Legal & General has announced Mike Fairey will retire from the board after three years’ service. The former second in command at Lloyds Bank has over 35 years experience in the City, having started his career at Barclays in 1967.
A SENIOR partner at magic circle law firm Linklaters will join the board of Mexico-focused miner Fresnillo, replacing Lord Cairns.
Cairns plans to step down at the FTSE 100-quoted miner’s annual meeting in May.
CONSUMER electronics firm Sharp saw shares slump yesterday morning after a local Japanese newspaper reported the company is considering issuing shares to raise around ¥200bn (£1.2bn) to bolster its finances.
The property developer has appointed Jon Hall as sales and marketing director. He joins from Berkeley Homes, where he has been a sales and marketing director since 2011. Hall has also held roles at St Modwen Properties.
Liberum Capital has recently had quite the honour bestowed upon it. The stockbroker, based usually in the heart of the City at Ropemaker Place, is taking to the skies - kind of. Flybe has named one of its planes after it.
E-cigarettes may be facing their greatest challenge yet, as elements of the World Health Organisation (WHO) have suggested plans to regulate the electronic devices as stringently as conventional tobacco, according to leaked documents
CENTRAL banks are gaining so many new powers that it is time to consider ending their independence from government control, International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde indicated yesterday.
THE TAXMAN suspects Britain’s biggest companies of underpaying taxes to the tune of £18.8bn in the last year, though this figure is down 12 per cent on the previous year in a sign that firms are being less aggressive with their financial planning.