Company News

  • 28 July 2014

    Ryanair raised its full-year profits guidance today after more than doubling first- quarter earnings and setting out aggressive plans for expansion in Europe.

  • 28 July 2014

    Cillit Bang-to-Vanish group Reckitt Benckiser is to spin off its drugs division in a move that could be worth at least £1 billion.

  • 28 July 2014

    THE reluctance of high street banks to fund small-scale residential developments has been credited with propelling the growth of Close Brothers' property finance division in Scotland in the past five years.

  • 28 July 2014

    GRAHAM's The Family Dairy has taken on the milk distribution arm of Mitchells Dairy.

  • 28 July 2014

    AXLE Group Holdings, the company behind the National Tyres and Autocare chain, had a £2.1 million loss in a year when its highest paid director saw their pay almost treble.

  • 28 July 2014

    FORMER Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Stephen Hester has said he does not carry any negative emotions about his time at the lender and is proud of what he achieved.

  • 27 July 2014

    Lifescan Scotland, the country's biggest life-sciences company, has said that it will defend an anti-trust lawsuit filed against it by a US producer of cut-price blood-sugar testing strips for diabetes.

  • 26 July 2014

    SHARES in Royal Bank of Scotland have soared 11 per cent after it posted better-than-expected results but chief executive Ross McEwan warned there are still significant challenges ahead.

  • 26 July 2014

    ALLIANCE Trust has reported a setback to progress in turning round performance, as it confirmed the establishment of two English legal entities for its subsidiary companies in case of Scottish independence.

  • 26 July 2014

    THE Takeover Panel has granted an extension to TUI Travel, Europe's biggest tour operator, and its majority owner, TUI AG, to confirm their proposed merger.

  • 26 July 2014

    ATLANTIS Resources has signed an agreement to get three turbines for its Pentland Firth tidal power project.

  • 26 July 2014

    FINANCIAL Times publisher and education group Pearson has reported a 41 per cent fall in first-half profits to £73 million after the firm was hit by higher restructuring charges and currency movements.