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Michael Pointon obituary
Other lives: Radio and TV producer for ITV and the BBC

Paul Foxall

12, Nov, 2021 @7:05 PM

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Jarvis Astaire obituary
Businessman who made his name as a boxing promoter and then went on to be a film producer and financier

John Rawling

23, Aug, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Bingo is back as Mecca owner Rank outperforms Covid lockdown predictions
Despite losses of £107m in the year to June, the group has its eyes down for a full house post-pandemic

Mark Sweney

19, Aug, 2021 @12:29 PM

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Food for thought: Mecca Bingo owner plans no-deal Brexit menu
Rank will not need to rely on foodstuffs coming through ports if there is disruption

Mark Sweney

22, Aug, 2019 @12:35 PM

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Rank shares tumble 15% to three-year low after profits warning
Leisure group says decline in visitors to its casinos and Mecca bingo halls hit quarterly sales

Zoe Wood

05, Apr, 2018 @4:38 PM

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Gambling charity warns betting firms are failing to fund addiction treatment
Betting companies are failing to honour pledge to donate to care, says leading charity GambleAware

Rob Davies

31, Oct, 2017 @9:17 AM

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It's time fund managers were more hands on | Nils Pratley
Giving shareholders a say in choosing company directors is an idea Theresa May should look at closely if she is serious about shaking up corporate governance

Nils Pratley

31, Aug, 2016 @11:01 PM

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When buying bookies, you win some, you lose some. Just ask 888
The collapse of the online bookie’s three-way merger doesn’t mean there won’t be more takeovers in the sector. It’s a racing certainty that there will

Nick Fletcher

28, Aug, 2016 @6:00 AM

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FTSE climbs as National Grid recoups £95m and Persimmon lifts builders
Energy group given boost by Ofgem, while Tesco gains after latest sales data

Nick Fletcher

23, Aug, 2016 @9:02 AM

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Rank outsiders fail to land gambling coup
The leisure group’s audacious three-way merger plan with William Hill and 888 never looked seriously likely to succeed. But now what?

Sean Farrell

21, Aug, 2016 @6:00 AM

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William Hill rejects 888 and Rank's revised takeover approach
Bookmaker says proposed offer, coming after previous approach was rebuffed, continues to undervalue the company

Sean Farrell

15, Aug, 2016 @10:55 AM

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William Hill rejects £3.6bn takeover bid from Rank and 888
Boards says proposal worth about 364p a share undervalues business and involves substantial risk for shareholders

Simon Goodley

09, Aug, 2016 @4:50 PM

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