The terms of a buy-out were agreed last year
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Friday 03 February 2012
Outlook: Was there a little extra steam emanating from the top of Canary Wharf's towers yesterday? Yes, there is a deal on the horizon, and not just any deal. A mega-deal of the type that has become very rare recently.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
Friday 27 January 2012
Prisons to defence giant Serco is to chop 500 UK jobs as part of a shake-up in the way it provides back-office services to public and private sector organisations worldwide.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
A designer of gambling software was feeling lucky yesterday after selling his business £11m.
Monday 23 January 2012
The UK's second biggest supermarket, Asda, today unveiled plans to create some 5,000 jobs this year in a £500 million expansion drive.
Saturday 21 January 2012
Barbican Insurance has made a fresh takeover approach for its rival Omega Insurance, reigniting bid interest in Omega after potential deals to buy the company collapsed last year.
Friday 20 January 2012
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Taylor Wimpey was dicing with death three years ago, but its recovery looked on track yesterday after an "encouraging" start to 2012.
Monday 16 January 2012
BP is considering possible measures to support the cash-strapped European refiner Petroplus, on whom the oil giant relies to supply its UK petrol stations.
Saturday 14 January 2012
The chairman of G4S fell on his sword yesterday as he paid the price for the global security firm's abandoned £5.3bn takeover of Danish cleaning firm ISS.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
A 200-year-old family-owned store chain has been snapped up by the Co-op as part of the latest expansion at the UK's fifth biggest grocer.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
The sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion yesterday acquired the trading assets of Blacks Leisure for £20m out of pre-packaged administration and vowed to return the troubled outdoor specialist to profitability.
Sunday 08 January 2012
Industrialist hits back at use of parliamentary privilege as cover for 'libel'
Saturday 07 January 2012
No Pain No Gain
Thursday 05 January 2012
Portsmouth are close to announcing new owners, according to administrator Andrew Andronikou.
Culinary experts in The Netherlands thought it was 'fresh' and 'tasty'
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough