into attack

    If there were any doubts about BT’s ambitions in the TV space, they should have been laid to rest on Wednesday. Its latest...

  14. July 25, 2012

    BT global unit fears spark shares dip

    Fears over renewed problems at BT’s lossmaking global services division caused shares in the group to fall at their fastest...

  15. June 14, 2012

    BT hopes play on football will pay off

    The share prices of BT and BSkyB dropped sharply on Thursday as investors digested just how much the pair had to pay after a...

  16. May 24, 2012

    BT chief rings up £7.7m in cash-and-shares pay

    Ian Livingston, chief executive of BT Group, took home £7.7m of cash and shares over the past year, making him one of the...

  17. May 10, 2012

    Guy forks out the cash for Terra Firma

    A business is plainly going through a rocky patch when the boss has to dust off his wallet to meet the payroll. Admittedly,...

  18. May 10, 2012

    BT pledges 10%-15% dividend growth

    BT Group has moved to keep investors onside by committing to boost its dividend 10-15 per cent over each of the next three...

  19. January 15, 2012

    BT adds social media element to pay-TV

    BT is to launch a redesigned internet TV service that will offer a more personalised experience and social media elements as...

  20. January 12, 2012

    Accountancy: Employers searching for specific skills

    The scope for accountants to develop their careers continues to broaden and the market for jobs remains fluid. This, coupled...

  21. November 3, 2011

    Broadband sales boost BT profits

    A sharp increase in the number of broadband customers for BT, the UK’s leading fixed-line phone company, underpinned...

  22. July 28, 2011

    BT rises to £517m pre-tax in first quarter

    BT grew pre-tax profit by almost 40 per cent in its first quarter of 2011-12, as the UK’s leading fixed-line phone company...

  23. July 13, 2011

    BT executive pay scheme challenged

    BT’s executive share incentive scheme met shareholder opposition at its annual meeting on Wednesday, with more than a...

  24. May 28, 2011

    BT to link trio’s pay to revenue growth

    BT’s top executives are to have some of their remuneration linked to a revenue growth target for the first time, amid...

  25. May 12, 2011

    BT: still falling but planning to rise

    No one dreams of being chief executive one day in order to cut a company’s costs faster than its revenue is falling. Shame,...

  26. May 12, 2011

    BT enjoys revival as profits leap 71%

    BT on Thursday demonstrated there had been a sustained revival at the UK’s leading fixed-line tele phone company by...

  27. May 9, 2011

    Competition heats up in online donations sector

    JustGiving, the online charitable donations service, is fighting back against tough new competition from BT, the telecoms...

  28. February 3, 2011

    BT makes early progress at Global Services

    Improvement at its troubled Global Services division and a focus on cutting costs helped BT double third-quarter pre-tax...

  29. November 16, 2010

    BT warns of challenge to Ofcom fees ruling

    BT has warned it could sue the telecoms regulator if it refused to let the fixed-line phone company use a rise in wholesale...

  30. November 12, 2010

    BT chief’s cash call for charity

    Buoyed by strong first-half numbers, BT boss Ian Livingston was in a bullish mood on Thursday. At one results meeting in the...

  31. November 11, 2010

    BT recovery puts Livingston in upbeat mood

    Ian Livingston is in fine fettle. BT’s chief executive has always wanted to be judged on the telecoms company’s results, and...

  32. November 11, 2010

    BT in drive to quicken broadband rollout

    BT is keen to expand the reach of its superfast broadband network to 90 per cent of UK homes by tapping up to £830m ($1.3bn)...

  33. November 11, 2010

    BT

    It was a good call to put an accountant in charge of BT in mid-2008. Admittedly, Ian Livingston had a rough start: the...

  34. November 11, 2010

    BT lifts forecasts after solid second quarter

    BT Group increased earnings and cash flow forecasts on Thursday as it unveiled a 43 per cent increase in first-half profit....

  35. October 17, 2010

    Osborne to squeeze welfare budget

    George Osborne, chancellor, who appeared on ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ on Sunday, said the spending review was ‘complete’ George...

  36. September 25, 2010

    Cameron fan club

    Many guests at the Carlton Club’s annual political dinner at the Dorchester were surprised that prime minister David Cameron...

  37. September 16, 2010

    Workaholics plc

    Departing Marks and Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose, ITV chief Adam Crozier, National Grid boss Steve Holliday and CBI head...

  38. July 29, 2010

    BT sees improvement at Global Services

    BT offered a contrasting view of public sector telecommunication contracts to Cable & Wireless Worldwide, saying it had yet...

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