Dechra executive director Griffin to leave

Cheshire veterinary drugs giant Dechra Pharmaceuticals announced that Tony Griffin will step down as an executive director of the company after 12 years of service, with…












Victorian Plumbing revenue rises 6% to £285m

Skelmersdale, Lancashire-based bathroom retailer Victorian Plumbing Group said its revenue rose 6% to £285.1 million and adjusted profit before tax climbed 29% to £20.3 million…















Tracsis, Leeds transport data firm, pursues M&A

Leeds-based transport data analytics firm Tracsis plc said it continues to actively pursue M&A opportunities “with a focus on extending our software and technology footprint and enhancing…











B&M first-half revenue up 10% to £2.5bn

Liverpool-based FTSE 100 firm B&M European Value Retail S.A. said its revenues increased 10.4% to £2.549 billion and statutory profit before tax rose 10.5% to £222 million in the…








Durham’s Atom Bank raises £100m in new equity

Durham-based Atom Bank, the UK’s first app-based bank, said it has raised over £100 million in new equity capital from long-term shareholders BBVA, Toscafund and Infinity Investment…




Vimto firm Nichols in big board changes

Merseyside-based Vimto and soft drinks firm Nichols plc has announced changes to its board. Richard Newman will join the board as a director with effect…





AJ Bell assets rise 11% to record £70.9bn

AJ Bell plc, the Salford-based investment platform giant, said its customer numbers increased 12% to 476,532 as its assets under administration (AUA) rose 11% to a…


Bodycote hires Jim Fairbairn as CEO

Bodycote, the Macclesfield-based heat treatment and thermal processing giant, announced the appointment of Jim Fairbairn as group chief executive to succeed Stephen Harris on his retirement….


Ladbible parent buys US firm focused on women

LBG Media plc, the Manchester-based parent of Ladbible, announced the acquisition of Betches Media, a US-based media brand “founded by women and focussed on digital media content…





Bruntwood SciTech gets new £500m investment

Manchester-based Bruntwood SciTech has secured £500 million of additional investment and welcomed the UK’s largest local authority pension fund, Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF), to…


Sheffield’s ITM Power targets US market

ITM Power, the Sheffield-based green hydrogen and energy storage firm, has announced that the company is “commencing bidding into projects” in the US market. “We are…