Monday is in need of a bit of charity itself

It is all too easy to say “they told you so” about the troubles of AIM-listed charity lottery operator Chariot UK, which appears to have hit a financial brick wall, but its Monday game has been beset by problems ever since it launched.

Banking on new ideas

First Direct is about to become the first UK bank to launch podcasts to communicate with customers – enabling customers to download advice on choosing passwords and ensuring personal details are secure (MW last week).

Squeezed into a corner

Stewart Gilliland is going from pint pots to yoghurt pots in his new role as chief executive of Müller Dairy UK. The former Whitbread sales director – who worked across the brewing operation as it was acquired by Interbrew, then merged with Br

Rebels against the alliance

According to wags, the name of the now-defunct Belgian airline Sabena stood for Such A Bad Experience Never Again. The airline might not have been happy with the joke, and its partners in the Qualiflyer Group probably weren’t either. Such are

Volkswagen tries Audi-branded credit card

Audi is launching a branded credit card just weeks after rival BMW unveiled a host of financial services products. The Audi Card will be available from June 26 through Citi Cards, part of Citigroup. It is the first credit card to be launched by Volkswagen Financial Services UK, the specialist finance division that represents all […]

Monday tipped to fail even with extra cash

Monday’s business model is so flawed that even if it secures fresh funding it will still fail, say industry experts. Chariot, the company behind the internet-based lottery game, saw its share price collapse this week following sales that were well below target. It is currently trying to raise &£3m of emergency cash to stay afloat. […]

Future appoints Stevie Spring

Future, the magazine publisher, has appointed former Clear Channel chief executive Stevie Spring in the same role. She will replace Greg Ingham, who left this week following disappointing results.

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