McDonald’s a ‘poor fit’ for Olympics, claims survey.
Britvic recalls Robinsons Fruit Shoot over cap safety.
Embattled Barclays Bank is set to sign a bumper deal to retain its title sponsorship of the football Premier League.
Direct Line Group chief marketing officer Rick Vlemmiks is to leave the RBS-owned insurance group after just five months in the role.
Immediate Media, publisher of Radio Times and Olive, has launched a new monthly magazine aimed at seven- to 12-year-old girls called Girl Talk Art, as an expansion of its children’s portfolio.
Radio industry and Government commit to spending £21m on local DAB.
Samsung loses bid to overturn US Galaxy tablet sales ban. Judge refuses to lift injunction in patent dispute with Apple, as South Korean firm is also hit with bar on Galaxy Nexus phone.
Number of teenagers with Saturday jobs slumps. Trend means fewer young people are able to acquire experience for their CVs – a crucial step towards getting full-time work.
Queen’s accounts reveal £6.1m travel bill for royal family. Official expenditure rose £200,000 to £32.3m, including almost £500,000 for Prince Charles’s tour of Middle East and Africa.
McDonald’s is looking to hire its first UK head of digital in an attempt to improve its in-restaurant experience.
Bob Diamond has resigned as chief executive of Barclays over the interest rate rigging scandal at the bank, as Marcus Agius returns as chairman.
OAKTREE CAPITAL GROUP
The Los Angeles, California-based investment managemen company appointed Marna Whittington to its board of directors.
The financial services company appointed Joylon Christopher as its new finance director.
UBS GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT
The asset management company appointed Malcolm Gordon as head of UK Institutional Client Relationship Management. Malcolm joined mid-June from Hermes Fund Managers.