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Oil and gas recruitment specialist reports one of its best years to date, with revenue rising seven percent to £144 million, a 20 percent increase in gross profits to £13.4 million, and a promising 2014 financial outlook

The founder of sustainable fishing campaigner BLOOM Associates Claire Nouvian has been designated an Ashoka Fellow

Strategic investments in communities should create value for both the beneficiary and the investor, according to a new report from tax and audit specialist KPMG

Global business confidence is at a four year high, with the majority of businesses predicting growth in turnover and staff in the next twelve months, according to research published today

Veteran oil and gas magnate Sir Ian Wood has praised the British government for being firmly behind his proposed new regulator, and says the Treasury is finally focusing on recovery

The Sierra Gorda mine, a 55/45 joint venture between Poland’s KGHM and Japan’s Sumitomo expected to significantly enhance the global supply of copper and molybdenum, was officially inaugurated on October 1

The 9th International Conference on Mine Closure is taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg from October 1-3 2014

While financial institutions and major industries have unanimously welcomed the referendum outcome, uncertainty remains over future devolution

With projects worth $282.3 billion out of a total of $571 billion across the region, the Middle East is generating more value than any other region says a new report

The majority (71 percent) of business leaders are confident they can transition from a state of 'digital transformation' to digital maturity within just five years, according to the latest findings from the market research organisation Coleman Parkes

The low-cost airline Ryanair has signed an agreement with Boeing to purchase up to 200 new Boeing 737 MAX 200 “gamechanger” aircraft

Paramount Group, Africa's largest privately-owned defence and aerospace company, conducted the first public flight of its Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft (AHRLAC)

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research the wireline services market was $19.10 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $34.96 billion by 2020

Canada’s largest shipbuilder Chantier Davieannounced that the ‘Cecon Pride’ has been handed over to its new owner

As part of its strategy to move its Firefox OS mobile operating system into new markets Mozilla has announced that it will be launching its first smartphone in India this week

The FTSE 100 mining and commodities trading company Glencore has announced plans to return $1 billion to shareholders via a share buyback

Western sanctions are showing their teeth as Russia's state-controlled energy corporation Rosneft requests the Russian government for a $42 billion loan

Despite fears of oil price inflation world oil prices have fallen close to the $100 mark and are expected to come down yet further

Sales of Jaguar and Land Rover in China surged 61 percent helping Tata Motors to boost its profit

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC is disbanding its controversial Global Restructuring Group in a move that will see two key executives leave the 80 percent government-owned bank

Cambridge University scientists have advanced metamaterials technology that could one day make the invisible cloak a reality

Medical legalisation efforts in Congress motivate finance company to initiate cannabis drug development programme

The leading copper and silver producer KGHM started feeding ore into the process plant in its Sierra Gorda mine in Chile this week

Lloyds Banking Group has been fined £218 million by UK and US regulators for serious misconduct over Libor rates