'£100m loss to UK print' warning as rivals scope out Polestar sites


By Jo Francis, 28 April 2016

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Both Wyndeham owner Walstead Group and Prinovis have confirmed their potential interest in parts of stricken print group Polestar.

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‘My proudest achievements at GI are around people’


ByDarryl Danielli, 18 April 2016

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Despite being the lead (well, strictly speaking only) guitarist in indie rock cover band The Hoo Haas, it’s safe to say that Patrick Headley is better known, outside the Midlands music scene at least, as chief executive of GI Solutions.

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