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    1. March 20, 2012

      IT and finance sit ever closer side by side

      Corporate finance and IT departments have become ever more closely intertwined. Chief financial officers (CFOs) need IT...

    2. October 24, 2009

      Mass of companies claims tax refund

      Hundreds of companies lodged claims this week against Revenue & Customs in the hope of increasing the tax refunds they...

    1. October 23, 2009

      Mass of companies claims tax refund

      Hundreds of companies lodged claims this week against Revenue & Customs in the hope of increasing the tax refunds they...

    2. December 27, 2008

      Can I claim VAT refund after rate cut?

      I booked a holiday cottage and paid the entire balance in October before the reduction in the VAT rate to 15 per cent. I am...

    3. December 26, 2008

      Steve Lodge: Wealth Questions

      I booked a holiday cottage and paid the entire balance in October before the reduction in the VAT rate to 15 per cent. I am...

    4. November 17, 2008

      UK presses Israel on West Bank goods

      David Miliband, the foreign secretary, arrived in Israel yesterday amid rising tensions between the British and Israeli...

    5. January 18, 2007

      Compass paid £1.6m to former chief amid investor concern

      Compass said it paid £1.6m in severance pay to a former director who resigned in 2005 as well as £1.6m to its former chief...

    6. April 11, 2006

      Compass rediscovers direction but future still unclear

      Compass has not served up a solid piece of good news since 2004. So when the caterer this weekend announced the sale of...

    7. March 29, 2006

      Rival claims caterer bribed its way to commercial success

      When Compass first started to bid for contracts at the United Nations in 2000 it had little experience of the provision of...

    8. March 25, 2006

      New helmsman may set Compass back on course

      Investors' long wait is finally rewarded Inevitably, it takes longer to fill top jobs at troubled companies than it does to...

    9. March 24, 2006

      Lombard: New helmsman may help Compass

      Investors’ long wait is finally rewarded Inevitably, it takes longer to fill top jobs at troubled companies than it does to...

    10. March 24, 2006

      Compass nominates Cousins as chief

      Compass, the catering company accused of corruption, on Friday named Richard Cousins, former head of plasterboard maker BPB,...

    11. February 11, 2006

      Shareholders vent angerat Compass

      Compass's board yesterday faced a grilling at the caterer's annual meetingas angry shareholders demanded answers over...

    12. February 11, 2006

      Unsteady as she goes

      Mike Bailey, chief executive of Compass, told yesterday's annual meeting the caterer was "steady as she goes". The purpose...

    13. February 10, 2006

      Charles Pretzlik: Compass board serves cold comfort

      February 10: Qinetiq shares were priced at 200p today, just below the 205p which marked the top of the range it had...

    14. February 8, 2006

      DEFINING DATES

      Sept 2004 issues profit warning. Mar 2005 second profit warning blames falling margins from military catering. May 2005 Sir...

    15. January 9, 2006

      The Sunday Telegraph

      The Sunday Telegraph *Labour's first Tory-style privatisation is expected to begin this week when the government gives the...

    16. January 9, 2006

      Compass defends £2.6m for directors' pensions

      Compass yesterday defended pension enhancements of more than £1m each for its two most senior directors, saying the...

    17. January 8, 2006

      Sunday newspaper review: Qinetiq set for float

      The Sunday Telegraph ■Labour’s first Tory-style privatisation is expected to begin this week when the government gives the...

    18. January 6, 2006

      Eyes on Compass as curtain rises on dramatic year

      The support services sector has had its fair share of drama this year and the stage is set for an evenbetter second act in...

    19. January 6, 2006

      Panmure retracts bugging claim

      Panmure Gordon, the stockbroker, yesterday apologised to Compass for alleging in a November research note that some of the...

    20. January 4, 2006

      BPB chief in frame for Compass job

      Richard Cousins, who as chief executive of BPB unsuccessfully fought off a takeover by Saint-Gobain, the French building...

    21. November 29, 2005

      Compass hit by New York court subpoena

      Compass, the UK contract caterer embroiled in investigations into corrupt buying practices at the United Nations, has been...

    22. November 28, 2005

      Pressure on to speed the departure of 'tough, gruff' Compass chief

      Mike Bailey is said to be a very good cook but Compass investors have been grumbling about the fare put in front of them...

    23. November 26, 2005

      Contract caterer's problems prove tough to digest

      Compass has changed its menu recently and foodies may be interested to know that among the contract caterer's new dishes...

    24. November 24, 2005

      Compass

      At first glance it looks like a scene from the Keystone Cops: first comes the suspect, pursued by an assorted bunch of...

    25. November 19, 2005

      Korn Ferry helps find new Compass chief

      Compass, the contract caterer embroiled in investigations into controversial buying practices at the United Nations, has...

    26. November 5, 2005

      THE WEEK

      Investment bankers will no doubt be rubbing their hands with glee after a week that has seen a frenzy of merger and...

    27. October 27, 2005

      Compass orders accounts review

      Compass, the catering group, has called in an independent auditor to review the accounts of a subsidiary embroiled in...

    28. October 26, 2005

      Compass shareholders call for speedier damage control

      Furious investors yesterday accused Compass, the contract caterer, of failing to act quickly enough to stem allegations of...

    29. October 3, 2005

      UK Companies Diary

      RETAILERS If you believe retail executives, all their customers carry the characteristics of a petulant child. It’s too hot,...

    30. October 1, 2005

      The Week

      RETAILERS If you believe retail executives, all their customers carry the characteristics of a petulant child. It's too...

    31. September 29, 2005

      With no direction home: Compass

      A trading update from Compass Group is like stopping at one of the catering group's motorway concessions. You get fed, but...

    32. September 29, 2005

      Leadership changes should not be delayed

      Today's conundrum: how is Mike Bailey, chief executive of contract caterer Compass, like a Turkey Twizzler, the highly...

    33. September 29, 2005

      Time to leave the top table

      Mike Bailey's departure from Compass will mark the end of an era for a man who has spent the past 40 years in the catering...

    34. September 28, 2005

      Compass chief executive goes as shares slide

      Compass chief executive Mike Bailey on Wednesday said he would quit the world's biggest catering group as it announced a...

    35. September 28, 2005

      Lombard: Turkey turned lame duck

      Leadership changes should not be delayed Today’s conundrum: how is Mike Bailey, chief executive of contract caterer Compass,...

    36. September 28, 2005

      Compass - contract caterer in crisis

      “If I were Sir Gerry Robinson, Compass would look much more interesting than Rentokil, there is much more to be done, these...

    37. September 28, 2005

      Lex: Compass

      A trading update from Compass Group is like stopping at one of the catering group's motorway concessions. You get fed, but...

    38. September 16, 2005

      Sir Roy will face restless investors as new chairman of Compass

      When Sir Roy Gardner takes up his chairmanship of Compass next year, he may not like the look of what the contract caterer...

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