The UK's largest bus operator has launched a new scheme to preserve some of its most historic vehicles. The FirstGroup Heritage Trust has already restored four buses from operations in Aberdeen, which date back to the 1930s.
Video game retailer, Game Group, has gone into administration, with the immediate closure of 277 stores in the UK and Ireland. Administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said 2,104 employees would be made redundant this week.
Stoke-on-Trent ceramics manufacturer Portmeirion has announced an increase in pre-tax profits of almost 21%. The company, which employs almost 600 people, said it made �6.3m profit, with revenues at a record high of �53.6m.
“We're having to expand overseas because we can't expand any more in the UK,” Sir Richard says. “UK Plc needs to understand that if it is frustrating for us, it is frustrating for UK Plc as well.” And no number of cocktails are going to change his mind ...