Texting overtakes talking as most popular form of communication in UK.
Unemployment falls for fourth month in row with work increases in London and more jobs for the over 65s.
Olympics opening ceremony slashed by half an hour over fears G4S security shambles could cause chaos for spectators.
London 2012 transport fears likened to ‘Millennium Bug’ by Boris Johnson’s marketer.
Guardian News & Media, home to The Guardian and The Observer, is to make up to 100 editorial roles redundant before March 2013, following losses of £44.2m during its last financial year, staff heard today.
EDF Energy will illuminate the London Eye during the Olympics and Paralympics with a light show made from tweets about the Games.
Yahoo has internally announced a restructure of its UK business and is to part ways with its sales director Steve Brown, in the same week it has named its new chief executive.
AOL names former Reuters brand head Jolie Hunt as CMO.
JCDecaux hires ex-BAA ad chief Juan Perez as director of retail.
The U.S. investment bank said its former Germany chief Dirk Notheis was no longer a manager at the bank, putting an end to his “leave of absence”.
In late June, Notheis stepped aside following an uproar over emails he reportedly exchanged with the former premier of the regional state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, relating to the state’s purchase of shares in German utility EnBW in 2010.
The company’s American wealth management division said Daniel Schwartz joined the unit on Thursday in Paramus, New Jersey, after roughly two decades at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and its predecessor firms. Schwartz, a nearly 25-year industry veteran, was a senior portfolio management director with the Alfa Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
The head of group compliance for HSBC Holdings Plc David Bagley said he plans to step down as the bank copes with a money-laundering scandal.
ALLIED WORLD ASSURANCE CO HOLDINGS LTD
The specialty insurance and reinsurance company appointed Kevin Maloney as its vice-president, excess casualty.
OLD MUTUAL ASSET MANAGEMENT
The U.S.-based asset management business of Old Mutual Plc appointed Pascal Vernaeve as head of Benelux sales. Prior to joining OMAM, Vernaeve was a manager for institutional clients covering Benelux institutions at Man Group Plc.
DUFF & PHELPS CORP
The independent financial advisory and investment banking company said Mark Calzolano and Peter Rosenberg have joined its investment banking practice as managing directors.
Calzolano was earlier a member of Global Integrated Business Solutions LLC, where he served as senior vice-president of corporate development, while Rosenberg was a managing director with Wells Fargo Securities.
HUNTER HALL INTERNATIONAL LTD
The investment management group appointed David Deverall as its chief executive.
DIRECT MARKETS INC
The unit of Direct Markets Holdings Corp appointed Gordon Johnson as its executive vice-president, chief business officer.