Chapel Down reaps record harvest

Kent-based company sees total tonnage of fruit up 40% on 2013

Shell seeks US Arctic drilling extension

Drilling delays prompt request for leases of 5 more years

Niche financial firms to try Aim floats

Mortgage Advice Bureau and Haversham brave choppy markets

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Bank start-ups target UK’s big lenders

Lintel seeks licence and looks to form partnerships

Two companies unveil UK Aim IPO plans

Mortgage Advice Bureau and Haversham seeking to buck trend

Succession planning faces tighter climate

FRC to consider making handover arrangements a permanent exercise

Endless’s wait for stationery deal is over

Private equity firm buys office supply group for £19m plus debt

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Media monitoring company Gorkana acquired

UK group under same umbrella as other PR organisations

KPMG targets SMEs with cloud software

‘Transformational change’ for firm’s business

RBS to enter P2P lending market

High street bank plans online platform launch before end of year

US craft beers hit the spot in Britain

American exports to the UK have increased tenfold in past decade

Daisy Group receives £500m offer

Toscafund teams up with group of investors in 185p per share cash approach

Government plans Isas for P2P lenders

Latest attempt to open up alternative finance

In praise of tax inversions

Tax-driven deals are pallid and shaky

UKAR secures £2.7bn deal for mortgages

Consortium including JPMorgan buys loans from Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley customers

Audioboom aims to disrupt radio industry

Spoken word’s popularity fuels UK group’s rapid growth

SFO claims biofuel group used Ponzi scam

Case is the first by Serious Fraud Office under new bribery laws

Ashley calls for director cull at Rangers

Billionaire controls about 9% of Scottish football club

Grant Thornton queries Big 4’s legal push

UK chief says expanding would create conflict

Proton beam group targets cancer advance

Higgs boson-inspired technology could revolutionise treatments

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