Price comparison website, Moneysupermarket. com has posted increase in its first half pre-tax profit and is in line to make further growth in profit.
The pre-tax profit has increased from £1.9m in previous year to £2.9m in the first half of the year ending on 30 June.
UK's second-biggest life insurer in terms of assets, Legal & General group has reported 34 percent increase in the operating profit.
The operating profit for the first six months of the year has increased to £542 million, mainly due to increase in worldwide new business by 18 percent to £881m as compared to fall in the business sales by 7.4 percent to £746m.
The fashion chain, Next has reported fall in sales during the first half of the year due to weak consumer spending.
The company is expecting pre-tax profits to increase by 6-11 percent to £535m-£560m by this year.
Chief Executive of Next, Simon Wolfson said, "There has been a cooling in retail demand in recent months."
The warehouse owner, Aurora Fashions has posted profit within 11 months of its major restructuring despite challenging retail market.
The owner of fashion brands Karen Millen, Warehouse, Oasis and Coast, reported net operating profit of £22.6 million on sales of £661m all over the world within 11 months to 30 January.
Ford Motor has reported profit of $2.6 billion during the second-quarter, and is expecting to recover from debt by the end of 2011.
The company has earned profit of $4.7 billion during the first half of this year, and has outperformed in the US market.
Ford is on the way to earn profit of $7.2 billion, matching its profit figures during 1999.
The revenue of UK soft drinks maker, Britvic has increased by 16.2 percent to £289.5 million through its marketing strategies and £23.2m contribution from its newly acquired French soft drinks, Fruité.
The company is in line to meet up its full-year sales expectations.
Sales at British pubs operator and brewer, Fuller Smith & Turner increased due to hot weather and boost from World Cup.
The like-for-like sales at its managed pubs and hotel division increased by 4.1 percent for the 16 weeks to July 17 from increase of 3.5 percent for the 10 weeks to June 5.
Britain's third largest mobile phone company, Vodafone Group Plc posted an increase in its quarterly revenue for the first time since recession.
The revenue increased by 1.1 percent to £10.5bn within three month period ended June 20, mainly due to strong demand of smart-phones.
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