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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]
Retail snack specialist Graze is being positioned for a £300 million sale by its private-equity ow [more]
Drugs giant Glaxosmithkline will sell its Horlicks business in the UK and close the location where the malted drink is manufactured. [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]
A company that supplies Ikea and Easyjet is set to enter administration, with 50 staff expected to be made redundant. [more]
A Gateshead-based company that manufactures parts for electric vehicles is set to be sold to a US automotive firm in a merger deal worth around £150 mill [more]
Renowned Yorkshire firm Essential Fleet Services has acquired vehicle contract hire business Go Plant in a deal which will create an £80m-turnover gr [more]
New opportunities beckon for architecture firm Nicholson Nairn, a Newcastle-based practice whose clients include Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Primark, following a management buy-in overseen by a host of North East busines [more]
Struggling retail fashion chain Store Twenty One has collapsed into liquidation with the loss of 900 jobs, it has been reported. [more]
Vue Cinemas considers a sale - Mon, 10 Jul 2017
Vue, the sixth largest cinema chain in the world, has plans to put itself on the market for buyers. [more]
The Handmade Burger Co has entered administration with nine of its 29 restaurants now closed. [more]
The historic Cromwell's Hotel and Wine Bar in Dogpole has been put on the market for &p [more]
A buyer is being sought for a construction machinery supplier in administration. [more]
A Bath-based vending machine company with an annual turnover of £11m has been bought as part of a multimillion pound deal by a renowned crisp and snack ma [more]
Impact Healthcare REIT, a real estate investment trust company, has purchased a Leicester-based care home for £3.4 mil [more]
Berg, a small law practice based in Manchester, has negotiated a merger with international law firm Kennedys. [more]
A Yorkshire-based waste management company has acquired a competitor, increasing their customer base to 4,000 and strengthening their position in the York and North Yorkshire districts. [more]
A medical firm based in County Durham is hoping that a division sale will lead to "a higher quality of earnin [more]
A commercial vehicle-recovery business based near Heathrow airport in the west of London has been rescued out of administration by an undisclosed buyer. [more]
Two of London's leading theatre dons have acquired Picturehouse Entertainment, a live cinema distribu [more]