British housebuilder Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc lowered its full-year operating margin forecast to the bottom end of its previous range on Wednesday, blaming rising construction costs and flat home prices.
Compass Group Plc missed first-half earnings expectations on Wednesday hurt by stagnant revenue and a steep decline in margins in Europe, sending shares in the world's biggest catering firm lower.
Britain's Hammerson Plc said on Thursday it had not heard from Klepierre since it rejected a 4.9 billion pound ($6.88 billion) bid from the French operator of shopping centers.
Britain's Balfour Beatty reported a tripling of annual profit on Wednesday and said the construction industry was returning to health after the high-profile collapse of Carillion this year.
British fashion chain French Connection Group Plc said it was close to returning to profit and disclosed it had been approached by an unnamed U.S. group about a potential takeover although talks did not lead to an offer.
Countrywide Plc , Britain's largest estate agent, reported a 22.5 percent fall in core annual earnings on Thursday and scrapped its dividend, sending its shares to record lows.
Recruitment firm PageGroup Plc warned on Wednesday that weakness in Britain, its largest market, would continue in 2018, sending its shares down as much as 8.5 percent in morning trade.
British bookmaker William Hill drew a line under a costly bet on Australia on Tuesday with the sale of its business there to CrownBet for A$314 million (176.21 million pounds).
Countrywide's Chief Executive, Alison Platt, stepped down on Wednesday, a week after the British real estate agent said a loss of market share to its competitors would hit its annual profit.
UK housebuilder Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc pointed to Brexit-related barriers to new house construction on Wednesday while joining a slew of property firms in flagging signs of weakness in central London property markets.