OakNorth to accelerate growth plans

Rishi Khosla, CEO of Oaknorth, photographed for business life at his home in Kensington this afternoon.

UK challenger bank to be more aggressive after £66m investment

Falkland oil explorers combine efforts

Rockhopper to buy Falkland Oil and Gas for £57m


Takeaway start-up Deliveroo raises $100m

Food delivery group raises money for third time in a year

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BBVA enters UK with Atom stake deal

Spanish bank becomes largest investor in digital-only lender

Not so sparkling outlook for diamonds

Demand for lesser rocks has faltered and chances of finding ‘specials’ are small

UK retailers divided over Black Friday

High street concerned one-day rush will disrupt Christmas trading

UK-Sino relations strained at Wentworth

Golf club’s new Chinese owners face local opposition

Dialog investors approve $4.6bn Atmel deal

Elliott fails to garner sufficient support to quash takeover

person trying to escape from a crowd

One in five crowdfunding investments fail

Alternative finance brings risk, but is highly popular in the UK


Astia and Grosvenor Estate back Ozopure

Oxfordshire start-up uses salt and water to make disinfectants

Co-working around the world

Coworker.com allows globe-trotting entrepreneurs to find desks

Americans shoot for Crystal Palace FC stake

Private equity executives in talks over Premier League side

Xeros raising £40m to fund expansion

Group set to use water-reducing technology for leather production

Sophos expects growth as cyber fears rise

IT group says billings will rise a fifth on ‘rising tide’ of risk

Small businesses shun apprentices

Disincentives include cost, red tape and time needed for training

Quindell to rebrand as Watchstone Group

Insurance software company tries to change image

HMRC gets a clearer shot at goal

Employee benefit ruling on Rangers is an invitation to the taxman

Patient capital eclipses VC in UK tech

Funds take higher-risk bets, forgoing quick returns in the hope of securing larger profits later

Firms fret over publishing gender pay gap

Employers fear wave of discrimination claims from female staff

Nanoco joins the dots together

Contracts and partners lift prospects for quantum dot maker


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