Sigma Capital shares up 17% on £1bn London JV

Shares of Manchester and Edinburgh-based rented housing developer Sigma Capital Group rose about 17% on Tuesday after it announced a £1 billion residential joint venture with EQT Real…





Go-Ahead falls 7% amid emergency rail funding

Shares of Newcastle-headquartered international rail and bus giant Go-Ahead Group fell about 7% on Monday after it published details of the UK Department for Transport’s extension…







SimplyBiz shares up 7% amid strong trading

Shares of Huddersfield-based SimplyBiz, a provider of compliance and business services to financial advisers and institutions, rose 7% on Tuesday after it published results for…





Drax secures new £160m infrastructure loans

North Yorkshire-based power company Drax Group said on Monday it has struck a new infrastructure term loan facilities agreement “that provides committed facilities of approximately £160…








Sunderland sofa firm ScS sees orders soar 92%

Shares of Sunderland-based furniture and floorings retailer ScS Group rose 15% on Tuesday after it issued a trading update saying its order intake increased 92.2% for the…





















DFS Furniture sells Sofa Workshop to Halo

Doncaster-based DFS Furniture said on Thursday it agreed to sell The Sofa Workshop Limited to Halo Furnishings Limited for about £300,000. “The gross assets of Sofa…


Morrisons offers apprenticeships despite exams

Bradford-based supermarket giant Morrisons said on Thursday that all of its offers submitted to students looking to join their degree apprenticeships this year are guaranteed —…


Sage chairman Donald Brydon to retire

Newcastle-based software giant Sage Group, the UK’s largest listed tech company, announced on Thursday that Donald Brydon has indicated his intention to retire from his role…



Go-Ahead wins contract extension in Singapore

Newcastle-headquartered international bus and rail giant Go-Ahead Group said on Wednesday the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has granted a two-year contract extension to Go-Ahead…