Trading statements

Norman Broadbent back in the black; makes 'positive start' to new year

Professional services group Norman Broadbent said it returned to profitability in 2019 after its sales rose by more than a fifth.

The company said it...

Mon, 18/05/2020 - 07:44

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust offers upbeat dividend guidance

Energy asset investor SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust said it still planned to pay a final divided for the year just completed, and expected to...

Mon, 18/05/2020 - 07:34

Sopheon to pay dividend as revenue holds up in 'tough' environment

Enterprise software provider Sopheon pressed ahead with plans to pay its 2019 final dividend as its revenue holds up amid the Covid-19 crisis.

The company...

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 09:23

Royal Mail CEO Rico Back stands down after less than two years at the helm

Royal Mail said chief executive Rico Back had stood down with immediate effect, having only taken up the role in June 2018.

No explanation was...

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 08:50

DiscoverIE Group sees annual earnings 'slightly ahead' of expectations following strong end to year in China

Electronics maker DiscoverIE Group said annual earnings were expected to be 'slightly ahead' of its expectations amid a stronger-than-expected end to the final quarter in...

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 08:10

Petrofac makes deeper cost cuts as Covid-19 rattles oil markets

Oil services company Petrofac said it had made further cost cuts on top of suspending its dividend as the Covid-19 crisis crimps construction activity and...

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 07:39

William Hill gets covenant waiver as sports betting revenue sinks

Gambling company William Hill said its revenue had fallen sharply, partly owing to a cancellation of live sporting events due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Fri, 15/05/2020 - 07:21

Computacenter sees volumes 'considerably ahead' this year as 'robust' momentum continues

Technology company Computacenter said sales volumes would be 'considerably ahead' this year as 'robust' momentum had continued amid increased demand.

Since its previous update...

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 07:16

National Express reports slight April earnings beat; even as revenue drops 50%

Bus and train company National Express said its revenue in April had slumped about 50%, though it added the fall was in line with its...

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 07:14

Time Out loan facility with Oakley Capital Investments to provide Covid-19 buffer

Publisher and food court group Time Out said it had extended an existing £20m loan from Oakley Capital Investments, to provide liquidity during the Covid-19...

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 07:05