Sirius faces trials to reap moors’ potash

Uphill battle awaits miner looking to grow in fertiliser market

Small businesses given bank lending boost

State-backed scheme aims to share risk of some losses on loans

The Tyne in Newcastle

Northeast hopes to woo Scottish business

England’s border region could attract companies after Yes vote

IMAGE Jim Durkin, CEO Cenkos Securities plc

Cenkos reports sixfold rise in profit

Small-cap broker rides wave of resurgent IPO market in the UK

Vote uncertainty hits Scottish building

Tool group says referendum uncertainty hurting sector

Tech manifesto pushes migration and exports

Group says healthcare and financial services can offer UK digital edge

Scottish small business confidence falls

Lobby group says majority worry about impact of a Yes vote

Hailo drives into Singapore

Taxi hailing app tries to match fast-growing rival Uber

Housing market revival buoys Winkworth

Estate agency says London prices have encouraged new franchisees

Apple launches new products

Tech group enters fashion business with watch and upgrades signature phone

Blur group revenues up, but losses double

Business services company seeks to reassure investors

Less is not always more in accounts data

Financial Reporting Council worried by cuts in rigour of filings

Niche start-ups value subscriptions

Scots poll shows business wields little power in politics

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

Gulf Keystone set to return staff to Iraq

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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