Company News Archive

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    COLLAGEN Solutions is planning to raise £6 million through a share placing to help fund the acquisition of a business which will help it push into Asia.

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    MAGAZINE publishing group Future has said its transformation programme is largely complete after non-core disposals and cost savings reduced its headcount by 400 to 577 people.

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    BREWER Fuller, Smith & Turner, which runs 183 managed pubs and hotels and 205 tenanted pubs, said pre-tax profits rose eight per cent to £19.6 million in the six months to September 27 after revenues lifted 10 per cent to £161.6m.

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    ENGINES giant Rolls-Royce has received a £3.2 billion boost after it was chosen by Delta Air Lines to power 50 new Airbus aircraft.

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    ROYAL Bank of Scotland has admitted it made a mistake when calculating its readiness to meet a stress test set by the European Banking Authority.

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    INFRASTRUCTURE services firm Balfour Beatty has said Belinda Richards and Bill Thomas have resigned from its board as non-executive directors with immediate effect.

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    AVIVA and Friends Life have confirmed they are in advanced talks about a merger deal.

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    XCITE Energy has reported a third quarter loss of £2.7 million, as the oil company announced it had completed the development partner line-up for the Bentley heavy oil field.

  • Saturday 22 November 2014

    ACCOUNTANCY firm BDO has seen a surge in revenue and profit as it began to see the benefits of its merger with PKF.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    A wave power company has gone into administration after failing to secure enough funding to develop its technology.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    SUPERGLASS Holdings has posted another year of hefty losses and pinned much of the blame on the ­failure of Government efforts to boost demand for the kind of insulation it makes.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    BOMBARDIER and McEwan's brewer Young's has toasted a 26 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £18.8 million for the half-year to September 29.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    PINNACLE Technology Group has raised £80,000 through an open offer of shares, slightly less than the £100,000 it had been aiming for.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    SUPPORT services firm Babcock International has reported a 32 per cent rise in half-year profits from £141.7 million to £187m.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    THE five-star Cameron House Hotel at Loch Lomond has changed hands in a deal with QHotels, owner of the Westerwood hotel and golf resort near Glasgow.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    LOWER earnings from its portfolios in Asia won't divert Aberdeen Asset Management from sticking to its conservative strategy, its global head of equities Hugh Young has said.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    Nucleus, the investment platform group founded and part-owned by advisers, has said inflows in the first three quarters of 2014 totalled £1.5 billion, up 15 per cent on the same period last year.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    FIVE-A-SIDE football company Powerleague has announced that its CEO Sean Tracey is to step down at the start of next year, more than 20 years after starting the business, with Rupert Campbell joining from Adidas to take over the reins.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    SCOTTISH Gas owner Centrica has warned its profits for this year will be hit by a warmer than expected autumn.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    MOTOR company TOM Vehicle Rental has posted increased profitability and turnover for the year ending March 31, saying it expects this upward trajectory to continue.

  • Friday 21 November 2014

    OIL services giant Wood Group has announced a boardroom reshuffle as the company looks to maintain its strong growth rate.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    CAIRN Energy has suffered a setback off Senegal but the company will still be pleased with the results of its first drilling programme in the country's waters.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    RETINAL imaging company Optos has hailed a record year for customer installations as it announced a doubling of underlying profits.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    PRODUCT-testing company Intertek has seen its shares slump after warning it is likely to see no improvement in organic growth or operating margins.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    SCOTTISH pub campaigners have called for legislation which will radically alter contracts between landlords and tenants to be brought to Scotland, as the UK's biggest pubcos saw millions wiped off their stock market value in response to the changes.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    EDINBURGH-based Sigma Capital is confident of hitting its target of creating 10,000 new homes in regeneration areas over the next six or seven years, chief executive Graham Barnet has said.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    A BOUTIQUE Scottish investment company is taking a step towards reversing the downsizing of the Glasgow fund management industry by launching its own multi-million pound fund.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    INSURANCE broker and risk adviser Marsh has made a total of four appointments to its offices in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, saying it is an "exciting time" for the company in Scotland.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    THE chief executive of Exova has reaffirmed the materials testing firm's appetite for acquisitions as it looks to maintain growth.

  • Thursday 20 November 2014

    NEWSQUEST, publisher of The Herald, Sunday Herald and Evening Times, has teamed up with a host of media groups to launch an innovative digital advertising platform.