Manchester’s Yourgene in first US supply deal

Manchester-based molecular diagnostics firm Yourgene Health plc announced that the company’s wholly-owned US subsidiary Yourgene Health Inc. has signed a supply agreement “with a large US…







Gear4music shares up 10% on strong trading

Shares of York-based Gear4music (Holdings) plc, the largest UK based online retailer of musical instruments and music equipment, rose about 10% on Thursday, after it published…













Grainger, Newcastle property giant, hires CFO

Newcastle-headquartered Grainger plc, the UK’s largest listed residential landlord, announced that Robert Hudson of St. Modwen Properties is to be appointed as Grainger’s next chief financial officer (CFO)….




SimplyBiz hires new chief financial officer

Huddersfield-based SimplyBiz, a provider of compliance and business services to financial advisers and institutions, said on Wednesday that former Smart Metering Systems executive David Thompson to join…



Walmart completes sale of Asda majority stake

Walmart Inc. said on Tuesday the Blackburn-based Issa brothers and TDR Capital have completed the acquisition of Asda, Walmart’s Leeds-based UK business, for an enterprise…














CEO Brady to leave Esken, former Stobart Group

Esken Limited, the aviation and energy infrastructure group formerly known as Stobart Group, announced that Warwick Brady has tendered his resignation as chief executive and has…









Drax buys Canada biomass firm in $581m deal

North Yorkshire-based power company Drax Group said on Monday it agreed to buy Canada-based Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc — a producer of sustainable biomass — in a…