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Fresh wave of strikes to hit transport and other services across UK
Industrial action expected on buses and trains with airports and Post Office threatened with more disruption

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @1:18 PM

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Stagecoach opts for rival takeover in blow to National Express merger plan
British bus operator makes U-turn on £1.9bn proposal and agrees deal with fund managed by German firm DWS

Julia Kollewe and Gwyn Topham

09, Mar, 2022 @9:35 AM

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National Express seals takeover of rival operator Stagecoach
Proposed £1.9bn company will boast a 40,000-strong vehicle fleet and employ around 70,000 people

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

14, Dec, 2021 @12:40 PM

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Stagecoach and owner of Upper Crust lifted by commuting resurgence
Despite business boost, bus, tram and rail operator and SSP warn of uncertainty because of Omicron

Mark Sweney

08, Dec, 2021 @12:20 PM

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Bus network in Britain facing strikes over drivers’ low pay
Cancelled services likely as RMT and Unite unions plan action over wages at Stagecoach

Matthew Weaver

14, Oct, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Stagecoach takeover could mark end of a profitable era for bus and train tycoons
The fortunes of Brian Souter’s firm seem to have closely followed those of privatised public transport in the UK

26, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ladbrokes owner bet big that it was undervalued. It won … big
Liberalisation of US gambling law is fuelling a wave of buyouts of more tech-savvy UK betting firms

Nils Pratley

21, Sep, 2021 @5:57 PM

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National Express in talks to buy rival Stagecoach
All-share deal would value Scotland-based coach operator at £445m

Julia Kollewe

21, Sep, 2021 @7:36 AM

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EY fined by UK accountancy watchdog over Stagecoach audit failings
Penalty of more than £2.2m imposed after firm did not properly challenge transport group’s bosses

Jillian Ambrose

25, Aug, 2021 @9:31 AM

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Greater Manchester bus services to be brought under public control
Mayor Andy Burnham announces decision to press ahead with franchising system

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Mar, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Stealth taxes on Uber and Airbnb won't hurt the masses
VAT on Uber taxi trips and Airbnb stays in post-pandemic revenue plans passes the fairness test

Nils Pratley

09, Dec, 2020 @8:04 PM

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Stagecoach plans job cuts and predicts bus passenger reduction is long term
Operator expects pandemic effect to continue as people work and shop from home

22, Jul, 2020 @5:24 PM

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