Apple Pay to be introduced across The Co-operative Food Read more

Apple Pay to be introduced across The Co-operative Food

Apple Pay to be introduced across The Co-operative Food: The Co-operative Food will become the largest UK retailer to provide Apple Pay throughout its stores. Launched today, Apple Pay allows shoppers to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to make secure payments. Although The Co-operative Food is not a launch partner, the method of payment […]

Frack off Read more

Frack off

Frack off: Britain’s potentially lucrative fracking industry suffered another setback on Monday, as Lancashire County Council ignored their own legal advisors and voted against an application for a drilling site. Cuadrilla were denied permission to drill and hydraulically fracture four exploratory wells, with their application being turned down because of an “adverse urbanising effect on […]

Bredbury Hall saved from administration Read more

Bredbury Hall saved from administration

Bredbury Hall saved from administration: Golam Sarwar, a Bangladeshi businessman who owns Dhaka’s five-star Hotel Sarina, has bought Bredbury Hall from administration in a multi-million pound transaction. Two hundred and fifty jobs will be saved as the Stockport country club undergoes a £1m upgrade in the anticipation it will then be purchased by a major […]

Print firm Dobson & Crowther enters administration Read more

Print firm Dobson & Crowther enters administration

Print firm Dobson & Crowther enters administration: Dobson & Crowther has entered administration, with redundancies resulting for two-thirds of the specialist printing firm’s staff. Baker Tilly have been appointed as administrators, and say that the remaining 24 staff will stay to honour existing orders, in the hope that the business will be bought. The Wrexham […]

Daisy Group purchase Phoenix IT Group for £135m Read more

Daisy Group purchase Phoenix IT Group for £135m

Daisy Group purchase Phoenix IT Group for £135m: Daisy Group are continuing their corporate acquisition strategy, with the purchase of Phoenix IT Group for £135m. Founder and executive chairman of Daisy, Matthew Riley, commented on the deal, saying: “This announcement builds upon the corporate acquisition strategy that Daisy has successfully executed – and continues to […]