The maker of Glen’s Vodka has been snapped up by Hong Kong-based buyout firm Hillhouse Capital for more than 500 million US dollars (£393 million).
Wren Kitchens is to plough £120 million into a new facility at its Barton-upon-Humber headquarters in a project that will create 1,200 jobs, the company said.
Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland are among five banks who have been fined for a second time in as many months over their role in a massive currency rigging cartel, authorities have revealed.
The number of high street retail jobs fell in every region of England, Scotland and Wales except for London between 2012 and 2017, figures show.
Engine maker Rolls-Royce has offloaded a £4.6 billion chunk of its pension scheme covering 33,000 members to Legal & General, in the biggest deal of its kind in the UK.
Joules has defied high street gloom once again to deliver a year of double-digit sales growth, the company said.
Fiat Chrysler has pulled out of an offer to merge with French car maker Renault, citing problems with France’s political climate.
Entertainment One shares have surged after the Peppa Pig maker denied reports that its president is set to leave the firm.
Ford is to close its engine plant in Bridgend next year, according to union sources.
The boss of outsourcing giant Mitie has pledged to continue restructuring “at pace” as he outlined the second stage of his sweeping overhaul.