Company News

  • 27 January 2015

    Two for One and Pitcher & Piano owner Marston's said it served a record 60,000 meals on Christmas Day, helping it post strong festive sales figures.

  • 27 January 2015

    Carpetright's drive to appeal to a more contemporary market showed signs of having an impact today after its boss pointed to stronger sales.

  • 27 January 2015

    Low-cost airline easyJet said the fall in oil prices could knock as much as £2 off its average fare this year.

  • 27 January 2015

    Peppa Pig distributor Entertainment One said the cartoon character's licensing revenues are expected to double this year to more than US 1 billion (£658 million), helping it beat annual profit expectations.

  • 27 January 2015

    Housebuilder Crest Nicholson said its pre-tax profits jumped 34% to £116.7 million as it completed more properties and boosted average selling prices by 15% to £287,000 in the year to the end of October.

  • 27 January 2015

    A £1 billion takeover of Aer Lingus by the owner of British Airways has moved a step closer after the Dublin-based carrier gave its backing to a deal.

  • 27 January 2015

    Barrhead Travel is investing £1.5million in the creation of 100 new jobs across Scotland and the north of England.

  • 27 January 2015

    SHARES in ARRIA NLG have surged 53 per cent after the company, whose reporting tools are based on research from Aberdeen University, said it will develop products for the oil and gas industry with IBM.

  • 27 January 2015

    CHARLOTTE Street Partners, the corporate communications specialist, has hired former business journalist Robert Ballantyne as associate partner.

  • 27 January 2015

    A Japanese trading giant has said it expects to slash the valuation of its North Sea portfolio by around £340m in response to the oil price slump and cost increases in the area.