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Business leaders may spur the behaviour they warn against

Thinking small pays off for John Smedley

Luxury knitwear brand still making good returns after 230 years

Genel Energy

Gulf Keystone set to return staff to Iraq

Group says talks on prompt payment for oil continue

Michael Tobin

Telecity chief Tobin makes abrupt exit

Data centre shares tumble on ‘short, sharp shock’

Start-ups find space in growing market

Likes of LoveSpace are using an internet-based approach

Small-cap Week, August 23

Asos, Office2Office, Rangers and Greencoat featured

Digital disruption hits bricks and mortar

Property portals Rightmove and Zoopla hand control to homeowners

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DFS buys smaller furniture chain Dwell

Purchase targets ‘younger, more urban consumers’

Emperors above the rules must be reined in

Most directors would expect 90-plus per cent support of voters

Small-cap week, August 15

Featuring President, Huntsworth, Fyffes, African Minerals, XLMedia, Ladbrokes, Bet365, Graphene Nanochem and Aqua Bounty

London emerging as crowdfunding capital

City takes lead in online revenue raising campaigns, research finds

Daisy Group in talks to go private

Bid consortium offers 190p a share for telecoms services provider

Funding boost peps up coffee start-up

Pact delivers type of drink served in specialist London cafés

Niche developers shake up UK housing market

Small builders rethink British home shortage

Scottish start-ups wary of speaking out

Tight-knit community worried about entering independence debate

Rio Tinto: Ironback gorilla

Volume as well as cost savings matter for miner’s returns

Novel events help bookshops survive

Investors rotate from small to large caps

Sector trails larger counterparts by widest margin in five years

Shortage of engineers threatens UK growth

Skills gap poses threat to business, say 60% of employers

C. Hoare poaches clients from big banks

‘Boring’ private group capitalises on mistrust of larger rivals

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