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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]
The Jamie Oliver restaurant Group has confirmed that it is looking into selling off it Barbecoa steak restaurant chain. [more]
Some of the UK’s most beloved confectionery brands - including Barratt, Dip Dab and Sherbert Fountains - are being put up for sale by their private equity owner with a £110 million pr [more]
Four hotels in the South West of England have been put up for sale after their owner was forced into administration earlier this year. [more]
The management team at one of the country’s leading secure power solutions firms has successfully completed an MBO, thanks to funding provided by a private equity fi [more]
UK-based smartphone maker WileyFox, the only mass market phone producer in Britain, has entered administration three years after its initial launch. [more]
Over one hundred jobs have been lost after environmental engineering firm Williams Industrial Services (WIS) entered administration. [more]
A luxury yachting company has run aground after announcing that it would enter administration due to a lack of sufficient funding to continue trading. [more]
A management buy-out (MBO) at Birmingham-headquartered manufacturer Tesla UK could see the company launch to new heights, its new management team has suggested. [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 management buyout at Bath-based customer relationship management (CRM) firm, Armadillo CRM is to result in major expansion of the company, according to the new owners. [more]
The owners of the UK division of US-inspired casual dining chain TGI Fridays is sounding out a possible sale, in the wake of a steep downturn affecting much of the sector. [more]
Thomson Reuters is in advanced talks regarding the sale of a 55 per cent stake in the Financial and Risk division of its business to US private equity firm Blackstone. [more]
Popular fashion retailer East has fallen into administration, with tough trading conditions and rising wages having a harsh impact on the firm’s profit margins. The bohemian high street brand, which was founded in 1994, maintained 34 stores and 15 concession stands in department stores across t [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]
The former home of the Dunnes Store in Glasgow city centre is being put up for sale by its Irish owners. [more]
Japan's Fujitsu electronics company has announced it is in talks with an investment fund group concerning the potential sale of its mobile phone company, according to the Nikkei newsp [more]