Eilis Jordan

Eilis is a recent addition to the Business Sale Report editorial team.
A native of Ireland, she completed a degree in Applied Languages at Dublin City University, and has been living and working in the UK for 15 years. She began her career writing and editing an in-house publication for a large corporate firm based in the UK and her career has since included completing in-depth research reports for multi-national firms, writing copy for the web and press releases. She has written and edited across a wide range of sectors from insurance and banking to healthcare, FMCG and the hospitality sector, and is also an experienced translator from German and Spanish to English.

News - written by Eilis Jordan

Fashion retail chain New look has announced it will cut 980 jobs and close 60 stores around the UK as part of a plan to restructure the firm following talks with creditors over ongoing financial issues [more]
A Blackburn-based producer of aluminium products has entered administration after an exacting contract dragged down the company’s finan [more]
High street carpet giant Carpetright has revealed it could cut jobs and close stores as it considers the possibility of insolvency. [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]
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]
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]
Square Pie, a restaurant chain that serves gourmet pies and mashed potatoes to customers around the UK, has announced that it will close five of its retail locations after entering administration earlier this week. [more]
A famous hotel in the North of England which welcomed guests such as art critic John Ruskin and biologist Charles Darwin has been put up for sale. [more]
A company in Manchester that imports, wholesales and distributes clothes and other fashion items has fallen into administration after falling on hard economic times. [more]
The care home chain Four Seasons Health Care, which houses around 17,000 vulnerable residents, teeters on the brink as backers say it could collapse into administration within the next week unless a £26m payment is [more]
A company that sells bikes and cycling gear online has entered administration on the back of unfavourable trading conditions. [more]
Leading Scottish engineering company, Burntisland Fabricators, is on the verge of calling in administrators, it has been revealed. [more]
A management buy-out at a Harrogate-based medical supplier will kickstart a period of expansion, its executive team announced this week as they completed a takeover deal. [more]
The owners of healthy eating specialist Planet Organic are considering a sale of its business and have engaged advisors to help shape a potential deal. [more]
The high street bookselling giant Waterstones could be putting itself up for sale, it has been reported. [more]
The rent-to-own retailer Brighthouse, who has been struggling amid mounting financial pressures, has been put up for sale. [more]
The UK's biggest Apple reseller, Jigsaw24, has been put up for sale a few weeks after a warning from Dixons Carphone about a slowdown in the mobile mar [more]
A UK engineering software firm is set to merge with the software arm of French energy group Schneider Electric, creating an entity expected to be worth around £3 bill [more]
One of the UK's largest independent service station forecourt operators has been acquired by a major counterp [more]