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Co-op Group members all set to vote on major overhaul plan

Co-op Group members all set to vote on major overhaul plan

Representatives of the Co-op Group are all set to vote on a proposed major overhaul of the 150-year-old organization that will decide its future.

While former City Minister Lord Myners has proposed a major overhaul of the group, saying it is necessary to keep the group afloat; traditionalists within the group may oppose the proposal as are reportedly still denying problems.

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.

E.ON didn’t place enough rules & checks: admits CEO Cocker

E.ON didn’t place enough rules & checks: admits CEO Cocker

SW London most attractive location for young professionals

SW London most attractive location for young professionals

London's South West postal district, particularly the SW19 Wimbledon postcode, is the most attractive location for buying property for aspiring young urbanite professionals, according to a fresh survey by Lloyds Bank.

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