Company News

  • 25 April 2015

    The backing of the First Minister and the Scottish National Party for Alliance Trust in its battle with New York hedge fund Elliott Advisors has been called "nonsense" by a leading shareholder group.

  • 25 April 2015

    THE chief executive of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland has seen his pay stay steady at £354,000.

  • 25 April 2015

    The board of HSBC has "full confidence" in its chairman Douglas Flint the bank's senior non-executive told shareholders yesterday as they questioned recent scandals and recorded a significant 24per cent vote against the remuneration report.

  • 25 April 2015

    InterBulk, the global logistics group where 3.6per cent shareholder Jim McColl is on the board, has said first-half profits will come in ahead of last year.

  • 25 April 2015

    EnQuest chief executive Amjad Bseisu has seen his pay fall 33 per cent from £1.36 million to £905,000, according to the company's annual report.

  • 25 April 2015

    RETAIL advertising and promotion specialist SpaceandPeople has said trading in the first three months of its financial year has been in line with expectations.

  • 24 April 2015

    Financial Times owner and educational products firm Pearson has said that Glen Moreno intends to step down from the board in the next 12 months, after more than nine years as chairman.

  • 24 April 2015

    Google has reported an increase in revenue on the same period last year, with money from advertising continuing to grow.

  • 24 April 2015

    NORTH Sea focused Ithaca Energy has agreed to offload its Norwegian operations to ambitious Hungarian oil and gas firm MOL in a deal which could be worth up to £60 million.

  • 24 April 2015

    Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable have abandoned their proposed $45 billion merger after US regulators said the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the internet-based services market.