Quindell squares up against the bear pack

Group says it ‘entirely rejects’ claims made by short seller

Net lending to businesses slows decline

Continued fall comes amid growth in consumer borrowing

Demand pushes up Aim listing costs

London’s junior market sees increased activity and flood of IPOs

Private equity acquires key stake in NFT

EmergeVest buys into chilled-food distributor

Albemarle & Bond banks on tradition

A&B’s downfall not pawnbroking but a change in strategy

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

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

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