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WPP joins shareholders’ revolt against Chime’s remuneration policies

WPP joins shareholders’ revolt against Chime’s remuneration policies

Advertising giant WPP, the top shareholder in PR firm Chime, on Friday joined shareholders' revolt against the company's remuneration policies at its annual general meeting.

Nearly 25 per cent of Chime shareholders refused to support its future pay/remuneration policy for its executives, while 22 per cent of the shareholders turned down its last year's remuneration report.

Boasting, indiscreet & vulgar comments aren’t OK: Colin Fan

Boasting, indiscreet & vulgar comments aren’t OK: Colin Fan

London-based investment banker Colin Fan has warned traders that making boastful, indiscreet and vulgar comments could have serious consequences for your career.

Pfizer-AstraZeneca deal is not inevitable: Pascal Soriot

Pfizer-AstraZeneca deal is not inevitable: Pascal Soriot

Pfizer's takeover bid for AstraZeneca is not inevitable and the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical giant can create value for its shareholder on its own, according to AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot's claims.

Scottish firms may shift bank accounts south of border: Deutsche Bank

Government should take steps to ensure a financially viable Scotland as there could be "capital flight" to the remaining UK if voters back independence, a leading investment bank has said.

EasyJet to use drones to inspect planes

British carrier EasyJet will soon start using drone technology/unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to scan and assess its fleet of planes.

EasyJet on Thursday confirmed that it was modifying an unmanned drone in partnership with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, CopterCraft and Measurement Solutions; and that trials of the technology could be started within the next few months.

HSBC suffers steep fall in Q1 profits despite tough cost cuts

Europe's largest lender HSBC suffered a fall of 20 per cent in quarterly profits, despite implementing sweeping cost-cutting measures.

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