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  1. May 8, 2013

    Sage posts strong results but loses its CFO to WANdisco

    Sage Group’s better-than-expected results on Wednesday were made bittersweet by the loss of its long-serving chief financial...

  2. June 1, 2012

    Silicon Valley tech company in Aim debut

    Aim hopes to attract small but growing US technology companies after the flotation on Friday of Wandisco, a software...

  1. March 21, 2012

    Modest funding boost for provincial cities

    Provincial cities received a modest boost in the Budget with extra funding for railway improvements, superfast broadband and...

  2. September 22, 2011

    Sage sells US healthcare unit for $320m

    Sage, one of the UK’s largest software vendors, has agreed to sell its US healthcare unit to a US private equity group for...

  3. July 7, 2011

    HSBC alumni in the City

    3i’s new man Simon Borrows was part of the first graduate trainee intake at HSBC in the early 1980s. Others in the group,...

  4. May 16, 2011

    Iridium soars on high-tech gadget demand

    The popularity of smartphones, tablets and flatscreen televisions has triggered a 150 per cent jump in the price of a...

  5. April 26, 2011

    Win plum work from upsetting the apple cart

    If you want to get ahead in business, you sometimes have to put a few noses out of joint. In the case of Duane Jackson,...

  6. FT Alphaville

    April 8, 2011

    (Under) Perform Group takes the plunge

    And the latest company to brave the treacherous waters of London’s IPO market gets off to a less than auspicious start. The...

  7. April 7, 2011

    Perform pushes ahead with offering

    Perform, the digital sports media company, is pushing ahead with its initial public offering at the lower end of its planned...

  8. March 10, 2011

    Perform plans to raise £70m via flotation

    Perform is set to become the first British digital-media company since Moneysupermarket.com in 2007 to float on London’s...

  9. December 1, 2010

    Sage unveils top-level reshuffle

    Sage’s new chief executive said he was eyeing bolt-on acquisitions as he revealed a new management line-up designed to add...

  10. November 11, 2010

    Keep up the searches, even if inconvenient

    From Mr Paul Walker. Sir, In reply to Michael Spence’s letter (November 9) about excessive airport searches: as a frequent...

  11. July 30, 2010

    Sage quits €600m TeamSystem takeover battle

    Sage, the accounting software group, has pulled out at the last minute from the €600m (£499m) auction of TeamSystem, the...

  12. July 28, 2010

    Sage in lead to buy IT group with €650m bid

    Sage, the accounting software group, has emerged as the frontrunner to acquire TeamSystem, the Italian business management...

  13. July 17, 2010

    Sage culture shift is no French revolution

    When Guy Berruyer takes over as chief executive of Sage in October, it will signal a cultural shift for one of the UK’s...

  14. July 15, 2010

    Sage names head of Europe as new CEO

    Sage, one of the UK’s largest software companies, has named Guy Berruyer as a successor to Paul Walker, chief executive, who...

  15. June 15, 2010

    Lights, camera, action: watchdog approves movie futures exchange

    The first Hollywood futures exchange linked to the box office performance of blockbuster movies was approved by US...

  16. June 11, 2010

    Bigger builders surviving better

    The UK's largest builders are weathering the downturn much better than their smaller rivals, as the dearth of private sector...

  17. June 10, 2010

    Big builders weathering downturn better

    The UK’s largest builders are weathering the downturn much better than their smaller rivals, as the dearth of private sector...

  18. May 6, 2010

    Organic revenue setback restricts Sage

    Sage saw some stabilisation in its business management software markets but offered little indication of an immediate...

  19. May 5, 2010

    Organic revenue setback restricts Sage

    Sage saw some stabilisation in its business management software markets but offered little indication of an immediate...

  20. April 20, 2010

    Sage jolted as chief seeks fresh challenges

    Sage, one of the UK's largest and most stable tech companies, suffered a jolt yesterday when it announced that its...

  21. April 19, 2010

    Stable Sage gets jolt to uncertain future

    Sage, one of the UK’s largest and most stable tech companies, suffered a jolt on Monday when it announced that its...

  22. April 19, 2010

    Walker to step down as Sage chief executive

    Sage Group said on Monday that Paul Walker, one of the FTSE 100’s longest-serving chief executives, would step down after...

  23. January 27, 2010

    Sage continues to pay down debt

    Sage has flagged a further debt pay-down, encouraging speculation that the accountancy software group could soon resume...

  24. January 26, 2010

    Sage aggressively pays down debt

    Sage has flagged a further debt pay down, encouraging speculation that the accountancy software group could soon resume...

  25. January 26, 2010

    Sage aggressively pays down debt

    Sage flagged it had continued to pay down debt at a rapid rate, encouraging speculation that the financial services software...

  26. January 2, 2010

    Rolls-Royce chief puts his weight behind manufacturing

    In his early days at Rolls-Royce, Sir John Rose used to delight fellow employees by playing the part of a James Bond...

  27. January 1, 2010

    Rolls-Royce head pushes role of manufacturing

    Growth ambitions: Sir John Rose shows Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s prime minister, a model of a Rolls-Royce engine In his...

  28. December 3, 2009

    Sage sees flat year for small business

    Sage, the UK's largest listed software company, sees no signs of recovery among its small business customers and expects...

  29. December 2, 2009

    Sage sees flat year for small business

    Sage, the UK’s largest listed software company, sees no signs of recovery among its small business customers and expects...

  30. May 7, 2009

    Support contracts help to offset losses at Sage

    Sage, the UK's largest software company, beat expectations for first-half sales as the company's resilient support services...

  31. May 6, 2009

    Support contracts help Sage weather downturn

    Sage, the UK’s largest software company, beat expectations for first half sales on Wednesday, as the company’s resilient...

  32. February 4, 2009

    Sage debt levels surge on weak pound

    Debt levels at Sage soared in the final three months of last year the software group revealed on Wednesday, due to the...

  33. December 4, 2008

    Sage cautions as turnover growth slows

    Sage, the UK's largest technology group, is preparing for a tough 2009 after advising the market that its sales will not...

  34. December 3, 2008

    Europe helps Sage buck slowdown

    Strong demand in mainland Europe has helped Sage Group, Britain’s largest software maker, buck a slowdown in customer demand...

  35. August 5, 2008

    Diversity appeal bolsters Sage

    Sage said the geographic spread and diversity of the 5.7m small and medium-sized businesses that buy its software was...

  36. August 4, 2008

    Sage ‘resilient’ in challenging conditions

    Sage Group on Monday said the geographic spread and diversity of the 5.7m small and medium-sized businesses that buy its...

  37. May 9, 2008

    Sage assuages investors' fears as sales rise 9%

    Sage, the UK's largest listed software company, calmed investor fears when it announced a 9 per cent rise in half-year...

  38. March 19, 2008

    Sagacity in US

    Now that Sage chief Paul Walker has filled the job at the top of the lagging North American business, he may be looking to...

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