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Assura raises £182m as portfolio hits £2.6bn

Assura plc, the Warrington-based healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT), said on Thursday it raised around £182 million — below and expected £190 million — via a…

















Persimmon tells AGM forward sales £2.8bn

York-based house building giant Persimmon plc said on Wednesday its current forward sales position is £2.8 billion and the average selling price in the forward…


KPMG fined over audit of Revolution Bars

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced it has imposed sanctions — including fines totalling £910,000 — against KPMG and its former employee Michael Frankish…






Manchester’s Yourgene in Covid test accreditation

Manchester-based molecular diagnostics firm Yourgene Health plc announced that following assessments by the UK accreditation service (UKAS), it has received ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for its Covid-19…





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)….












Co-op raises £300m via Fairtrade bond

Manchester-based Co-op Group said on Tuesday it raised £300 million via a sterling-denominated “Sustainability Bond.” The five-year bond was priced at 5.125% and was two times…


Deloitte opens Manchester corporate hub

Business advisory giant Deloitte has launched a dedicated “corporate assurance hub” in Manchester, the firm’s first in the UK outside of London, as it looks…







Sage, Standard Life in pension auto enrolment venture

Edinburgh-based pensions and investment giant Standard Life said it has fully integrated its auto enrolment offering with Newcastle-based software giant Sage Group, the UK’s largest tech company. Standard…


NCC CEO steps down amid turmoil

Manchester-based cyber security company NCC Group said Rob Cotton stepped down as chief executive and as an executive director of its board with immediate effect. Brian Tenner,…


NCC shares plummet 40% amid latest turmoil

Shares of Manchester-based cyber security company NCC Group have fallen more than 40% since it issued a surprise trading update late on Tuesday, initiated a strategic review, and abruptly cancelled…


Unilever Rejects $143bn Kraft Heinz Offer

UK-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever — owner of brands including Dove, Flora, Hellmans, PG Tips, Knorr and Persil — rejected a potential offer of around $143 billion from The Kraft…


NCC profits slip; chairman to step down

Manchester-based cyber security company NCC Group said its chairman Paul Mitchell will step down on May 31, 2017, as it announced profit before tax for the six months to November…


Deutsche, Credit Suisse In $12bn Settlements

Deutsche Bank said it reached a settlement in principle with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) regarding civil claims in connection with the bank’s issuance and underwriting…