Moneysupermarket hires new chief financial officer

Chester-based price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com Group Plc announced the appointment of Niall McBride to its board as chief financial officer, subject to regulatory approval. McBride…












Sheffield’s Henry Boot sees H1 profit soar 68%

Sheffield-based property investment and construction group Henry Boot announced its first-half profit before tax soared 68% to £38.8 million “due to strong performance of residential land…


Northcoders first-half revenue up 117%

Northcoders Group plc said its revenue rose 117% to £2.37 million in the six months ended June 30, 2022, with the firm reporting particularly strong demand…










JD Sports makes more board committee changes

Bury-based FTSE 100 retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc, which recently overhauled its corporate governance structure, has announced a series of board committee appointments. JD Sports…



Newcastle’s Grainger says occupancy over 98%

Newcastle-headquartered Grainger plc, the UK’s largest listed residential landlord, said on Monday its occupancy level remains at record levels of over 98%. Grainger CEO Helen Gordon said…












DWF, Manchester law giant, in executive changes

Manchester-headquartered international law firm DWF Group plc announced that Matthew Doughty is to be appointed its Chief Growth & Strategy Officer (CSO) and Matthew Glenville appointed…



Dechra revenue up 14% to £682m, but shares fall

Chesire-based international veterinary drugs giant Dechra Pharmaceuticals announced its revenue grew 13.8% to £681.8 million and underlying operating profit increased 9.4% to £174.3 million in…




Co-op sells £600m petrol business to Asda

Manchester-based Co-op Group announced it has sold its petrol forecourt estate to Leeds-based Asda for an enterprise value of £600 million. The Co-op said the enterprise value…


Chesire’s Dechra buys Med-Pharmex of US for £221m

Chesire-based international veterinary drugs giant Dechra Pharmaceuticals announced it has acquired Med-Pharmex, a veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturer based in Pomona, California, for £221.5 million. “The acquisition will…




Asda Q2 revenue slips 2% to £4.9bn

Leeds-based supermarket giant Asda said its second-quarter revenue, excluding fuel, fell about 2% to £4.9 billion Asda also said it is taking “far-reaching steps” to support…


Sandringham CEO Sargisson to leave next year

M&G Wealth has announced that Tim Sargisson, CEO of Huddersfield-based independent financial advice firm Sandringham Partners, is to leave the business early next year. Sargisson…



Germany’s Brenntag buys Prime Surfactants of Leeds

Germany-based chemicals and ingredients distribution firm Brenntag announced the acquisition of Leeds-based Prime Surfactants Limited. Brenntag said Prime is “a leading distributor of surfactants specialties for…




Co-op confirms Shirine Khoury-Haq as CEO

Manchester-based Co-op confirmed on Tuesday that Shirine Khoury-Haq has been appointed as group CEO on a permanent basis.   Co-op appointed Khoury-Haq, formerly group CFO and CEO…