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    1. October 8, 2013

      Entrants: Offering economic boost

      The EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards, now in their 27th year globally, celebrate and commend entrepreneurial companies and...

    2. July 31, 2013

      Lombard: Schneider pays a full price for disappointing Invensys

      Allons comptables de la Patrie, le jour de gloire est arrivé! The Marseillaise needs only the smallest of tweaks to pay...

    1. July 25, 2013

      Small investors in Invensys urge board ‘not to sell out’

      ​The board of Invensys faced sharp questions from small shareholders on Thursday who urged the company to resist the...

    2. June 19, 2013

      Lombard: FTSE 100 chair shortage provides chance to diversify

      If you could buy futures on wise old owls qualified to become FTSE 100 chairmen, prices would be trending higher. At least...

    3. May 28, 2012

      Pru’s uninspired hire faces tough task

      Paul Manduca, the non-executive director who at one point led Prudential’s search for a chairman, is to take the job...

    4. April 30, 2012

      Pru eyes Rudd in search for next chairman

      Sir Nigel Rudd, the veteran industrialist, has emerged as a leading candidate to head the board of Prudential, one of the...

    5. FT Alphaville

      April 30, 2012

      Weekend news catch-up

      Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From The FT, -       The pound has become an unlikely haven in Europe. It...

    6. May 26, 2011

      BAA chairman robbed at knifepoint

      Sir Nigel Rudd, chairman of BAA, the airports operator, has been robbed at knifepoint of £50,000 worth of jewellery. The...

    7. May 20, 2011

      No vote for no show at the Pru

      Prudential chairman Harvey McGrath faced the biggest No vote at the annual meeting, but Keki Dadiseth, another director,...

    8. May 19, 2011

      Business fund raises lending hope

      A new £2.5bn fund that will provide equity to hundreds of small and medium-sized businesses across the UK is being hailed as...

    9. May 16, 2011

      Banks launch £2.5bn fund

      The banking industry’s new £2.5bn fund to help fast- growing small businesses will struggle to reach its target of up to 40...

    10. May 13, 2011

      New Tesco chairman faces fight from kick-off

      If Manchester United has become a byword for managerial stability in football, then Tesco has long been its corporate...

    11. FT Alphaville

      April 4, 2011

      Weekend catch-up

      Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From The FT, -       US exchanges in $11bn NYSE bid -       Electrical...

    12. March 28, 2011

      Critical mass is vital to hold groups to account

      From “absentee landlords” to “financial gamblers” investors in UK companies have been easy targets – whether as careless...

    13. March 27, 2011

      Crisis highlights need to step up governance

      Discussing corporate governance just days before Invensys abruptly parted company with its chief executive, Sir Nigel Rudd,...

    14. FT Alphaville

      March 25, 2011

      Invensys replaces chief executive

      Invensys has sacked its chief executive Ulf Henriksson whose approach to running the UK industrial group differed from that...

    15. March 25, 2011

      A day to keep Sir Nigel busy

      Once known for his numerous directorships, Sir Nigel Rudd has been reducing his boardroom roles over the past few years....

    16. March 24, 2011

      Henriksson is shown sudden exit by Invensys

      In an interview with the Financial Times a few weeks ago, Ulf Henriksson ruminated on how he would react if someone lobbed a...

    17. March 24, 2011

      Invensys replaces chief executive

      Invensys has sacked its chief executive Ulf Henriksson whose approach to running the industrial group differed from that of...

    18. FT Alphaville

      March 24, 2011

      A FTSE 100 hit job

      What is going on at Invensys? The chief executive of the FTSE 100 controls company, Ulf Henriksson,  has just...

    19. February 18, 2011

      Minnows poised for boost from £2.5bn fund

      A new £2.5bn ($4bn) fund backed by the UK’s six biggest banks will help dozens of small service and manufacturing businesses...

    20. FT Alphaville

      February 18, 2011

      Welton to head UK's £2.5bn fund

      Stephen Welton, a senior executive at CCMP Capital, the former buyout arm of JP Morgan and a well-known private equity...

    21. December 31, 2010

      Honoured Carr made his name as a raider

      The knighthood bestowed on Roger Carr was a perhaps inevitable laurel for a pillar of British business who will assume the...

    22. October 5, 2010

      Sir Nigel departs

      Manchester Airports Group chairman Mike Davies has become chairman of car dealership Pendragon, replacing Sir Nigel Rudd....

    23. FT Alphaville

      July 5, 2010

      Weekend catch-up

      In case you missed these weekend headlines, From the FT, - BP braces for a shake-up at the top. - Travis Perkins set to...

    24. June 11, 2010

      BP's Russian misadventure may be useful experience

      BP is no stranger to dealing with threats from politicians. But they usually come from the Kremlin, not Capitol Hill.The...

    25. June 11, 2010

      Obama must reject use of bully-boy tactics over BP

      Political threats to BP usually come from the Kremlin, not Capitol Hill.In Russia, the company has lived with the risk of...

    26. June 10, 2010

      Obama must reject use of bully-boy tactics over BP

      Political threats to BP usually come from the Kremlin, not Capitol Hill.In Russia, the company has lived with the risk of...

    27. April 30, 2010

      Plans for Nigel

      Two Nigels of the boardroom reshuffled their portfolios yesterday, with Sir Nigel Rudd stepping down as chairman of car...

    28. March 30, 2010

      Joining the boys' network

      Barclays' recruitment of Alison Carnwarth as its newest director will make her the sole woman on the 13-man bank board.It is...

    29. November 14, 2009

      Whitehead Mann head departs after US merger

      Piers Marmion, chairman of London-based headhunter Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann's Europe, Middle East and Africa unit, has...

    30. November 13, 2009

      Whitehead Mann head departs after US merger

      Piers Marmion, chairman of London-based headhunter Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann’s Europe, Middle East and Africa unit, has left...

    31. October 29, 2009

      Close the funding gap for smaller businesses

      Although green shoots are now being sighted on a more regular basis, the future for the UK’s small and medium-sized...

    32. October 9, 2009

      Easy rider in the boardroom

      The leading contender for BP chairman, Paul Anderson, will be spending more time in London after all as the newest member...

    33. October 2, 2009

      Rudd workload

      BAE Systems director Sir Nigel Rudd was aiming to reduce his workload by leaving the board at the end of December but the...

    34. FT Alphaville

      September 14, 2009

      Analysts are 'not created equal', finds GLG

      Analysts are “not created equal”, says Lex on Monday, picking up on Friday’s report by the FT’s Sam Jones (formerly of the...

    35. September 13, 2009

      Analysts

      Analysts are not created equal. Some time the market masterfully; some offer detailed industry knowledge; others, as Sir...

    36. September 4, 2009

      Wired up

      Invensys chairman Sir Nigel Rudd has appointed ex-chief executive of Cable & Wireless Francesco Caio to the board of the...

    37. August 29, 2009

      Carol Leonard back in boardroom

      Doyenne of boardroom headhunters, Carol Leonard , is set to make her return from a long summer break to start a business...

    38. August 27, 2009

      Sir Nigel juggles large hats

      Boardroom habitue Sir Nigel Rudd is being linked to the role of chairman at defence group Cobham, as he steps down from BAE...

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