Gartmore says it is considering flotation but has played down rumours that a move is imminent. US insurer Nationwide bought Gartmore from NatWest in 2000 and is believed to be looking for an exit to realise its 1bn investment.
Excellent salary, good bonus, private office, multiple desks, personal assistant, secretary, generous pension, health insurance – oh yes and a company car. A perfect job – no, it is time to leave. There are more important things than the illusory trappings of corporate life. Now don’t get me wrong – getting paid, and come to […]
AdviceJohn Scott & Partners chief executive Toby Strauss (right) is leaving the firm with immediate effect to pursue other entrepreneurial interests, making way for chairman Andrew Fisher to take over in the newly created role of executive chairman. Fisher was previously chief executive of Cox Insurance Holdings until earlier this year.Origen business development director Tudor […]
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Net asset value of the Murray Income trust has risen 23.6 per cent this year, ahead of the FTSE All-Share which rose by18.7 per cent.
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