Company News Archive

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    Insurance company LV= has reported a good start to the year for its life and pensions business after a 19 per cent rise in first quarter sales to £412 million.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    FORMER Morrisons boss Dalton Philips has received a cash bonus of more than £1 million for his final year with the company.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    ROYAL Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, HSBC and Barclays are facing around £19 billion of conduct and litigation charges over the next two years, according to a report from Standard & Poor's (S&P).

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    JOHNSTON Press chief executive Ashley Highfield has received a pay package of £1.65 million.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    OMEGA Diagnostics has hired Axis-Shield managing director Colin King to be its new chief operating officer.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    EE, the UK's biggest mobile operator, said it is on track to sign up 14 million 4G customers by the end of the year.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    A joint venture between Aberdeen Asset Management and Great Portland Estates (GPE) has sold an office and retail building in the west end of London for more than £222 million.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    Profits at British Gas are set to rise after the energy supplier revealed a boost in consumption following a colder than normal start to the year.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    GLASGOW Chamber of Commerce has made the shortlist in a global award for its activities in creating jobs and supporting business development in the city.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    FAMILY owned Castle Precision Engineering has seen an eight per cent rise in turnover from £16.9 million to £18.2m.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    NINE businesses are collaborating with Perth & Kinross Council to promote the area as a renewable energy hub.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    CALL centre group Webhelp UK is creating around 400 new jobs to effectively double the size of its operations in Dunoon and Kilmarnock.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    Alliance Trust chairman Karin Forseke has said she is "fairly confident" of winning this week's vote on the election of three directors proposed by rebel shareholder Elliott Advisors.

  • Monday 27 April 2015

    It is four years since Alliance Trust wheeled out its defences against a rebel shareholder, but its finest PR guns will be polished and ready to face another guerrilla assault at this week's annual meeting in Dundee.

  • Sunday 26 April 2015

    HSBC is considering selling off its high street bank which could speed up its exit from the UK, according to the Sunday Times.

  • Sunday 26 April 2015

    A senior Dumfries and Galloway Council official has moved to reassure elected members over a police investigation into alleged corruption at council headquarters.

  • Sunday 26 April 2015

    London-based public relations and web marketing agency Beattie Communications Group saw its turnover rise 6.5 per cent to £7.4 million in 2014, according to figures to be filed with Companies House this week.

  • Sunday 26 April 2015

    The Scottish Tourism Alliance trade body has leant its weight to a campaign for Scotland to follow England and end the controversial "beer tie" for tenanted pubs.

  • Sunday 26 April 2015

    Turkey's potential as a source of increased tourism and business revenue has not been fully exploited, partly because of Scotland's low profile in the high-growth nation, according to the head of Turkey's expansionist national carrier in Scotland.

  • Sunday 26 April 2015

    Trade agreements rarely hit the headlines so the controversy over the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or "TTIP", with accusations of threats to public services and excessive secrecy, has taken the European Commission by surprise.

  • Saturday 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.

  • Saturday 25 April 2015

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

  • Saturday 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.

  • Saturday 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.

  • Saturday 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.

  • Saturday 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.

  • Friday 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.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    BAE Systems has said it could sell parts of its US-based intelligence and security operation after receiving a number of enquiries from potential buyers.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

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

  • Friday 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.