Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts - one of only three female CEOs in the FTSE 100 - has stepped down in order to join Apple as senior vice president...

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

Leaves FTSE 100 with only two female CEOs.

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

The infant formula maker halts nutrition awareness programme.

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

The struggling Canadian smartphone maker's latest move comes in the wake of...

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By New Statesman - 14 Oct 2013

Prime Minister Enda Kenny makes the announcement at the Fine Gael party's annual...

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By New Statesman - 14 Oct 2013

Urge lawmakers to increase borrowing limit

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By New Statesman - 11 Oct 2013

The purchase price includes about $1.19bn of net tangible assets and $260m in goodwill...

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By New Statesman - 11 Oct 2013

The acquired business will be managed under a separate platform and will be overseen...

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

During the month, the German automaker improved sales in nearly all of its markets....

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

The new appointees will be based in New York.

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

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The show is over: Christopher Bailey on the catwalk following his Burberry a/w 2014 menswear show in London. Photo: Getty
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Business
By Ed Smith - 24 Jul 2014

American banker J P Morgan argued that a company’s top brass should never earn more...

Meeting the infrastructure challenge
Business
By admin - 17 Jul 2014

A willingness to embrace change, integrate digital technologies – and most...

Meeting skyhigh demand
Business
By admin - 17 Jul 2014

Airport capacity is one of the most pressing infrastructure challenges faced by the...

On the road to efficiency
Business
By admin - 17 Jul 2014

Smart motorways are helping to increase the capacity of our roads without the need...

With capacity comes opportunity
Business
By admin - 17 Jul 2014

Investment in the nation’s rail network is an investment in economic growth.

Tom Bishop is executive chairman for Europe, Middle East and India at URS
New perceptions
Business
By Tom Bishop - 07 Jul 2014

The long-term benefits of an “infrastructure renaissance” will never be realised...

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Construction
By Barbara Speed - 01 Jul 2014

Need a house? Just hit Ctrl+P.

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Biz Stone: the Californian who flew the Twitter nest
Business
By Josh Spero - 19 Jun 2014

Biz Stone clearly left some libertarian coding in Twitter’s DNA. Following Edward...

Anti-fracking Protest Camp At Barton Moss
Energy/Clean tech
By Lucy Fisher - 06 Jun 2014

Controversial reform to trespass legislation will allow fracking firms to drill...