Company News Archive

  • 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.

  • Friday 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.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    HSBC is actively considering whether to relocate its headquarters away from London in response to regulation.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    Reckitt Benckiser Group has reported higher quarterly sales, helped by growth across all regions, and stood by its full-year target.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    Valve-control systems maker Rotork said it expected its first-half results to be lower than a year earlier as oil and gas explorers slashed their investments.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    The Treasury has sold another chunk of its stake in Lloyds Banking Group, taking its holding in the bailed-out lender to below 21%.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    Pharmaceutical company Clinigen Group said it would become a leader in the supply of unlicensed medicines to doctors and hospitals with the acquisition of Idis for £225 million.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    Fashion chain French Connection is expected to make a big annual loss after its recovery hopes were dashed by a difficult spring trading period.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    GLASGOW-based Urban Wind has agreed a funding deal that could help tackle one of the biggest problems facing people who want to develop onshore renewable energy projects.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    BP has clinched a deal to sell its stake in a major North Sea gas pipeline system to a private equity buyer for £324m but said the area remains important to the company.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    NORTH Sea-focused Trapoil has said it is highly likely the company will go bust unless it can raise further funding fast after what it called a disastrous 2014.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    NICOLA Sturgeon has thrown her weight behind Alliance Trust's campaign to see off rebel shareholder Elliott Advisors, following an approach by chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox to the First Minister.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    CLYDEBANK Co-operative has appointed its first ever female chief executive as re-structures its retail operation and looks to build its funeral business.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    NICHOLS Dispense has landed a breakthrough contract with Coca-Cola, becoming the first company outside the soft drinks giant itself to supply the brand in draught format to outlets across the UK.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    Scotmid has warned that positive economic headlines have "not materialised in retail sales" with Scottish consumer confidence and disposable income both remaining depressed.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    PERNOD Ricard has toasted the impact of Chinese New Year as it reported a seven per cent rise in organic sales in the third quarter.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    FAMILY-owned Summerhouse Drinks is launching a small-batch Scottish produced tonic water to capitalise on the growing popularity of gin.

  • Friday 24 April 2015

    AG Barr chief executive Roger White has seen his pay reach almost £1.1 million after increases in his annual and long term bonuses.

  • Thursday 23 April 2015

    INVESTORS have give their backing a £259 million takeover of Scottish retinal imaging company Optos by Japanese firm Nikon.

  • Thursday 23 April 2015

    WAVE energy technology developer Aquamarine Power is on to its third chief executive in less than eight months.

  • Thursday 23 April 2015

    Set-top box manufacturer Pace has agreed to a £1.4 billion takeover by US rival Arris.

  • Thursday 23 April 2015

    Taylor Wimpey today said its strong start to the spring selling season had not been derailed by uncertainty surrounding the general election.