Manchester





New bank backed by Warrington Council opens

The challenger bank backed by Warrington Borough Council has opened for business just more than four months after securing its initial banking licence. Warrington Borough Council…



Co-op in exclusive talks to buy Nisa for £140m

Manchester’s Co-op Group has begun exclusive talks with Scunthorpe-based convenience grocer Nisa to discuss a possible deal to buy the mutually-owned retailer for up to £140 million….



TSK to create Kellogg’s HQ at MediaCityUK

Kellogg’s said it appointed workplace specialist TSK to create its new 46,000-square foot UK headquarters in MediaCityUK in Manchester. “The appointment comes as last month…










Stonegate in £100m offer for Revolution Bars

Manchester-based Revolution Bars Group plc said it received a conditional proposal from Slug & Lettuce owner Stonegate Pub Company Limited to acquire Revolution “on a recommended…












Endless buys corporate travel firm CTI

Leeds-based private equity investor Endless LLP said it acquired a majority stake in Manchester-based business travel management company CTI for an undisclosed sum. The deal,…




Manchester Airports Group revenue up to £838m

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) said its revenue rose 7.7% to £838.4 million and operating profit before significant items rose 9.1% to £210.2 million in the 12 months ended March…



Lake District wins World Heritage List status

Cumbria’s Lake District has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. “Located in northwest England, the English Lake District is a mountainous area, whose valleys have…