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    1. September 13, 2012

      Quest for a European defence champion

      If the proposed combination of EADS and BAE Systems goes through, it would mark the culmination of 15 years of efforts to...

    2. July 27, 2012

      MoD procurement outsourcing plan attacked

      A plan by the Ministry of Defence to hand the £14bn a year procurement of Britain’s military equipment to the private sector...

    1. August 8, 2011

      We must all share the blame for Srebrenica killings

      From Sir John Weston and Sir John Goulden. Sir, Our old Nato colleague Bob Hunter offers a distorted account of the “safe...

    2. June 24, 2011

      Lo-Q in line for full-year earnings growth

      Lo-Q’s earnings are set to grow this year, its chief executive said on Wednesday, after its virtual theme park queuing...

    3. May 4, 2011

      Blacks set to get Figleaves’ chief

      Julia Reynolds, the highly regarded chief executive of Figleaves and a former Tesco executive, is the frontrunner to head...

    4. April 19, 2011

      Lyons eats three shredded wheat

      You’d think he had enough on his plate, but Alastair Lyons has been confirmed as non-executive chairman at Towergate,...

    5. December 11, 2010

      Frigates, fighters and finance

      Long-serving BAE Systems finance director George Rose is looking forward to spending more time on the golf links when he...

    6. March 9, 2010

      Bramson eyes acquisitions with listing

      Chief executives of mid-sized FTSE companies could soon be looking over their shoulders as Sherborne Investors, Edward...

    7. March 8, 2010

      Bramson eyes acquisitions with listing

      Chief executives of mid-sized FTSE companies could soon be looking over their shoulders as Sherborne Investors, Edward...

    8. February 6, 2010

      Exhibit A boasts of 'highest ethical standards'

      Exhibit A in the US Department of Justice's criminal charges against BAE Systems tells a story in and of itself: it is a...

    9. February 6, 2010

      Exhibit A boasts of its standards

      Exhibit A in the US Department of Justice's criminal charges against BAE Systems tells a story in and of itself: it is a...

    10. February 5, 2010

      Boasts of ‘highest ethical standards’ by BAE

      Exhibit A in the US Department of Justice’s criminal charges against BAE Systems tells a story in and of itself: it is a...

    11. February 18, 2009

      Are managers at struggling groups right to trim R&D?

      THE PROBLEM Global carmakers from Ford Motor and Fiat to Honda and BMW are postponing or shelving planned vehicle launches...

    12. February 17, 2009

      Are managers at struggling groups right to trim R&D?

      Global carmakers from Ford Motor and Fiat to Honda and BMW are postponing or shelving planned vehicle launches as they cope...

    13. October 22, 2007

      The factors that sealed the fate of Isoft

      As Isoft awaits its exit from the London market on Friday, John Weston recalls the nadir of his tenure as acting chief...

    14. October 17, 2007

      BAE must now seek a 'good cop' for its top job

      The company was "well placed", the outgoing chief executive had made "a significant contribution" in his decades of service...

    15. October 17, 2007

      Company man who ran foul of MoD

      Mike Turner's reign as chief executive of BAE Systems began in turmoil - a boardroom coup ousted his predecessor, John...

    16. October 16, 2007

      BAE must now seek a ‘good cop’ for its top job

      The company was “well placed”, the outgoing chief executive had made “a significant contribution” in his decades of service...

    17. August 2, 2007

      Isoft acts to hurry potential bidders

      Isoft, the healthcare software company, warned any other potential bidders that time was running out to make an offer as it...

    18. August 1, 2007

      Isoft acts to hurry potential bidders

      Isoft, the healthcare software company, warned any other potential bidders that time was running out to make an offer as it...

    19. July 21, 2007

      Isoft brought back to life

      If you had asked Isoft's investors in late 2005, when the software group's shares were worth more than 400p, whether they...

    20. July 20, 2007

      German group makes shock bid for iSoft

      The long-running takeover saga surrounding iSoft, the software company involved in the £12bn project to upgrade the National...

    21. June 19, 2007

      CSC and Isoft settle differences

      The dispute between Isoft and Computer Sciences Corporation has been resolved, allowing the bid for the UK software house...

    22. June 19, 2007

      Dispute's end opens door to Isoft bid

      The dispute between Isoft and Computer Sciences Corporation has been resolved, allowing the bid for the UK software house...

    23. June 18, 2007

      Isoft resolves dispute with CSC

      The spat between Isoft and Computer Sciences Corporation has been resolved, allowing the bid for the UK software house from...

    24. FT Alphaville

      June 6, 2007

      iSoft and CSC talk turnkey

      Hold the lawyers! A temporary peace has now fallen upon the ongoing spat between stricken British software group iSoft and...

    25. June 2, 2007

      Isoft's acting chief claims CSC tried to buy its debt pile

      John Weston, acting chief executive of Isoft, said yesterday that Computer Sciences Corporation had unilaterally tried to...

    26. June 1, 2007

      Isoft begins proceedings against CSC

      Isoft, the struggling healthcare software company, confirmed late Friday night that it would start legal proceedings against...

    27. May 30, 2007

      CSC vetoes merger of Isoft and IBA

      Isoft and IBA Health were last night still seeking a meeting with Computer Science Corporation after the US group...

    28. FT Alphaville

      May 29, 2007

      Lunch Wrap

      A round up of the top news and views on FT Alphaville and FT.com as at noon, London time. _ On FT Alphaville this morning, -...

    29. FT Alphaville

      May 29, 2007

      Isoft -- Exhibit A

      Here’s an oddity, and something that is likely to form a centerpiece in the legal quagmire into which British health...

    30. May 17, 2007

      Small takeover, big deal

      Could Isoft be the smallest company ever to be "too big to fail"? The cash-strapped software group, which had to purge its...

    31. May 16, 2007

      ISoft board backs IBA offer

      Directors of iSoft, the struggling healthcare software group, last night formally recommended a £140m takeover by IBA...

    32. May 4, 2007

      Isoft chief technology officer steps down

      Ravi Kumar, chief technology officer at iSoft, is to leave the struggling software group and will not be replaced. The...

    33. December 22, 2006

      Spirent chairman loses vote

      An activist investment group led by Edward Bramson has won its battle to remove John Weston as non-executive chairman of...

    34. December 20, 2006

      Lexa backs Spirent board over EGM

      The battle for control of Spirent Communications took another twist after it emerged that Lexa, the company's second-biggest...

    35. December 16, 2006

      Shareholders enter Spirent row

      Two institutional shareholders in Spirent, one a major customer, have come out in support of the company's management a...

    36. December 14, 2006

      Pirc urges Spirent rejection

      Shareholders in Spirent have been urged by Pirc, the corporate governance body, to reject Sherborne Investors' proposals to...

    37. December 12, 2006

      Isoft makes progress though long-term funding is missing

      Isoft claimed to be making firm progress after a turbulent summer, although it admitted that it had still to secure...

    38. December 12, 2006

      Weston works to revive the ailing company

      Relatives at the bedside of a gravely ill patient may welcome a day when the situation does not deteriorate. Such was the...

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