CityFibre warns on broadband competition

Government and regulator accused of focusing on Openreach

Petra Diamonds to hit production target early

Miner will stop trying to maximise volumes as sector recovers

Start-ups get post-Brexit VC boost

Confidence but figures are worse than a year earlier

UK insurers censured over sales agents

‘Widespread’ evidence of bad practices in third-party sales

Cambridge seeks stayers to take on Valley

Despite thriving start-up scene, UK still lags West Coast rivals

Industrial strategy as a slick slogan, and as reality

UK government help to the economy needs to be carefully judged

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UniCredit’s new chief sets humble tone

The returning bank exec travels economy and likes to embarrass advisers who don’t

Hotel Chocolat hits sweet spot online

Revenue rise helped by a 20% increase in internet sales

Asos delivers 30% jump in sales

Online fashion retailer expects medium-term boost from weaker pound

Brexit uncertainty starts to affect SMEs

Companies report cutting staff and raising prices

Investors hope Hummingbird strikes gold

Largest equity issue for an Aim-quoted gold company in four years

FCA to probe peer-to-peer lending sector

Move follows growing political concern over risk to consumers

Fears Primark growth is starting to falter

Weak sterling poised to boost ABF’s earnings per share

Brammer lets genie out of the bottle

Company cannot blame all of its travails on Brexit

Sharing economy in a bind with some strangers

Airbnb in a difficult position that may require legislative help after some guests can’t check in

UK SMEs count the cost of Brexit

Signs emerge that businesses are rethinking investment plans and having credit lines pulled

UK mid-caps: panic attack

Unless recession is inevitable, stocks are suddenly attractive

Friends-based insurance

Customers benefit by sharing risk on their mobile phone with only those they know and trust

Brexit effect casts pall over estate agents

Foxtons’ profit warning stokes investor fears

UK fintech market threatened by Brexit

Concerns raised about funding and talent retention


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