Persimmon PLC (PSN.L)
15 Dec 2017
* Politicians, public critical of excessive board pay (Adds details, figures, background)
LONDON, Dec 15 The chairman and senior independent director of Persimmon, Britain's second biggest housebuilder, have resigned after recognising they did not put a cap on a lucrative management incentive scheme introduced in 2012.
* NICHOLAS WRIGLEY, CHAIRMAN, HAS INFORMED BOARD OF HIS INTENTION TO RESIGN
* customer activity has strengthened in line with traditional seasonality as we have moved from quieter summer weeks into autumn period.
LONDON, Aug 22 Britain's second biggest housebuilder Persimmon said its first-half pre-tax profits rose 30 percent to 457 million pounds ($589 million) but it would remain cautious over land buying due to uncertainty around Brexit.
* Worldpay falls as prospect of rival bid fades (Adds details, closing prices)
LONDON, July 5 Britain's major share index climbed higher on Wednesday, bolstered by buoyant housebuilders after a strong trading update from Persimmon, as strength in basic resource stocks underpinned gains.
LONDON, July 5 Britain's second biggest housebuilder by volume Persimmon said first-half sales rose by 7 percent, with a national election, which can often dampen demand as buyers put off major purchases, not affecting the market.