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Redundancy costs dent BT profits

BT's results for its second quarter - ended 30 September 2009 - are not as bad as expected. The company's aggressive cutting of jobs and costs is working and it was hoping to hit £1bn for the year, having already cut £900m from annual spending. It expects to make free cash flow of £1.6bn compared to previous expectations of £ …
John Oates, 12 Nov 2009

BT Global Services' own Clouseau bags massive bonus

The man who piloted BT's Global Services division into a cliff and ensured the wider group made losses that prompted thousands of job cuts trousered £2.85m for his efforts, investors were told today. Francois Barrault last year received a £1.6m termination package, along with hundreds of thousands for school fees, housing and …

BT waves goodbye to 10,000 temps and permies

BT is to cut 10,000 permanent and contractor jobs before the end of the financial year in March. The telco, which has 160,000 staff, said 4,000 people have already left. Contractors and offshore workers are expected to bear the brunt of the cuts. The news comes as BT posted results today for the second quarter ended 30 …
John Oates, 13 Nov 2008
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BT Global Services boss falls on sword

BT issued a surprise profit warning this morning and saw its share price tumble by almost a fifth as a result. The telco announces results for the third quarter on 13 November. But it told the Stock Exchange this morning that although revenues had grown in line with expectations, profits have missed targets, especially in BT …
John Oates, 31 Oct 2008

BT hires ex-C&W boss to run Global Services (UK)

BT has appointed Royston Hoggarth, the former CEO of C&W's UK operations, to run the UK side of its Global Services division. He replaces Tim Smart who is off to King's College Hospital (National Health Service) Foundation Trust, Dow Jones newswire reports. Hoggarth will be running running a bloody big business - the UK …
Team Register, 12 Aug 2008

BT says ooh la la to INS

Telecoms giant BT has acquired Belgian-based network systems integrator INS Group S.A. as it continues to push the brand beyond British shores. The firm said it hoped to ramp up its presence in the global LAN and IP telephony services market. It added that INS, which employs 225 people in Benelux, France, Germany, US, India …
Kelly Fiveash, 12 Sep 2007

BT redesigns its strategy boutique

BT has announced a corporate reshuffle aimed at keeping the telco "ahead of the game" as it battles increasing competition at home and abroad. The changes acknowledge the firm's increasing reliance on software and IP services by creating a new strategy unit to oversee the existing retail, global services, wholesale, and …