Cussons scraps retirement payments to ex-CEO

Manchester-based soaps and consumer products company PZ Cussons said on Thursday that “no payments will be made directly” to its former CEO Alex Kanellis “in connection with his retirement.”…










Hull Trains suspends all services

Hull Trains said it is temporarily suspending all train services from Monday, March 30, “as a result of unprecedented circumstances” surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. “Passengers…







Genedrive soars 280% on coronavirus test news

Shares of Manchester-based molecular diagnostics company Genedrive soared more than 280% on Wednesday after it issued a trading update saying it has “refocussed a significant part…

















Sage suspends £250m buyback to preserve cash

Newcastle-based software giant Sage Group said on Wednesday afternoon that “in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic” it has suspended its recently announced share buy-back…




Cussons sells businesses in Nigeria and Poland

Manchester-based soaps and consumer products company PZ Cussons announced on Wednesday the proposed sale of its Nigerian dairy business Nutricima and the completion of the previously announced sale…





Doncaster’s Polypipe ups revenue to £447m

Doncaster-based plastic piping and ventilation systems firm Polypipe Group said on Tuesday its 2019 revenue rose 3.3% to £447.6 million and underlying profit before tax rose 5.5%…