Tag Archives: Brexit

Premier League appoints ‘fresh face’ Susanna Dinnage as CEO

The Premier League has confirmed the appointment of Susanna Dinnage as new Chief Executive replacing incumbent Richard Scudamore who will depart the organisation at the end of the year, ending his 19-year leadership tenure. A leading media and entertainment executive, Dinnage is the current President of Discovery Networks UK & Ireland (2016-2018), leading operations and commercial planning for the American …

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SBC Bookies Corner: Sprechen Sie Brexit?

With just six months left for the UK to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union, the country appears divided and rudderless with regards to its future. Whilst political rumours are rife with regards to negotiations and career manoeuvres, critical Brexit questions remain unanswered…SBC gets the bookies lowdown as the UK enters crunch time Brexit! ______________________ SBC: With under six …

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BHA warns of Brexit No Deal impacts on Racing infrastructure

Speaking on BBC Radio 5Live’s ‘Wake Up to Money Podcast’ (26 August 2018), Ross Hamilton, Corporate Affairs Manager for the British Horseracing Association (BHA), has warned that a No Deal Brexit could have a significant impact on UK racing’s operating structure. Of particular concern to the BHA, will be the ‘cross-country transportation of thoroughbreds’ currently conducted through the ‘Tripartite Agreement’ …

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Paddy Power prices down ‘Referendum Part Deux’!

The UK government’s struggle to finalise terms on a 2019 Brexit arrangement, has seen Paddy Power Politics price down its odds on a ‘Second UK-EU Referendum’. Updating its UK political markets, Paddy Power now rates the chances of a second referendum before April 1st 2019 at 9/4 slashing down its previous odds from 3/1. This week the EU’s Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier …

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Ulrik Bengtsson confirms William Hill’s Malta opening

Ulrik Bengtsson, new Chief Digital Officer of William Hill, has confirmed that the FTSE betting group will open a new satellite office in the EU-jurisdiction of Malta. Speaking to Maltese news sources, Bengtsson who last February was confirmed as William Hill’s new group digital leader, stated that the betting firm would open a ‘small initial organisation’. The Malta office will be …

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bet365 confirms Malta expansion but slams ‘wholly inaccurate’ reports

The governance of bet365 has confirmed that it will open a new operations-led office in Malta, but has downplayed weekend news as ‘inaccurate speculation’ regarding its motives. The stoke-based enterprise, responded to an article published by The Sunday Times of Malta, detailing that bet365 would move some 1,000 Gibraltar employees to Malta, as it prepares for Brexit impacts. For its …

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Paddy Power – Tory Rebels gift May a 2018 leadership headache

Conservative ‘Rebel MPs’ have handed Theresa May a significant defeat in Commons, securing a legal amendment guaranteeing a vote on the final Brexit deal struck with the EU. A beleaguered PM Theresa May, lost the crucial Commons ‘EU Withdrawal Bill’ by just four votes (309 to 305 vote). However, Paddy Power Politics believes that the vote’s consequences may become significant for Theresa …

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Playtech commits to Gibraltar expansion with new World Trade Center office

FTSE gambling technology provider Playtech Plc has expanded its operational presence within British overseas territory Gibraltar, opening a new office within the ‘World Trade Center’ complex. Speaking to Gibraltar news source GBC.gi, Playtech Chief Operations Officer Shimon Akad, stated that the office would expand the firm’s presence within Gibraltar, a key jurisdiction for Playtech commercial pipeline. Akad detailed that the …

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SBC’s on the ball: Reds set to top the Deloitte Football Money League

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition breaks down the financial results of Manchester United, and looks at why the amount of football broadcast on television will almost certainly increase. ____________________ Record revenue and record costs in latest Manchester United financial results  Announcing …

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