Shareholders in over-50s-focused travel and insurance business Saga, have given the company a bloody nose with 28% voting against the firm's pay plans for executives.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Shares in TSB rose by as much as 15% today as the lender returned to the stock market after nearly two decades.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2014
Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group has priced the stock market listing of its TSB business at below book value, aiming to attract investors amid a flurry of new issues and make progress on a much-delayed, costly sale.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2014
The AA is poised for a £1.4bn stock market flotation that will see control of the UK’s biggest roadside recovery firm pass to a group of City investors.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014
TSB will return to the British stock market for the first time in nearly two decades next month after taxpayer-backed owner Lloyds Banking Group announced its long-awaited flotation.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
The maker of the Candy Crush Saga video game reported first-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates after it attracted more users for products such as Farm Heroes Saga.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Late-night deliveries drove Domino’s Pizza’s slice of the takeaway market in the final quarter of 2013 as the company saw its sales increase by more than 7%.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
Irish biotechnology company Elan is to be bought by Perrigo — the leading maker of generic over-the- counter drug products in the US — for $8.6bn (€6.5bn).
Tue, 30 Jul, 2013
A survey published last year by over-50s group Saga revealed that a housewife in the 1950s burnt about 1,000 calories on her daily round of housework, compared with just 560 calories today.
Sun, 03 Mar, 2013
The owner of the AA, the roadside assistance group, is understood to prefer a public float of the company, rather than its disposal via a trade sale, as has been speculated upon of late.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2012
The AA and Saga’s five-year marriage is in danger of coming to an end after its owner launched a strategic review, it was reported today.
Sun, 23 Sep, 2012
Up to 50% discounts on cruises, transfers included
Sat, 04 Feb, 2012
A third British pensioner has died from Legionnaires’ disease while on holiday in Spain, officials say.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2012
THE over-50s are struggling to fulfil their lifelong dreams because they are tied down by financial constraints, a study has revealed.
Mon, 22 Nov, 2010
LANZAROTE, the number one holiday hot spot with Irish clients for the past eight years, is the focus of Topflight’s easy-on-the-pocket summer deals, with prices starting from €359 inclusive on Cork or Dublin departures.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2010
Insurer Legal & General forecast a rebound in its core UK markets today after revealing a 7% drop in worldwide sales during 2009.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2010
Alison Thorpe feels there is still plenty of improvement in Diktalina after she produced an impressive performance to land the Saga Personal Finance Juvenile Maiden Hurdle at Folkestone.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2010
Private equity chiefs in the UK will face fresh scrutiny by the British parliament today amid reports they are making large gains from firms which pay almost no corporation tax.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2007
Saga and the AA unveiled surprise plans for a £6.2bn (€9.2bn) merger today, creating one of the UK's largest private equity-owned companies.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2007
Saga and the AA announced surprise merger plans today in a move creating a motoring and insurance giant worth £6bn (€8.9bn).
SLATTERYS Escorted Tours’ new brochure promotes independent holidays to far-flung places. Eighty-five specially-designed tours have been selected from across the globe.
Sat, 24 Feb, 2007
Actor Harrison Ford has declared that life begins at 60.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2005
British high street retailer WH Smith was today reported to be on the brink of unveiling Severn Trent boss Robert Walker as its new chairman.
Sun, 21 Nov, 2004
Financial services-to-holidays group Saga took the first steps towards a £1bn (€1.5bn)-plus listing on the London Stock Exchange today,
Wed, 15 Sep, 2004
The race to land the over-50s financial services-to-holidays group Saga is thought to have narrowed to five possible contenders.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2004
The potential sale of UK financial services-to-holidays group Saga has attracted at least 10 bids of more than £1bn (€1.5bn), it was reported today.
Fri, 20 Aug, 2004
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