Persimmon £75m pay scandal boss resurfaces

The former chief executive of Persimmon who left the York-based housebuilder following criticism of his £75 million pay package has resurfaced as the boss of a smaller…


Boohoo festive revenue up 44% to £478m

Manchester-based online fashion giant Boohoo Group plc said on Tuesday its revenue rose 44% to £473.7 million in the four months to December 31 as the…


Flybe in financing talks to survive

Regional airline Flybe is fighting for survival, with the UK government being asked to help prevent a second airline failure in less than six months,…


B&M shares fall 6% after trading update

Shares of Liverpool-based bargain retailer B&M European Value Retail fell about 6% on Friday after it published a trading update for the 13 week period to…


Team17 shares up 10% on strong trading update

Shares of Wakefield-based video game developer Team17 Group rose about 10% on Friday after it published a strong trading update for the year ended December 31, 2019. Team17…




Vimto firm Nichols ups revenue to £147m

Merseyside-based Vimto and soft drinks firm Nichols plc said on Thursday its revenue rose 3.6% to £147.2 million for the year. Nichols’ other brands include…










Dechra, Chesire vet drug giant, in $135m deal

Chesire-based veterinary drugs giant Dechra Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Monday it agreed terms to acquire the worldwide rights to the Osurnia product portfolio from Elanco Animal…



Video game firm Team17 buys Salford-based Yippee

Wakefield-based video game developer Team17 Group — which went public in 2018 — said on Thursday it bought Salford-based Yippee Entertainment Limited for about £1.4 million. Yippee is…
















Cussons revenue and profit fall as CEO leaves

Manchester-based soaps and consumer products company PZ Cussons said on Thursday its long-time chief executive officer Alex Kanellis will retire from the company on January 31, 2020….




Manchester Airport group H1 revenue tops £540m

Manchester Airport Group Investments Limited (MAGIL) on Tuesday publishes its financial statements for the half year ended September 30, 2019, showing revenue rose 7.3% to £540.6…


Begbies half-year revenue up 21% to £33.8m

Manchester-based corporate rescue giant Begbies Traynor Group plc said on Tuesday its revenue in the half year ended October 31, 2019, increased 21% to £33.8 million and statutory…


AJ Bell bosses sell shares for £25.7m

UPDATE — Manchester-based investment platform AJ Bell said on Tuesday that 14 of its directors, executives and “persons closely associated with them” indicated their intention to…