Subscribe to industry newsletters

SOUTH AFRICA

Spotlight on the 5050 by 2020 initiative and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka's insights at the Women Deliver conference.
#FairnessFirst: Are we on track for 50/50 by 2020?

With gender equality more under the spotlight last year than ever before, many in the marketing and entertainment industry pledged '50/50 by 2020'. With just six months to go before 2020 is a reality and no longer a mythical spot in the future, are those goals on track? Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, head of UN Women, shared insights at the recent Women Deliver conference...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

FRANCE

Nokia renaissance sees profits climb
Nokia renaissance sees profits climb

PARIS, FRANCE: Finnish telecommunications equipment company Nokia jumped back into profit in the second quarter boosted by restructuring after it lost its leading position in handsets and sold its phone division to Microsoft.

25 Jul 2014

FRANCE

AFP gets first woman global news chief
AFP gets first woman global news chief

PARIS, FRANCE: Agence France-Presse has for the first time named a woman to head its global operations after News Director Philippe Massonnet announced he was stepping down.

24 Jun 2014

FRANCE

Bouygues Telecom cuts workforce by nearly 20%
Bouygues Telecom cuts workforce by nearly 20%

PARIS, FRANCE: Struggling French telecommunications company Bouygues Telecom said it will cut nearly 20% of its workforce in a move to help it survive in the struggling sector.

12 Jun 2014

FRANCE

Alcatel-Lucent to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide
Alcatel-Lucent to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide

PARIS, FRANCE: French telecommunications-equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent will cut 15,000 jobs worldwide, but create 5,000 other posts, financial newspaper Les Echos said on the company's website on Monday (7 October).

8 Oct 2013

FRANCE

Travel chaos grips France
Travel chaos grips France

PARIS, FRANCE: Thousands of flights in and out of French airports were cancelled on Wednesday as a strike by air traffic controllers intensified just hours before a nationwide rail strike was due to start.

13 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Flights disrupted as controllers strike
Flights disrupted as controllers strike

PARIS - Hundreds of flights in France were cancelled on Tuesday (11 June) as air traffic controllers went on strike against changes to a long-running EU project aimed at creating a single European airspace.

12 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Michelin slashes jobs, boosts production
Michelin slashes jobs, boosts production

PARIS, FRANCE: Tyre maker Michelin said on Monday (10 June) it would stop making truck tyres at one of its French factories by 2015, slashing 700 jobs, due to plummeting demand in Europe.

11 Jun 2013

FRANCE

France downgraded by IMF amid poor growth
France downgraded by IMF amid poor growth

PARIS, FRANCE: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday (4 June) that France must keep up its momentum on the reforms launched by the government a year ago to remove obstacles preventing the country from jump-starting economic growth and creating badly-needed jobs.

5 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Airbus gets Lion's share
Airbus gets Lion's share

PARIS, FRANCE: European aerospace giant Airbus signed an agreement that will see Indonesia's Lion Air ordering more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets, business daily Les Echos reported.

19 Mar 2013

FRANCE

Court suspends Peugeot job cuts
Court suspends Peugeot job cuts

PARIS, FRANCE: A French appeal court has suspended a restructuring plan involving 8,000 job cuts at Peugeot Citroen after court action brought by the CGT union according to the lawyer acting for the workers Fiodor Rilov.

30 Jan 2013

FRANCE

Arnaud Verlhac joins euronews
Arnaud Verlhac joins euronews

LYON, FRANCE: Arnaud Verlhac, aged 37, has joined one of Europe's leading international news channels as deputy director of Worldwide Distribution, with the role of developing the channel's international distribution across all broadcast platforms (cable, satellite, ADSL, internet, etc) and in the out-of-home market (aircraft, ships, hotels, public places...).

2 Apr 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Overview of European Internet usage in September 2011
Overview of European Internet usage in September 2011

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 373.4 million unique visitors went online in September 2011 for an average of 26.4 hours per person. This release highlights Internet usage in 49 European markets aggregated into the European region and provides individual reporting on 18 markets.

17 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Sustained business recovery on the cards as companies look to re-start investment
Sustained business recovery on the cards as companies look to re-start investment

LONDON, UK: The latest Global Business Outlook Survey from KPMG International suggests that businesses are ready to begin investing again as the healthy optimism recorded earlier in the year holds firm. Overall, business optimism remains static but strong, with India and China leading the way; while UK and Spain are still less confident.

3 Aug 2010