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Tenet appointment

The Tenet Group has appointed Rupert Robson as non-executive member of the Tenet main board.

Robson worked for 10 years for Schroders, three years for Citigroup Global Markets and most recently was global head of the financial institutions group at HSBC Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets.

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Almost nine in 10 employers admit failings with post-DRA compliance

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