The Week: People News - NI to retain freesheet staff

Senior staff at thelondonpaper, including the managing director, Ian Clark, and the editor, Stefano Hatfield, are talking about new roles within its parent company, News International, after the freesheet's closure. NI is expected to keep on 20 of the paper's 60 staff. The head of trading, Naim Halloum, has already been appointed the head of creative solutions, and the marketing director, Nicole Refson, is also expected to stay.