The fallout from the financial crisis means large institutions can’t do that now – but smaller shops can. The reputation of Panmure Gordon, hard-earned over 141 years, might give added confidence to investors sourced from Diamond’s vast contacts book. But surely that isn’t Bob the Banker’s plan? … [Read more...] about WPP needs a big name to follow Sir Martin Sorrell
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Ellison took home $78.4m in 2013, but that was down 18% on 2012’s $96.2 pay packet after Oracle missed some of its annual targets. As a result, Ellison ranks eight in Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index, worth $41.8bn, and was the highest paid chief executive in the US in 2013. … [Read more...] about Who are Silicon Valley’s biggest earners?
However, the show, which took place on a Wednesday descended into chaos when he lost his earpiece in the ad break and Susanna mocked her co-presenter as she joked: "You know that they call Wednesday hump day. Bill is really having one of those Wednesdays." … [Read more...] about Bill Turnbull reveals healthy diet and meditation are helping him battle cancer amid mood swings from hormone therapy