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Maurice Saatchi quits advertising firm he co-founded

Maurice Saatchi quits advertising firm he co-founded

Business
Maurice Saatchi has quit the advertising agency he co-founded in 1995 along with three other directors in the wake of an accounting scandal.M&C Saatchi shares have collapsed this year from a high of about £4 each to 103 pence after profit warnings.The company also revealed a £11.6m hole in its earnings last week.Lord Saatchi founded the firm with his brother Charles after being forced out of Saatchi & Saatchi after a shareholder revolt.As well as Lord Saatchi, Lord Dobbs, Sir Michael Peat and Lorna Tilbian all quit the board of the firm.Lord Dobbs, a Conservative politician, is best known for creating the House of Cards novels, which were turned into TV series in the UK and the US.'Determined'Sir Michael is a former accountant and courtier, and Ms...
Maurice Harris: Washington Redskins promote WR, DL Brandon Banks

Maurice Harris: Washington Redskins promote WR, DL Brandon Banks

Sports
Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins have promoted practice squad defensive lineman Brandon Banks and wide receiver Maurice Harris to the active roster.Washington announced the moves on Saturday. The Redskins also placed defensive lineman Arthur Jones on the reserve/injured list and waived guard Tyler Catalina.Harris turned 25-years-old on Saturday. The 6 foot 3, 200 pound pass catcher had eight catches for 66 yards in 10 games last season for the Redskins.Banks and Harris have been on the practice squad since the beginning of the 2017 season. Jones signed with the Redskins on Nov. 1. He is dealing with a dislocated shoulder, which he suffered in the Redskins' 17-14 victory Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Catalina started in Week 8 at right guard for the Redsk...