Royal Mail set for flotation.
Assad: Syria will give up control of chemical weapons.
After Eights creator mourned.
Yahoo CEO: we faced jail over NSA.
Prince William quits military service.
McCann family libel case begins.
Prisoners freed without full checks.
Growing fears of house price bubble.
Tina Brown stepping down from Daily Beast.
Beautiful women are more likely to get job.
Paris, New York, Berlin, Rome and Miami all have cheaper single fare than Oyster card.
M&C Saatchi has promoted Camilla Harrisson to chief executive of the agency to replace Carrie Hindmarsh, who stepped down in July to focus on non-executive work.
New Twitter supremo Daisley to focus on agency relations.
Nigel Jones leaves Publicis for DraftFCB.
BAIN & CO
The business consulting firm appointed Paul Meehan as its new regional managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He was the regional managing director of Asia Pacific for Bain. Dale Cottrell replaces Meehan.
The Scandinavian fund management company appointed Hilde Jenssen as portfolio manager for Skagen Kon-Tiki team. Jenssen joins from U.S.-based Skyview Investment Advisors, where she was a partner and portfolio manager.
EVANSTON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
The investment adviser appointed Peter Hecht as vice-president, senior investment strategist. Hecht will lead the company’s topical investment research. He was earlier a senior investment strategist at Allstate Investments.
POLYGON GLOBAL PARTNERS
The private investment firm hired Doug Ross as the head of North American business development. In this new position, Ross will focus on marketing Polygon’s hedge fund products. Ross has held similar positions at Field Street Capital and Normandy Hill, the company said. He will be based in New York.
PWC US appointed Henry Essert as managing director of its actuarial and insurance management solutions practice. Essert will lead the insurance risk practice at the company. Prior to this, he was managing director at BlackRock.