UK inflation rises again after recent falls. A sharp rise in air fares and less discounting at clothes shops pushed up inflation in the UK to 2.6% last month.
Geoffrey Boycott says Kevin Pietersen can’t return to the England side until he is man enough to say sorry.
Brands aiming to capitalise on Olympic fever in the UK are buying up ad packages around Channel 4’s coverage of the Paralympic Games.
BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion has parted ways with its top European marketer, Sarah Probert, following deep cuts to its global workforce.
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The company appointed Malcolm Naish, Simon Wombwell and Paul Craig as three non-executive directors on the board.
Malcolm Naish was a director of Real Estate at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership until 2012.
Simon Wombwell is Chief Executive Officer of Brooks Macdonald Funds and a director of Brooks Macdonald Group Plc.
Paul Craig is a Director of Multi-Manager at Henderson Global Investors.
The business and technology consultancy appointed Partner Armin Schmitt to lead all Capco’s operations in Continental Europe covering Benelux, France, Germany, Switzerland and Capco’s near shore centre based in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Previously, Armin headed Capco’s operations in Germany, German-speaking Switzerland and Eastern Europe.
The company has hired veteran fund manager Bartlett Geer away from Putnam Investments, part of a push to build up its actively managed equities team.