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British sandwich chain Pret A Manger is mulling over a sale to a Filipino food group, with the group being valued at more than $1 billion (£740 milli [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]
A Gloucestershire veterinary practice has been bought out by CVS, the largest UK player in the industry. [more]
A menswear firm that has been on British high streets for more than 150 years closed its doors for the last time this week, after announcing that it would go into administration. [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]
Embattled British PR firm has shown signs that it may go into administration as early as next week, according to reports. [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 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]
A double glazing and conservatory installation business from Oadby has been placed into administration after experiencing "cash flow difficulti [more]
One of the UK's largest independent service station forecourt operators has been acquired by a major counterp [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]
An upmarket British swimwear brand worn by holidaying celebrities is dipping its toes into the possibility of a £50 million s [more]
A firm of solicitors with offices in Liverpool and North Wales has been forced into administration, with any ongoing cases being passed on to different legal practices in the region. [more]
Private medical insurance specialist Chase Templeton has finished five acquisitions in the space of just three weeks, under its new owner The Ardonagh Group. [more]
A British mining firm is waiting to hear how its operations will continue after opting to fall into administration rather than accept a takeover bid from a minority shareholder in what is thought to be a UK first. [more]
A Suffolk haulage company has released its former premises, including a yard and several other buildings, for sale following a large-scale restructuring of its business last year. [more]
DataCentred, a data centre and cloud storage business, has entered administration, but is continuing to trade. [more]
The publisher of the Daily Mail, DMGT, is considering putting Metro up for sale at a guide price of £ [more]
A home entertainment, garden and leisure distribution company based in Lancashire has slipped into the red despite an almost 10 per cent rise in profits. [more]