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  • FT picks up Business Continuity Strategy Award

    The Financial Times has won the Business Continuity Strategy of the Year Award at the 2011 Business Continuity Awards.

    The awards, presented at a ceremony in London on 24th May, recognise excellence within the field of business continuity and operational risk management. They are a unique opportunity for organisations to gain the prestige of public acknowledgement as being the leader in their field.

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  • FT Facebook page hits 200,000 fans

    The Financial Times Facebook page has just broken 200,000 likes. Thank you to all our followers.

    As always, do let us know if you have any feedback on the page as we’re always looking for constructive feedback.

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  • FT confirms Lord Patten as keynote speaker for Business Book of the Year Award 2011

    The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs today announced Lord Patten of Barnes, Chairman of the BBC Trust as the keynote speaker for the 2011 Business Book of the Year Award event in London on 3rd November. Lord Patten is Chancellor of Oxford University and Co-Chair of the UK-India Round Table, and was Governor of Hong Kong from 1992 until 1997, overseeing the return of Hong Kong to China.

    This year’s award was launched in London at a breakfast debate hosted by Lionel Barber, Editor, Financial Times, and attended by heads of business, retail and publishing including Nigel Newton, Founder and CEO, Bloomsbury; Stefan McGrath, Managing Director, Penguin Press; and Caroline Michel, CEO, PFD. The topic “The Battle for Content: Who Owns What We Read – and Who Should Own It?” inspired lively debate, coverage of which can be seen at www.ft.com/bookaward

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  • How To Spend It magazine wins prize at 2011 Newspaper Awards

    Last night the FT’s How To Spend It magazine was named National Colour Supplement of the Year in the 2011 Newspaper Awards. It is the eleventh year the luxury lifestyle magazine has taken home the prize in a category recognising entries that “demonstrate invention and generate aspirational attitudes” and “could easily carry a cover price as stand-alone publications”.

    The judges said How To Spend It was once again perceived a first class product of “incredible quality – exuding gloss, sparkle, richness and vibrancy,” and that its “perceptive choice of photography, incisive use of colour, quality of paper stock and print production techniques” made it stand out from the rest.

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  • FT/Economist Global Business Barometer shows bullish sentiment among business leaders

    The Financial Times and The Economist today publish a new global survey that reveals twice as many business leaders think that the world economy is going to improve in the next six months than think it will get worse.

    The FT/Economist Global Business Barometer, based on interviews with over 1,500 business executives around the world, will highlight not only the change in business sentiment but the differences between regions and sectors. It will also help pinpoint what corporate leaders see as the biggest risks over the coming months.

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