Out-of-hospital services firm Totally has been awarded an 11-month contract extension with NHS Vale of York CCG via its wholly owned subsidiary Vocare.
A stronger pound and weak UK trading hit revenue and operating profits at engineering firm Hill & Smith in the first four months of 2018, the company said on Thursday.
Retirement services company Just Group rallied on Thursday as it reported a jump in first-quarter sales thanks to a strong performance in defined benefit de-risking.
Active Energy has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to acquire a controlling interest in privately owned Canadian forestry company PowerWood Canada.
Thomas Cook reported an improvement in first half losses and said it was seeing stronger demand and prices for the summer season across holiday tour and airline bookings.
Full-year billings at FTSE 250 cyber security firm Sophos rose 22% thanks to growth in its integrated cloud-based management platform, but pre-tax losses widened due to currency movements.
Britain will tell Brussels it is prepared to stay tied to the customs union beyond 2021 as ministers remain deadlocked over a future deal with the EU. The Prime Minister's Brexit war Cabinet earlier this week agreed on a new "backstop" as a last resort to avoid a hard Irish border, having rejected earlier proposals from the European Union. - Telegraph.
TBC Bank reported a marginal rise in net profit for its first quarter on Thursday, with the figure rising to GEL 97. 5m from GEL 96. 6m year-on-year, while its pre-provision profit improved to GEL 147. 8m from GEL 120. 6m.
London stocks were little changed in early trade on Thursday, but bookies were under the cosh as the government confirmed it will cut betting machine stakes to £2, while sterling was in focus following a report that the UK could stay in the European customs union.
Moneysupermarket announced on Thursday that chief financial officer Matthew Price would step down as CFO and as a director on 31 October.
National Grid reported a 4% rise in its underlying operating profit to £3. 5bn, or 6% at constant currency, in its final results on Thursday, with its statutory operating profit improving 9%, also to £3. 5bn.
Ocado Group has won a contract with US grocery giant Kroger to exclusively provide its online grocery expertise across up to 20 distribution warehouses across America.
Royal Mail delivered a good set of final results, with chief executive Moya Greene beating beating City expectations before she stands down next month but warning that general data protection regulation laws may lead to a steeper decline in letter deliveries this year.
Countryside Properties posted a jump in half-year completions, revenue and profit on Thursday, as it expressed confidence in the medium term and bumped up its dividend.
British Land posted a drop in full-year underlying profit on Thursday even as its net asset value grew, as the FTSE 100 property group cautioned that market conditions are likely to remain challenging.
Full year pre-tax profits at information services group Experian fell 7% to $994m, the company said on Thursday.
London stocks were expected to see a muted start on Thursday as the pound gained on a report that the UK could stay in the customs union, while gambling shares were likely to be in focus as betting machine stakes are set to be cut.
Private equity outfit 3i on Thursday said full year net asset value rose 724p a share from 604p as the return on shareholders funds fell to 24% compared to 36% in 2017.
Wall Street ended Wednesday in the green, even as investors keep an eye on bond yields and geopolitical concerns weigh on sentiment.