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UPDATE 4-Global advertising giant WPP faces stagnant sales this year

2017-10-31 reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - WPP (WPP.L) cut its sales expectations for the third time this year on Tuesday and said net sales would not grow in 2017, with weak client spending and technological disruption putting it on course for its lowest growth since the financial crisis.

‘French businesses can help India innovate and create jobs’

2017-09-28 thehindubusinessline
Pierre Gattaz, President of MEDEF (Movement of the Enterprises of France), who is on a three-city visit to India along with a 60-member delegation of large and small French companies, said French businesses can help India innovate and create jobs with skills and expertise in the areas of infrastructure, renewable energy, waste and water treatment and management, smart cities and transportation.

Appointment of non-executive director

2017-08-03 londonstockexchange
The Board of British Smaller Companies VCT plc (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert Cook as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 August 2017.

IBM Watson Internet of Things Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for 2017 Worldwide IoT Platforms

2017-07-12 prnewswire
Watson IoT Platform on IBM Cloud Recognized for Cognitive Analytics, Multilayered Security, Innovative Blockchain Technologies and Global Availability to Local and Multinational Customers

Job cuts become inevitable as IT loses sheen

2017-05-12 moneycontrol
The slowdown in the growth, changing technologies, increasing automation and pricing pressure is forcing IT companies to go on a cost-cutting drive, which may result in laying off thousands of employees. US President Donald Trump protectionist policies of hiring Americans for tech jobs is forcing IT companies to tweak their business models and rethink of cost arbitrage model.

Half-year Report

2017-04-26 londonstockexchange
*        The change in net assets reflects the tender offer implemented in the period, buybacks of shares into treasury and market movements. **      Net asset value and share price performance include the dividend reinvestment.

Asia's Big Private Banks Boost Assets Under Management to Record - Bloomberg

2017-04-11 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Sale of Vauxhall Square

2017-04-05 londonstockexchange
CLS Holdings plc announces that it has exchanged contracts for the unconditional sale of the site of its proposed mixed-use Vauxhall Square development ("Vauxhall Square") to R&F Properties, a large Chinese property developer listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, for a gross consideration of £157.77 million. 

QAD's (QADA) CEO Karl Lopker on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-03-10 seekingalpha
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. And welcome to the QAD Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all phone lines are in a listen-only mode. Later there will be an opportunity for your questions and instructions will be given at that time. [Operator Instructions] And as a reminder, this conference is being recorded.

re: The Auditors » Blog Archive » Auditor Independence and Management Consulting – Deja Vu All Over Again

2017-02-25 retheauditors
To introduce this topic, let’s start with excerpts from a Frontline series, dated June 2002, Bigger Than Enron.

Cap Gemini's (CAPMF) CEO Paul Hermelin on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-02-16 seekingalpha
Welcome to the Cap Gemini 2016 Full Year Results Conference Call. I now hand over to Mr. Paul Hermelin, Chairman and CEO. Sir, please go ahead.

Cap Gemini SA 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2017-02-16 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by Cap Gemini SA in conjunction with their 2016 Q4 earnings call.

IBM touts Donald Trump-pleasing hiring plans while firing thousands

2017-01-23 livemint
IBM pledged to hire 25,000 workers over four years. It wasn’t long before employees were accusing the company’s CEO Ginni Rometty of hypocrisy

IBM Touts Trump-Pleasing Hiring Plans While Firing Thousands - Bloomberg

2017-01-23 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Oracle and Google Refine Their Cloud Pitches To Face Amazon |

2017-01-17 fortune
The public cloud arena has thus far been dominated by Amazon Web Services, with Microsoft Azure making a run. So far the leaderboard has Amazon at number one, Microsoft at number two, and then everyone else.