The French health-care firm Sanofi has confirmed that it will acquire the US-based medical device-maker Pluromed, in a bid to expand its...

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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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By Jonathon Porritt - 12 Feb 2014

Any take on sustainability that doesn’t have health and social care close to its heart...

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How Winterbourne View happened again
Healthcare
By Alan White - 02 Oct 2013

“These aren’t isolated instances. It’s cultural, and it’s grown out of what’s happened...

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Healthcare
By Heidi Vella - 07 Aug 2013

The UK's health cost watchdog, the National Institute for Care and Excellence,...

Don't stop donating blood
Healthcare
By Alex Hern - 19 Jul 2013

The company doesn't have anything to do with UK donor blood.

Stand and de-liver
Healthcare
By Michael Brooks - 18 Jul 2013

A mouse with a human liver is extraordinary indeed, but we should do better with what...

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Serco's troubles spread to the US
Healthcare
By Alex Hern - 17 Jul 2013

The company is facing questioning over an Obamacare contract thanks to its problems in...

NHS "13,000 needless deaths" a misrepresentation
Healthcare
By George Eaton - 16 Jul 2013

Bruce Keogh, the author of the report into 14 NHS trusts, writes: "Don’t believe...