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What Would Make a Successful CEO Stand Out?

Sharon Mullen | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK
Sharon Mullen

So what makes a successful CEO stand out? The role of a CEO would be to develop a vision, strategy and financial goals for the business but evidence suggests that strong people leadership is the differentiator.

Toy Train Company Has Bid For West Coast Mainline Franchise Rejected

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Politics

A company which sells toy trains has received a serious response from the Department for Transport over a bid for the West Coast Mainline franchise, w...

'Some People Are Gay. Get Over It!': But This Bus Driver Couldn't...

Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

A bus driver kept his passengers waiting for 20 minutes after refusing to board the vehicle because it featured a gay rights message on the side. ...

Jessica Elgot

Third Class Tickets? | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Fiery union leader Bob Crow has accused the government of taking the country back 50 years, after the Department of Transport admitted new rail franch...

Whoever Gets the West Coast Mainline, Driving Will Still be Cheaper (Unless You Live in Birmingham)

Sean O'Meara | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sean O'Meara

We have an outrageously expensive rail network in the UK. Regardless of which franchisee operates the West Coast Mainline, this is unlikely to change any time soon. In fact, unless you are lucky enough to be able to book in advance, it's often cheaper to take the car.