City Link and its former parent Better Capital are “morally, if not legally, responsible” for the financial difficulties that some of its creditors now face, a group of MPs looking into the collapse of the company have said. A report compiled by the Business, Innovation and Skills and Scottish Affairs Committees, which concludes an inquiry into the impact the administration has had, recommended an overhaul of the insolvency regime, including the order in which staff, subcontractors and suppliers are paid. […]
Yodel made its seventh loss in a row in the year ended 30 June 2016, while its sister company Arrow XL saw its pre-tax profit leap by more than 500%.
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]
Cambridgeshire transport and storage provider Knowles Transport managed to generate an 11.4% pre-tax profit margin in the year to the end of December 2013 despite a sharp drop in turnover, figures logged recently at Companies House have shown.