27 December 2007

NHS will only treat responsible patients

Heavy drinkers, smokers and obese people will not receive treatment from the NHS under news plans. The rules are part of a proposal to be announced by Prime Minister Gordon Brown that will outline the “rights and responsibilities” of patients. The plan is expected to provoke controversy as it ends the NHS’s founding principle of […]

GMG buys EMAPs B2B magazines and events arms with Apax Partners

Guardian Media Group (GMG) and private equity company Apax Partners have bought EMAP’s business-to-business magazine and events arms for an undisclosed amount. The sale comes just weeks after EMAP sold of its radio and consumer magazines division to German magazine publisher, H Bauer. EMAP had decided to keep the B2B arm, the largest of its […]

Home Office to launch ads warning against employing illegal workers

The Government is set to unveil an advertising campaign that aims to raise awareness of the penalities for employing illegal workers. It will launch on January 14. The move follows revelations in early December than an illegal immigrant was employed as a security guard at the Home Office, working at the front desk of the […]

Honda adds two hybrids to range

Honda has stepped up its commitment to hybrid technology by announcing it will launch two models in addition to the existing Civic Hybrid. The Japanese marque says hybrid cars will account for 10% of its sales by 2010. Honda, which was the first manufacturer to offer a hybrid in the UK when it launched the […]

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