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  1. January 7, 2013

    UK Coal pension trustees empowered

    Trustees to the UK Coal pension schemes have been given the right to monitor the business risks of the company’s newly...

  2. August 14, 2012

    JJB Sports contributor writes off venture

    The newest shareholder in JJB Sports has written off the value of its investment in the UK sportswear retailer, five months...

  1. July 30, 2012

    JJB names lingerie veteran interim chief

    JJB Sports has appointed a former executive of two leading lingerie retailers to lead the first phase of a turnround at the...

  2. FT Alphaville

    July 27, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    Asian stocks rose for a second day and the MCSI Asia Pacific index headed for its biggest gain in four weeks after ECB...

  3. July 26, 2012

    JJB Sports chief set to step down

    Keith Jones is poised to step down as chief executive of JJB Sports, the sporting goods retailer. The change comes after...

  4. April 5, 2012

    JJB Sports agrees cash injection with Dick’s

    Sports Direct has ramped up its rivalry with JJB Sports saying it plans to reduce prices “across the board” following news...

  5. January 5, 2012

    JJB Sports receives pre-Christmas bounce

    A brief festive shopping rush has failed to stem the trend of shrinking sales at JJB Sports, the struggling UK sports...

  6. October 31, 2011

    JJB won’t tap shareholders despite poor results

    JJB Sports, the struggling sports retailer, said that it would not need to tap shareholders for fresh equity in the new year...

  7. September 5, 2011

    Four hunt for big fat bonus in rescuing JJB

    Taking on Mike Ashley is not for the faint hearted. The majority shareholder of Sports Direct has an uncompromising attitude...

  8. September 5, 2011

    JJB agrees ambitious director share plan

    JJB Sports hopes to accelerate its turnround through an incentive plan under which senior management could substantially...

  9. May 25, 2011

    JJB warns restructuring could take five years

    JJB Sports, the struggling sportswear chain, warned it could take as long as five years to turn round the business,...

  10. April 6, 2011

    Invesco set to treble holding in JJB Sports

    Shares in JJB Sports rallied on Wednesday when the struggling sports retailer said that Invesco Asset Management was poised...

  11. March 22, 2011

    JJB Sports avoids administration

    JJB Sports has staved off administration after the struggling retailer’s landlords approved controversial plans to close as...

  12. March 15, 2011

    JJB wins support from shareholders

    Embattled retailer JJB Sports confirmed on Tuesday that its five biggest shareholders had “agreed in principle” to support a...

  13. February 21, 2011

    JJB staves off closure with £31.5m placing

    JJB Sports has raised enough cash to keep itself going for at least another six weeks, announcing on Monday that it had...

  14. November 11, 2010

    Talk of second cash call jolts JJB

    Shares in JJB Sports fell almost 20 per cent on Thursday after a disappointing trading update prompted speculation that the...

  15. September 28, 2010

    JJB turns to promotions to boost sales

    An improvement in turnover and margins reduced losses at JJB Sports, but shares in the leisurewear retailer tumbled after it...

  16. August 20, 2010

    Bernotat bolthole

    Almost a year ago, Wulf Bernotat, the anglophile then-boss of German utility group Eon, made clear he was looking for a...

  17. July 2, 2010

    JJB falls as talk of bid fades

    JJB Sports dipped 3.9 per cent to 12½p as director share dealings quashed recent takeover speculation.Keith Jones, chief...

  18. May 27, 2010

    JJB chief says turnround will not be quick

    The plan to turnround JJB Sports will be neither quick nor easy, said its newly arrived chief executive Keith Jones as he...

  19. January 29, 2010

    Sir David Jones to step down from JJB chair

    Sir David Jones, the City veteran who helped JJB Sports back on to its feet, is to stand down as chairman due to ongoing...

  20. January 28, 2010

    Jones gives up JJB chairman post

    Sir David Jones is to step down as chairman of JJB Sports because of ongoing health concerns, it was announced on Thursday,...

  21. December 11, 2009

    Mulberry sales shape up well

    Mulberry Group , the luxury goods group, added 15.3 per cent to 142p on the back of impressive half-year results and a...

  22. December 10, 2009

    JJB recruits DSG’s Jones as chief executive

    JJB Sports took another step in its rehabilitation on Thursday by recruiting Keith Jones, a senior manager at electrical...

  23. December 11, 2008

    Reed shuns a haircut but sharpens its own scissors

    How big a haircut on the original sale price should Reed Elsevier have taken to get rid of Reed Business Information? Where...

  24. December 10, 2008

    Reed Elsevier scraps RBI sale

    Reed Elsevier on Wednesday said it had dropped plans to sell its Reed Business Information unit, publisher of Variety and...

  25. November 19, 2008

    Reed exit manual

    Amid attempts by Reed Elsevier chief Sir Crispin Davis to complete the sale of Reed Business Information before he signs...

  26. November 15, 2007

    Going north

    Former chief executive of Morley Fund Management, Keith Jones , will be spending more time north of the border. as he joins...

  27. July 13, 2007

    Dromer to run Aviva arm

    Andrew Moss, the new chief executive of Aviva, marked his first day at the UK's biggest insurer by naming HSBC executive...

  28. July 12, 2007

    Aviva names Dromer as head of Morley

    Andrew Moss, the new chief executive of Aviva, marked his first day at the helm of the UK’s biggest insurer on Thursday by...

  29. June 1, 2007

    Clare's possible heirs

    Internal *Kevin O'Byrne. Seen by some as favourite. Able and ambitious, he joined DSG as finance director in July 2004. Last...

  30. April 9, 2007

    Ex-head of Scot Widows unit dies on walk

    Chris Phillips, the former head of the Scottish Widows' investment arm SWIP, has died while walking the pilgrims' route to...

  31. March 28, 2007

    Lobbyists say FRS 17 is inadequate

    A leading lobby group of shareholders has rekindled the debate over pension shortfalls by saying the standard used for...

  32. January 31, 2007

    String of departures and a second shake-out at Morley

    Katherine Garrett-Cox quitting as chief investment officer of Morley is the latest of a series of high-level departures...

  33. FT Alphaville

    January 30, 2007

    People: Morgan Stanley/Goldman Sachs, Morley, HSBC/Citigroup, Shore Capital/Collins Stewart, UBS

    Morgan Stanley has recruited senior Geneva-based private banker Francois Andriot, from Goldman Sachs, as part of a hiring...

  34. FT Alphaville

    January 30, 2007

    Exit for female fund manager -- No1

    Frustrated, perhaps, at missing out on the top job at Morley Fund Management, Katherine Garrett-Cox, one of the City’s...

  35. January 30, 2007

    SFO probe at Torex Retail

    SFO investigation at Torex Retail. This comes a couple of days after a dire profit warning from the company, itself a week...

  36. January 30, 2007

    Garrett-Cox quits Morley for Alliance Trust

    Morley Fund Management on Tuesday announced that Katherine Garrett-Cox, its chief investment officer and one of the most...

  37. January 26, 2007

    Ex-Morley boss joins Execution

    Keith Jones, who was chief executive of Morley Fund Management until December, has become a non-executive director at...

  38. January 17, 2007

    MORLEY MUST FIGHT TO RETAIN STAFF

    Retaining staff is one of the issues facing Chris Phillips who resigned this week from Scottish Widows Investment...

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