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Coventry appointment

Coventry has appointed Richard Field as head of communications. Field previously worked at Barclays for 10 years, taking a number of senior internal communications roles within its retail, small business and premier business units.


Outsourcing contracts shrink says TPI

Technology Partnerships International says that many companies are awarding smaller outsourcing contracts because of increased use of offshore locations. The latest quarterly index from the sourcing advisory firm shows the average value of larger contracts signed worldwide to date in 2005 is 183m, down by almost a quarter from 240m a year ago. The trend […]

Phone group poised to enter industry

The Caudwell Group, owner of phone retailer Phones 4 U, is gearing up to launch into the mortgage market. The group has appointed a group director of mortgages who will soon start work on developing existing lifestyle products. David Ginivan, spokesman for the Caudwell Group, says: “Nothing has been decided yet. We do have a […]

Royal London adds to board

Royal London has appointed Trevor Bish-Jones, chief executive of Woolworths Group, to its board as a non-executive director

Easier to use form for consumer credit licences

The Office of Fair Trading has launched an easier to use form for businesses applying for, renewing, varying or notifying changes to their consumer credit licences.The forms are clearer and easier for businesses to complete and will provide the OFT with better personal information for verifying an applicant’s identity and address. The OFT has also […]


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