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Greggs shares soar amid profit hopes

Shares of Newcastle-based bakery and food retailer Greggs rose as much as 15% on Monday to record highs after it published a trading update saying…




Henry Boot makes senior management changes

Sheffield-based property investment and construction group Henry Boot plc announced that Simon Carr of Henry Boot Construction (HBC) and Giles Boot of Banner Plant (BP) will…


Linen giant Johnson reports increased demand

Shares of Runcorn-based workwear and textile firm Johnson Service Group (JSG) rose about 6% on Wednesday after it published a trading statement for its Annual General Meeting reporting an…



McBride shares down 16% on profit warning

Shares of Manchester-based household cleaning products firm McBride plc plunged 16% on Wednesday after it published a trading update warning that its full year profits are…



Bruntwood SciTech secures £44m funding

OakNorth Bank announced it has provided a £44.4 million loan to Manchester’s Bruntwood SciTech, the property business dedicated to development in the science and technology sector. SciTech…









Wetherby’s Proactis agrees to £72m takeover

Wetherby-based cash management software company Proactis Holdings said late on Friday it agreed to a £71.6 million cash takeover offer from investment firm Pollen Street Capital….



Marshalls hires Justin Lockwood as CFO

Elland, West Yorkshire-based stone and landscaping firm Marshalls plc has announced the appointment of Justin Lockwood to its board as chief financial officer. Lockwood succeeds…




Manchester’s Yourgene increases revenues 10%

Manchester-based molecular diagnostics firm Yourgene Health plc said on Thursday its unaudited revenues for the financial year ended March 31, 2021, rose 10% to £18.3 million. It…

















Hut Group to buy snack bar firm Brighter Foods

Manchester-based online beauty and nutrition retailer The Hut Group (THG) said it has conditionally agreed to acquire Brighter Foods Limited, a specialist developer and manufacturer of…







Manchester Airports passenger numbers fall 90%

Manchester Airport Group (MAG) has called for a “roadmap to restriction-free travel” as the UK’s largest airport group revealed figures showing its passenger numbers were down…



James Fisher appoints Duncan Kennedy new CFO

Barrow-in-Furness international marine engineering company James Fisher and Sons plc announced the appointment of Duncan Kennedy as chief financial officer and as an executive director with…