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    1. April 4, 2014

      Architect of NHS reforms returns home for key challenge

      When Simon Stevens spent his first day as NHS England’s chief executive at the small hospital near Darlington where he began...

    2. January 3, 2014

      House of Fraser poised to appoint advisers on possible £350m IPO

      House of Fraser is poised to appoint HSBC and Numis to advise it on a possible £350m initial public offering. The department...

    1. April 3, 2013

      Trader Media resolves search for chief

      Trader Media Group, the company behind the Auto Trader classified car ads brand, has appointed a new chief executive six...

    2. September 19, 2012

      Trader Media chief executive quits

      The head of Trader Media Group, the company behind the successful car classifieds brand Auto Trader, stepped down with...

    3. February 27, 2012

      Mitt must loosen up to avoid losing

      The Republican primary season has provided great fodder for the late night television comedians. But it is not because the...

    4. January 20, 2012

      Gingrich denies ‘open marriage’ claim

      Newt Gingrich responded angrily to questions about his personal life on Thursday night, saying he was “appalled” to be asked...

    5. October 25, 2011

      BAE job cuts run deep among Brough families

      To the Player family, the aircraft factory at Brough, near Hull, has been more than a workplace. It has been dating agency,...

    6. September 22, 2011

      House of Fraser to launch two ‘virtual stores’

      House of Fraser is preparing to launch two “virtual department stores” designed to make it easier for shoppers to buy...

    7. July 6, 2011

      CNN blow as Spitzer talk show is axed

      After a mere nine months on the air, Eliot Spitzer’s talk show on CNN has been cancelled, dealing a blow to the cable news...

    8. March 9, 2011

      House of Lords reform moves into sight

      Long-overdue plans to turn the House of Lords into an elected chamber will be unveiled within the next two months and could...

    9. January 10, 2011

      Bumper Christmas for House of Fraser

      Department store House of Fraser is on target to post record earnings in 2011 following a bumper Christmas trading period...

    10. September 23, 2010

      Own-brands and online ringing the tills

      John King, House of Fraser Boosted by the relaunch of fashion brand Biba, John King, House of Fraser chief, is seeing the...

    11. September 22, 2010

      Own-label brands boost House of Fraser sales

      Strong growth in its own-label brands boosted sales at House of Fraser, the department store chain, after its Biba...

    12. January 11, 2010

      New record for festive sales at House of Fraser stores

      House of Fraser is set to announce record Christmas trading today, providing fresh evidence that the consumer shrugged off...

    13. January 11, 2010

      Record festive sales at House of Fraser

      House of Fraser is set to announce record Christmas trading, providing fresh evidence that the consumer shrugged off the...

    14. August 26, 2009

      Misys hedges

      Most companies hedge against currency fluctuations, but some may also need to hedge against their chief executives'...

    15. January 9, 2009

      HoF outperforms and Baugur exposure limited

      House of Fraser, the department store chain, outperformed other retailers over Christmas and said it was unperturbed by...

    16. January 9, 2009

      HoF outperforms and Baugur exposure limited

      House of Fraser, the department store chain, outperformed other retailers over Christmas and said it was unperturbed by...

    17. December 9, 2008

      Private US schools feel the pinch

      At an open house recently at Hebron Academy, a small private school set on 1,500 bucolic acres in central Maine in the US,...

    18. December 8, 2008

      US downturn hits private schools

      At an open house recently at Hebron Academy, a small private school set on 1,500 bucolic acres in central Maine in the US,...

    19. October 31, 2008

      Store openings give a lift to House of Fraser

      New department stores helped boost sales at House of Fraser, providing welcome news for the retailer, which is wrestling...

    20. October 31, 2008

      Store openings give a lift to House of Fraser

      New department stores helped boost sales at House of Fraser, providing welcome news for the retailer, which is wrestling...

    21. October 30, 2008

      Retail rivals unite to welcome Westfield

      Sir Stuart Rose of Marks and Spencer was joined by friend and rival Sir Philip Green at Westfield’s brand new London mall...

    22. July 15, 2008

      Buyers hold off amid mixed signals

      Consumers are increasingly reluctant to venture into the uncertain housing market or to spend beyond essential purchases,...

    23. July 15, 2008

      House buyers hold off amid mixed signals

      Consumers are increasingly reluctant to venture into the uncertain housing market or to spend beyond essential purchases,...

    24. March 22, 2007

      Common man feels Budget’s effects

      It may have been “a Budget for business”, but it was not a Budget for Carpetman. As he ferried carpets around Battersea – a...

    25. November 9, 2006

      Matalan chief for House of Fraser

      John King was yesterday appointed chief executive of House of Fraser, the department store chain acquired by a consortium...

    26. November 1, 2006

      Matalan passes dividend as it prepares for private ownership

      Profits at Matalan fell 6.5 per cent in the first half, but improved margins and better recent trading boosted sentiment as...

    27. October 31, 2006

      Matalan profits fall 6.5 per cent

      Matalan on Tuesday reported a 6.5 per cent fall in first-half profits, but improved margins and better recent trade boosted...

    28. September 6, 2006

      Matalan buy-out bid edges closer

      Hopes of a firm buy-outbid for Matalan by JohnHargreaves, its chairman, have been raised after the discount retailer...

    29. September 5, 2006

      Matalan performance bolsters bid hopes

      Investor hopes of a firm buy-out bid for Matalan by chairman John Hargreaves were raised when the discount retailer revealed...

    30. July 6, 2006

      Hargreaves warned over Matalan bid

      John Hargreaves, chairman of Matalan, was given an ultimatum by board members over his plans to take the discount retailer...

    31. July 5, 2006

      Hargreaves warned over Matalan bid

      John Hargreaves, chairman of Matalan, was given an ultimatum by board members over his plans to take the discount retailer...

    32. July 4, 2006

      Matalan faces shareholder revolt

      John Hargreaves, chairman of Matalan, was given an ultimatum by board members over his plans to take the discount retailer...

    33. July 1, 2006

      Matalan chairman eyes buy-out

      John Hargreaves, chairman of Matalan, is preparing a bid to take the discount clothing chain he founded two decades ago...

    34. June 17, 2006

      Matalan founder angers boardroom

      John Hargreaves, Matalan chairman, is facing boardroom anger over his failure to map out a future for the ownership and...

    35. May 4, 2006

      Matalan chairman misses his results

      John Hargreaves, the Matalan chairman, missed the presentation to the City of the struggling retailer's annual results,...

    36. May 3, 2006

      Matalan profits drop but pulls back sales slide

      Matalan underlined the difficult environment facing the UK’s retailers as it reported a 30 per cent drop in pre-tax profit...

    37. March 2, 2006

      Matalan's woes 'self-inflicted'

      Matalan yesterday admitted its trading woes were partly "self-inflicted" as the discount retailer delivered poor overall...

    38. February 11, 2006

      DIRECTORS' DEALS

      A new director at gas explorer Gasol bought 2m shares under a 5p placing last week. The company claims to have acquisition...

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