The Communication Workers Union announced that 170 postal
workers in North Somerset will launch a 24-hour strike against
Royal Mail on Saturday, reports the Weston Mercury. Rolling strikes in London
were already announced for Wednesday through Friday.
Marks & Spencer promoted Clem Constantine to director of
international expansion, replacing Carl Leaver, who stepped
down in June. Constantine had been director of property and
Pets at Home is mulling a £700 million stock-market
flotation, according to The Times.
Figleaves, Firebox, Net-a-porter.com, Play.com, and of
course, ASOS are cited in a Financial Times article about UK companies
launched during the original dot-com boom that are still
If you were wondering where Boden founder Johnnie
Boden and Net-a-porter.com founder Natalie Massenet are
going on holiday this year, Financial Times has the scoop.