Company Results & Outlooks
BRIEF-Partnership Assurance Group does not expect material impact from proposed pensions tax changes
* Do not expect a material impact to business from proposed changes to pensions tax Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
* Says dividend payout part of wide-ranging strategic review
Oct 1 - Exhibitions organiser ITE Group Plc said it expected full-year pretax profit to beat market consensus, helped by costs cuts and strong fourth-quarter trading.
LONDON, Oct 1 - BAE Systems, Europe's largest defence firm, has been awarded a 600 million pound ($972 million) contract by the British government to support half of the Royal Navy's surface fleet and run the naval base at Portsmouth for five-years.
Oct 1 - Exhibitions organiser ITE Group Plc said it expected full-year revenue to be 9.8 percent lower as a strong pound continued to hurt the group in the fourth quarter.
* Cnfirm that following a better than expected trading performance in Q4 and good cost control, headline profits before tax for FY 2014 will be ahead of current consensus
LONDON, Oct 1 - Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday after trading fell sharply in the second quarter, dragged down by competition in a UK grocery market growing at its slowest pace for more than 20 years.
LONDON, Oct 1 - Tesco said Britain's financial watchdog had started a full investigation into the company in the wake of an accounting scandal which wiped 3 billion pounds ($4.86 billion) from the British grocer's stock market value last month.