NWF: first-half revenue soars 35% to £542m

Chesire-based NWF Group plc, the business that delivers fuel, food and agricultural feeds across the UK, announced “record first half results” with group revenues and…








Provident Financial changes CEO and name

Bradford-based Provident Financial plc on Thursday said that its chief executive officer is to step down, while its fourth quarter trading remains in line with…




Manchester Pension invests sustainable £100m

The £20 billion Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) has committed a further £100 million into alternative asset management group Gresham House’s Sustainable Infrastructure (BSIF) strategy. GMPF…



Manchester Airport gets £440m investment

MAG (Manchester Airports Group) has announced a £440 million investment in Manchester Airport that it says will create thousands of jobs and unlock billions of…





THG makes executive changes in governance drive

Manchester-based consumer brands giant THG plc announced that former Deloitte audit partner Damian Sanders has been appointed its chief financial officer (CFO) with immediate effect.  …









Sage quarterly revenue up 10% to £540m

Sage Group, the Newcastle-based accounting software giant for SMEs, said its total revenue increased 10% to £540 million in the three months ended December 31,…

















N Brown quarterly revenue falls

Manchester-based online fashion and home goods retailer N Brown Group said in a trading update that revenue was down 7.6% in the 18 weeks to December…









C4XD, Manchester drug firm, appoints CSO

Manchester-based drug discovery company C4X Discovery Holdings plc announced the appointment of Nick Ray as its chief scientific officer (CSO) with immediate effect.  Ray joined C4XD in…


Supreme profit up 30% as vaping boosts growth

Shares of Supreme plc, the Manchester fast-moving consumer products supplier, rose about 12% on Tuesday after it published a strong trading update for the three months ended…



Sunderland’s ScS buys Snugsofa.com

Sunderland-based furniture and floorings company ScS Group announced it has acquired the brand, domain names, website, intellectual property and stock of Snugsofa.com (Snug) from the…



AO World shares rise on profit guidance

Shares of Bolton-based online electrical retailer AO World plc rose about 11% on Tuesday after it published an unscheduled trading update for its third quarter, the three…




musicMagpie shares soar on Walmart deal

Shares of Stockport-based musicMagpie — which allows consumers to buy, rent and sell refurbished consumer technology — rose about 11% after it announced a new offering…