News - written by Hanna Sharpe

Sainsbury's has made known its bid approach, an “attractive proposition” to Home Retail Group for Argos and Homebase back [more]
Food processing company Glendale Foods has been purchased in a management buyout, which will see three founding shareholders leave the company. [more]
Property management company Grainger has done the paperwork for sale of its retirement services arm, in a deal tipped to be worth £325 mil [more]
Veterinary group Alnorthumbria has been bought by CVS Group for £7.7 mil [more]
The holiday travel group TUI, and owner of Thomson and First Choice, is considering divesting some non-core assets. [more]
A buyer is being sought for a still-trading care home in Wales after entering administration. [more]
Universal Engineering, a Wales-based supplier to the oil and gas industry, is heading towards administration, leaving 124 workers poised to hear of their fate. [more]
Administrators have been called in to an abattoir business that was brought under the media spotlight earlier this year over allegations of animal cruelty. [more]
Annuity firm Just Retirement Group is to undergo an all-share merger with rival Partnership Assurance Group to create a new group called JRP Group. [more]
An independent, £6.5 million turnover greengrocer chain is up for sale after its founder's sudden death l [more]
Japanese media firm Nikkei has stepped in to buy the Financial Times Group from Pearson for £844 million in [more]
A centrally positioned three-storey hotel and restaurant in Shrewsbury's town centre is now on the market for £985,000 with estate age [more]
Second hand car dealership Carcraft is ceasing operations, and has lost 500 jobs due to being put into administration. The administrators are now working with minimal staff numbers to realise its assets. [more]
A country house hotel in Royal Wootton Bassett has gone on the market after its operator entered administration. [more]
High street retailer Game Digital has acquired the games events organiser Multiplay (UK) in a deal worth £20 mil [more]
A historic furniture manufacturer in County Durham has fallen into administration and is seeking a buyer to secure its future in the industry. [more]
Nick Leslau, the landlord of the London site of Madame Tussauds, is looking for offers exceeding £300 million for the building, and has instructed property agent CBRE to manage the marketing for the free [more]
Outsourcing Giant Capita has acquired an engineering design practice based in Leeds. [more]
Engineers Mabey Bridge has made known its plans to close down one site in Chepstow and the possible sale of another. [more]
Price comparison site Gocompare.com is to be bought by Esure in a £95 million [more]