Melrose Industries Plc, a U.K.-based investment vehicle, is ready for its next acquisition after improving profitability at gas, water and electricity metering company Elster Group SE, Chairman Christopher Miller said.
London Underground staff belonging to the Rail, Maritime & Transport union plan to go ahead with a 48- hour strike starting tomorrow evening over Mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to close ticket offices and cut 750 jobs.
London Underground said it expects a second two-day strike over ticket-office closures and more than 750 job cuts to go ahead tonight after negotiations between management and unions failed to produce a breakthrough.
A two-day strike by London Underground employees over job cuts and ticket-office closures left commuters facing an arduous trip home as stations remained shuttered and roads struggled to cope with extra demand.
A two-day strike by London Underground employees over job cuts and ticket-office closures caused travel chaos in the capital as stations remained shuttered and roads struggled to cope with extra demand.