Office cleaning firm OCS in takeover talks with US private equity firm

Office cleaning firm OCS in takeover talks with US private equity firm linked to ex-Tesco boss Terry Leahy Family firm OCS is working with advisers from Lazard on ‘strategic options’ Clayton Dubilier & Rice may be the private equity firm in talks with OCS owners Clayton employs Sir Terry as an adviser  By Ben Harrington … Read more

Matt Hancock and sister own shares in firm that won NHS contracts 

Matt Hancock faces fresh ‘cronyism’ row after it emerges he and his sister own shares in firm that won NHS contracts Matt Hancock declared getting 15 per cent of shares in shredding firm Topwood The company has been awarded a contract worth £300,000 by NHS Wales Mr Hancock did not declare publicly his sister also … Read more

£145m fund for trees as Apple goes green: Firm boosts eco credentials with investment in forests

£145m fund for trees as Apple goes green: Tech giant boosts its eco credentials with investment in forests around the world The Restore Fund hopes to remove one million tons of carbon dioxide annually  Apple said protecting environment and making money ‘not mutually exclusive’  The Daily Mail’s Be a Tree Angel campaign raised £1.5million to … Read more

£145m fund for trees as Apple goes green: Firm boosts eco credentials with investment in forests

£145m fund for trees as Apple goes green: Tech giant boosts its eco credentials with investment in forests around the world The Restore Fund hopes to remove one million tons of carbon dioxide annually  Apple said protecting environment and making money ‘not mutually exclusive’  The Daily Mail’s Be a Tree Angel campaign raised £1.5million to … Read more

One Call insurance customers slam firm for ‘ignoring’ cancellations and continuing to charge

One Call Insurance is again being called out by customers, who say it failed to cancel their policies when asked.  This is Money previously reported on the firm not returning full refunds to its customers, despite them cancelling during the cooling-off period. The Yorkshire-based insurer now faces claims that payment is still being taken from … Read more

David Beckham’s cannabis firm hires Ren Skincare founder Antony Buck

David Beckham’s cannabis company Cellular Goods hires Ren Skincare founder Antony Buck By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 12 April 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 12 April 2021 David Beckham-backed Cellular Goods has hired Antony Buck as a consultant Ren Skincare’s founder has been hired by a David Beckham-backed cannabis company.  Antony Buck, … Read more

Californian firm has already won £2.8BILLION to supply UK lateral flow Covid tests

A Californian firm backed by private equity has won deals with No10 to supply more than a billion coronavirus tests ahead of the mass twice-a-week testing drive. Innova Medical Group has raked in £2.8billion from British taxpayers in controversial deals for lateral flow tests that give results within 30 minutes. It was officially founded last … Read more

Parents slam outdoor adventure firm Go Ape for cancelling their bookings after it reopened TOO EARLY

Parents slam outdoor adventure firm Go Ape for cancelling their bookings after it reopened TOO EARLY Go Ape reopened on March 29 with other outdoor sports facilities such as golf The treetop climb organisation closed again on Wednesday after taking advice Furious parents criticised the decision as children will be back to school soon  By … Read more

Superyacht firm GYG could fall into private equity hands

Superyacht painting and repairs firm GYG could fall into private equity hands after it receives a £43m takeover offer By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 22:47 BST, 9 April 2021 Superyacht painting and repairs firm GYG could fall into private equity hands after it received a … Read more

Haulage firm owner, 76, was killed in road crash by one of his own lorries while he was out cycling

Haulage firm owner, 76, was killed in road crash by one of his own lorries while he was out cycling, inquest hears Jeff Atkinson, 76, was cycling on the inside of a HGV when he was hit, court told It is believed the firm owner was trying to tell the driver a tyre was underinflated  … Read more