FURNITURE giant MFI today suffered pounds 45 million losses as the struggling group counted the cost
of shutting factories and axing staff in a bid to turn itself around.
NEWS and distribution group WH Smith counted the cost
of a sharp fall in sales at its US operations yesterday as it suffered a slide in annual profits.
The fallen giants yesterday handed Clough, 32, a pounds 180,000 pay off for the final nine months of his contract and then counted the cost
of a 33-month City career that nosedived after his pounds 1.
As manager Tommy Burns counted the cost
of a 2-0 defeat on the pitch, Fergus McCann, Dermot Desmond and thousands of ordinary investors were counting the real cost of it.
7bn, half the level seen a year ago as BT counted the cost
of a costly acquisition spree.