Rothschild and Woodford invest in Seedrs

Neil Woodford. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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Investment will enable crowdfunding platform to expand in the US


UK takeaway start-up Deliveroo nets $70m

Early-stage delivery business latest to fulfil investor appetite

former Pensions Minister Steve Webb. Photograph: Rosie HallamPensions Minister Steve Webb. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
©Rosie Hallam

Royal London to hire ex-pensions minister

Lib Dem once accused by mutual of ‘headline-grabbing’ policies

A reflection on Aim’s 20th anniversary

The junior class learns the lessons of its entry policies Vittorio.jpg raises £40m for European growth

Online furniture group looks to boost revenues outside UK

Immunocore gets record biotech backing

Eli Lilly, Neil Woodford fund UK cancer drug firm

UK space start-ups to get £80m fund boost

Thales and Airbus to help identify and nurture prospects


UK companies fear speaking out on Brexit

Groups worried about alienating customers

A mobile phone with music-streaming apps
©Charlie Bibby

InternetQ hints at music streaming sale

Spin-off of Akazoo will make future bid ‘something to consider’

Lenigas steps down from UK Oil & Gas

Chairman claimed billions of barrels of oil were near Gatwick

Manufacturer wants small-business focus

Plastic parts maker says financing capital investment is problem

UK finance chiefs ‘shrug off’ EU fears

Business survey shows more appetite for growth and risk-taking

Close Brothers turns grants to SME loans

Merchant bank has generated more than £195m worth of loans

Sirius benefits from charming the locals

Miner won planning permission to drill in the North York Moors

To defy start-up odds, pitch like a poet

Advice on honing your message and other tips from Tech City UK’s Gerard Grech

HSS shares fall on profit warning

Tool rental group says second quarter trading ‘marginally below expectations’

Quindell saga turns into mad tea party

Shares of Daniel Stewart fall following FCA probe into Quindell

Will Truell take Tungsten private?

Serial entrepreneur is fed up with seeing troubles unfold on the public markets

UK start-up takes on Tesla’s home battery

Unit to capture and use surplus electricity marketed as practical

Ladbrokes in merger talks with Gala Coral

Issues remain over price and future corporate structure


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