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City Moves for 15 August – Who’s switching jobs?

Todays City Moves includes Moss Bross, Mullenlowe Group and Quinn Emanuel. Moss Bros Mens tailoring giant Moss Bros has appointed Avis Darzins (pictured) as a non-executive director, effective 1 September 2019. Moss Bros has announ­ced also that Maurice Helfgott, in line with good corporate governance following nine years service, will no longer be senior independent
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City Moves for 13 August – Who’s switching jobs?

Todays City Moves includes Circassia, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and RPMI. Circassia Dr Rod Hafner, senior vice president of research and development at Circassia Pharmaceuticals, a specialty biopharm­a­ceutical company focused on respiratory disease, will step down from the board after 11 years as a director. However, Rod will remain part of the senior management team
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Lib Dem mayoral hopeful Siobhan Benita: ‘We can win this’

Siobhan Benita, the Liberal Democrats London mayoral hopeful, arrives for our interview just two days before the crucial Brecon and Radnorshire MP by-election, where the pollsters predictions of a Lib Dem win proved to be right on the money: the party took just over 43 per cent of the vote, overturning a Tory majority and shunting Labour into fourth place – a result so
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Cathay Pacific ‘sacks staff involved in Hong Kong protests’

Hong Kongs flag carrier airline Cathay Pacific has reportedly sacked two airport employees and suspended a pilot in relation to ongoing anti-government protests in the city. The operator took the decision after telling staff on Saturday it would bar any “overly radical” employees from crewing flights to the mainland and said it had removed a pilot who was arrested at
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North Korea fires ‘short-range ballistic missiles’

North Korea has fired two missiles into the sea, which South Koreas military believe to be short-range ballistic missiles. It is the fifth launch of its kind in recent weeks, and if confirmed, would be a breach of 11 UN security council resolutions. Read more: Trump makes history by stepping into North Korea The two missiles were fired at 5:34am and 5:50am local
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Gove: We will spend ‘whatever it takes’ on no-deal Brexit

The government is prepared to spend “whatever it takes” to ensure Britain is prepared for a no-deal Brexit, Michael Gove has said. Read more: Boris Johnson warns civil servants against complacency over no-deal Brexit “The government has done a lot to prepare but there is still a lot to do,” Gove – who is responsible for no-deal preparations – told reporters in Northern
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City Moves for 9 August – Who’s switching jobs?

Todays City Moves includes Assurant, OSTC and Media Chain. Assurant Global provider of housing and lifestyle solutions Assurant has announced the appointment of Christian Formby as its new president, Europe, subject to receipt of regulatory approval. Formby will have responsibility for developing and executing strategic priorities for Assurants European operations to