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McBride shares up amid cleaning product demand

Shares of Manchester-based McBride plc, the manufacturer of household cleaning products, rose about 6% on Tuesday after it published a trading update for its current financial year that…




N Brown sales down 25%; secures £50m loan

Manchester-based fashion retailer N Brown Group on Tuesday published a trading and financing update amid the industry’s coronavirus crisis troubles. The firm said trading has…





Moneysupermarket hires CEO Duffy from Just Eat

Chester-based price comparison website Moneysupermarket Group announced on Friday the appointment of Peter Duffy as chief executive officer effective from September 1, 2020, subject to normal…




Grainger, Newcastle property giant, ups dividend

Newcastle-based Grainger plc, the UK’s largest listed residential landlord, said on Thursday it raised its interim dividend 6% “driven by rental growth and investment activity.” For the…












Inflexion Private Equity takes over UKFast

Manchester-based cloud hosting firm UKFast said on Thursday its private equity investor Inflexion is increasing its shareholding to approximately 75%. Founders Lawrence and Gail Jones…