Britain's Intu Properties plans to sell a 50 percent stake in an East Midlands shopping centre to a Kuwait-backed real estate investment firm for 186.3 million pounds in an attempt to cut its debt.
* Q1 total revenue up just 2.5 percent at constant
Recruitment company Robert Walters on Monday reported higher first-quarter profit and said confidence among businesses in Britain was reasonable despite Brexit uncertainty.
After reporting a loss for two straight years Virgin Atlantic is targeting a return to profitability in 2021, helped in part by the launch of new routes and its acquisition of British regional airline Flybe.
British sub-prime lender Provident Financial stood its ground against a hostile bid by smaller rival Non-Standard Finance on Tuesday, raising new concerns about the strategic, operational and financial merits of the offer.
Britain's FTSE 100 slipped as fears of a recession in the United States triggered a sell-off in global markets, while the mid-cap index was battered by uncertainty over the next steps in Brexit.
Shares of Renishaw Plc fell more than 10 percent on Thursday after the British engineering group cut its full-year profit forecast, citing weak sales in Asia and a softness in demand from makers of consumer electronics.
G4S has received interest from potential bidders for its cash business, it said on Tuesday, as the British company looks to revive its fortunes by focusing on its security operations.
Canada's Saputo Inc is to enter the British market for the first time after agreeing to buy food company Dairy Crest Group Plc for 975 million pounds.
British drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Wednesday it had launched a copycat version of its blockbuster opioid addiction drug Suboxone in the United States, just one day after a court decision cleared the way for its rivals to market generic versions of it.