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Villagers' fury over plans by one of Britain's most powerful businesswomen for ...
Dame Marjorie Scardino, the American-born chief of book publisher Pearson Plc, wants to build the two turbines in the grounds of her �2.5m country pile in Levington, near Ipswich, Suffolk.
IHG chairman announces retirement in December
Patrick Cesau, who will take on Webster's role at the group, has been a non-executive director of Tesco PLC since 2009, and was appointed the company's senior independant director in July 2010.
Publisher Riverhead Creates Buzz for Junot Diaz's Volume of Stories
... Riverhead Books is making a big push for the Pulitzer Prize-winning author at next week's BookExpo America, including an exclusive cocktail party at the storied Algonquin Hotel in New York.
The Atavist matures as a publisher and a platform
Already, the content management system Rabb created has turned into a business opportunity; Atavist has licensed the software to outfits including the educational publisher Pearson Plc., the TED conferences and The Paris Review. The Atavist is still ...
"Bared to You," the Self-Published Erotic Fiction eBook Sensation by Sylvia ...
On May 24, 2012, Berkley Books will take over the publication of author Sylvia Day's New York Times and USA Today bestselling self-published novel "Bared to You," releasing a slightly revised eBook edition, complete with brand-new cover art.
Fleetwood striker Vardy joins Leicester
Pearson told the club's official website: "There were a number of clubs vying to secure Jamie's signature, so it's very pleasing that we have been able to bring him to Leicester.
Pure Gym in good shape for a sale
The business is run by Peter Roberts, former boss of the Golden Tulip hotel chain, and chaired by Sir Nick Pearson, a former director of Intercontinental Hotels.
Man died after 'vicious attack'
Jonathan Turner was attacked outside The Vibe Club, in Stockwell Gate, Mansfield just over a year ago. The 27-year-old was taken to King's Mill Hospital with serious head injuries and died the next day.
How standardized tests are affecting public schools
Considering that even the Pearson Company states that its tests are “intended to be used as tools in the overall assessment process and are not designed to be used alone or to replace the professional judgment,” one can only question why the Department ...
Transat to sell airport ground services unit
Transat A.T. Inc. has agreed to sell its airport services unit called Handlex to Servisair Holding Canada Inc., as it places more focus on its core, tour operator, business.