ConvaTec warned of lower sales and profitability and announced the departure of its CEO on Monday, sending shares in the British medical devices maker tumbling more than 30 percent.
Britain's Compass Group Plc appointed Kingfisher's Karen Witts as its chief financial officer on Thursday, the latest in a series of management changes at the world's biggest catering firm following the sudden death of its CEO.
Royal Mail forecast a 20-28 percent drop in full-year profit in the face of worse than expected pressures on letter volumes and productivity, sending shares of the UK post and parcels company sliding more than 20 percent on Monday.
Shares of Indivior fell for a second straight day, as prospects for the British drugmaker's new potential blockbuster drug waned, months after revealing that its former market-leading opioid addiction drug lost market share to a generic rival.
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British engineering firm Smiths Group Plc said on Thursday talks with U.S.-based ICU Medical Inc over a possible 7 billion pound-plus merger of their healthcare businesses had fallen through.
Sept 13 The United States will be the biggest
regulated market for Europe's leading gambling companies within
five years, GVC Holdings Chief Executive Kenny Alexander said on
Thursday after reporting another decline in UK retail revenue.
British power company SSE Plc warned this year's hot and calm weather and higher gas prices had already knocked 190 million pounds off profits from its earlier plans, sending its shares nine percent lower.
The High Court in London said on Tuesday that Britain's Sports Direct must hand over documents relating to an investigation into how an auditor compiled its 2016 accounts.
Industrial equipment rental firm Ashtead Group expects to beat its previous full-year profit expectations thanks to a weaker sterling and will increase its share buyback programme, it said on Tuesday, sending its shares up as much as 6 percent.