Articles by Mark McSherry




Troubled Lookers has its shares suspended

Troubled Altrincham-based car dealership Lookers plc said on Wednesday it has requested that the listing of the company’s ordinary shares be temporarily suspended with effect…













Card Factory CEO Karen Hubbard departs

Wakefield-based greeting card and gift retailer Card Factory plc announced on Friday the departure of its CEO Karen Hubbard. Chairman Paul Moody will take on…






Lockdown boosts Sumo, Sheffield gaming firm

Sheffield-based video gaming firm Sumo Group plc said on Thursday the coronavirus lockdown restrictions “are positively impacting the group’s underlying market, with video gaming activity…





















UK in £38bn coronavirus business loans

Trade body UK Finance said on Tuesday that banks and lenders have provided £38.2 billion to over 910,000 businesses through the government-backed schemes BBLS, CBILS…




Drax extends £125m ESG loan facility to 2025

North Yorkshire-based power company Drax Group plc said on Friday it has completed a three-year extension to the £125 million Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) loan…




Morrisons shareholders revolt on executive pay

Bradford-based supermarket giant Morrisons said almost 35% of votes cast at its AGM on Thursday opposed the company’s remuneration policy.  Investor advisory group ISS had recommended…


McBride CEO leaves after seven months

Manchester-based McBride plc, the manufacturer of household cleaning products, said on Thursday it appointed Chris Smith as chief executive officer to succeed Ludwig de Mot. McBride said de Mot, who…