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  1. July 12, 2011

    Deutsche abuzz on Jain successor

    With Anshu Jain about to be elevated to the helm of Deutsche Bank, the chatter in London is about his successor for the...

  2. March 11, 2011

    British institutions: the BBC

    A few minutes to 10pm in Studio N6 and the most striking thing is the serenity. Newspapers on deadline often give the...

  1. June 19, 2010

    Management shake-up rocks EMI investors

    EMI, the debt-laden British music company, has announced a surprise shake-up in its senior management a week after receiving...

  2. June 19, 2010

    Surprise revamp of EMI board

    EMI, the debt-laden British music company, has announced a surprise shake-up in its senior management a week after receiving...

  3. June 19, 2010

    EMI in surprise shake-up at top

    EMI has shaken up its top management for the second time this year, in a move that surprised investors in Terra Firma, its...

  4. June 18, 2010

    EMI gets new chief in shake-up

    EMI has shaken up its top management for the second time this year, in a move that surprised investors in Terra Firma, its...

  5. November 5, 2009

    Lord Burns poised to chair Channel 4

    Terry Burns, the veteran economist and City stalwart, is set toassume the chairmanship of Channel 4 as the troubled...

  6. November 4, 2009

    Burns to lead Channel 4

    Terry Burns, the veteran economist and City stalwart, is set to assume the chairmanship of Channel 4 as the troubled...

  7. July 4, 2009

    Chelsea scene

    Voted the best summer garden party of the week by a party regular was the annual affair held by Sir David Frost in the lush...

  8. January 31, 2009

    Cost-cutting pays off as EMI sees improved results

    EMI, the struggling music company owned by entrepreneur Guy Hands, yesterday provided some rare cheer as it unveiled...

  9. January 30, 2009

    Cost-cutting pays off for EMI

    EMI, the struggling music company owned by entrepreneur Guy Hands, provided some rare cheer on Friday as it unveiled...

  10. October 25, 2008

    Terra Firma brought down to earth by EMI's woes

    Guy Hands' Terra Firma has admitted that there will be no quick fix for EMI as the private equity group set out in stark...

  11. October 24, 2008

    Terra Firma sees no ‘quick fix’ for EMI

    Guy Hands’ Terra Firma has admitted that there will be no quick fix for EMI as the private equity group set out in stark...

  12. January 16, 2008

    No more multi-million advances from EMI

    Guy Hands told EMI’s artists and their managers on Tuesday that they had seen the end of the era of multi-million dollar...

  13. November 13, 2007

    Guy's old hands

    The collection of advisers to Guy Hand 's Terra Firma on EMI grows in proportion to its difficulties. Former Northern Foods...

  14. November 6, 2007

    Hands on deck

    Faced with a slide in EMI's top line that's more grating than a needle sliding across vinyl, Guy Hands seems to be calling...

  15. September 13, 2007

    Mr Blue Sky on EMI hard ground

    EMI - responsible for the remastered versions of Electric Light Orchestra's albums - now has a Mr Blue Sky of its very own....

  16. May 26, 2007

    BBC business output failings exposed

    The critical review of the BBC's business coverage came as no surprise yesterday to the corporation's journalists, who have...

  17. May 25, 2007

    BBC business output failings exposed

    The critical review of the BBC’s business coverage came as no surprise on Friday to the corporation’s journalists who have...

  18. January 19, 2007

    Nolan takes chair role from Birt

    Philip Nolan, former chief executive of Eircom, the Irish telecommunications company, yesterday started his first day as...

  19. December 28, 2006

    Media executive who left mark on broadcasting

    If Marmaduke "Dukie" Hussey, who has died aged 83, had retired, as seemed likely, at 63, he would have merited little more...

  20. November 28, 2006

    RETURN TO THE FAMILY HOME

    Michael Grade comes from a family steeped in the history of British television, and his career has ranged from programming...

  21. November 27, 2006

    Grade’s route to ITV chairmanship

    Michael Grade comes from a family steeped in the history of British television and showbiz, and his career has ranged across...

  22. October 6, 2006

    Richards roars into the Ofcom top spot

    Not a surprise that Ed Richards has got the top job at Ofcom. He was already number two there, and was Tony Blair's adviser...

  23. October 5, 2006

    Richards roars into the Ofcom top spot

    Not a surprise that Ed Richards has got the top job at Ofcom. He was already number two there, and was Tony Blair’s adviser...

  24. October 5, 2006

    Frontrunner Richards is new Ofcom chief

    Ed Richards was on Thursday appointed the new chief executive of Ofcom, the media and telecoms regulator. Mr Richards,...

  25. April 21, 2006

    Whitehall trailing in business practices, says Birt

    The best strategic and financial management practices common to large global companies have yet to be embraced by...

  26. April 21, 2006

    Shirty Birty

    Government efforts to increase public sector productivity are going poorly, judging from the testimony of Lord Birt, former...

  27. April 20, 2006

    Notebook

    Labour local election adverts ridiculing the Tory leader as “Dave the Chameleon” err by using a motif that undermines their...

  28. March 7, 2006

    ARDENT BLAIRITE SEEN AS ENERGETIC AND AMBITIOUS WITH GOOD GRASP OF MEDIA INDUSTRY

    Few members of Tony Blair's government can claim as much experience in their brief as James Purnell, minister for...

  29. February 15, 2006

    DTI denies claims over top executive

    The Department for Trade and Industry last night sought to damp down speculation that Richard Gillingwater, the chairman of...

  30. January 12, 2006

    Haythornthwaite is taking the road into private equity

    Rick Haythornthwaite, the former chief executive of Invensys, the engineering group, is joining Star Capital Partners, the...

  31. December 16, 2005

    Birt urged to delay

    Lord Birt, the prime minister's "blue skies" thinker, was last night urged by MPs to delay taking a job in the private...

  32. December 15, 2005

    John Birt leaves Downing Street for Terra Firma

    Lord Birt, the prime minister’s “blue skies” thinker, has left Downing Street to join Terra Firma, the private equity...

  33. November 26, 2005

    Blair faces storm over McKinsey'ssecret brief

    Tony Blair is facing fresh controversy over his links with McKinsey after it emerged that the global consultancy firm is...

  34. November 25, 2005

    Blair faces storm over report by McKinsey

    Tony Blair is facing fresh controversy over his links with McKinsey after it emerged that the global consultancy firm is...

  35. September 27, 2005

    Steady Freddie

    Freddie Flintoff lunching with Lord Archer turns heads in Le Caprice, even those of Lord Birt and Sir David Frost....

  36. September 9, 2005

    Morals and the story

    A few newspapers have printed some - unremarkable - allegations about the private life, in her younger years, of Angela...

  37. September 8, 2005

    Broadcaster to channel energy into new Freesat

    When media executives gathered in Edinburgh last month for the annual television shindig, it did not take long for the...

  38. August 27, 2005

    Birt warns of challenges facing BBC

    Public service broadcasting faces a "looming, intensifying threat" from new technology and commercial competitors, Lord...

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