News - written by Caroline Ramsey

A total of five temporary workforce services companies based in Birmingham have been wound up. [more]
A Kent-based internet service provider (ISP) which was investigated by market regulator Ofcom over allegations it was making “illegal nuisance calls” has gone into administ [more]
A London-based gambling company is hoping to be snapped up by an interested buyer after reporting a big jump in revenues for the past quarter. [more]
A Scottish company that specialises in delivering parts for wind turbines has gone into administration following growing competition and rising costs, costing 21 employees their jobs. [more]
A Yorkshire-based menswear chain has been bought out of administration by a new trading company, saving 181 jobs and 40 retail stores around the UK. [more]
Sportech plc, a gambling technology provider based in Liverpool, has been put up for sale. [more]
A golf course built and owned by British metal band Judas Priest’s guitarist, KK Downing, has been placed into administration due to “tough economic t [more]
The private equity firm Tenzing has back a management buyout of a Leeds-based cyber security business. [more]
The professional services firm Deloitte has expanded its digital offering in Scotland with the purchase of Edinburgh-based design consultancy Market Gravity. [more]
Law firm merger in Clitheroe - Tue, 03 Oct 2017
A law firm near Manchester has merged with a Clitheroe-based counterpart. [more]
A Cardiff-headquartered modular building specialist has been acquired by one of its senior team as part of a management buyout (MBO). [more]
Just for Pets, a Midlands-based pet retail chain of 25 stores, is set to go into administration. [more]
Bristol-headquartered digital, print and marketing services provider, Latcham Direct, has acquired a print management company as part of its growth strategy. [more]
Bell Pottinger, the public relations firm which was expelled from the UK’s trade body for its work on a controversial campaign in South Africa, has confirmed that it will put itself up for sa [more]
A newspaper in Greater Manchester published for the past 160 years will leave local shelves this week after its publisher announced it has entered administration. [more]
A family-run business based in Tonbridge, Kent, has gone into administration at the cost of around 260 jobs. [more]
Formal plans and images have been submitted for a major redevelopment on the outskirts of Leeds. [more]
A Liverpool women’s fashion brand backed by reality TV stars has entered administration, while its customers have been left “fuming” over missing items and non-exist [more]
Italian restaurant group Prezzo has announced it will sell 27 of its UK locations and rein in new openings, as many restaurant operators in the country continue to slim down their offerings. [more]
The UK maker of French’s mustard, Nurofen and Durex condoms is poised to offload its food division to US consumer good firm McCorm [more]