DX Group’s multi-million pound takeover of Legal Post (Scotland) and First Post has been given the green light, after the UK competition authority closed its investigation into the deal. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced in July that it was reviewing DX’s £3.25m acquisition, which will increase the operator’s presence in Scotland and consolidate the legal document exchange market there. In September the competition authority lifted an enforcement order – effectively allowing integration of the business to resume. The […]
DX Group has said that the shortage of skilled HGV drivers continues to affect its profitability as it continues to address its performance following a profit warning in November.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has today (5 September) issued a call for information on the UK petrol and diesel sector, in order to identify whether there are competition problems it can investigate. “We are keenly aware of continuing widespread concern about the pump price of petrol and diesel and we have heard a number of different claims about how the market is operating,” said Claire Hart, director in the OFT’s Services, Infrastructure and Public Markets Group. “We have […]