Mike Rake

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Name: Mike Rake
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Henley Festival boss steps down

THE boss of the Henley Festival has stepped down after 10 years.Chief executive Gill Mitchell told the festival board after this year’s event in July that she would be leaving.She will be replaced by Charlotte Geeves, who is the current festival and events ... [Published Henley Standard - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Is Conservative benefit freeze fair?

Article written byNick RobinsonPolitical editorMore from NickDavid Cameron: "The deficit... is still a drag anchor on our economy"The prime minister often talks about benefits as if they are paid to people who don't work and paid for by people who do ... [Published BBC - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

PM has to resist call of Tory right

The Labour leader Ed Miliband did not have a good party conference - but could David Cameron end up having a worse one?Even as the Tory party's annual meeting was getting under way at the weekend, the Prime Minister was coping with the defection to UKIP ... [Published Herald Scotland - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 5 reports

RAC float skids off the road as GIC buys stake

PLANS for a £2bn float of RAC skidded off the road yesterday after Singapore''s sovereign wealth fund GIC agreed to buy a major stake in the firm from private equity owner Carlyle Group. The sudden turnaround will see GIC become joint majority shareholder ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

The UK needs a referendum on the EU, or we won’t get a better deal

In this morning’s Independent, a collection of Establishment names have broken cover and lobbied David Cameron to abandon his pledge to hold an EU referendum by the end of 2017. In a letter, whose signatories include former Tory Ministers, the CBI and ... [Published Spectator - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Singaporeans to carjack RAC's IPO

The Government Investment Corporation of Singapore (GIC) is lining up a £2 billion takeover of RAC ahead of its planned IPO.GIC is in talks with Carlyle, the owner of RAC, with a view to tabling a bid for the roadside recovery firm before it comes to ... [Published Citywire - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

With the Union safe, CBI president calls for us to stay in EU

Published:Rakes' progress: CBI boss Sir Mike Rake has led BT, the RAC and easyJetSir Mike Rake, chairman of BT and president of the Confederation of British Industry, is hugely relieved that Scotland has voted to stay in the UK, and one of the reasons ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 5 reports

Business leaders urge a ‘No’ vote while Salmond pushes for the pound

With only one day left until the Scottish independence vote, regional business leaders are coming together to urge Scotland to vote ‘No’ to independence, while SNP leader Alex Salmond refuses to budge on the pound issue.The leaders of the CBI’s regions ... [Published B Daily - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Uncertainty over what could happen in event of yes vote

One of the fears raised by businesses regarding a yes vote is the uncertainty that it brings.Recently, Sir Mike Rake, president of one of the country’s biggest business lobbies, the CBI, said that Scottish independence is a ‘one-way ticket to uncertainty ... [Published Northumberland Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

RAC recruits top City names including Sir Mike Rake ahead of flotation

Britain’s oldest roadside assistance group, the RAC, is to draft in four business heavyweights including Sir Mike Rake, president of the CBI, as its private equity owner, Carlyle, beefs up the board ahead of a £2bn float. Sir Mike, who counts roles at ... [Published The Independent - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

David Cameron: Scottish independence would increase cost of mortgages and hit value of savings

Prime Minister describes Alex Salmond as 'man without a plan' on currency in address at business dinner David Cameron has warned independence would rebound on Scottish families by increasing the costs of mortgages and pensions and jeopardising the value ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 2 reports

CBI president warns against UK rate rise

Sir Mike Rake warns that the pound’s strength is already having a negative impact on exports and hopes rate rise will be delayed until next spring ... [Published FT.com - UK News - Jun 22 2014]

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Henley Festival boss steps down [Published Henley Standard - Oct 09 2014]
McMillan steps down with a warning shot over de... [Published Herald Scotland - Oct 04 2014]
Is Conservative benefit freeze fair? [Published BBC - Sep 30 2014]
Top Tory warns business chiefs face 'very dear ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
PM has to resist call of Tory right [Published Herald Scotland - Sep 29 2014]
LFR & Aequitas - Your Monthly Financial News Re... [Published Large Format Review - Sep 26 2014]
RAC float skids off the road as GIC buys stake [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 26 2014]
RAC float skids off the road as GIC buys stake [Published City A.M. - Sep 26 2014]
Motoring services RAC scraps plans to float and... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 25 2014]
The UK needs a referendum on the EU, or we won’... [Published Spectator - Sep 25 2014]
The UK needs a referendum on the EU, or we won’... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Sep 25 2014]
RAC's £2bn listing stalls amid takeover talks [Published Daily Express - Sep 25 2014]
Sir Mike Rake will no longer take the wheel as ... [Published City A.M. - Sep 25 2014]
RAC owner scraps plans for stock market flotation [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
RAC owner scraps plans for stock market flotation [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
Singaporeans to carjack RAC's IPO [Published Citywire - Sep 24 2014]
Singaporean Fund Revs Up £2bn RAC Takeover [Published Heart Radio - Sep 23 2014]
Sunday newspaper round-up: Lloyds, Marks&Spence... [Published BullBearings - Sep 21 2014]
SUNDAY BRITISH BUSINESS - SEPT 21 [Published Sharenet - Sep 21 2014]
With the Union safe, CBI president calls for us... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 20 2014]
With the Union safe, CBI president calls for us... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 20 2014]
Scotland's poll 'hurt UK plc' [Published Telegraph - Sep 20 2014]
UK businesses quick to get a move on post-refer... [Published Gulf News - Sep 19 2014]
Business leaders urge a ‘No’ vote while Salmond... [Published B Daily - Sep 17 2014]
CBI and EDF are latest to call for United Kingdom [Published City A.M. - Sep 17 2014]
Business leaders: No vote best way to boost jobs [Published The Scotsman - Sep 17 2014]
CBI chiefs urge Scotland to stay [Published En the Web - Sep 16 2014]
Business leaders in Wales say "no" to the uncer... [Published Wales Online - Sep 16 2014]
CBI: 'Staying in UK is best way to grow the eco... [Published Stv.tv - Sep 16 2014]
Uncertainty over what could happen in event of ... [Published Northumberland Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
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Frontrunning: September 1 [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 01 2014]
Putin Suggests Statehood for Southeast Ukraine as Sanctions Loom ( BBG ) Ukraine accuses Russia of 'open aggression' as rebels advance ( Reuters ) Ruble Hits New Record Low Against Dollar ( WSJ ) Further Russia Sanctions Seen `Almost Inevitable' ( BBG ...
Currency wars: a strong euro is a problem entir... [Published Finance - Jul 08 2014]
According to Fabrice Brégier, chief executive of Airbus's passenger jet business, the euro is far too high. Quoted in this morning's FT, he called on the European Central Bank to take immediate steps to devalue the currency by around 10 per cent against ...
Barclays director said to turn down Chairman role [Published Here is the city - Business News - Jul 07 2014]
Sir Mike Rake has turned down to the opportunity to become the next chairman of Barclays, following a string of scandals at the bank. ...
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