Small-cap Week, April 18

Featuring: French Connection; PetroNeft Resources; Amara Mining, and Versarien

Blur sinks on slashed revenue estimates

Shares lose 30% as larger projects require longer sales timescale

British coffee chain market heats up

Artisan coffee shops seen as threat and opportunity for Starbucks

Letting agents to face regulatory demand

Three compensation schemes to be introduced in sector

‘Internet of things’ at London City

Experience of catching a flight rewired as airport becomes the first to use the technology

SilverRail expands with $40m equity round

Single platform technology to link more rail operators

Small-cap Week, April 11

Featuring: Quindell; Tower Resources; Bond International and Sterling Energy

UK bicycle

Bicycle component makers ride sales boom

Consumers’ preference for hand-built British products on the rise

Small-cap Week, April 4

Featuring: TCS Group; Inland Homes; Sunkar and Forte Energy

MPs and unions fight to save coal mines

UK Coal warns of further cutbacks as insolvency looms

Aldermore moves into IPO pole position

Lender is one emerging rival to the high street big four

Office2Office says a dividend unlikely

Fresh impetus provided to US investor’s board shake up

Ten takeaways from payday loans clampdown

FCA’s findings show 9m Britons face serious debt problems

Charity Bank to get £14.5m investment

Cash should lead to quadrupling of annual lending volumes

Banks drag their feet on loan offers

Request for funds from Funding Circle brought immediate results

Crowdfunding sites hit at new rules

Some warn of leniency, others fear they will thin the ‘crowd’

Auk is proof that architects belong in partnership

Company is capitalised at only £12m

Brussels reforms target lending to SMEs

Cenkos soars as profits rise 50%

Resurgence of confidence in equity markets credited for results

Cala buys Banner Homes for about £200m

Acquisition puts housebuilder into the top 10


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