Yodel made a pre-tax loss of £82.5m in its most recent financial year, which is the parcel operator’s biggest loss since 2013. The Barclay brothers-owned business has never managed to turn a profit, but for the year ended 30 June 2017 Yodel’s pre-tax loss leapt 64% compared with its loss of £50.4m in 2016. Its newly published accounts also reveal a drop in turnover of 3% year-on-year to £409.8m (2016: £422.7m). Former CEO Mike Cooper, who left the business in […]
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.
Grocontinental increased pre-tax profit by almost 13% to £5.2m just before being snapped up by Dutch firm AGRO Merchants Group.
Stobart Group has entered the savings market with a new six-year retail bond. The retail bond is aimed at small investors, and will yield a fixed-rate of 5.5% per annum, while providing Stobart with another funding stream. Well known retail brands names such as Tesco, John Lewis and National Grid already market bonds, which offer investors relatively attractive interest rates in exchange for tying up their money. Stobart bonds will available to buy and trade on the London Stock Exchange, […]