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  1. December 10, 2012

    CWC chairman defends executive pay plan

    Sir Richard Lapthorne has launched a staunch defence of Cable & Wireless’s controversial executive incentive scheme and...

  2. December 10, 2012

    How C&W’s radical restructure fell short

    Only two individuals’ pictures feature in Cable & Wireless’s online corporate history. One is Sir John Pender, the Victorian...

  1. July 23, 2011

    CWC faces protest over executive share scheme

    Cable & Wireless Communications faced a shareholder protest at its annual meeting on Friday, as investors put pressure on...

  2. July 1, 2011

    Investor anger at C&W Worldwide reshuffle

    Some big reputations in the UK telecoms industry took a battering this week. The third profit warning in less than a year at...

  3. June 28, 2011

    Investor anger as Pluthero gets a second stint

    “We work for an underperforming business in a crappy industry,” wrote the tough-talking John Pluthero, chief executive of...

  4. May 20, 2011

    C&W Worldwide bosses unlikely to receive incentive cash

    Bosses at Cable and Wireless Worldwide, the troubled telecoms company, are set to miss out on final payments from their...

  5. March 28, 2011

    Companies below top tier struggle for attention

    From open revolts over pay to high-profile disagreements over deals: when relationships between companies and shareholders...

  6. September 28, 2010

    Big five for PwC

    PwC has become the first of the Big Four accounting groups to reveal a line-up of independent directors in response to a...

  7. July 21, 2010

    C&WC faces revolt over pay for executives

    Cable & Wireless Communications suffered a rebuke from shareholders on executive pay when more than a fifth of votes went...

  8. July 9, 2010

    Fresh questions over Prudential chairman

    Disgruntled Prudential investors may be losing their battle to change its leadership, in spite of lingering upset over the...

  9. March 21, 2010

    Being ‘macho’ on pay is just the start

    The corporate governance community will gather in London this week as the International Corporate Governance Network holds...

  10. February 6, 2010

    The big name

    Sir Richard LapthorneC&W chairmanThe end of a seven-year journey for Sir Richard Lapthorne was in sight this week as the...

  11. February 4, 2010

    C&W market for tax planners

    Cable and Wireless chairman Sir Richard Lapthorne leads the way in tax-related share shuffling ahead of the end of the...

  12. February 4, 2010

    Chairman & Wealthy

    Apparently the charms of the chairmanship will be sufficient to keep John Pluthero in place at C&W Worldwide - the...

  13. December 31, 2009

    'Status Quo' honours shun bankers

    A lone banker features in a new year honours list today that largely shuns the City and politicians in favour of "local...

  14. December 31, 2009

    Boost for turnround specialist

    Richard Lapthorne, who has been knighted, is an avid gardener who tends the grounds at his Buckinghamshire home with care...

  15. December 31, 2009

    'Status Quo’ honours shun bankers

    A lone banker features in a new year honours list on Thursday that largely shuns the City and politicians, in favour of...

  16. December 31, 2009

    Telecoms turnround specialist honoured

    Richard Lapthorne, who has been knighted, is an avid gardener who tends the grounds at his Buckinghamshire home with care....

  17. November 18, 2009

    Of Pluthero and pensions

    "1. Please Pluthero. 2. Placate pension trustees." Cable and Wireless chairman Richard Lapthorne's "to do" list for the...

  18. November 18, 2009

    C&W looks at selling demerged divisions

    The planned demerger of Cable and Wireless' UK and international businesses in March could lead to the sale of one or both...

  19. November 18, 2009

    C&W broaches possible sales of demerged units

    The planned demerger of Cable and Wireless's UK and international businesses in March next year could lead to the sale of...

  20. FT Alphaville

    November 6, 2009

    C&W outlines demerger plan

    Shares of Cable & Wireless fell 6% on Thursday as the telecoms company said it aims to complete a demerger of its UK and...

  21. November 6, 2009

    C&W will still need to telegraph its demerger details

    As a company that built its reputation forging telegraph links over what seemed at the time unfeasibly long distances,...

  22. November 6, 2009

    C&W outlines demerger plan

    Cable and Wireless aims to complete a demerger of its UK and international businesses by mid-2010. The telecoms company...

  23. November 5, 2009

    C&W will still need to telegraph its demerger details

    As a company that built its reputation forging telegraph links over what seemed at the time unfeasibly long distances, Cable...

  24. November 5, 2009

    C&W to demerge as it warns on profits

    Cable and Wireless aims to complete a demerger of its UK and international businesses by mid-2010. The telecoms company on...

  25. November 2, 2009

    Cable & Wireless to revive demergerproposals

    Cable & Wireless will use its first-half results on Thursday to revive plans for a demerger of its UK and international...

  26. November 1, 2009

    C&W to revive demerger plans

    Cable & Wireless will use its first-half results on Thursday to revive plans for a demerger of its UK and international...

  27. July 28, 2009

    Ticking ego box

    Feeding into Sir Christopher Hogg's combined code on corporate governance review were findings by headhunter Jan Hall's JCA...

  28. July 18, 2009

    Big challenge at C&W

    One side effect of the Walker Review on corporate governance in the financial services sector is to redefine what...

  29. July 18, 2009

    Shareholders revolt over C&W pay

    Cable and Wireless suffered one of the biggest shareholder revolts of the year at a FTSE 100 company yesterday with a heavy...

  30. July 17, 2009

    Shareholders revolt over C&W pay

    Cable and Wireless suffered one of the biggest shareholder revolts of the year at a FTSE 100 company on Friday with a heavy...

  31. June 25, 2009

    Call for more flexibility on code

    When Sir Christopher Hogg, chairman of the Financial Reporting Council, brought forward the review of the combined code on...

  32. June 24, 2009

    Call for more flexibility on code

    When Sir Christopher Hogg, chairman of the Financial Reporting Council, brought forward the review of the combined code on...

  33. June 13, 2009

    C&W should stop fiddling with its incentive plan

    Calculating and Wily or Careless and Wasteful? Richard Lapthorne, Cable and Wireless's chairman, can't be surprised by the...

  34. June 13, 2009

    Red-top alert to be issued on C&W

    Investors are preparing to confront Cable & Wireless at its annual meeting next month over pay plans described by some...

  35. June 12, 2009

    C&W should stop fiddling with its incentive plan

    Calculating and Wily or Careless and Wasteful? Richard Lapthorne, Cable and Wireless’s chairman, can’t be surprised by the...

  36. June 4, 2009

    C&W makes a few board calls

    Cable and Wireless chairman and garden lover Richard Lapthorne has propagated the board with the interesting additions of...

  37. June 4, 2009

    Murdoch greenery

    Lexus four-wheel hybrid driver James Murdoch will be notching up the carbon credits as he pursues the green agenda at the...

  38. May 23, 2009

    Garden races

    Quick changes were required in the pitstops this week for Cable and Wireless chairman Richard Lapthorne , as he raced...

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