Small-cap Week, August 30

New World Resources, Clipper, Kromek and Circle Oil featured

week in review

Week in Review, August 30

Burger King, Shell, RBS and Brazilian telecoms also in the news

Tesco vows decisive action on profit warning

Struggling chain’s new CEO to start a month early

De La Rue appoints chief executive

BAE Systems’ Martin Sutherland printer’s fourth CEO in 10 years

Supermarkets dominate school uniform battle

Grocers come top of the class with cheap alternatives

Tesco: it really is that bad

Retailer’s shares are not cheap yet

Coutts earmarks £110m for advice redress

Bank scrutinising 60 years of investment sales

Thames Water worker
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England and Wales water bills set to ease

Ofwat says draft proposals will peg average bills below inflation

De La Rue quest for new chief is complete

Martin Sutherland appointed as executive after six-month search

Tax rise fails to daunt Stock Spirits

UK-based distiller’s first-half sales fall 10%

Chipmaker CSR rejects Microchip offer

Shares surge 36% after approach by US rival

Two more Afren executives suspended

Shares fall as payments probe at oil explorer continues

Melrose gears up for Elster sale

Engineering turnround specialist hit by strong pound

Debt pressure mounts on Petropavlovsk

Gold miner cites concerns about impact of Russian sanctions

Gulf Keystone set to return staff to Iraq

Group says talks on prompt payment for oil continue

AA chief quits in boardroom stand-off

Chairman Mackenzie will take over day-to-day operations

Spire benefits from NHS sales

British hospital chain posts 10% rise in revenue

Regional newspapers report online surge

Digital investments by regional groups start to take effect

Cambridge silly price radio

Another one-time UK tech hopeful may be taken over for a stiff price

Foxtons shares hit despite dividend


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