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City to be promoted at homes show
It will make sure development opportunities in Southampton and Portsmouth are promoted at MIPIM UK - the first UK property trade show to gather together all professionals looking to close deals in the UK property market.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Purplebricks Gets Another A 8M To Disrupt Real Estate Agencies In The UK
Purplebricks , the UK-based property startup which hopes to disrupt the agency model by charging a low fixed fee for transactions which normally cost thousands, has secured a further A 8 million investment - or a 30% stake - from Neil Woodford, one of Britain's highest profile fund managers.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Capita Buys SouthWestern For EUR 35m
London-based outsourcing firm Capita has acquired SouthWestern Business Process Services Limited from private equity group Ion Equity for 35m on a cash-free, debt-free basis.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Condor Announces 2014 Second Quarter Results
These documents will be made available under Condor's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Condor website at www.condorpetroleum.com .
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Investment Extra: The best funds to boost your income and not your risks
What price income funds? Any, it seems. Despite the soaring pound damaging FTSE 100 company dividends, equity income funds attracted a record A 1.2billion of investors' cash last month.
Government breaks grip of IT oligopoly
Figures for public sector software and IT services investments reveal a dwindling share for IT giants, but can the oligopoly be removed in the long term? Although SMEs remain disappointed in their opportunities to supply IT to the public sector despite positive noises from government, there is evidence that the mid-sized portion of this sector is ... (more)
UK public sector starting to spread the ICT spoils
Mid-sized companies are starting to outperform the leading IT suppliers to government, according to a report by analysts from TechMarketView.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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Pindar, the former CEO of Capita, has been appointed Chairman of the new parent company of ITC, The Luxury Travel Group.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Anne's husband, a new A 500,000 yacht and a business deal raising eyebrows at Westminster
Sir Tim - former chief executive of Defence Estates for MoD - has won A 400m contract to manage Armed Forces housing and military bases for Capita This summer, Princess Anne and her husband Tim - Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, to be precise - have been enjoying their beautiful A 500,000 cruising yacht.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Mark Leftly: Too much information? One day the state might be selling the family data
Westminster Outlook Appropriately for a man whose greatest achievement/failure in the coalition so far has been the privatisation of Royal Mail, Michael Fallon spent his final hours as a business minister announcing a sell-off.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
GSK profits warning curbs FTSE 100 rally
A PROFITS warning from GlaxoSmithKline curtailed a rally for the FTSE 100 Index as shares in the pharmaceuticals giant slid by nearly five per cent.
London Market Report
On the currency markets, the pound was almost unchanged both against the dollar , at $1.7077, and against the euro at 1.2688 euros.
Britain's FTSE flat, Capita gains on strong results
Britain's top share index steadied on Wednesday, as tensions between the West and Russia and the conflict in Gaza made investors cautious, although Capita and BHP Billiton saw strong gains.
Capita pretax profit falls 3.3% as costs rise
Capita PLC , a U.K. outsourcing firm, said first-half pretax profit dropped slightly as costs rose, even as it secured contracts worth 1.3 billion pounds .
London open: Capita, BHP Billiton lead gains ahead of BoE minutes
Well-received results from Capita and BHP Billiton were helping markets higher, along with decent gains in the wider mining sector.
Capita hits first-half mark as private sector outsourcing grows
Organic revenue growth of 11% is a vast improvement on the 3% seen in the same period the year before and has benefited from contract wins last year including from O2 and Barnet and Staffordshire councils together with new wins including electronic prisoner monitoring for the Ministry of Justice.