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Hawkin’s Bazaar enters administration

Norwich-based novelty toy retailer Hawkin’s Bazaar has called in administrators to take over the business. Tom Straw and Simon Thomas, partners at Moorfields Advisory, have been appointed as joint administrators for the company, which was initially put up for sale in August 2019. Hawkin’s Bazaar employs 177 staff across 20 stores and is headquartered in Yare House on Thorpe Road, Nor...continue reading

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BUSINESS SALE


Chelmsford warehouse management firm bought by software provider

Chelmsford-based warehouse management solutions provider Mintsoft Limited has been acquired by softw...continue reading

Target Healthcare embarks on acquisition spree

Target Healthcare has completed the acquisitions of a development site in Cheshire, two further site...continue reading


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DIVISION SALE


SSE sells retail business to OVO Energy

Power utility SSE has announced it has completed the sale of its retail arm SSE Energy Services to O...continue reading

Travis Perkins offloads plumbing and heating business

Britain’s largest building materials group Travis Perkins has sold its wholesale plumbing and ...continue reading


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ADMINISTRATION


Hawkin’s Bazaar enters administration

Norwich-based novelty toy retailer Hawkin’s Bazaar has called in administrators to take over t...continue reading

Beales in sales talks to avoid administration

Department store chain Beales is in talks with two potential buyers as it looks to avoid entering ad...continue reading


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MBO/MBI


MBO at Bristol-based media training firm

Mentor Media Training has been acquired by lead consultant Dave Mason in an MBO. The company will no...continue reading

MBO at Newcastle market research company

Newcastle-based market research company Explain Market Research has undergone a management buyout (M...continue reading


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MERGER


Northgate and Redde shareholders approve merger

The proposed merger of listed companies Northgate and Redde has been approved by the two companies&r...continue reading

Merger between Southampton IT providers

Southampton-based IT providers Aura Technology and Amicus ITS have merged to form Aura Technology Gr...continue reading


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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY


Historical Craven College building up for sale

The landmark Craven College building in Skipton is up for sale. The college is looking to place a ma...continue reading

Capone’s of Wibsey goes on sale

Longstanding pizza parlour, Capone’s of Wibsey, is ready for new ownership. Based in a densel...continue reading


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