Canada's Bombardier Inc cut its full-year profit and revenue forecast on Thursday, as delays in some large projects hit its dominant transportation unit that makes rail cars.
Halliburton Co sought to convince investors on Monday that weak pricing which has undermined oilfield services providers over four years was on the verge of turning a corner.
The co-founder and former boss of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, returned to the board and was appointed interim CEO on Tuesday after winning the backing of shareholders keen for a revival of the British fashion group's fortunes.
Majestic Wine PLC said on Monday it would sell some assets, close stores and review its dividend to focus on its growth engine, Naked Wines, as it seeks to fend off competition from discount markets and online rivals.
* Strategy change "drastic and unexpected" - Liberum
British builder Kier Group named former Carillion CEO-designate Andrew Davies to its top job on Tuesday as it strives to cut debt and respond to problems afflicting the wider outsourcing industry.
* Davies never got chance to take up post at Carillion
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JD Wetherspoon Plc expects costs in the second half to be as high as in the first, Chairman Tim Martin said on Friday, after rising wages hit the budget British pub chain's profit.
Vince Steckler, the long-time chief executive of Avast who helped to develop the cyber security company, is to retire, overshadowing its first annual results since listing last May.
G4S has received interest from potential bidders for its cash business, it said on Tuesday, as the British company looks to revive its fortunes by focusing on its security operations.