MARKS & Spencer chief executive Marc Bolland has insisted he is determined to see through the overhaul of the UK's biggest clothing chain after it posted a 5.8% fall in underlying pre-tax profit to £665.2 million.
Carnival, the world's largest cruise company, issued its second warning on profits in less than three months as revenues fell and voyage cancellations increased in the wake of a series of major mishaps on its ships.
MORE than £328 million was wiped off the market value of Aberdeen-based transport giant FirstGroup as its shares plunged by nearly a third after it asked shareholders for £615m to reduce its debt pile and turn around its bus and rail operations.
PROFITS at Ryanair have soared by 13% to €569 million (£480m) after tax during a year that saw the no-frills airline pledge its future to Prestwick Airport and commit to expanding its operations in Edinburgh.
THE chief executive of Superglass Holdings, Alex McLeod, said the troubled insulation manufacturer could enjoy a successful future after it won overwhelming backing for a restructuring he described as transformational.