‘Boris, Boris!’ Mayor of London’s fans chant his name as he is given the superstar treatment at Tory party conference in Birmingham.
Workers to trade rights for shares: £2,000 price tag to stop you from taking your boss to tribunal under plans unveiled by Osborne.
Homeowners win right to use lethal force on burglars: ‘Disproportionate levels of violence’ backed.
Nobel prize won by Briton written off in his teens by a science teacher. Sir John Gurdon shares the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine with Shinya Yamanaka, for reprogramming adult cells.
UK tourist attractions suffer plunge in visitor numbers. Some London destinations get 60% fewer visitors as wet summer and Olympic Games hit tourism.
The Wall Street Journal has hired Nina Lawrence from Condé Nast as vice president of global marketing for ad sales.
Vodafone’s marketing operations have been plunged into further uncertainty by the decision of UK marketing chief Danielle Crook to leave for a senior role at Starbucks.
Nike has appointed Nicole Hubbard as its top UK and Ireland marketer as part of a restructure which has led to the exit of brand communications director Ed Elworthy.
British Gas has promoted its director of marketing and insight, Will Orr, to the role of commercial director, which has been vacant since Rick Vlemmiks’ departure earlier this year.
MORGAN STANLEY & GOLDMAN SACHS
Morgan Stanley’s Qatar head Khalid al-Subeai resigned last week to join the investment banking division of unlisted Barwa Bank, while Goldman’s Qatar Chief Executive Tamim al-Kawari has joined investment bank QInvest, part-owned by Qatar Islamic Bank , as deputy CEO, according to several sources aware of the matter.
GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, a unit of Goldman Sachs Group Inc, has hired Andrew “Buddy” Donohue, a former head of the division of investment management at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as deputy general counsel, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters on Monday.
The company promoted Sandra Fleming to the role of Florida market leader for the private client reserve of U.S. Bank. She will head both the Palm Beach and Naples offices. She most recently served as region president and portfolio manager with Wilmington Trust Florida.
ALLIANCE TRUST PLC
The investment company named Duncan Squire as head of performance & risk. He joins from Fidelity Worldwide Investment.
AXA PRIVATE EQUITY
The private equity firm named Olivier Berment as co-head of its private debt business.
NATIXIS GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT (NGAM)
The asset manager appointed James Beaumont as head of product consulting and solutions, durable portfolio consultant.
The firm also named Catherine Morat as head of the product marketing team.
The bank named Navin Suri as Asia-Pacific head of intermediary distribution. He joins from ING Investment Management where he was managing director and CEO for the firm’s business in India.
M&G INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD
The investment manager named Annabel Gillard as UK sales director for its fixed income business. Annabel joined M&G in September 2012 and was previously head of UK institutional business development at Union Bancaire Privee.