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UK Business Secretary unveils plans to cut employment law red tape

Proposals to limit compensation for unfair dismissal and to encourage settlement agreements to end employment relationships have been put forward by the UK government today. Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced a range of reforms designed to simplify and speed […]

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Broadcast technology firm Timewave rejects offer from Mayfair Capital

UK Timeweave Plc (LON:TMW), a provider of broadcast services to the bookmaking industry, rejected on Friday the GBP0.22 (USD0.36/EUR0.27) a share takeover offer from British investor Joe Lewis'


Athenahealth agrees final deal to buy Healthcare Data Services

US cloud-based practice management, electronic health record and care coordination services provider Athenahealth Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) said it had agreed a final accord on the acquisition of web-based healthcare

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Soros Fund seeks buyers for asset-based lender Crystal Financial

US hedge fund sponsor Soros Fund Management LLC has mandated Deutsche Bank AG (ETR:DBK) to help it find potential buyers for asset-based lending specialist Crystal Financial LLC, Bloomberg

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Measuring the impact of social media challenging for business — report

Social media is already a core part of marketing strategies for many companies and predictions are that its importance for business is only set to grow. However, measuring


Italian bank CDP raises €1bn via JP-managed sale of Eni shares

Italian bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA (CDP) said it had reduced its stake in Eni SpA (BIT:EBI) to 27.36% after selling 1.7% in the energy group for

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