The management team at a fire protection device firm has put pen to paper on a deal to take control of the company, thanks to some support from private equity. [more]
High street carpet giant Carpetright has revealed it could cut jobs and close stores as it considers the possibility of insolvency. [more]
Real estate investment trust, Secure Income REIT PLC, has purchased the Manchester Arena venue as part of a larger deal worth some GBP436m. [more]
Engineering consultancy company Hydrock has placed its specialist remediation arm QDS Contracting into administration after making the decision to exit contracting. [more]
A Scottish company that makes small wind turbines has been placed into administration, putting all jobs at the green energy company at risk. [more]
One of the country’s largest outsourcing players, Capita, is planning to sell off nearly £700 million worth of assets, as well as a discounted rights issue for the same sum, in order to stave off spiralli [more]
The administrators in charge of retailer Maplin has announced that more than 50 staff from the company's head office have been made redundant as hope for finding a buyer begins to [more]
A large commercial property in the centre of Hull has been put up for sale, with its owners seeking an asking price of around £1.8 million for the mixed-use build [more]
Administrators have been appointed at Countrywide Farmers, a provider of farming supplies, after difficult trading conditions and a failed attempt to sell its retail arm had damaging effects on its fortune. [more]
A Nottingham-based firm that provides IT solutions to a range of organisations has successfully changed ownership after a secondary management buy-out (MBO) was carried out. [more]
One of the world’s largest betting companies has sold off its Australian business following a crackdown on the country’s gamblin [more]
Hawthorn Leisure, a firm led by co-founder CEO Gerry Carroll, is being put up for sale by majority owners Avenue Capital. [more]
A buyer is sought for a maker of modular buildings based near Hull after hard trading conditions saw it enter administration. [more]
A recent management buy-out (MBO) at an industrial bottled gas provider will clear the way for the company to expand its operations into Europe. [more]
Ascential, the company that runs many of the world’s leading festivals, exhibitions and events, has announced that it could sell its live events arm to raise £300 million and allow it to focus on different busine [more]
Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has revealed it is selling its insurance arm to Phoenix Group for GBP3.2bn. [more]
Four companies that make up one of the UK’s leading construction groups are poised to go into administration after a series of projects were hit by delays and dispu [more]
A Cumbria-based food producer and family business has entered administrators after ceasing trading earlier this month, as increased competitive pressures continue to hit the food and beverage manufacturing sector. [more]
It has been widely reported that telecommunications firm BT has been forced to sell its cable-making arm as part of a wider effort to simplify its business following a string of financial setbacks. [more]
Electronics retailer Maplin is reportedly in crisis talks with a number of potential buyers as its owners sound out a range of options to secure the future of the company. [more]