National Broadband Plan in trouble after SSE pulls out of consortium bidding for contract Plans to roll out high-speed internet as part of the Government’s National Broadband Plan are in trouble after SSE pulled out of a consortium…

Timmy Dooley Photo: Tom Burke Wayne O’Connor July 28 2018 6:00 PM 0 Comments National Broadband Plan in trouble after SSE pulls out of consortium bidding for contract Independent.ie Plans to roll out high-speed internet as part of the Government’s National Broadband Plan are in trouble after SSE pulled out of a consortium bidding for […]

Johnny Rotten to star in Ninja Turtles series

Former Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten is set to voice a “power hungry” mutant pig in the cartoon series Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The singer – real name John Lydon – will take up the role of the villain Meat Sweats in the Nickelodeon series which starts in September on Channel 5 […]

BT more stable after rocky few years

After a gruelling few months in which it has announced 13,000 job cuts and the departure of its chief executive, Gavin Patterson, it must have been a relief for BT to receive a warm reaction from investors on publishing its quarterly results today. The numbers themselves can be cut several different ways and, indeed, there […]

HSBC CFO Mackay leads race for Glaxo job

By Mark Kleinman, City editor The departing group finance director of HSBC Holdings is in talks to join GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Britain’s largest pharmaceuticals group by market value. Sky News has learnt that Iain Mackay, whose exit from Europe’s biggest lender was announced last month, has emerged as the leading external candidate to become GSK’s new […]

TSB makes £107.4m loss after IT meltdown

By Abid Ali, business reporter TSB has said it made a loss of £107.4m in the first six months of the year following its notorious IT meltdown. In its first financial update since the botched migration of 1.3 billion customer records to a new IT system in April, the bank put the cost of the […]