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UK & Ireland News

Tesco Fined £129m For Accounting Scandal

Tesco has agreed to pay a fine of £129m to avoid prosecution for overstating its profits back in 2014, along with compensation to shareholders...

Two Of Tesco’s Biggest Shareholders Opposed To Booker Deal

Tesco’s planned takeover of Booker has been thrown into doubt after two of its largest shareholders revealed that they are opposed to the £3.7bn...

Palmer And Harvey Hires Restructuring Expert

Palmer and Harvey (P&H) is reported to have hired one of the country’s top corporate restructuring experts as part of its efforts to shore...

Remainder Of 99p Stores Business Placed Into Administration

The last remnants of the 99p Stores business acquired by Poundland just under two years ago has been placed into administration. Since acquiring the 252...

CEO of Brakes Group Stepping Down

Ken McMeikan, the Chief Executive of foodservice group Brakes, is to step down next month less than a year after the business was acquired...

Britvic Publishes Soft Drinks Market Reviews

Britvic has published its latest annual reviews of the soft drinks market in the convenience and supermarket sectors. Each report provides some interesting facts &...

Asda Becomes The First Supermarket To Use Vegan Society Trademark

Asda has become the first supermarket in the UK to use the official Vegan Society trademark on its food & drink products. The supermarket has...

CapVest Agrees Deal To Buy Karro Food Group

The North Yorkshire-based pork processor, Karro Food Group, has been acquired by private equity firm CapVest in a deal believed to be worth around...

Profits Up At A.G. Barr In ‘Volatile And Uncertain’ Market

A.G. Barr has reported relatively upbeat year end results, helped by recent restructuring and moves to reduce the sugar content in its products. In the year...

Waitrose Joins Forces With John Lewis To Create The UK’s Largest...

The John Lewis Partnership yesterday opened the call for applications for JLAB 2017, its global start-up accelerator programme, run in association with innovation specialists...